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There are 6 ways to get from Stresa to Florence by train, bus, 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  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Stresa to Milano Centrale Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...

$40 - $81

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Stresa to Milano Centrale Re_4
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Florence, Florence 518 / ...

$27 - $57

4 alternative options

STN, bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the STN from Stresa to Novara Station Domodossola
  2. Take the bus from Novara to Firenze

$28 - $33

Drive  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Stresa to Florence 245.1 miles

$55 - $85

Train to Milan Linate, fly  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Stresa to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Florence (FLR) LIN - FLR

$146 - $428

Train to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Stresa to Busto Arsizio
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Florence (FLR) MXP - FLR

$116 - $334

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The cheapest way to get from Stresa to Florence is to STN and bus which costs 24€ - 29€ and takes 7 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stresa to Florence is to train which costs 30€ - 70€ and takes 2 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stresa to Florence. However, there are services departing from Stresa and arriving at Firenze via Novara. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stresa to Florence. However, there are services departing from Stresa and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 57 min.

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The distance between Stresa and Florence is 317 km. The road distance is 392.1 km.

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The best way to get from Stresa to Florence without a car is to train which takes 2 h 57 min and costs 30€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to get from Stresa to Florence, including transfers.

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Stresa to Florence bus services, operated by STN, depart from Stresa station.

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Stresa to Florence train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Stresa station.

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The best way to get from Stresa to Florence is to train which takes 2 h 57 min and costs 30€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can STN and bus, which costs 24€ - 29€ and takes 7 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Stresa to Florence.
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  • Distance: 197.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 57 min

What companies run services between Stresa, Italy and Florence, Italy?

You can take a train from Stresa to Florence via Milano Centrale in around 2 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stresa to Florence via Novara Station and Novara in around 7 h 50 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Milan Linate to Florence via Naples, Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Milan Linate to Florence via Cagliari, Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Milan Linate to Florence via Bari, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $2,100
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $310
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Florence via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$340 - $4,000
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Florence via London City
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $310
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Train operators
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 Stresa to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.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 Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
italotreno.it
Trenord
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Stresa to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $25
Schedules at
trenord.it
Train from Stresa to Busto Arsizio
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Schedules at
trenord.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 Stresa to Busto Arsizio
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10
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 Milan, Milan to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Milano - Autostazione San Donato to Firenze - Terminal Tramvia Villa Costanza
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
STN
Phone
0321 472647
Email
info@stnnet.it
Website
stnnet.it
Bus from Stresa to Novara Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stnnet.it
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Novara to Firenze
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com

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There is no direct flight from Milan Linate Airport to Florence Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Stresa to Florence bus services, operated by Lirosi Linee, arrive at Firenze station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Stresa to Florence is 392 km. It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to drive from Stresa to Florence.

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Brussels Airlines, British Airways, Iberia and three other airlines offer flights from Milan Linate Airport to Florence Airport.

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