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There are 6 ways to get from Zermatt to Florence by train, bus, night bus, 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 58 min

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz 5-Y
  2. Take the train from Brig to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...

$90 - $164

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Train, night bus  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz 5-Y
  2. Take the train from Domodossola to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the night bus from Milano - Autostazione San Donato to FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17

$58 - $147

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Bus  •  12 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Chatillon to Lampugnano Milan 216 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Florence, Florence N524 / ...

$63 - $105

Drive  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Zermatt to Florence 331.4 miles

$75 - $120

Train, bus to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz
  2. Take the bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Florence (FLR) MXP - FLR

$177 - $451

Train, train to Zurich, fly  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Visp
  2. Take the train from Visp to Zürich Flughafen
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Florence (FLR) ZRH - FLR

$167 - $526

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The cheapest way to get from Zermatt to Florence is to bus which costs SFr 60 - SFr 110 and takes 12 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zermatt to Florence is to drive which costs SFr 75 - SFr 120 and takes 5 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zermatt to Florence. However, there are services departing from Zermatt and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella via Brig and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 58 min.

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The distance between Zermatt and Florence is 371 km. The road distance is 530.3 km.

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The best way to get from Zermatt to Florence without a car is to train which takes 5 h 58 min and costs SFr 90 - SFr 170.

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It takes approximately 5 h 58 min to get from Zermatt to Florence, including transfers.

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Zermatt to Florence train services, operated by MGB, depart from Zermatt station.

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The best way to get from Zermatt to Florence is to train which takes 5 h 58 min and costs SFr 90 - SFr 170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 60 - SFr 110 and takes 12 h 56 min.

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There is no direct flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Florence Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Zermatt to Florence.
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  • Distance: 232.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 58 min

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

You can take a train from Zermatt to Florence via Brig Bahnhofplatz, Brig, and Milano Centrale in around 5 h 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zermatt to Florence via Valtournenche Breuil - Chiesa, Chatillon Autostazione, Chatillon, Lampugnano Milan, and Milan, Milan in around 12 h 56 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $310
Flights from Zurich to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $340
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Zurich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $310
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Florence via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Train operators
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Zermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$26 - $31
1st Class Ticket
$45 - $55
Train from Zermatt to Visp
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$20 - $25
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45
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 Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Visp to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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 Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Savda
Phone
+39 0165 36 70 11
Email
savda@savda.it
Website
savda.it
Bus from Chatillon to Lampugnano Milan
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
savda.it
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 Chatillon to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Night bus from Milano - Autostazione San Donato to FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Domodossola to Malpensa Airport T1
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Zermatt to Florence is 530 km. It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to drive from Zermatt to Florence.

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Austrian Airlines, Eurowings, Vueling Airlines and six other airlines offer flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Florence Airport.

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