You can get from Florence to Venice by train, bus or flight.
To get from Florence to Venice on May 24 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||126 miles (204 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||€8 - €20|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • €8 • 3 h 40 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • €20 • 2 h 1 min|
|Popular travel companies||Itabus or Intercity|
Take a coach or train to travel 126 miles (204 km) between Florence and Venice. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 1 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as €8. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Itabus or Intercity among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Florence to Venice.
Florence is 260 km away from the Northern Italian city of Venice. Anyone wishing to travel between these picturesque cities has a choice of two modes of transport, train or bus. Of these, the train is the quickest option, with travel times of around 2 hours and over 40 departures daily. By contrast, the bus takes twice as long and there are only two services a day. Both bus and train services can be found at Florence's Santa Maria Novello station, a short distance from the city's key tourist attractions.
Flixbus operate two daily bus services from Florence to Venice. These depart from the Piazzale Montelungo bus stop (located on Viale Filippo Strozzi and part of Florence's Santa Maria Novello train station) at 5:25 a.m. and 5:25 p.m., concluding at Venice's Tronchetto bus terminal. The journey takes around 4 hours.
Travellers can catch numerous direct trains from Florence to Venice from the Santa Maria Novella railway station (often shortened to Firenze SMN in Italian). There are two rail operators, Trenitalia and Italo. Trenitalia runs 3 trains every hour from 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., while Italo offer 5 services spread across the day from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Travel times are around 2 hours for both operators, but Italo trains terminate at the Santa Lucia train station in the heart of Venice's city centre, while the arrival point for Trenitalia is Mestre Station on the mainland part of the city.
There are 2 ways that you can travel to Venice from Florence. You can take a coach or train.
Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Florence to Venice. Tickets for a coach cost on average €8.
This is compared to other travel options to Venice:
A coach is generally €12 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average €20 from Florence to Venice.
The fastest way from Florence to Venice is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 1 min.
Other travel options between Florence and Venice can usually take longer:
In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 3 h 40 min of travel time.
The Florence to Venice distance is approximately 126 miles (204 km).
The average frequency per day from Florence to Venice is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Florence to Venice as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Florence to Venice:
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However, we recommend buying tickets between Florence and Venice online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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