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Journey Information

There are 34 intercity buses per day from Rome to Florence. Traveling by bus from Rome to Florence usually takes around 3 hours and 33 minutes, but the fastest Autoservizi Salemi bus can make the trip in 3 hours,

Distance143 mi (231 km)
Shortest duration3h 0m
Cheapest price£3.30
Trips per day34
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Coach lines4

How much is a coach ticket from Rome to Florence?

£7.52 is the average price of a bus ticket from Rome to Florence. This is currently one of the best deals in bus travel. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in June. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just £11 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Rome to Florence in January, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to £39 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 26 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save £6.21 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What coach companies travel from Rome to Florence?

There are 4 bus lines from Rome to Florence available for you to search and book on Wanderu. With 21 daily trips, FlixBus usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Autoservizi Salemi13h 0m£24.01
FlixBus213h 32m£10.85
Itabus143h 36m£8.35
Marino33h 48m£20.99
  • Autoservizi Salemi

    Autoservizi Salemi

    Book Autoservizi Salemi from Rome to Florence from £15. There are 1 Autoservizi Salemi schedules from Rome to Florence and you can expect on average to pay for a Autoservizi Salemi ticket to Florence. In Rome, Autoservizi Salemi departs to Florence from Largo Guido Mazzoni and no other station. In Florence, Autoservizi Salemi arrives at Villa Constanza Bus Station and no other station.

    An average trip on Autoservizi Salemi from Rome to Florence takes 3 hours and 0 minutes .

    On weekends, Autoservizi Salemi offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Florence.

  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    Book FlixBus from Rome to Florence from £6. There are 21 FlixBus schedules from Rome to Florence and you can expect on average to pay for a FlixBus ticket to Florence. In Rome, FlixBus departs to Florence from Largo Guido Mazzoni and 1 other station. In Florence, FlixBus arrives at Viale Filippo Strozzi and 1 other station.

    An average trip on FlixBus from Rome to Florence takes 3 hours and 32 minutes , while the fastest available FlixBus trip will get you to Florence in 3 hours and 0 minutes .

    On weekends, FlixBus offers 23 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Florence.

  • Itabus

    Itabus

    Book Itabus from Rome to Florence from £3. There are 14 Itabus schedules from Rome to Florence and you can expect on average to pay for a Itabus ticket to Florence. In Rome, Itabus departs to Florence from Largo Mazzoni Guido 3 and no other station. In Florence, Itabus arrives at Villa Constanza Bus Station and 1 other station.

    An average trip on Itabus from Rome to Florence takes 3 hours and 36 minutes , while the fastest available Itabus trip will get you to Florence in 3 hours and 0 minutes .

    On weekends, Itabus offers 15 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Florence.

  • Marino

    Marino

    Book Marino from Rome to Florence from £14. There are 3 Marino schedules from Rome to Florence and you can expect on average to pay for a Marino ticket to Florence. In Rome, Marino departs to Florence from Largo Guido Mazzoni and no other station. In Florence, Marino arrives at Villa Constanza Bus Station and no other station.

    An average trip on Marino from Rome to Florence takes 3 hours and 48 minutes , while the fastest available Marino trip will get you to Florence in 3 hours and 0 minutes .

    On weekends, Marino offers 3 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Florence.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you do a day-trip to Florence from Rome?

It is very possible to do a day-trip from Rome to Florence. The fastest bus trip takes just 2 hours and 55 minutes, so if you leave for Florence first thing in the morning you should be able to get a full day in before returning to Rome. The latest bus back to Rome departs at 11:00 p.m.

What is the best way to get from Rome to Florence?

Traveling by bus is the cheapest way to travel from Rome to Florence, with bus tickets starting at just €8 and averaging about €11. Traveling by train is about an hour and 15 minutes faster, with the quickest train taking 1 hour and 30 minutes, but tickets are more expensive (starting at €24). Flights from Rome to Florence are substantially more expensive, though as fast as 55 minutes in duration.

Is there a FlixBus from Rome to Florence?

Yes, FlixBus does operate between Rome and Florence. FlixBus offers 33 trips per day on this route, with an average travel time of 3 hours and 36 minutes. You can expect to pay about €12.50 per ticket.

