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Journey Information

There are 27 intercity buses per day from Naples to Florence. Traveling by bus from Naples to Florence usually takes around 7 hours and 5 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 5 hours and 35 minutes.

Distance254 mi (408 km)
Shortest duration5h 35m
Cheapest price€1.99
Trips per day17
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines3

How much is a bus ticket from Naples to Florence?

€11.89 is the average price of a bus ticket from Naples 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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Bus tickets from Naples to Florence are at their cheapest average price in November. This time of year usually offers the best deals on bus tickets for this route, with ticket prices around €23. On the other hand, traveling on this route during April might cost you a bit more than usual. Bus tickets for April trips cost €35, on average. But no need to stress — booking your bus ticket in advance can help you snag cheaper tickets.

What bus companies travel from Naples to Florence?

There are 3 bus lines from Naples to Florence available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 18 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:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus187h 19m€19.25
Itabus96h 31m€19.85
Marino15h 40m€30.99
  • 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 18 trips from Naples to Florence, and usually makes the trip in about 7 hours and 19 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

  • Itabus is an Italian bus company servicing the whole peninsula, including major tourist hotspots like Rome, Trieste, and Catania. The company has both single and double-decker buses with clean, comfortable seats, complimentary WiFi, power outlets, restrooms, and air conditioning. Upgrade to a premium ticket for even larger seats and extendable armchairs.

  • Marino buses travel across Italy to cities such as Naples, Padua, and Lecce, and into neighboring countries including France, Switzerland, and Germany. Their fleet features comfortable reclining seats, air conditioning, complimentary WiFi connectivity, a restroom, and even a minibar!

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 7 hours and 5 minutes to cover the 408 kilometers from Naples to Florence. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 hours and 35 minutes. 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.

"Because many passengers travel from Naples to Florence at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. 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 bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet."

The first bus leaves at 02:00 and the last bus leaves at 21:00. To see the times for all buses from Naples to Florence, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 27 scheduled buses that travel from Naples to Florence every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 17 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

Naples

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Founded by the Greeks in the second millennium BC, Naples is one of the oldest cities in Europe. As Southern Italy's largest city, here you'll find an authentic flavor of Italy in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius. If that mountain sounds familiar, you may know it as the volcano that destroyed the nearby Roman town of Pompeii. One of the best day trips from Naples is traveling to Pompeii and walking through this town preserved in ash.

With its over 2,500 years of history, Naples is naturally home to a diverse range of architectural styles. As you walk around, see if you can identify the influences of different eras and foreign rulers.

If the city's singular style isn't enough to tempt you, then perhaps learning that Naples is famous as the birthplace of pizza will. Visit any of the many local restaurants to try an authentic Neapolitan pizza with pillowy sourdough crust, buffalo mozzarella, and fresh tomato sauce. Finish your meal at a local cafe to experience Neapolitan coffee culture, complete with elaborate barista performance and scientific preparation techniques.

Get to Naples from many major European cities and even global travel hubs via the city's international airport. Alternatively, travel by rail into Napoli Centrale - Piazza Garibaldi Station from cities across the country. Many national and international bus services also provide access to Naples, often stopping at the central train station for easy transfers.

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 Naples?

Main departure station: Corso Arnaldo Lucci 156

Napoli Metropark is a coach terminal close to the main railway station in central Naples. The coach terminal is on the river side of the huge, glass train station. Although it doesn't have its own building, it has many covered walkways and waiting areas where coach services stop. You're also free to wait in the train station if you'd like. FlixBus buses service the terminal, among many others, each with their own stop at the terminal. Buses run to destinations across Italy such as Rome, Bari, and Salerno. Since the coach terminal is in the centre of Naples, it's surrounded by shops, restaurants, and hotels. You can also use the train station amenities for as travel information and ticket counters.

All bus stations in Naples:

  • Corso Arnaldo Lucci 156

  • Metropark Central Parking

  • Corso Arnaldo Lucci 156

  • Napoli Campi Flegrei

  • Viale Fulco Ruffo di Calabria, 10

Where does the bus arrive in Florence?

Main arrival station: Viale Filippo Strozzi

Florence Piazzale Montelungo is Florence's central coach terminal located directly next to the main railway station, Firenze SMN. FlixBus, MarinoBus, and Itabus buses depart regularly for cities across Italy, including Pisa, Milan, and Rome. The coach terminal area does not have any amenities, as it relies on those in the main railway station for shops, restaurants and cafes, ticket offices, and waiting areas. The coach terminal is located in the city centre and is within walking distance from Florence's main attractions.

Bus stations in Florence:

  • Viale Filippo Strozzi

  • Villa Constanza Bus Station

  • Firenze S.M.N.

  • Viale XI Agosto

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