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There are 9 ways to get from Salzburg to Florence by train, bus, night train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  8h 12m

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf. to Firenze S.Maria Novella En

$45 - $100

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Bus  •  9h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Salzburg, Salzburg South to Florence, Florence N538

$42 - $68

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Night train  •  8h 12m

  1. Take the night train from Salzburg Hbf to Firenze S.M.N. Nj

$65 - $120

Drive  •  6h 28m

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Florence 429.2 miles

$100 - $150

Fly Salzburg to Florence  •  6h 13m

  1. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Florence (FLR) SZG - FLR

$170 - $450

Train to Munich, fly to Florence  •  6h 34m

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Florence (FLR) MUC - FLR

$100 - $302

Fly Salzburg to Bologna, train  •  7h 32m

  1. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Bologna (BLQ) SZG - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$133 - $502

Train to Munich, fly to Pisa, train  •  7h 42m

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Pisa (PSA) MUC - PSA
  3. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn

$120 - $393

Train to Munich, fly to Bologna, train  •  7h 33m

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Bologna (BLQ) MUC - BLQ
  3. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$111 - $344

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The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Florence is to bus which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 9h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Salzburg to Florence is to fly which costs 140€ - 400€ and takes 6h 13m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Salzburg Hbf. and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 12m.

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The distance between Salzburg and Florence is 468 km. The road distance is 686.7 km.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Florence without a car is to train which takes 8h 12m and costs 40€ - 85€.

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The train from Salzburg Hbf. to Firenze S.Maria Novella takes 8h 12m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Salzburg to Florence train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Salzburg Hbf. station.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Florence is to train which takes 8h 12m and costs 40€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 9h 39m, you could also fly, which costs 140€ - 400€ and takes 6h 13m.

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There is no direct flight from Salzburg Airport to Florence Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 45m and has one stopover.

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Salzburg to Florence train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Firenze S.Maria Novella station.

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Map of how to get from Salzburg to Florence.
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  • Distance: 292.6 miles
  • Duration: 8h 12m

What companies run services between Salzburg, Austria and Florence, Italy?

Trenitalia operates a train from Salzburg to Florence once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $100 and the journey takes 8h 12m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Salzburg to Florence 4 times a week. Tickets cost $40 - $70 and the journey takes 9h 25m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Salzburg to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Salzburg to Florence via Dusseldorf, Munich
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Munich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Salzburg to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Munich to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Munich to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Munich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Munich to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Salzburg to Florence via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Salzburg to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Salzburg to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Salzburg to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Salzburg to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from Munich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Salzburg to Bologna via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Salzburg to Bologna via Hamburg, Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Salzburg to Bologna via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Salzburg to Bologna via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Salzburg to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf. to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
8h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $100
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$80 - $100
Train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Night train from Salzburg Hbf to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
8h 12m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
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Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Salzburg, Salzburg South to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Salzburg to Florence is 687 km. It takes approximately 6h 28m to drive from Salzburg to Florence.

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Air Dolomiti, British Airways, Eurowings and three other airlines offer flights from Salzburg Airport to Florence Airport.

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There are 6130+ hotels available in Florence. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Salzburg Airport is to line 180 bus which takes 10m and costs .

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