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There are 10 ways to get from Santiago de Compostela to Florence by plane, train, bus or car

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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Fly Santiago de Compostela to Florence  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Florence (FLR) SCQ - FLR

$102 - $396

Cheapest option

Fly Santiago de Compostela to Pisa, train  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Pisa (PSA) SCQ - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn

$82 - $267

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Train to Vigo, fly to Florence  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Vigo Urzaiz
  2. Fly from Vigo (VGO) to Florence (FLR) VGO - FLR

$98 - $404

Fly Santiago de Compostela to Bologna, train  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Bologna (BLQ) SCQ - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$95 - $378

Fly Santiago de Compostela to Rome, train  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Rome (FCO) SCQ - FCO
  2. Take the train from Roma Tiburtina to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$97 - $470

Train  •  24 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid-Chamartin A
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Marseille-St-Charles Ave
  3. Take the train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Milano Centrale Ec
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...

$294 - $445

Bus  •  36 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago de Compostela to Marseille
  2. Take the bus from Marseille to Firenze

$239 - $343

Bus, train  •  39 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago de Compostela to Padova
  2. Take the train from Padova to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...

$135 - $156

Train, bus  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona Sants A
  2. Take the bus from Barcelona/Sants to Florence

$249 - $332

Drive  •  19 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Santiago de Compostela to Florence 1254.9 miles

$300 - $440

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The cheapest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Florence is to fly and train which costs 70€ - 240€ and takes 9 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Florence is to fly which costs 85€ - 350€ and takes 6 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santiago de Compostela to Florence. However, there are services departing from Santiago de Compostela and arriving at Firenze via Marseille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Santiago de Compostela to Florence. However, there are services departing from Santiago de Compostela and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella via Madrid Chamartín, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Marseille-Saint-Charles and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 51 min.

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The distance between Santiago de Compostela and Florence is 1600 km. The road distance is 2007.9 km.

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The best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Florence without a car is to train which takes 24 h 51 min and costs 250€ - 390€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 56 min to get from Santiago de Compostela to Florence, including transfers.

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Santiago de Compostela to Florence bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Santiago de Compostela station.

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Santiago de Compostela to Florence train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Santiago de Compostela station.

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The best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Florence is to fly which takes 6 h 56 min and costs 85€ - 350€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 250€ - 390€ and takes 24 h 51 min, you could also bus, which costs 200€ - 300€ and takes 36 h 30 min.

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  • Distance: 1000.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 56 min

What companies run services between Santiago de Compostela, Spain and Florence, Italy?

Swiss, Iberia and five other airlines fly from Santiago de Compostela to Florence every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Santiago de Compostela to Florence via Madrid-Chamartin, Madrid Chamartín, Madrid Atocha, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Marseille-St-Charles, Marseille-Saint-Charles, and Milano Centrale in around 24 h 51 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Florence via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $1,000
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Pisa via Malaga, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Pisa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Pisa via Palma Mallorca, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Pisa via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Vigo to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Vigo to Florence via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Vigo to Florence via Madrid, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bologna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bologna via Alicante, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bologna via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Rome via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Rome via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Pisa via Malaga, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Pisa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Vigo to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bologna via Alicante, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Rome via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Pisa via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bologna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bologna via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bologna via Arrecife
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bologna via Las Palmas
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bologna via Valencia
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Rome via Alicante
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$90 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Pisa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$85 - $450
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 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
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Roma Tiburtina to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago de Compostela to Vigo Urzaiz
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago de Compostela to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
12 h 51 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
renfe.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
Train from Roma Tiburtina to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Padova to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Tiburtina Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Padova to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Spanish Railways AVE
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Marseille-Saint-Charles to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Santiago de Compostela to Marseille
Ave. Duration
24 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Marseille to Firenze
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Atlassib
Phone
(004) 0269 229.224
Email
informatii@atlassib.es
Website
atlassib.es
Bus from Santiago de Compostela to Padova
Ave. Duration
37 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$112
Schedules at
atlassib.es
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Barcelona/Sants to Florence
Ave. Duration
41 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
alsa.com

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There is no direct flight from Santiago de Compostela Airport to Florence Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Santiago de Compostela to Florence bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Firenze station.

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Santiago de Compostela to Florence train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Firenze S.Maria Novella station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santiago de Compostela to Florence is 2008 km. It takes approximately 19 h 18 min to drive from Santiago de Compostela to Florence.

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Air Dolomiti, Ryanair, Swiss and three other airlines offer flights from Santiago de Compostela Airport to Florence Airport.

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There are 5962+ hotels available in Florence. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Santiago de Compostela Airport is to bus which takes 17 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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