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There are 8 ways to get from Vienna to Florence by plane, train, bus, night train, night 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 to Florence  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Florence (FLR) VIE - FLR

$104 - $386

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  12 h 43 min

  1. Take the night bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Florence, Florence N545

$50 - $85

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Fly to Bologna, train  •  4 h 52 min

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

$112 - $388

Fly to Pisa, train  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Pisa (PSA) VIE - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn

$89 - $367

Train  •  9 h 49 min

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

$95 - $166

Bus  •  12 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Erdberg to Firenze 000002

$55 - $80

Night train  •  10 h 51 min

  1. Take the night train from Wien HBF to Firenze S.Maria Novella En / ...

$60 - $160

Drive  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Florence 533.9 miles

$120 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Florence is to bus which costs 50€ - 70€ and takes 12 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Florence is to fly which costs 90€ - 340€ and takes 4 h 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Firenze. Services depart once a week, and operate Friday. The journey takes approximately 12 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Wien HBF and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 51 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Florence is 632 km. The road distance is 854.2 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Florence without a car is to train which takes 9 h 49 min and costs 80€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to get from Vienna to Florence, including transfers.

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Vienna to Florence bus services, operated by Tour Bus, depart from Vienna Erdberg station.

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

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The best way to get from Vienna to Florence is to fly which takes 4 h 4 min and costs 90€ - 340€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 80€ - 150€ and takes 9 h 49 min, you could also bus, which costs 50€ - 70€ and takes 12 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Florence.
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  • Distance: 394.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 4 min

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

Austrian Airlines, Swiss and two other airlines fly from Vienna to Florence every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vienna to Florence via Venezia Mestre in around 9 h 49 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $330
Flights from Vienna to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $300
Flights from Vienna to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Vienna to Pisa via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Vienna to Pisa via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Vienna to Pisa via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Pisa via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Pisa via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Vienna to Pisa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Vienna to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
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 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 Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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 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
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
Train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Night train from Wien HBF to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
10 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$100 - $130
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 Wien Hbf to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
10 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $160
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 Wien HBF to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
10 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Schedules at
nightjet.com
Bus operators
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Vienna Erdberg to Firenze
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
tourbus.cz
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
Night bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Florence Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Vienna to Florence bus services, operated by Tour Bus, arrive at Firenze station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Florence is 854 km. It takes approximately 7 h 59 min to drive from Vienna to Florence.

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Austrian Airlines, Swiss, Air Dolomiti and Lufthansa offer flights from Vienna 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 Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 11€.

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