Bern to Florence train

Cheap train tickets from Bern to Florence

Showing times and prices for Feb 09

Cheapest

109

Average

126

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Bern to Florence is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
07:34AMBern, Bhf8h45 04:19PMFlorence Rifredi
2 transfers
1091One-way
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01:34PMBern, Bhf7h48 09:22PMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
1 transfer
1161One-way
01:34PMBern, Bhf5h30 07:04PMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
1 transfer
1351One-way
07:34AMBern, Bhf5h30 01:04PMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
1 transfer
1351One-way
11:34AMBern, Bhf5h30 05:04PMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
1 transfer
1351One-way

Train schedule from Bern to Florence

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07:34AMBern, Bhf8h45 04:19PMFlorence Rifredi
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07:34AMBern, Bhf5h30 01:04PMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
1 transfer
11:34AMBern, Bhf5h30 05:04PMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
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01:34PMBern, Bhf5h30 07:04PMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
1 transfer
01:34PMBern, Bhf7h48 09:22PMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
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Fastest train times from Bern to Florence

Showing times and prices for Feb 09

Fastest Journey

5 h 30 m

Average

6 h 36 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

462 km

It's difficult to get from Bern to Florence without transferring at least once.

Fastest
01:34PMBern, Bhf5h30 07:04PMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
1 transfer
1351One-way
Fastest
07:34AMBern, Bhf5h30 01:04PMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
1 transfer
1351One-way
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11:34AMBern, Bhf5h30 05:04PMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
1 transfer
1351One-way
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01:34PMBern, Bhf7h48 09:22PMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
1 transfer
1161One-way
07:34AMBern, Bhf8h45 04:19PMFlorence Rifredi
2 transfers
1091One-way

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Frecciarossa

Overview: Train from Bern to Florence

distanceDistance286 miles (461 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 48 min
priceAverage train ticket price$113 (€99)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersFrecciabianca, Frecciarossa or Trenitalia

Trains from Bern to Florence cover the 286 miles (461 km) long route taking on average 7 h 48 min with our travel partners like Frecciabianca, Frecciarossa or Trenitalia. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $113 (€99), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $94 (€83). Travelers depart most frequently from Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation and arrive in Firenze Santa Maria Novella.

Train providers: Frecciarossa and Trenitalia from Bern to Florence trains

Frecciarossa and Trenitalia trains will get you to Florence from Bern from $94 (€83). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Trenitalia
Frecciarossa

Find the perfect train from Bern to Florence with Trenitalia. Trenitalia offers different ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. You can also apply Trenitalia discount cards on Omio at the time of purchase. The distance between Bern and Florence by train is 286 miles (461 km) and the cheapest price for a one-way ticket is $94 (€83). Check out Trenitalia’s train schedule from Bern to Florence, compare the best prices for the trip and book your cheap train ticket on Omio today!

Trenitalia is the main provider of train services in Italy, with a huge fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed at which they travel. The company's flagship trains are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca. Trenitalia also operates trains such as the Eurocity (EC), Euronotte (EN), InterCity (IC), InterCitynotte (ICN), as well as the Regionale Veloce (RV), Regionale (R), Suburbano (S) and Metropolitano (M). Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In most cases, the trains also provide barrier-free access.

    There’s no need to fly between Italian hotspots when you can simply take a Frecciarossa train to reach your destination in just a few hours. Frecciarossa is the premier high-speed train service from Trenitalia, Italy’s national railroad company, with around 200 connections made across Italy per day. These trains reach speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh), making them one of the fastest in the world. You can expect to travel 286 miles (461 km) from Bern to Florence on a Frecciarossa high-speed train. All Frecciarossa classes provide free WiFi access, power outlets, air conditioning, bathrooms, luggage storage, onboard entertainment, and restaurant and bar services to passengers.

    You can find the best deals on cheap Frecciarossa train tickets right here. As an official travel partner of Trenitalia, Omio shows you all travel information for the Bern to Florence journey, such as departure and arrival times, stops, train stations, journey times, and cheap fares. Once you’re ready, buy your Bern to Florence train ticket on Omio and enjoy traveling in full comfort on a Frecciarossa train!

      Trains from Bern to Florence

      You’ve explored the Alpine beauty of Bern, Switzerland but now it’s time to experience the Renaissance grandeur of Florence, Italy. Trains from Bern to Florence make the 413-mile (665 km) journey every day of the week, generally including one transfer at Milan Centrale along the way. About a dozen trains to Florence from Bern are available each week, with travel times of only about 5h to 8h, depending on transfer times en route.

      Bern to Florence Train Time: Daily Departures

      Bern to Florence trains are available every day of the week, with two departures leaving Bern Monday through Friday and one departure each day on the weekends. The trains to Florence leave around 1:30 p.m., each connecting through Milan Centrale on the way southeast. The primary difference in these itineraries is the length of time spent at the station in Milan.

      How long is the journey by train from Bern to Florence?

      Your travel duration by train from Bern to Florence will ultimately depend on how long your particular train spends at the connecting station in Milan. For example, while one departure will leave Bern, Switzerland at about 01:30 p.m. and arrive in Florence, Italy about 5h later, another train may leave Bern at about the same time and arrive in Florence closer to 8h later. This distinction in important to keep in mind when booking your Bern to Florence train trip.

      What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Bern to Florence?

      Departure train station: Bern Banhof is located in the Länggasse area of the city and is easily reached by city bus or taxi, including from the nearby airport. Bern Banhof has been described as a combination of a train station and a shopping center, with many shops and stores available for passengers, even on Sundays and public holidays when other stores in Bern are closed (this is because the station is considered federal property and is therefore not subject to Canton business operating laws). Luggage lockers are available for those rail travelers making a quick turnaround in their journey from Bern to Florence.

