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There are 7 ways to get from Waldenburg to Florence by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8h 18m

  1. Take the train from Olten to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.M.N. Fr / ...

118€ - 265€

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Bus  •  12h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Basel, Basel SBB to Florence, Florence N524 / ...

45€ - 66€

5 alternative options

Bus via Milan  •  13h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Olten to Milan Luxembourg > Esch-sur-Alzette > Metz > Strasbourg > Basel City Center > Olten > Lugano > Milan
  2. Take the bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17 Baltour

47€ - 64€

Drive  •  6h 20m

  1. Drive from Waldenburg to Florence 626.4 km

80€ - 130€

Fly Basel to Florence  •  6h 25m

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Florence (FLR) BSL - FLR

86€ - 247€

Train to Zurich, fly to Florence  •  5h 44m

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

83€ - 669€

Fly Basel to Venice, train  •  7h 29m

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Venice (VCE) BSL - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.M.N.

108€ - 572€

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The cheapest way to get from Waldenburg to Florence is to bus which costs SFr 45 - SFr 70 and takes 12h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Waldenburg to Florence is to train and fly which costs SFr 85 - SFr 750 and takes 5h 44m.

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No, there is no direct train from Waldenburg to Florence. However, there are services departing from Waldenburg and arriving at Firenze S.M.N. via Liestal, Olten and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 18m.

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The distance between Waldenburg and Florence is 484 km. The road distance is 626.4 km.

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The best way to get from Waldenburg to Florence without a car is to train which takes 8h 18m and costs SFr 120 - SFr 290.

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It takes approximately 8h 18m to get from Waldenburg to Florence, including transfers.

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Waldenburg to Florence train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Olten station.

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The best way to get from Waldenburg to Florence is to train which takes 8h 18m and costs SFr 120 - SFr 290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 45 - SFr 70 and takes 12h 6m, you could also fly, which costs SFr 90 - SFr 270 and takes 6h 25m.

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

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Waldenburg to Florence train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Firenze S.M.N. station.

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Map of how to get from Waldenburg to Florence.
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  • Distance: 484.4 km
  • Duration: 8h 18m

What companies run services between Waldenburg, Switzerland and Florence, Italy?

You can take a train from Waldenburg to Florence via Liestal, Liestal, Olten, and Milano Centrale in around 8h 18m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Basel, Basel SBB to Florence, Florence 4 times a day. Tickets cost 30€ - 40€ and the journey takes 9h 20m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
Flights from Basel to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220€ - 800€
Flights from Basel to Florence via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220€ - 850€
Flights from Basel to Florence via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
280€ - 1100€
Flights from Zurich to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 650€
Flights from Basel to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 750€
Flights from Basel to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 750€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 400€
Flights from Basel to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 230€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 220€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 400€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Basel to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Train operators
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Olten to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
85€ - 160€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Liestal to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
27€ - 50€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Olten to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 80€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
24€ - 35€
Base Standard
45€ - 65€
Base Premium
55€ - 80€
Train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
20€ - 70€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
20€ - 28€
Base Standard
40€ - 55€
Base Premium
45€ - 70€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
20€ - 60€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
23€ - 35€
Smart Low Cost
20€ - 29€
Smart Flex
40€ - 60€
Train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
18€ - 55€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
20€ - 29€
Smart Low Cost
18€ - 26€
Smart Flex
35€ - 55€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
19€ - 27€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel, Basel SBB to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Olten to Milan
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
20€
Website
Marino Autolinee
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
Baltour

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