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Florence to Venice Train Information

Trains arrive inVenice
Trains depart fromFlorence
Distance205 km

Quick Guide: Trains from Florence to Venice

Average Price: $38
Trains per day: ~30
Transfers: Direct
Average Time: 2:05
Fastest Route: 1:51
Slowest Route: 2:40

Trains from Florence to Venice: Journey Details

Trains in Italy are an effective way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international train routes. Traveling by train is the ideal way to cover the 258 kilometers between Florence and Venice. Along with speed and comfort, passengers on Florence to Venice trains also enjoy the convenience of beginning and ending their journeys in the center of each city along with fine views along with way. Trenitalia and Italo offer over 20 direct Florence to Venice trains daily with the shortest taking just 1 hour and 53 minutes. Trains from Florence to Venice run throughout the day starting at 4:35 a.m. with the last departure at 11:18 p.m.

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Florence to Venice Train Cost

Average prices for Trains from Florence to Venice when you book in advance

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Florence to Venice Trains: General Information

Travelers can find the cheapest Florence to Venice train tickets by booking tickets as far in advance as possible.

  • autobus All Florence to Venice trains are run by either Trenitalia or Italo.

  • autobus All trains are direct, depart from Florence's Santa Maria Novella train station and arrive at Venice's Santa Lucia train station.

  • autobus Journey Time: The Florence to Venice train journey takes as little as 1 hour and 53 minutes to arrive in Venice.

  • autobus Most travelers book their Florence to Venice train tickets 1 week in advance of the travel date.

Based on GoEuro's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Florence to Venice trains decrease the further you book in advance:

  • It is 40% cheaper to book a Florence to Venice train ticket 1 week in advanced as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • Florence to Venice train costs are 47% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.


Local Time 07:31
€ Euros
Population 270,800
Region Veneto
Languages Italian

How expensive is Venice?

An Average Meal

An average meal in a restaurant in Venice costs 14.9% more than in Florence.


Prices in Venice are on average 5.9% higher than in Florence.

Public Transport

Public transport in Venice costs around 16.7% more than in Florence.

A Night in a Hotel

A night in a hotel in Venice is about 16.1% more expensive than in Florence.

Taking the Train from Florence

Trains from Florence depart from the Santa Maria Novella train station (Firenze S.M.N). The station opens at 6:00 a.m. and closes at midnight. Since Florence is a compact city and the station is centrally located, it's convenient to reach the station on foot from the major tourist areas. Firenze S.M.N. is also well served by bus routes, though they stop running between 1:30 a.m. and 4:00 a.m. The local ATAF buses (usually orange) stop just outside. The SITA and CAP (for Prato and west of Florence) bus stations are also close by.

Getting into Venice by Train

Venice is a truly glorious city, a living testament to the Renaissance and a treasure trove of the world's most sublime art and architecture. Every day is an adventure in this city built on water and known as the Queen of the Adriatic and La Serenissima. Trains to Venice arrive at Santa Lucia Station (Venezia Santa Lucia) located right on the Grand Canal near the Ferrovia water bus (vaporetto) stop. Passengers can walk out of the station and continue to their destination in the city either on foot, by water bus or water taxi, or by gondola.