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from Venice to Florence

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

Our recommendation

To get from Venice to Florence on 26 Jul we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

17:40Venice Santa Lucia3h48 21:28Florence Rifredi
1 changes
£231One-way
Cheapest
05:53Venice Mestre4h57 10:50Florence Santa Maria Novella
2 changes
£181One-way
Other options
14:14Venice Mestre3h13 17:27Florence Rifredi
0 changes
£271One-way
19:40Venice Santa Lucia4h10 23:50Florence Santa Maria Novella
2 changes
£181One-way
14:40Venice Santa Lucia4h42 19:22Florence Santa Maria Novella
2 changes
£181One-way

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Mon
26 Jul
£18Regionale
£15Flixbus
Tue
27 Jul
£18Regionale
£18Flixbus
Wed
28 Jul
£18Regionale
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Thu
29 Jul
£18Regionale
£13Flixbus
Fri
30 Jul
£18Regionale
£15Flixbus
Sat
31 Jul
£18Regionale
£15Flixbus
Sun
1 Aug
£18Regionale
£15Flixbus
Mon
2 Aug
£18Regionale
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Tue
3 Aug
£18Regionale
£24Flixbus
Wed
4 Aug
£18Regionale
£16Flixbus
Thu
5 Aug
£18Regionale
£15Flixbus
Fri
6 Aug
£18Regionale
£15Flixbus
Sat
7 Aug
£18Regionale
£15Flixbus
Sun
8 Aug
£18Regionale
£15Flixbus
Mon
9 Aug
£18Regionale
£24Flixbus
Tue
10 Aug
£18Regionale
£18Flixbus
Wed
11 Aug
£18Regionale
£18Flixbus
Thu
12 Aug
£18Regionale
£12Flixbus
Fri
13 Aug
£18Regionale
£15Flixbus
Sat
14 Aug
£18Regionale
£13Flixbus

Travel Information between Venice and Florence

distanceDistance126 miles (204 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£13 - £18
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £13 • 3 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £18 • 3 h 13 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Regionale

Take a coach or train to travel 126 miles (204 km) to Florence from Venice. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 13 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £13. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Regionale among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Venice to Florence.

How to Travel from Venice to Florence

The journey from Venice to Florence is popular with travelers in Italy for both business and leisure. Coaches 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.

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

Cheapest way to travel from Venice to Florence

Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Venice to Florence. Most coaches 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 coaches 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

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

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 £9 on average. Trains traveling from Venice to Florence are also usually more convenient for travelers since approximately 30 trains depart throughout the day.

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.

Travel Tips

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FAQs
What are my Venice to Florence travel options?

There are 2 ways to travel from Venice to Florence including taking a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Venice and Florence?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Venice to Florence, which costs on average £13.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Florence:

A coach journey is usually £5 less than a journey to Florence by train, which costs on average £18 for the same trip.

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

The fastest way to get to Florence from Venice is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 13 min.

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

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 3 h 55 min.

How far is it from Venice to Florence?

Florence is approximately 126 miles (204 km) away from Venice.

When going from Venice to Florence, where do I depart from Venice and where do I arrive in Florence?

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

  • Coaches mostly depart from Venezia, Aeroporto internazionale Marco Polo di Venezia and arrive in Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1.
  • Trains mostly depart from Venezia Mestre and arrive in Firenze Santa Maria Novella.
Who can get me from Venice to Florence?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Venice to Florence, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus for coaches to Florence. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Venice to Florence tickets on Omio for £13.
  • Travel with Regionale for trains to Florence. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Regionale Venice to Florence tickets on Omio for £18.
Can I travel directly between Venice and Florence?

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

  • You can find direct coaches to take to Florence with Flixbus.
  • You can check for a direct train to Florence with Italo, Frecciarossa, Frecciargento or Intercity.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Florence tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this trip.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Venice to Florence ends?
Many of our customers travelling from Venice to Florence don't make Florence their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Rome, Milan or Pisa, either of which you could add to your Venice and Florence trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Florence to any of these top destinations today!
When should I buy a ticket to Florence from Venice online to score the best deals?

Before travelling 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:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £13 one way for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket is £18 one way on average for this journey.

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.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Venice
Florence
Venezia
Amenities
Venezia Santa Lucia
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