You can get from Paris to Florence by train, bus or flight.
To get from Paris to Florence on Dec 05 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||549 miles (886 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, ferry, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$7 - $148|
|Cheapest mode||Train • $7 (€6) • 9 h 13 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $148 (€135) • 1 h 40 min|
|Popular travel companies||BlaBlaCar 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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
Travel between Paris, France and Florence, Italy is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France.
Conditions of entry into Italy:
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Italy has imposed the following measures:
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.
Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.
Conditions of reentry into France:
You should observe these safety measures in France as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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:
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:
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:
Yes, there are direct services available from Paris to Florence with the following travel companies:
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.
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:
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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