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from Interlaken to Florence

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Travel Information from Interlaken to Florence

distanceDistance259 miles (418 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$47 - $130
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $47 (€38) • 14 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $130 (€106) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiestab, Flixbus or Trenitalia

Travel 259 miles (418 km) by flight, bus or train to Florence from Interlaken. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $47 (€38). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are tab, Flixbus or Trenitalia among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Interlaken to Florence.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Florence, Italy if I’m coming from Interlaken, Switzerland?

Travel from Interlaken, Switzerland to Florence, Italy is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Florence from Interlaken restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Florence, Italy from Interlaken?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Florence, Italy?

The government of Italy has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 10/22/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Florence from Interlaken closer to your planned date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Switzerland from Florence, Italy?

The current restriction level for returning to Interlaken, Switzerland from Italy is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Interlaken, Switzerland from Florence, Italy?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Interlaken from Florence?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

Which rules do I need to follow in Interlaken, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Switzerland must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 10/23/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Interlaken from Florence here.

How do I go from Interlaken to Florence?

There are 3 travel options from Interlaken to Florence: flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Florence from Interlaken?

The cheapest way to go to Florence from Interlaken is by taking a bus, which costs on average $47 (€38).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Florence:

Taking a bus is usually $83 (€68) less than taking a flight to Florence, which costs on average $130 (€106) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is usually $19 (€16) less than taking a train to Florence, which costs on average $66 (€54) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Interlaken to Florence?

The fastest way from Interlaken to Florence is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 14 h 55 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 6 h 44 min   on average.

How far is it from Interlaken to Florence?

Florence is approximately 259 miles (418 km) away from Interlaken.

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

The average frequency per day from Interlaken to Florence is:

  • Around 2 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Interlaken to Florence?

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Interlaken, Untere Bönigstrasse (Interlaken Ost) and arrive in Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1.
  • Most travelers board their train from Interlaken Ost and arrive in Firenze Santa Maria Novella.
Which travel companies can take me from Interlaken to Florence?

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

  • Tab can take you to Florence by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for tab from Interlaken to Florence for $130 (€106).
  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Florence by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Interlaken to Florence tickets on Omio for $47 (€38).
  • Travel with Trenitalia for trains to Florence. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Trenitalia Interlaken to Florence tickets on Omio for $66 (€54).
Where should I go next after I travel to Florence from Interlaken?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Interlaken to Florence often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Rome, Milan or Venice. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Interlaken and Florence itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Florence and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book my Interlaken to Florence one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket costs $130 (€106) one way on average for this journey.
  • A bus ticket costs $47 (€38) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $66 (€54) one way.

But we recommend booking Interlaken to Florence 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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