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from Florence to Venice

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

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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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10:05AMFlorence4h00 02:05PMVenice
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06:45PMFlorence Rifredi2h51 09:36PMVenice Mestre
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06:39PMFlorence Santa Maria Novella2h01 08:40PMVenice Mestre
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Tue
May 24
20Regionale
14Itabus
Wed
May 25
20Regionale
20Itabus
Thu
May 26
20Regionale
15Itabus
Fri
May 27
20Regionale
9Itabus
Sat
May 28
20Regionale
9Itabus
Sun
May 29
20Regionale
14Itabus
Mon
May 30
20Regionale
9Itabus
Tue
May 31
20Regionale
12Itabus
Wed
Jun 1
20Regionale
15Itabus
Thu
Jun 2
20Regionale
15Itabus
Fri
Jun 3
20Regionale
12Itabus
Sat
Jun 4
20Regionale
15Itabus
Sun
Jun 5
20Regionale
15Itabus
Mon
Jun 6
20Regionale
12Itabus
Tue
Jun 7
15Intercity
8Itabus
Wed
Jun 8
15Intercity
12Itabus
Thu
Jun 9
15Intercity
8Itabus
Fri
Jun 10
20Regionale
14Itabus
Sat
Jun 11
20Regionale
8Itabus
Sun
Jun 12
18Intercity Notte
9Itabus

Travel Information between Florence and Venice

distanceDistance126 miles (204 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range€8 - €20
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • €8 • 3 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • €20 • 2 h 1 min
carriersPopular travel companiesItabus 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.

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

How do you get from Florence to Venice?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Venice from Florence. You can take a coach or train.

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

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.

What is the fastest way to Venice from Florence?

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.

How far is Venice from Florence?

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:

  • 12 trains a day.

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.

Where do I depart from Florence? Where do I arrive in Venice?

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

  • Coaches from Florence to Venice most often leave from Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1 and arrive in Venice, Port San Basilio.
  • Trains mostly leave from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and tend to arrive in Venezia Mestre.

Which travel companies can take me from Florence to Venice?

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

  • You can travel by coach from Florence to Venice with Itabus, and you can find Itabus Florence to Venice tickets for €8 on Omio.
  • You can go to Venice from Florence by train with Intercity. You'll see cheap train tickets for €20 with Intercity from Florence to Venice on Omio.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Florence to Venice ends?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Florence to Venice often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Rome, Milan or Paris. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Florence and Venice itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Venice and any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I book my Florence to Venice ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip to Venice from Florence, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost €8 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost €20 one way on average.

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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