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Travel Information from Venice to Florence

distanceDistance126 miles (204 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range€12 - €20
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • €12 • 3 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • €20 • 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 €12. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Regionale among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Venice to Florence.

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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.

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FAQs
How do I go from Venice to Florence?

There are 2 travel options from Venice to Florence: coach or train.

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

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Venice to Florence. Tickets for a coach cost on average €12.

This is compared to other travel options to Florence:

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

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

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 35 min.

How far is it from Venice to Florence?

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

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

The average frequency per day from Venice to Florence is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

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

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Venice to Florence:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Venezia, Aeroporto internazionale Marco Polo di Venezia to Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1.
  • Most travellers take a train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze Santa Maria Novella.
Which travel operators can get me from Venice to Florence?

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

  • You can take a coach from Venice to Florence with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for €12 with Flixbus from Venice to Florence.
  • You can travel to Florence from Venice by train with Regionale. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for €20 with Regionale from Venice to Florence.
Where should I go next after I travel between Venice and Florence?
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!
How early should I purchase tickets from Venice to Florence online for the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is on average €12 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is €20 one way on average.

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.

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