You can get from Basel to Florence by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||316 miles (509 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||£32 - £457|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £32 • 9 h 20 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £457 • 2 h 50 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus, Air Dolomiti or Frecciarossa|
Travel 316 miles (509 km) by coach, flight or train from Basel to Florence. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £32. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus, Air Dolomiti or Frecciarossa among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or train from Basel to Florence.
Travel between Basel, Switzerland and Florence, Italy is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.
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 20/09/2021. 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 trip to Florence from Basel.
The restriction level for your return to Basel, Switzerland from Italy is: Partially open.
Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.
Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:
You should observe these safety measures in Switzerland as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 20/09/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Basel from Florence closer to your date of departure here.
There are 3 ways that you can travel from Basel to Florence. You can take a coach, flight or train.
The cheapest way from Basel to Florence is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £32 compared to other travel options to Florence:
A coach journey is usually £425 less than a journey to Florence by plane, which costs on average £457 for the same trip.
A coach journey is usually £83 less than a journey to Florence by train, which costs on average £115 for the same trip.
The fastest way to get to Florence from Basel is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 50 min.
There are alternative travel options to Florence that can usually take longer:
In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 9 h 20 min of travel time.
In comparison, taking a train requires on average 7 h 17 min of travel time.
The distance between Basel and Florence is around 316 miles (509 km).
The average frequency per day from Basel to Florence is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Florence from Basel as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Basel to Florence:
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Yes, there are direct services available from Basel to Florence with the following travel operators:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Florence as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Florence from Basel.
Before travelling from Basel 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 Basel 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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