There are 6 ways to get from Florence to Venice by train, bus, night train, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia S.Lucia Fr / ...

$27 - $50

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Florence to Venice 160.1 miles

$17

4 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Firenze to Venezia - Tronchetto 000002

$20 - $28

Night train  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the night train from Firenze Campo Marte to Venezia S.Lucia Icn

$30 - $45

Drive  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Venice 158.2 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Venice (VCE) FLR - VCE

$112 - $436

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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Venice is to rideshare which costs 15€ and takes 3 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Venice is to train which costs 23€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Firenze and arriving at Venezia - Tronchetto. Services depart six times a week. The journey takes approximately 4 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Firenze S.Maria Novella and arriving at Venezia S.Lucia. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

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The distance between Florence and Venice is 203 km. The road distance is 253.2 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Venice without a car is to train which takes 2 h 5 min and costs 23€ - 40€.

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The train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia S.Lucia takes 2 h 5 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Florence to Venice bus services, operated by Tour Bus, depart from Firenze station.

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Florence to Venice train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Firenze S.Maria Novella station.

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The best way to get from Florence to Venice is to train which takes 2 h 5 min and costs 23€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 24€ and takes 4 h 25 min, you could also fly, which costs 95€ - 370€ and takes 4 h 55 min.

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Venice Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Florence to Venice bus services, operated by Tour Bus, arrive at Venezia - Tronchetto station.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Venice.
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  • Distance: 127.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 5 min

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Venice, Italy?

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Florence to Venice hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min. ItaloTreno also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, Tour Bus operates a bus from Florence to Venice 6 times a week. Tickets cost $20 - $28 and the journey takes 4 h 25 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from Florence to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $2,400
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Florence to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $5,500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,100
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Florence to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Intercity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Firenze Campo Marte to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Firenze to Venezia - Tronchetto
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
tourbus.cz
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Florence to Venice
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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