The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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It's difficult to get from Zürich HB to Florence without transferring at least once.
|Distance||281 miles (453 km)|
|Average train duration||7 h 49 min|
|Average train ticket price||$93 (€90)|
|Train frequency||6 a day|
|Train providers||SBB, Trenitalia or Frecciarossa|
Trains from Zürich HB to Florence cover the 281 miles (453 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 49 min with our travel partners like SBB, Trenitalia or Frecciarossa. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $68 (€66), but the average price of train tickets is $93 (€90). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Firenze Santa Maria Novella.
You can travel by train between Zürich HB and Florence with SBB, Trenitalia and Frecciarossa for as low as $68 (€66). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
SBB is Switzerland's main train company and for your next train trip from Zürich HB to Florence, SBB offers these ticket types: Round-trip Standard Ticket or First Class.
Enjoy a smooth and easy trip between Zürich HB and Florence with SBB! As an official travel partner of SBB, Omio can help you search current train schedules and timetables from SBB, compare the best routes from Zürich HB to Florence as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable SBB Zürich HB to Florence train ticket available today. If you search for SBB tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train to Florence from Zürich HB on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 281 miles (453 km) route to Florence from Zürich HB with ease and comfort on a train with SBB.
Trenitalia is not only Italy's national railroad company but also the country's largest train operator. Trenitalia’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca trains as well as intercity, regional and night trains. Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In most cases, the trains also provide barrier-free access. Trenitalia offers different tickets, which vary in price and flexibility: Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria. You can even use Trenitalia discount cards on Omio. Make sure to look out for the latest offers from Trenitalia on Omio to score special deals!
For the 281 miles (453 km) long trip between Zürich HB and Florence, you can book Trenitalia train tickets starting as low as $68 (€66) one-way on Omio quickly and easily. Check out the current Trenitalia schedule and book a cheap train between Zürich HB and Florence in just a few steps. On Omio you can find all the information you need for the Zürich HB to Florence trip, such as departure and arrival times, stops, train stations, journey times and savings on your train journey.
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 281 miles (453 km) to Florence from Zürich HB 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 Zürich HB to Florence trip, such as departure and arrival times, stops, train stations, journey times, and cheap fares. Once you’re ready, buy your Zürich HB to Florence train ticket on Omio and enjoy traveling in full comfort on a Frecciarossa train!
Travel between Zürich HB, Switzerland and Florence, Italy by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Italy, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 9/26/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Zürich HB and Florence before traveling.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Florence to Zürich HB is: Unrestricted
Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
What are the requirements?
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/26/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Zürich HB from Florence here.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Firenze Santa Maria Novella.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Zürich HB, which is located around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Firenze Santa Maria Novella, located 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city center.
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