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Travel Information from Bern to Florence

distanceDistance286 miles (461 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£108 - £211
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £108 • 7 h 54 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £211 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir Dolomiti, Eurolines Switzerland or Trenitalia

Travel 286 miles (461 km) by flight, coach or train between Bern and Florence. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £108. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Air Dolomiti, Eurolines Switzerland or Trenitalia among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Bern to Florence.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Florence, Italy if I’m coming from Bern, Switzerland?

Travel from Bern, Switzerland to Florence, Italy is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Florence from Bern restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Florence, Italy from Bern?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Florence, Italy?

The government of Italy has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 27/07/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Bern to Florence closer to your planned date of departure here.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Switzerland from Florence, Italy?

The current restriction level for returning to Bern, Switzerland from Italy is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Bern, Switzerland from Florence, Italy?

Reentering Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Bern from Florence?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required

Which rules do I need to follow in Bern, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Switzerland must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 21/07/2021. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Bern from Florence here.

How do I travel between Bern and Florence?

There are 3 ways to get from Bern to Florence: flight, coach or train.

What is the distance from Bern to Florence?

You should expect to travel around 286 miles (461 km) from Bern to Florence.

What are the departure and arrival points in Bern and in Florence?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Bern to Florence:

  • Coaches from Bern to Florence most often leave from Bern, Schutzenmatte Hbf and arrive in Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1.
  • Trains mostly depart from Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation and arrive in Firenze Santa Maria Novella.
Which travel companies can get me from Bern to Florence?

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

  • You can travel by plane from Bern to Florence with Air Dolomiti, and you can find Air Dolomiti Bern to Florence tickets for £211 on Omio.
  • You can go to Florence from Bern by coach with Eurolines Switzerland. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £135 with Eurolines Switzerland from Bern to Florence on Omio.
  • You can travel to Florence from Bern by train with Trenitalia. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £108 with Trenitalia from Bern to Florence.
Where else should I travel to after my journey between Bern and Florence ends?
Omio customers who travel from Bern to Florence often also extend their holiday 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.
How far in advance should I buy my Bern to Florence ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is £211 one way on average.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is £135 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is on average £108 one way.

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

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

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Bern to Florence, which costs on average £108.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Florence:

A train journey is usually £103 less than a journey to Florence by plane, which costs on average £211 for the same trip.

A train journey is usually £27 less than a journey to Florence by coach, which costs on average £135 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to Florence from Bern?

The quickest way to travel from Bern to Florence is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 12 h 30 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 7 h 54 min   of travel time.

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