Is it safe to travel by coach from Rome to Florence during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our coach partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, coach carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all coach passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the coach.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the coach ride?

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 33 minutes to cover the 143 miles from Rome to Florence. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?

"Because many passengers travel from Rome to Florence at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for coaches. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the coach, traveling mid-week is your best bet."

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Rome?

The first coach leaves at 01:00 and the last coach leaves at 23:00. To see the times for all coaches from Rome to Florence, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coach schedules are there most days?

There are 34 scheduled coaches that travel from Rome to Florence every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct coaches which you can take the entire route from Rome to Florence without transferring.

City Information

Rome

Rome is a city rich in cultural heritage, as well as one of the most romantic destinations in Europe. To fully understand the city’s extraordinary history, visitors should take the time to visit the Capitoline Museums, where the collections include hundreds of sculptures as well as the Capitoline Wolf, the symbol of Rome itself. The famous Trevi’s Fountain is also on the must-see list of many travelers. Boasting an amazing baroque design with mythological motifs, the fountain is one of the most photogenic spots in the city, and it is located near the principal shopping area. If you wish to check out some of the city’s most iconic structures, head over to the Sistine Chapel, which houses the famous fresco by Michelangelo.

Rome is every foodie’s heaven. As you explore the city’s food scene, don’t hesitate to take the chance to try out a local specialty, artichokes. The best place to try these out is at Nonna Betta. For those who want to try the famous Roma coffee, Caffe Sant'Eustachio might be the right spot.

The principal train station in Rome is the Termini station. The main bus station is Roma Tiburtina. The city’s air services are fulfilled by three airports: Leonardo da Vinci International Airport, Rome Ciampino Airport, and Roma-Urbe, of which the Leonardo da Vinci International Airport is the largest.

Florence

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Florence is located in Central-Northern Italy, in the lush Tuscany region. Regarded as the birthplace of the Renaissance, this city is an art lover's idea of heaven. The city's plethora of museums, palaces, churches, and artistic treasures landed Florence the #1 spot in our ranking of the most cultured cities in Europe.

Visit the Uffizi Gallery to see many of the world's greatest Renaissance masterpieces, including work by Raphael, da Vinci, Botticelli, and Michelangelo. Michelangelo's famous sculpture of David in his birthday suit is on view at the Accademia Galleria. The Institute and Museum of the History of Science is another must-see attraction to learn about the scientific instruments vital to some of the 13th century's world-changing discoveries.

After you have finished exploring Florence's many museums and galleries, head outside to enjoy a relaxing stroll through the Boboli Gardens and appreciate this stunning example of "green architecture."

The city is also home to almost every high-end designer label you can bring to mind, as well as museums dedicated to Gucci and Ferragamo. For a less expensive shopping experience, visit one of the many affordable boutiques and local clothing stores for a more authentic taste of the city.

Florence is a top-rated destination, meaning it has well-established international and national travel connections. Florence's Amerigo Vespucci International Airport makes air travel simple. Fast and modern trains also connect the city to numerous European cities, and many coach carriers offer frequent services to Florence.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Rome?

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Departure stations

Rome's main long-distance coach station, known as Autostazione Tiburtina, is located on Largo Guido Mazzoni in the northeast of the city. The modern, state-of-the-art facility has several small food outlets, restrooms, and left luggage facilities. Coach companies like FlixBus and RegioJet operate routes from Tiburtina to destinations including Venice and Prague. It can be accessed via the city's metro line B and is just a short walk to Roma Tiburtina railway station. Several hotels, bars, and restaurants line the nearby Via Tiburtina for the perfect welcome to the Eternal City.

All coach stations in Rome:

  • Largo Guido Mazzoni

  • Largo Mazzoni Guido 3

  • Via Vincenzo Giudice

Where does the coach arrive in Florence?

Arrival stations

Coaches arrive in Florence at 3 stations, depending on which coach line you are traveling with.

Coach stations in Florence:

  • Viale Filippo Strozzi

  • Villa Constanza Bus Station

  • Firenze S.M.N.

Need a return trip from Florence to Rome?

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