      Arrival train station: Florence Santa Maria Novella is the sole arrival station for trains from Bern, Switzerland and is viewed as the primary railway station in the city, due to its large volume and central location. Conveniently, Florence Santa Maria Novella is positioned right in the city center, making connections to other areas of Florence quite easy by taxicab or local bus. Arriving passengers at Florence Santa Maria Novella may make use of the city’s primary tourism office located in the station, in addition to a number of shops and restaurants. If need be, there are also a pharmacy and a bank located in the station’s mezzanine.

      Which train companies travel from Bern to Florence?

      Bern to Florence trains are provided by Trenitalia, the inter-city subsidiary of the Italian State Railways Company. While on the Swiss side, EuroCity57 trains are generally used, becoming Intercity or Frecciarossa once on the Italian side of the border. These trains travel to Florence from Bern once or twice per day, each day of the week, making a single connection in the city of Milan about midway along the journey.

      Trenitalia trains from Bern to Florence

      Trenitalia trains, either with or without FrecciaRossa, make the journey to Florence from Bern each day of the week, generally departing around 01:30 p.m. and arriving between 5h and 8h later. These trips include a transfer in Milan and are offered on Trenitalia's intercity trains.

      Train Bern to Florence: Services on Board

      Travelers to Florence from Bern on Trenitalia trains enjoy a choice of First or Second Class seating. Both seating classes offer services such as bistro dining options, cloth armchairs, and what Trenitalia describes as "plenty" of storage room for personal luggage. The primary difference between these classes is the ticket fare options available regarding changes and refunds. When FrecciaRossa is available, travelers may choose from Standard, Premium, Business, or Executive classes, each with an increase in ticket price and each with slightly improving services. Various policies will also apply to each class as far as ticket fares are concerned. Passengers may bring along their baggage without restrictions on weight or size so long as their bags do not block the aisles. Additionally, passengers are welcome to bring along larger items, such as bicycles. Bicycles brought onto Trenitalia trains will simply need to be folded neatly or taken apart and stowed in the luggage area in their travel bags. Travelers from Bern to Florence by train may also bring their small pets, so long as the animals remain constrained to their traveling crates throughout the journey. Those passengers who require the use of a service animal such as a guide dog, etc., may bring their animals on board any Trenitalia train without restriction or added fee. Regardless of class or fare, those passengers who require additional assistance due to disability or reduced mobility may request help with boarding or deboarding the trains at the station. In Switzerland, this is provided by the "barrier-free" nature of the station’s design, while in Italy, such assistance is provided by the station management company.

      How to find cheap train tickets from Bern to Florence?

      Finding cheap tickets from Bern to Florence is much easier than one might expect. In fact, there are three main ways in which travelers can lock in low prices for their train trips. Firstly, all travelers should consider booking their tickets as early as possible. In this way they can avoid higher prices as the trains fill while also allowing more time for any changes which may arise. Secondly, it’s always a good idea to consider taking the slower trains to Florence. While the trains from Bern all stop through Milan on their way southeast to Florence, some take longer to get there. Often, these are the cheaper option. Lastly, it may surprise you how much ticket prices can vary from one day to another during the week. This may be due to how full the train is or perhaps to local holidays or festivals. Whatever the reason, it’s always good to compare these different travel times when booking your trip. Your wallet will be glad you did.

      Travel Tips: Trains from Bern to Florence

      Travel Tips: Travel by train to Florence easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bern to Florence.
      FAQs

      Travel between Bern, Switzerland and Florence, Italy by train is: Unrestricted.

      What is the status of international entry into Italy from Switzerland?

      International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

      Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Italy from Bern?

      Conditions of entry:

      • There are no current restrictions

      What are the safety rules to follow in Florence, Italy?

      When traveling in Italy, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

      • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
      • Face mask requirement: Recommended

      The information above was last checked on 1/9/23. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Bern to Florence before traveling.

      Return travel from Italy to Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

      Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Bern from Florence?

      Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

      Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Florence?

      Requirements for reentering:

      • There are no current restrictions

      What are the safety rules to follow in Bern, Switzerland?

      The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

      • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
      • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

      Last checked on 1/24/23. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Bern from Florence.

      Train tickets to Florence from Bern for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $94 (€83)  one way in the next 7 days.
      If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Bern to Florence train to cost on average $113 (€99)  one way.
      The Bern to Florence train distance is approximately 286 miles (461 km).
      On average the Bern to Florence train travel time is 7 h 48 min  for the 286 miles (461 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

      When taking the train from Bern to Florence, you can choose to depart from train stations like Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation, Bern, Bhf and Bern. Your route can end in train stations such as Firenze Santa Maria Novella, Firenze Rifredi and Firenze Campo di Marte.

      Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation   and arrive in Firenze Santa Maria Novella.

      The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation, is located 1.4 miles (2.3 km) from the city center of Bern.

      The most popular arrival train station, Firenze Santa Maria Novella, is located 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city center of Florence.

      Take the Bern to Florence train with Frecciabianca, Frecciarossa or Trenitalia. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route from Bern to Florence as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
      The earliest train departing from Bern to Florence leaves at 12: 34 PM. The last train departing from Bern to Florence leaves at 12: 34 PM. You can find the latest Bern to Florence train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
      If you buy a train ticket from Bern to Florence within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $113 (€99) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Bern to Florence are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

      Important Stations and Airports for this connection

      Bern
      Florence
      Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation is the most popular Bern railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Bern for your trip to Florence.

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