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There are 12 ways to get from Scotland to Florence by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, night train, car, car train or car ferry

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

Recommended option

Fly Edinburgh to Florence  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Florence (FLR) EDI - FLR

$105 - $249

Cheapest option

Fly Glasgow to Pisa, train  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Pisa (PSA) GLA - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn

$64 - $218

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Fly Glasgow to Florence  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Florence (FLR) GLA - FLR

$134 - $257

Fly Edinburgh to Bologna, train  •  6 h 28 min

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

$73 - $251

Fly Glasgow to Bologna, train  •  7 h 51 min

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

$87 - $249

Fly Edinburgh to Venice, train  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Venice (VCE) EDI - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$106 - $262

Train  •  18 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr

$488 - $822

Bus, bus and ferry  •  37 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station M11
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Paris Gallieni
  4. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Firenze

$182 - $372

Train, night train  •  21 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the night train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Centrale En
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...

$422 - $792

Train, Thello  •  22 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the Thello from Gare de Lyon to Milano Centrale 221
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...

$273 - $535

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  23 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Porta Garibaldi Tgv
  5. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova Fr / ...
  6. Drive from Verona Porta Nuova to Florence

$572 - $697

Drive, car ferry  •  21 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Florence

$326 - $482

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The cheapest way to get from Scotland to Florence is to fly and train which costs £45 - £170 and takes 8 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Scotland to Florence is to fly which costs £80 - £200 and takes 5 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Scotland to Florence. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Firenze via London Victoria, Lille and Paris Gallieni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Scotland to Florence. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella via London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 10 min.

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The distance between Scotland and Florence is 1127 miles.

The best way to get from Scotland to Florence without a car is to train which takes 18 h 10 min and costs £370 - £650.

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It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to get from Scotland to Florence, including transfers.

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Scotland to Florence bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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Scotland to Florence train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Florence is to fly which takes 5 h 45 min and costs £80 - £200. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £370 - £650 and takes 18 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Scotland to Florence.
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  • Distance: 1127 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 45 min

What companies run services between Scotland and Florence, Italy?

British Airways, Brussels Airlines and five other airlines fly from Edinburgh to Florence every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow to Florence via London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Porta Susa in around 18 h 10 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Florence
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Edinburgh to Florence via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Glasgow to Florence via London City
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Edinburgh to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Glasgow to Pisa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $500
Flights from Edinburgh to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $450
Flights from Glasgow to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $450
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Glasgow to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$2,200 - $5,500
Flights from Glasgow to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$2,200 - $5,500
Flights from Edinburgh to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Glasgow to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$2,100 - $5,000
Flights from Glasgow to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$2,200 - $5,000
Flights from Glasgow to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$2,200 - $5,000
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Edinburgh to Bologna via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Edinburgh to Bologna via Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Edinburgh to Bologna via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Edinburgh to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Glasgow to Pisa via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Flights from Glasgow to Pisa via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Pisa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice via Naples
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Edinburgh to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Florence via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Bologna via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Glasgow to Bologna via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Glasgow to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Train operators
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 Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
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
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
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 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
Eurostar
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $270
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Porta Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $320
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Night train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Night train from Gare de Lyon to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
thello.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
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 Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Firenze
Ave. Duration
18 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $190
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lille to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $20
Schedules at
isilines.com
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Florence Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 55 min.

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Scotland to Florence bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Firenze station.

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Florence is 1 h ahead of Scotland. It is currently 3:52 PM in Scotland and 4:52 PM in Florence.

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

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Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa, Air France and two other airlines offer flights from Edinburgh 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 Scotland to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32 min and costs £3 - £5.

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