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

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Train  •  8 h 12 min

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

$45 - $100

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Bus  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Salzburg, Salzburg South to Bozen N468 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bozen to Florence, Florence N531

$38 - $63

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Night train  •  8 h 12 min

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

$65 - $120

Drive  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Florence 429.2 miles

$100 - $150

Fly Salzburg to Florence  •  6 h 5 min

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

$170 - $450

Train to Munich, fly to Florence  •  6 h 31 min

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

$114 - $315

Fly Salzburg to Bologna, train  •  6 h 53 min

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

$125 - $502

Train to Munich, fly to Bologna, train  •  7 h 19 min

  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

$117 - $357

Train to Munich, fly to Pisa, train  •  7 h 37 min

  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

$134 - $406

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Salzburg to Florence. However, there are services departing from Salzburg, Salzburg South and arriving at Florence, Florence via Bozen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h.

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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 8 h 12 min.

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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 8 h 12 min and costs .

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

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Salzburg to Florence bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Salzburg, Salzburg South station.

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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 8 h 12 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h, you could also fly, which costs and takes 6 h 5 min.

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There is no direct flight from Salzburg Airport to Florence Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Salzburg to Florence bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Florence, Florence station.

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

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 8 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Salzburg to Florence via Bozen in around 9 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Salzburg to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Munich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Munich to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Salzburg to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Munich to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Flights from Munich to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Munich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Munich to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Salzburg to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Salzburg to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Salzburg to Florence via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Salzburg to Bologna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Salzburg to Bologna via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Salzburg to Bologna via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Salzburg to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
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
8 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $100
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$80 - $100
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h
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
8 h 12 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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
34 min
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
43 min
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Salzburg, Salzburg South to Bozen
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bozen to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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

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Transavia Holland, easyJet, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Salzburg Airport to Florence Airport.

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Book your Salzburg to Florence train tickets online with Loco2.

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Book your Salzburg to Florence bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 5432+ hotels available in Florence. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Salzburg Airport is to line 2 shuttle which takes 7 min and costs .

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