How to travel from Florence to Venice

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from Florence to Venice

You can get from Florence to Venice by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Florence to Venice on May 27 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Venice from Florence

distanceDistance126 miles (204 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$9 - $22
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $9 (€8) • 3 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $22 (€20) • 2 h 1 min
carriersPopular travel companiesItabus or Intercity

Take a bus or train to travel 126 miles (204 km) to Venice from Florence. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 1 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $9 (€8). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Itabus or Intercity among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Florence to Venice.

How to Travel from Florence to Venice

The journey from Florence to Venice is popular with travelers in Italy for both business and leisure. Buses, trains, and flights travel regularly from Florence to Venice every day of the week. High-speed trains are generally the fastest mode of transport for this route. Services are available from the early morning until late at night. Key departure points include Florence's Piazzale Montelungo bus station, S.M. Novella and Campo di Marte train stations, and Florence airport.

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What is the best way to travel from Florence to Venice?

Cheapest way to travel from Florence to Venice


Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Florence to Venice. Bus companies that travel from Florence to Venice include Flixbus and Baltour. Traveling from Florence to Venice by bus takes approximately 3:45 h. One bus departs in the morning at 5:25 a.m., while the other departs in the evening at 5:25 p.m. Buses usually depart from Florence's Piazzale Montelungo and arrive at Venice's Tronchetto people mover.

Fastest way to travel from Florence to Venice


Taking the train is the fastest way to travel from Florence to Venice. Both Trenitalia and Italo both operate direct trains between Florence and Venice. Traveling from Florence to Venice by train takes as little as 1:50 h. Trains usually run from Florence to Venice every hour between 8:30 a.m. and 9:45 p.m., departing from either Florence's S.M. Novella or Campo di Marte train stations and arriving at Venice's S. Lucia train station. Overnight train journeys are also available.

Most popular way to travel from Florence to Venice


Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Florence to Venice. Taking the train is almost 2 hours faster than traveling from Florence to Venice by bus, while only being €10 more expensive on average. Both taking the train and bus are significantly more efficient in terms of both travel time and money when compared to flying between these two Italian cities.

How to get from Florence to Venice

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Florence to Venice, 98,59% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Florence to Venice and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Attractions in Venice

Routinely regarded as one of the world's most beautiful cities, Venice receives over 3 million international visitors per year. Some of Venice's attractions include the Grand Canal, St Mark's Basilica and Piazza San Marco. The Venice Film Festival and Carnival also draw visitors from all over the world every year.

Travel Tips: Travel from Florence to Venice

Travel to Venice 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 Florence to Venice.

There are 2 travel options from Florence to Venice: bus or train.

The cheapest way to get from Florence to Venice is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $9 (€8) compared to other travel options to Venice:

Taking a bus is usually $13 (€12) less than taking a train to Venice, which costs on average $22 (€20) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Venice from Florence is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 1 min.

Other travel options to Venice can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 3 h 40 min   of travel time.

The distance from Florence to Venice is approximately 126 miles (204 km).

The average frequency per day from Florence to Venice is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Florence to Venice:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1 to Venice, Port San Basilio.
  • Most travelers board their train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and arrive in Venezia Mestre.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Florence to Venice:

  • You can travel to Venice from Florence by bus with Itabus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $9 (€8) with Itabus from Florence to Venice.
  • You can take a train from Florence to Venice with Intercity. Cheap tickets can be found for $22 (€20) with Intercity from Florence to Venice.
Looking to extend your trip from Florence to Venice? Many Omio customers who go from Florence to Venice usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Rome, Milan or Paris. If you're looking to explore Rome, Milan or Paris from Venice, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before traveling from Florence to Venice, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $9 (€8) one way on average.
  • A train ticket costs $22 (€20) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Florence to Venice tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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