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Travel Information between Florence and Venice

distanceDistance126 miles (204 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range€12 - €20
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • €12 • 3 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • €20 • 2 h 51 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Regionale

Take a coach or train to travel 126 miles (204 km) from Florence to Venice. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 51 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as €12. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Regionale among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Florence to Venice.

General Information about the journey 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.

Buses from Florence to Venice

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.

Trains from Florence to Venice

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.

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FAQs
What are my Florence to Venice travel options?

You can travel to Venice from Florence 2 different ways: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Florence to Venice?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Florence to Venice, which costs on average €12.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Venice:

A coach is about €8 less than a train, which costs on average €20 for this journey.

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

The quickest way to travel from Florence to Venice is by train, which takes on average 2 h 51 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Venice by coach can take on average 3 h 45 min.

How many miles from Florence to Venice would I travel?

The Florence to Venice distance is approximately 126 miles (204 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Florence to Venice?

The average frequency per day from Florence to Venice is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Florence and Venice as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

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

  • Coaches most often depart from Florence at Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1 and arrive in Venice at Venezia, Aeroporto internazionale Marco Polo di Venezia.
  • Trains mostly leave from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and tend to arrive in Venezia Mestre.
Which travel operators can get me from Florence to Venice?

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Venice by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Florence to Venice for €12 on Omio.
  • Regionale can get you to Venice by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Regionale from Florence to Venice for €20 on Omio.
Is there a way to travel directly from Florence to Venice?

Yes, there are direct services available to Venice from Florence with the following travel operators:

  • You can find around direct coaches per day and book this direct coach with BlaBlaCar.
  • You can travel directly by train with Frecciarossa, Frecciargento, Intercity or Intercity Notte with 12 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Venice as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Florence and Venice.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Florence to Venice?
Your journey from Florence to Venice doesn't have to end in Venice. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Rome, Milan or Paris. If you’d like to add Rome, Milan or Paris to your Florence to Venice trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Venice today!
How far in advance should I buy my Florence to Venice ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Florence to Venice, 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 €12 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is on average €20 one way.

But we recommend booking Florence to Venice 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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