There are 7 ways to get from Villach to Florence by train, bus, night train, 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  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Venezia Mestre Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...

$47 - $109

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Bus  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Villach to Udine, Udine 944
  2. Take the bus from Udine, Udine to Florence, Florence 537

$30 - $52

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Night train  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the night train from Villach Hbf to Firenze S.Maria Novella En / ...

$35 - $80

Drive  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Villach to Florence 310.8 miles

$70 - $110

Fly from Ljubljana  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Florence (FLR) LJU - FLR

$254 - $760

Fly from Klagenfurt  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Klagenfurt (KLU) to Florence (FLR) KLU - FLR

$300 - $511

Train, train to Trieste, fly  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Udine
  2. Take the train from Udine to Trieste Aeroporto
  3. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Florence (FLR) TRS - FLR

$137 - $312

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Villach to Florence is to bus which costs 25€ - 45€ and takes 8 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Villach to Florence is to drive which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 4 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Villach to Florence. However, there are services departing from Villach and arriving at Florence, Florence via Udine, Udine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Villach Hbf and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 19 min.

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The distance between Villach and Florence is 375 km. The road distance is 497.2 km.

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The best way to get from Villach to Florence without a car is to train which takes 5 h 24 min and costs 40€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to get from Villach to Florence, including transfers.

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

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Villach to Florence train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Villach Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Villach to Florence is to train which takes 5 h 24 min and costs 40€ - 95€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 25€ - 45€ and takes 8 h 25 min, you could also fly, which costs 210€ - 650€ and takes 7 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Villach to Florence.
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  • Distance: 234.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 24 min

What companies run services between Villach, Austria and Florence, Italy?

You can take a train from Villach to Florence via Venezia Mestre in around 5 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Villach to Florence via Udine, Udine in around 8 h 25 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Ljubljana to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $340
Flights from Klagenfurt to Florence via Vienna, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Klagenfurt to Florence via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $490
Flights from Trieste to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $350
Flights from Trieste to Florence via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Trieste to Florence via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,700
Flights from Ljubljana to Florence via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Flights from Klagenfurt to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Klagenfurt to Florence via Cologne/Bonn Apt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Night train from Villach Hbf to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Villach Hbf to Udine
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.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 Villach Hbf to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Villach Hbf to Udine
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
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 Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
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
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
Night train from Villach Hbf to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$60 - $75
Train from Udine to Trieste Aeroporto
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$6 - $8
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Villach Hauptbahnhof to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
nightjet.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 Villach to Udine, Udine
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Udine, Udine to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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