How to travel from Bellinzona to Florence

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Travel Information to Florence from Bellinzona

distanceDistance199 miles (321 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$39 - $370
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $39 (€35) • 6 h 8 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $370 (€332) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMarino Autolinee, Swiss or Trenitalia

Travel 199 miles (321 km) by bus, flight or train to Florence from Bellinzona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $39 (€35). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Marino Autolinee, Swiss or Trenitalia among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Bellinzona to Florence.

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FAQs

International travel from Bellinzona, Switzerland to Florence, Italy is: Partially open.

Can I enter Italy if coming from Switzerland?

Entry into Italy is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Florence if traveling from Bellinzona?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

What measures do I need to follow in Florence, Italy due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Italy must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 5/23/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Bellinzona to Florence.

The restriction level for your return to Bellinzona, Switzerland from Italy is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Bellinzona from Florence restricted?

Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Bellinzona from Florence?

Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Bellinzona, Switzerland?

You should observe these safety measures in Switzerland as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 5/23/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Bellinzona from Florence closer to your date of departure here.

There are 3 ways that you can travel to Florence from Bellinzona. You can take a bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Bellinzona to Florence is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $39 (€35) compared to other travel options to Florence:

A train is $40 (€36) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Bellinzona to Florence costing on average $79 (€71).

A train is generally $331 (€297) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $370 (€332) from Bellinzona to Florence.

The fastest way from Bellinzona to Florence is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

There are alternative travel options to Florence that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Florence by bus can take on average 7 h 40 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 6 h 8 min   of travel time.

You should expect to travel around 199 miles (321 km) between Bellinzona and Florence.

The average frequency per day from Bellinzona to Florence is:

  • 12 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Florence from Bellinzona as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Bellinzona to Florence:

  • Buses from Bellinzona to Florence most often leave from Bellinzona, Marche Bellinzona Nord and arrive in Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1.
  • Trains mostly leave from Bellinzona and tend to arrive in Firenze Santa Maria Novella.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bellinzona to Florence, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Marino Autolinee can take you to Florence by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Marino Autolinee from Bellinzona to Florence for $79 (€71).
  • Travel with Swiss to go to Florence by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Swiss Bellinzona to Florence tickets on Omio for $370 (€332).
  • Travel with Trenitalia for trains to Florence. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Trenitalia Bellinzona to Florence tickets on Omio for $39 (€35).
Omio customers who travel from Bellinzona to Florence often also extend their vacation to go to Rome, Milan or Venice. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Florence and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip from Bellinzona to Florence, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $79 (€71) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost $370 (€332) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $39 (€35) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Bellinzona to Florence online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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