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from Bern to Florence

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

Our recommendation

To get from Bern to Florence on 28 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

13:34Bern, Bhf7h54 21:28Florence Rifredi
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07:34Bern, Bhf9h53 17:27Florence Rifredi
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13:34Bern, Bhf5h16 18:50Florence Santa Maria Novella
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07:34Bern, Bhf5h30 13:04Florence Santa Maria Novella
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12:10Zurich Airport1h15 13:25Florence Peretola Airport
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Travel Information to Florence from Bern

distanceDistance286 miles (461 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£60 - £362
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £60 • 11 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £362 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir Dolomiti, Flixbus or Trenitalia

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 286 miles (461 km) from Bern to 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 coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £60. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Air Dolomiti, Flixbus or Trenitalia among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Bern to Florence.

Travel Tips

Travel from Bern to Florence
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 Bern to Florence.
Does Italy have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling from Bern to Florence?

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 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • 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 27/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Florence from Bern closer to your planned date of departure here.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Bern, Switzerland from Florence, Italy?

Return travel to Bern, Switzerland from Italy is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Italy?

Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Switzerland from Italy?

Requirements for reentering Switzerland:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Switzerland?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Switzerland to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Bern, Switzerland was last verified on 23/10/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Bern from Florence.

What are my Bern to Florence travel options?

There are 3 travel options from Bern to Florence: flight, coach or train.

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

The cheapest way from Bern to Florence is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £60 compared to other travel options to Florence:

A coach journey is usually £301 less than a journey to Florence by plane, which costs on average £362 for the same trip.

A coach is £49 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Bern to Florence costing on average £109.

What is the quickest way from Bern to Florence?

The fastest way to get to Florence from Bern is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

There are alternative travel options to Florence that can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 11 h 35 min.

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

What is the distance from Bern to Florence?

The distance from Bern to Florence is approximately 286 miles (461 km).

How many services a day are there from Bern to Florence?

The average frequency per day from Bern to Florence is:

  • Around 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Florence from Bern as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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 mostly depart from Bern, Schutzenmatte Hbf and arrive in Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1.
  • Trains mostly leave from Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation and tend to arrive in Firenze Santa Maria Novella.
Who 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 from Bern to Florence by flight with Air Dolomiti. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £362 with Air Dolomiti from Bern to Florence.
  • You can take a coach from Bern to Florence with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for £60 with Flixbus from Bern to Florence.
  • You can go to Florence from Bern by train with Trenitalia. You'll see cheap train tickets for £109 with Trenitalia from Bern to Florence on Omio.
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.
When should I purchase a ticket between Bern and Florence online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a plane ticket is £362 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is on average £60 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is on average £109 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.

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