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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.

What bus companies travel to Florence, Italy?

Located in Italy, Florence is accessible by bus from 250 other cities. You can choose from 936 daily scheduled trips when you search for buses to Florence on Wanderu. FlixBus usually has the most buses on any given day.

Looking for other ways to get there? Train tickets to Florence are also available.

Bus companies serving Florence

BusRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus19010h 35m$41.12
Marino718h 38m$59.88
Autolinee Federico349h 9m$42.17
Itabus243h 54m$14.84
Onebus1913h 25m$128.87
Simet Bus S.P.A.118h 5m$59.37
L'Aurora Viaggi118h 39m$74.54
Inter Saj79h 5m$75.49
Consorzio Autolinee58h 58m$60.02
Autoservizi Salemi49h 1m$71.45

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a good price for a bus ticket to Florence?

$1.97 is the cheapest price for a bus ticket to Florence, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Florence. In the last month, buses from Prato to Florence had the lowest average price at $6.40.

Where is the bus station in Florence, Italy?

The busiest bus station in Florence is Viale Filippo Strozzi. There are several other active stations in addition to this main station. The most popular bus stations in Florence are:

  • Viale Filippo Strozzi
  • Villa Constanza Bus Station
  • Firenze S.M.N.

What is the closest airport to Florence, FI?

The closest airport to Florence is Florence Airport (FLR), it is located 3.9 miles from the city center of Florence.

Is Florence a popular bus travel destination?

Florence is the third most popular destination for bus trips in Province of Florence. It also ranks number 515 in Italy. Florence has the most bus connections in the region. There are 394 bus schedules arriving in Florence each day.

What is the population of Florence?

The population of Florence is 349296. Florence ranks number 1 in terms of population in Province of Florence and number 108 in all of Italy.

How much do bus tickets to Florence cost?

Bus tickets to Florence range from $2 for a short trip to Florence, while a 60 to 200 mile bus trip to Florence starts at , and a longer trip by bus to Florence can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as $2 .

What bus station is located closest to the city center of Florence?

The closest bus station to the city center of Florence is Firenze S.M.N., located just 0.6 miles away. Select Firenze S.M.N. as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Florence. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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