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There are 9 ways to get from Stuttgart 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 Stuttgart to Florence  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Florence (FLR) STR - FLR

$83 - $348

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Bus, train  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Fellbach to Verona
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station Bs-Na / ...

$60 - $94

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Train to Frankfurt, fly to Florence  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Florence (FLR) FRA - FLR

$127 - $401

Fly Stuttgart to Bologna, train  •  6 h 58 min

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

$86 - $300

Train to Zurich, fly to Florence  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Florence (FLR) ZRH - FLR

$142 - $459

Train to Munich, fly to Florence  •  6 h 42 min

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

$129 - $339

Train  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB Ic
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...

$118 - $201

Bus  •  12 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart to München Zob
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Florence, Florence N531

$77 - $118

Drive  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Florence 504.7 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Florence is to bus and train which costs 50€ - 85€ and takes 10 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Florence is to train and fly which costs 110€ - 350€ and takes 4 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stuttgart to Florence. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart and arriving at Florence, Florence via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart to Florence. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella via Zuerich Hb and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 59 min.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Florence is 579 km. The road distance is 807.6 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Florence without a car is to train which takes 8 h 59 min and costs 100€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to get from Stuttgart to Florence, including transfers.

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Stuttgart to Florence bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Stuttgart station.

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Stuttgart to Florence train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Stuttgart Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Florence is to fly which takes 5 h 35 min and costs 70€ - 310€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 100€ - 180€ and takes 8 h 59 min, you could also bus, which costs 65€ - 110€ and takes 12 h 41 min.

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Map of how to get from Stuttgart to Florence.
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  • Distance: 361.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 35 min

What companies run services between Stuttgart, Germany and Florence, Italy?

Swiss, Lufthansa and eight other airlines fly from Stuttgart to Florence hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Stuttgart to Florence via Zürich HB, Zuerich Hb, and Milano Centrale in around 8 h 59 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Stuttgart to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $330
Flights from Frankfurt to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $340
Flights from Stuttgart to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Stuttgart to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $310
Flights from Zurich to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $340
Flights from Munich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Florence via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Stuttgart to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Stuttgart to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Stuttgart to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Munich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Florence via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Bologna via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Bologna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
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 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 Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
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
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
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
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
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 Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Busitalia Simet S.p.A.
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Stuttgart to München Zob
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.de
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 Munich, Munich central bus station to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Stuttgart Airport to Florence Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Stuttgart to Florence is 808 km. It takes approximately 7 h 58 min to drive from Stuttgart to Florence.

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Eurowings, Brussels Airlines, Austrian Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Stuttgart Airport to Florence Airport.

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There are 5417+ hotels available in Florence. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Stuttgart Airport is to train which takes 27 min and costs 2€ - 5€.

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