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from Venice to Florence

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To get from Venice to Florence on Jan 30 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Jan 30
$24Regionale
$15Itabus
Mon
Jan 31
$24Regionale
$12Itabus
Tue
Feb 1
$24Intercity
$18Itabus
Wed
Feb 2
$24Intercity
$18Itabus
Thu
Feb 3
$18Intercity
$15Itabus
Fri
Feb 4
$24Regionale
$12Itabus
Sat
Feb 5
$18Intercity
$12Itabus
Sun
Feb 6
$24Regionale
$12Itabus
Mon
Feb 7
$24Regionale
$12Itabus
Tue
Feb 8
$18Intercity
$12Itabus
Wed
Feb 9
$15Intercity
$12Itabus
Thu
Feb 10
$18Intercity
$12Itabus
Fri
Feb 11
$24Regionale
$9Itabus
Sat
Feb 12
$18Intercity
$12Itabus
Sun
Feb 13
$24Intercity
$17Flixbus
Mon
Feb 14
$24Intercity
$12Itabus
Tue
Feb 15
$18Intercity
$9Itabus
Wed
Feb 16
$15Intercity
$9Itabus
Thu
Feb 17
$15Intercity
$15Itabus
Fri
Feb 18
$24Intercity
$12Itabus

Travel Information from Venice to Florence

distanceDistance126 miles (204 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$12 - $15
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $12 (€10) • 3 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $15 (€13) • 2 h 53 min
carriersPopular travel companiesItabus or Intercity

Travel 126 miles (204 km) by bus or train from Venice to Florence. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 53 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $12 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Itabus or Intercity among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Venice to Florence.

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How to Travel from Venice to Florence

The journey from Venice to Florence is popular with travelers in Italy for both business and leisure. Buses and trains travel regularly from Venice to Florence 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 Venice's Tronchetto people mover, S. Lucia train station, and Marco Polo airport.

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Venice to Florence Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€13

3:50 h

2 Months Ahead

trains

€24

1:53 h

2 Months Ahead

flight

€114

5:39 h

1 Week Ahead



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

Cheapest way to travel from Venice to Florence


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Venice to Florence. Most buses traveling from Venice to Florence depart from Venice's Tronchetto bus station and take at least 3:50 h to arrive at Florence's Piazzale Montelungo. At least 7 buses travel from Venice to Florence every day, with the earliest departing at 9:00 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Venice to Florence include Flixbus, Baltour, and BusCenter. Ridesharing services like BlaBlaCar also frequently travel from Venice to Florence.


Fastest way to travel from Venice to Florence


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Since there are no direct flights, the fastest way to travel from Venice to Florence is by taking a high-speed train. Trains traveling from Venice to Florence depart from either Venice's Santa Lucia or Mestre train station and take approximately 2 hours to arrive at either Florence's Santa Maria Novella, Rifredi, or Campo di Marte train stations. Both Trenitalia and Italo offer frequent trains from Venice to Florence, with the first train departing at 5:37 a.m. Approximately 30 trains travel from Venice to Florence per day.


Most popular way to travel from Venice to Florence


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Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Venice to Florence. Taking the train is at least 2 hours faster than taking the bus, while also only costing an additional €11 on average. Trains traveling from Venice to Florence are also usually more convenient for travelers since approximately 30 trains depart throughout the day.


How to get from Venice to Florence

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Venice to Florence, 97,00% 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 Venice to Florence 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 Florence

Considered the birthplace of the Renaissance, Florence attracts over 1.8 million international visitors every year. Besides the Renaissance art and architecture that suffuse the city, some of Florence's attractions include the Uffizi Gallery, the Palazzo Pitti, the Palazzo Vecchio, and the Florence Cathedral with its famous dome, which dominates the Florentine skyline.

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FAQs

How do I reach Florence from Venice?

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

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

The cheapest way to get from Venice to Florence is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $12 (€10) compared to other travel options to Florence:

Taking a bus is usually $4 (€3) less than taking a train to Florence, which costs on average $15 (€13) for the same trip.

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

The fastest way to get to Florence from Venice is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 53 min.

Other travel options to Florence can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 3 h 40 min.

How far is it from Venice to Florence?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Venice to Florence?

The average frequency per day from Venice to Florence is:

  • 25 trains a day.

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

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

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Venezia, Aeroporto internazionale Marco Polo di Venezia and arrive in Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1.
  • Most travelers take a train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze Santa Maria Novella.

Who can get me from Venice to Florence?

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

  • You can travel by bus from Venice to Florence with Itabus, and you can find Itabus Venice to Florence tickets for $12 (€10) on Omio.
  • You can travel from Venice to Florence by train with Intercity. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $15 (€13) with Intercity from Venice to Florence.

Is there a way to travel directly from Venice to Florence?

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

  • You can take a direct train with Frecciarossa or Intercity with 25 direct trains per day.

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 between Venice and Florence.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Venice to Florence?

Your trip from Venice to Florence doesn't have to end in Florence. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Rome, Milan or Pisa. If you’d like to add Rome, Milan or Pisa to your Venice to Florence tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Florence today!

How early should I purchase Venice to Florence tickets online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Venice 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 costs $12 (€10) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $15 (€13) one way.

But we recommend booking Venice to Florence tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.