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Journey Information

There are 19 intercity buses per day from Bari to Florence. Traveling by bus from Bari to Florence usually takes around 11 hours and 3 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 9 hours,

Distance340 mi (547 km)
Shortest duration9h 0m
Cheapest price€12.75
Trips per day3
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Bari to Florence?

The average price for a bus ticket to Florence is €28.02, Traveling by bus on this route is one of the most affordable ways to hit the road from Bari. Wanderu ensures that you find great deals on bus tickets everytime, we search all of the best bus options to present you the lowest prices available from our partner carriers.

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 €45 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Bari to Florence in August, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to €81 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

What bus companies travel from Bari to Florence?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Bari to Florence. FlixBus connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus1911h 4m€31.49
  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 19 trips from Bari to Florence, and usually makes the trip in about 11 hours and 4 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Bari to Florence during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus 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, bus 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

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 bus ride from Bari to Florence?

The bus takes an average of 11 hours and 3 minutes to cover the 547 kilometers from Bari to Florence. However, the fastest bus only takes 9 hours. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. 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 bus?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Florence. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, 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 bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Bari?

The first bus leaves at 00:00 and the last bus leaves at 21:00. To see the times for all buses from Bari to Florence, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are 19 scheduled buses that travel from Bari to Florence every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 3 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

City Information

Bari

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Located in the Italian region of Puglia, Bari is a large port city on the Adriatic coast. Although often overlooked in favor of the more popular Lecce, Bari has much to offer visitors. Bari is home to a large university, meaning its student population injects youthfulness into the city to contrast with its historical appeal.

To explore the city's extensive history, visit the Basilica di San Nicola. This Norman church was one of the first of its kind to be built in southern Italy, and it takes its name from St Nicholas, better known as Father Christmas, whose remains are buried there. Next, take a walk through Bari Vecchia to experience the old town, situated on the peninsula above the old harbor. The charming cobbled streets and twisting alleys offer a relaxing place to meander through historic buildings and meet some of Bari's friendly locals.

The region is also famous for its Cucina Povera, or "food of the poor," a local cuisine that emphasizes delicious but straightforward foods using only local and seasonal ingredients. You can sample these traditional foods in the city's many restaurants and street food vendors.

Bari has its own airport, and metro services connect the airport to the central train station. In addition, numerous bus companies run services to Bari, and frequent trains connect the town to other Italian destinations.

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 bus carriers offer frequent services to Florence.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Bari?

Main departure station: Via Giuseppe Capruzzi 178

Buses to Florence leave from 3 stations in Bari.

All bus stations in Bari:

  • Via Giuseppe Capruzzi 178

  • Bari Airport - Departures Terminal

  • Porto di Bari

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