There are 6 ways to get from Florence to Venice by train, bus, night train, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 14m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Venezia S. Lucia Fr / ...

18€ - 70€

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3h 19m

  1. Take the rideshare from Florence to Venice 256.3 km

15€

4 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Venice, Venice N544

15€ - 19€

Night train  •  3h 2m

  1. Take the night train from Firenze Campo Marte to Venezia S. Lucia Ini

30€ - 45€

Drive  •  2h 31m

  1. Drive from Florence to Venice 253.2 km

30€ - 50€

Fly  •  5h 8m

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

102€ - 352€

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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Venice is to rideshare which costs 15€ and takes 3h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Venice is to train which costs 18€ - 70€ and takes 2h 14m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Florence, Florence and arriving at Venice, Venice. Services depart six times a week, and operate Tuesday and Wednesday. The journey takes approximately 4h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Firenze S.M.N. and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 14m.

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The distance between Florence and Venice is 203 km. The road distance is 253.2 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Venice without a car is to train which takes 2h 14m and costs 18€ - 70€.

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The train from Firenze S.M.N. to Venezia S. Lucia takes 2h 14m including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Florence to Venice train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Firenze S.M.N. station.

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The best way to get from Florence to Venice is to train which takes 2h 14m and costs 18€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 15€ - 19€ and takes 4h 45m, you could also fly, which costs 100€ - 360€ and takes 5h 8m.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Venice.
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  • Distance: 203.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 14m

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Firenze S.M.N. to Venezia S. Lucia every 3 hours. Tickets cost 21€ - 70€ and the journey takes 2h 14m. ItaloTreno also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Florence, Florence to Venice, Venice 6 times a week. Tickets cost 15€ - 19€ and the journey takes 4h 45m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
350€ - 1200€
Flights from Florence to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
350€ - 1300€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 900€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 460€
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Florence to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
350€ - 1200€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
270€ - 1500€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 950€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 650€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500€ - 2000€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Train operators
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 Firenze S.M.N. to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 70€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
21€ - 28€
Base Standard
40€ - 55€
Base Premium
50€ - 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 Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 55€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
21€ - 29€
Smart Low Cost
18€ - 26€
Smart Flex
35€ - 55€
Trenitalia Intercity Night

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
800 90 60 60
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Firenze Campo Marte to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia ICN
Schedules at
Trenitalia
Schedules at
Bahn DB
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Florence, Florence to Venice, Venice
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Florence to Venice
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Venice Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 55m and has one stopover.

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

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Florence to Venice train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Venezia S. Lucia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Venice is 253 km. It takes approximately 2h 31m to drive from Florence to Venice.

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Iberia, Austrian Airlines, Vueling Airlines and six other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Venice Airport.

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Book your Florence to Venice train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Florence to Venice bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 2978+ hotels available in Venice. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Florence and Venice. 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 Florence to Florence Airport is to tram which takes 18 min and costs 2€.

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