There are 5 ways to get from Venice to Florence by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...

$26 - $50

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Bus  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Venice, Venice to Florence, Florence 536 / ...

$15 - $25

3 alternative options

Rideshare  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Venice to Florence 163.3 miles

$17

Drive  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Venice to Florence 160.4 miles

$35 - $60

Fly  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Florence (FLR) VCE - FLR

$113 - $436

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Venice, Venice and arriving at Florence, Florence. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Venezia S.Lucia and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

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The distance between Venice and Florence is 203 km. The road distance is 256.7 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Florence without a car is to train which takes 2 h 5 min and costs .

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The train from Venezia S.Lucia to Firenze S.Maria Novella takes 2 h 5 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Venice to Florence train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Venezia S.Lucia station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Florence is to train which takes 2 h 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 55 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 4 h 41 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Venice to Florence.
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  • Distance: 127.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 5 min

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Venice to Florence hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min. ItaloTreno also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Venice to Florence once daily. Tickets cost $15 - $25 and the journey takes 3 h 55 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from Venice to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $2,400
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $5,500
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Venice to Florence via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Venice to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Venice to Florence via Chisinau
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
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 Venezia S.Lucia to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Venice, Venice to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Venice to Florence
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Florence is 257 km. It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to drive from Venice to Florence.

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Eurowings, Air Moldova, Iberia and eight other airlines offer flights from Venice Airport to Florence Airport.

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Book your Venice to Florence train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Venice to Florence bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Venice and Florence. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Venice to Venice Airport is to bus which takes 23 min and costs .

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