How to travel from Madrid to Florence

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Travel Information to Florence from Madrid

distanceDistance797 miles (1286 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range- $72
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $72 (€63) • 30 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $74 (€65) • 2 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Vueling Airlines or Renfe-SNCF

Travel 797 miles (1286 km) by bus or flight to Florence from Madrid. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are FlixBus, Vueling Airlines or Renfe-SNCF among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Madrid to Florence.

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from Madrid to Florence

How to get from Madrid to Florence by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
flight

The best way to travel from Madrid to Florence is by taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Vueling
03:40PM2h20
Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD)
06:00PMFlorence Peretola Airport (FLR)
$1521One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Vueling
03:40PM2h20
Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD)
06:00PMFlorence Peretola Airport (FLR)
$1521One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Vueling
03:40PM2h20
Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD)
06:00PMFlorence Peretola Airport (FLR)
$1521One-way
0 transfers
Other options
FlixBus
07:15PM30h15
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
01:30AMFirenze, Piazzale Montelungo
$2171One-way
2 transfers
FlixBus
09:10PM32h20
Madrid
05:30AMFirenze, Piazzale Montelungo
$2181One-way
2 transfers
FlixBus
08:50PM31h45
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
04:35AMFirenze, Piazzale Montelungo
$2421One-way
2 transfers
Vueling
09:55AM2h20
Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD)
12:15PMFlorence Peretola Airport (FLR)
$1801One-way
0 transfers
Air France
04:40PM5h00
Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD)
09:40PMFlorence Peretola Airport (FLR)
$2291One-way
1 transfer
Wizz Air Malta
09:40AM9h08
Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD)
06:48PMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
$2821One-way
2 transfers

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Travel between Madrid and Florence on Vueling Airlines, FlixBus and Air France travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Renfe-SNCF is a joint venture between Spain's Renfe and France's SNCF, offering high-speed rail services between the two countries. The trains run at speeds of up to 300 km/h, with departures every two hours. Renfe-SNCF offers three types of trains: the AVE, the TGV and the EuroMed. The AVE is the fastest, with a journey time of just over three hours between Madrid and Paris. The TGV is slightly slower, but still offers a comfortable journey. The EuroMed is the slowest, but is the most affordable option. Renfe-SNCF offers a range of ticket types, including single, return and group tickets. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, power sockets and a selection of snacks and drinks. The most popular routes for Renfe-SNCF are Madrid to Paris, Barcelona to Marseille and Madrid to Lyon.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      Air Europa is Spain's 3rd most popular airline with flights around Europe and the rest of the world and a choice between Economy or Business fares for your travel from Madrid to Florence.

        FAQs: Travel from Madrid to Florence

        FAQs: Travel to Florence 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 Madrid to Florence.
        FAQs

        There are 2 ways to get from Madrid to Florence: bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to go to Florence from Madrid is by taking a bus, which costs on average $72 (€63).

        This is compared to other ways of getting from Madrid to Florence:

        A bus is () less than a ferry for this journey with tickets for a ferry from Madrid to Florence costing on average ().

        Taking a bus costs $3 (€2) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $74 (€65) for the same trip.

        Taking a bus costs () less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of ().

        The fastest way from Madrid to Florence is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 20 min.

        There are alternative travel options to Florence that take longer:

        Bus takes 30 h 15 min on average.

        The Madrid to Florence distance is around 797 miles (1286 km).

        The average frequency per day from Madrid to Florence is:

        • 1 bus a day.

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

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

        • Most travelers take a bus from Madrid, Estación Sur de Autobuses to Florence, Guidoni Tram T2.
        • Most travelers catch their flight from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Florence Peretola Airport.
        • Most travelers catch their train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes and arrive in Florence Santa Maria Novella.

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

        • You can take a bus from Madrid to Florence with FlixBus. Cheap tickets can be found for $72 (€63) with FlixBus from Madrid to Florence.
        • You can travel from Madrid to Florence by flight with Vueling Airlines, Iberia, Alitalia, Air France, Air Nostrum, Air Europa or Ryanair. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $42 (€37) with Ryanair from Madrid to Florence.

        Yes, there are direct services available from Madrid to Florence with the following travel companies:

        • Direct bus with.
        • Direct ferry with.
        • Take a direct flight with Vueling Airlines or Iberia.
        • Take a direct train with.

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

        Many of our customers traveling from Madrid to Florence don't make Florence their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Florence are Rome, Pisa, Venice, Milan or Bologna, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Florence to any of these top destinations today!
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