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Cologne to Florence bus - cost & duration
|Fastest time||16h 40m|
|Trips per day||10|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Cologne to Florence right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
How much is a bus ticket from Cologne to Florence?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, €49.95 was the low point for bus fares from Cologne to Florence. Buses from Florence to Cologne are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than €49.95 could be considered a great deal.
The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 20 hours and 13 minutes to cover the 535 miles (860 kilometers) from Cologne, NW to Florence, FI. However, the fastest bus only takes 16 hours and 40 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Cologne?
The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Cologne to Florence, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
What bus companies travel from Cologne to Florence?
There is one bus company that operates from Cologne to Florence. FlixBus is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.
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Where does the bus leave from in Cologne?
Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia has two bus stations with service to Florence, Province of Florence:
- Bonn Airport Terminal 2
Where does the bus arrive in Florence?
These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Florence, Province of Florence:
- Viale Filippo Strozzi
- Firenze S.M.N.