There are 6 ways to get from Venice to Florence by train, bus, 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.M.N. Fr / ...

18€ - 70€

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Rideshare  •  3h 23m

  1. Take the rideshare from Venice to Florence 261.3 km

15€

4 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Venice, Venice to Florence, Florence 536

15€ - 19€

Bus via Florence, Florence  •  5h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Venice, Venice to Florence, Florence 536 / ...

19€ - 23€

Drive  •  2h 30m

  1. Drive from Venice to Florence 256.7 km

35€ - 55€

Fly  •  4h 46m

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

104€ - 403€

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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 18€ - 70€ and takes 2h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Venice, Venice and arriving at Florence, Florence. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Venezia S. Lucia and arriving at Firenze S.M.N.. 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 18€ - 70€.

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

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

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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 18€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 15€ - 19€ and takes 4h 30m, you could also fly, which costs 100€ - 410€ and takes 4h 46m.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Florence.
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  • Distance: 203.4 km
  • 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 21€ - 70€ and the journey takes 2h 5m. ItaloTreno also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Venice to Florence 3 times a day. Tickets cost 15€ - 19€ and the journey takes 4h 30m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 450€
Flights from Venice to Florence via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
550€ - 1700€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 850€
Flights from Venice to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 850€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
270€ - 2200€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 450€
Flights from Venice to Florence via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
550€ - 1700€
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Venice to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 850€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 1500€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
270€ - 5000€
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.M.N.
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 70€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
21€ - 29€
Base Standard
40€ - 55€
Base Premium
50€ - 70€
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
[email protected]
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Venice, Venice to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
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 Venice to Florence
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Venice Airport to Florence Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 5m and has one stopover.

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

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

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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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TAP Portugal, Lufthansa, Swiss and four 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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Book your Venice to Florence bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 3875+ hotels available in Florence. Prices start at 87€ 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 21 min and costs 2€ - 11€.

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