How to travel from Paris to Florence

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from Paris to Florence

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

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To get from Paris to Florence on Dec 05 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:15AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport4h10 10:25AMFlorence Peretola Airport
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06:15AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport4h10 10:25AMFlorence Peretola Airport
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06:15PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport4h40 10:55PMFlorence Peretola Airport
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10:20AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport3h25 01:45PMFlorence Peretola Airport
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02:20PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport6h50 09:10PMFlorence Peretola Airport
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Travel Information between Paris and Florence

distanceDistance549 miles (886 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$7 - $148
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $7 (€6) • 9 h 13 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $148 (€135) • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or Vueling

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 549 miles (886 km) between Paris and Florence. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $7 (€6). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus or Vueling among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Paris to Florence.

How to Travel from Paris to Florence

Public transportation options between the popular and picturesque cities of Paris and Florence are varied, comfortable and fast. They are an affordable way of moving between the two cities. Transportation options include bus, rail and airplane travel. You can also make use of a drive share service or hire a private rental car. Your rental car can be collected at the airport when you arrive in Florence.

Trains from Paris to Florence | Buses from Paris to Florence | Flights from Paris to Florence

Paris to Florence Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€50

17:25 h

1 Month Ahead

trains

€98

12:45 h

2 Weeks Ahead

flight

€262

1:35 h

2 Months Ahead



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

Cheapest way to travel from Paris to Florence


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Paris to Florence. Buses traveling from Paris to Florence depart from either Paris' Porte Maillot, Gare Routière Galliéni, Porte d'Orléans, or Quai de Bercy bus station and take at least 17½ hours to arrive at either Florence's Piazzale Montelungo bus station or Autostazione Busitalia-Sita Nord. Between 2-6 buses travel from Paris to Florence every day. All buses travel from Paris to Florence overnight. Bus companies that travel from Paris to Florence include Flixbus, Baltour, and Eurolines.


Fastest way to travel from Paris to Florence


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Taking a flight is the fastest way to travel from Paris to Florence. Flights depart from either Paris' Charles de Gaulle or Orly airport and arrive at Florence's Peretola airport after 1:35 h of flight time. Taking a flight from Paris to Florence is significantly faster than taking the train or bus even when traveling to and from Paris and Florence's airports is taken into consideration. Airlines that travel directly from Paris to Florence include British Airways, Air France, Iberia, Vueling, and Alitalia.


Most popular way to travel from Paris to Florence


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Taking a flight is by far the most popular way to travel from Paris to Florence. Taking a flight, even when traveling to and from Paris and Florence's airports is considered, is approximately 8 hours faster than traveling from Paris to Florence by train and almost 16 hours faster than taking the bus. Between 12-15 flights travel directly from Paris to Florence every day. There is also 1 train that travels over night from Paris to Florence per day for travelers who prefer to avoid the airport.


How to get from Paris to Florence

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Paris to Florence, 74,73% of our customers do not hesitate to choose the flight as their preferred way to travel. Nowadays, passengers who want to fly around Europe have more options than ever before. With dozens of budget airlines covering several routes which connect to virtually all European countries, taking a flight to reach your desired destination is easy and inexpensive. The low fares and the short flight time are, among others, some of the reasons why our users choose the airplane as the best way to get from Paris to Florence, even if they have to face baggage limitations and long lines at check-in and security control. You can book your flights with Omio to make sure you are always taking the fastest route or getting the best deal. You can also add extra luggage and book securely with several methods of payment such as Apple Pay, PayPal and more.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Paris to Florence

Travel Tips: 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 Paris to Florence.
FAQs

Travel between Paris, France and Florence, Italy is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from France enter Italy?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Florence from Paris?

Conditions of entry into Italy:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Florence, Italy?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Italy has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information was last checked on 11/17/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Paris and Florence.

The restriction level for your return to Paris, France from Italy is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Paris from Florence restricted?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

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

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Paris, France?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 11/6/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Paris from Florence closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways to travel between Paris and Florence including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Florence is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $7 (€6) compared to other travel options to Florence:

Taking a train is about $65 (€59) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $71 (€65) for this route.

A train is generally $142 (€129) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $148 (€135) from Paris to Florence.

The fastest way to get to Florence from Paris is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 40 min.

Other travel options to Florence can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 16 h 10 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 9 h 13 min   of travel time.

The Paris to Florence distance is around 549 miles (886 km).

The average frequency per day from Paris to Florence is:

  • Around 3 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Paris and Florence as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1.
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and arrive in Florence Peretola Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Firenze Santa Maria Novella.

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

  • BlaBlaCar Bus can take you to Florence by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for BlaBlaCar Bus from Paris to Florence for $71 (€65).
  • Vueling can take you to Florence by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Vueling from Paris to Florence for $148 (€135).

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

  • You can take a direct bus with.
  • You can take a direct flight with Vueling or Air France.
  • You'll find direct trains 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 Paris.

Omio customers who travel from Paris 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.

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

  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $71 (€65) one way.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $148 (€135) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $7 (€6) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Paris 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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