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from Florence to Venice

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

Our recommendation

To get from Florence to Venice on Sep 20 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:05AMFlorence3h50 01:55PMMestre, Stazione
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$211One-way
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10:05AMFlorence3h50 01:55PMMestre, Stazione
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$211One-way
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06:45PMFlorence Rifredi2h51 09:36PMVenice Mestre
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$421One-way
10:05AMFlorence4h10 02:15PMVenice
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$211One-way
03:45PMFlorence4h10 07:55PMMestre, Stazione
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$271One-way

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Sun
Sep 19
$32Intercity
$21Itabus
Mon
Sep 20
$25Regionale
$19Itabus
Tue
Sep 21
$25Regionale
$19Itabus
Wed
Sep 22
$25Regionale
$19Itabus
Thu
Sep 23
$25Regionale
$21Itabus
Fri
Sep 24
$25Regionale
$19Itabus
Sat
Sep 25
$25Regionale
$12Itabus
Sun
Sep 26
$25Regionale
$12Itabus
Mon
Sep 27
$25Regionale
$15Flixbus
Tue
Sep 28
$25Regionale
$12Itabus
Wed
Sep 29
$25Regionale
$10Itabus
Thu
Sep 30
$25Intercity
$10Itabus
Fri
Oct 1
$25Regionale
$12Itabus
Sat
Oct 2
$25Regionale
$12Itabus
Sun
Oct 3
$25Regionale
$12Itabus
Mon
Oct 4
$16Intercity
$12Itabus
Tue
Oct 5
$14Intercity Notte
$12Itabus
Wed
Oct 6
$15Intercity Notte
$12Itabus
Thu
Oct 7
$14Intercity Notte
$10Itabus
Fri
Oct 8
$25Intercity Notte
$10Itabus
Sat
Oct 9
$40Italo
$12Itabus

Travel Information between Florence and Venice

distanceDistance126 miles (204 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$15 - $26
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $15 (€12) • 3 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $26 (€20) • 2 h 51 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Regionale

Travel 126 miles (204 km) by bus or train from Florence to Venice. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 51 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $15 (€12). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Regionale among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train 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.

Trains from Florence to Venice | Buses from Florence to Venice | Flights from Florence to Venice

Florence to Venice Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€15

3:45 h

1 Month Ahead

trains

€25

1:50 h

2-3 Months Ahead

flight

€101

5:00 h

1 Week Ahead



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

Cheapest way to travel from Florence to Venice


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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


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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


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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.
FAQs
How do I reach Venice from Florence?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Florence to Venice?

The cheapest way to get from Florence to Venice is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $15 (€12) compared to other travel options to Venice:

A bus is $10 (€8) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Florence to Venice costing on average $26 (€20).

What is the fastest way from Florence to Venice?

The fastest way from Florence to Venice is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 51 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Venice by bus can take on average 3 h 45 min.

How far is it from Florence to Venice?

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

How many services a day are there from Florence to Venice?

The average frequency per day from Florence to Venice is:

  • 12 trains a day.

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

When traveling between Florence and Venice, what are the departure and arrival points in Florence and Venice?

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1 and arrive in Venezia, Aeroporto internazionale Marco Polo di Venezia.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and arrive in Venezia Mestre.
Which travel companies can take me from Florence to Venice?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Venice by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Florence to Venice tickets on Omio for $15 (€12).
  • Travel with Regionale to go to Venice by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Regionale Florence to Venice tickets on Omio for $26 (€20).
Is it possible to travel directly from Florence to Venice?

Yes, there are direct routes from Florence to Venice with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 12 direct trains per day to take to Venice with Frecciarossa, Frecciargento, Intercity or Intercity Notte.

Direct services to Venice tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

Where should I go next after I travel from Florence to Venice?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Florence to Venice often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Rome, Milan or Paris. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Florence and Venice itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Venice and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book tickets between Florence and Venice online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $15 (€12) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $26 (€20) one way.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Florence
Venice
Firenze (Autostazione Sita - Via S. Caterina Da Siena)
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Firenze - Montelungo
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Firenze S.M.N.
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