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There are 4 ways to get from Venice to Florence by train, rideshare, 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  •  2h 5m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fa / ...

23€ - 40€

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Rideshare  •  3h 23m

  1. Take the rideshare from Venice to Florence 163.3 miles

15€

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2h 30m

  1. Drive from Venice to Florence 160.4 miles

30€ - 50€

Fly  •  4h 55m

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

104€ - 376€

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Florence is to rideshare which costs 15€ and takes 3h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Florence is to train which costs 23€ - 40€ and takes 2h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Venezia S.Lucia and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 5m.

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The distance between Venice and Florence is 203 km. The road distance is 256.7 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Florence without a car is to train which takes 2h 5m and costs 23€ - 40€.

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The train from Venezia S.Lucia to Firenze S.Maria Novella takes 2h 5m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Venice to Florence train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Venezia S.Lucia station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Florence is to train which takes 2h 5m and costs 23€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 100€ - 380€ and takes 4h 55m.

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

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Venice 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 Venice to Florence.
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  • Distance: 127.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 5m

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Venice to Florence hourly. Tickets cost 28€ - 40€ and the journey takes 2h 5m. ItaloTreno also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, Air Dolomiti, Alitalia and 10 other airlines fly from Venice to Florence hourly.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 850€
Flights from Venice to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
240€ - 1300€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
260€ - 2100€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 430€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
260€ - 4800€
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Venice to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 850€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 1400€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
200€ - 650€
Flights from Venice to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 600€
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Venice to Florence via Chisinau
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
200€ - 650€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
320€ - 1400€
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 Venezia S.Lucia to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
trenitalia.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Venice to Florence
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Florence is 257 km. It takes approximately 2h 30m to drive from Venice to Florence.

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Air Moldova, Vueling Airlines, Austrian Airlines and seven other airlines offer flights from Venice Airport to Florence Airport.

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Book your Venice to Florence train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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There are 5902+ hotels available in Florence. Prices start at 60€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Venice and Florence. 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 Venice to Venice Airport is to bus which takes 21m and costs 1€ - 4€.

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