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Cologne to Florence bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price€52.65
Fastest time16h 40m
Trips per day10
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How to book cheap bus tickets from Cologne to Florence

The best way to get deals on bus tickets from Cologne to Florence is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Cologne to Florence were €52.65.

How long is the bus ride from Cologne to Florence?

The distance between Cologne and Florence is approximately 534.59 miles, or 860.12 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 20 hours and 13 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 16 hours and 40 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Cologne to Florence?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Cologne to Florence by bus is on Tuesday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Tuesday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

FlixBus from Cologne to Florence has the most daily schedules

On average there are 10 bus trips per day. FlixBus has the most options for departures from Cologne to Florence, with an average of 10 trips per day and 10 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Cologne to Florence. Of the 10 trips there is 1 trip that is a direct route with no transfers.

1 carriers offer Cologne to Florence bus trips


Book FlixBus from Cologne to Florence from €29.69. There are 10 FlixBus schedules from Cologne to Florence and you can expect on average to pay €52.65 for a FlixBus ticket to Florence. In Cologne, FlixBus departs to Florence from Bonn Airport Terminal 2 and 1 other station. In Florence, FlixBus arrives at Viale Filippo Strozzi and 1 other station.

An average trip on FlixBus from Cologne to Florence takes 20 hours and 14 minutes, while the fastest available FlixBus trip will get you to Florence in 16 hours and 40 minutes,

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Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have bus departures from Cologne. Most bus trips to Florence will depart from:
  • Bonn Airport Terminal 2
  • Leverkusen
Bus trips arrive in Florence at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Florence for trips arriving from Cologne:
  • Viale Filippo Strozzi
  • Firenze S.M.N.