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There are 5 ways to get from Florence to Venice by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 5m

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

21€ - 70€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Venice, Venice 540 / ...

13€ - 23€

3 alternative options

Rideshare  •  3h 19m

  1. Take the rideshare from Florence to Venice 160.2 miles

15€

Drive  •  2h 31m

  1. Drive from Florence to Venice 158.3 miles

30€ - 50€

Fly  •  4h 39m

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

102€ - 376€

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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 21€ - 70€ and takes 2h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Florence to Venice. However, there are services departing from San Giusto 02 and arriving at Venice, Venice via Florence, Florence. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 51m.

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

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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 5m and costs 21€ - 70€.

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The train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia S.Lucia takes 2h 5m 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.Maria Novella station.

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The best way to get from Florence to Venice is to train which takes 2h 5m and costs 21€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13€ - 23€ and takes 4h 51m, you could also fly, which costs 100€ - 380€ and takes 4h 39m.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Venice.
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  • Distance: 127.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 5m

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Florence to Venice 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 Florence to Venice every 4 hours. Tickets cost 12€ - 21€ and the journey takes 3h 40m. Baltour also services this route 4 times a day.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 1000€
Flights from Florence to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 850€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 430€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
260€ - 2100€
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Florence to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 850€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 1400€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500€ - 1800€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
260€ - 4800€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 600€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
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 Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia S.Lucia
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).

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
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 21€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Firenze - Terminal Tramvia Villa Costanza to VENEZIA - VENEZIA - Tronchetto stazione people mover
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
Baltour
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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More Questions & Answers

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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Brussels Airlines, KLM, Iberia 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 Rome2rio.

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There are 3809+ hotels available in Venice. Prices start at 67€ 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 bus which takes 14m and costs 1€ - 2€.

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