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Journey Information

There are 17 intercity buses per day from Florence to Frankfurt. Traveling by bus from Florence to Frankfurt usually takes around 18 hours and 33 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 14 hours and 17 minutes.

Distance455 mi (732 km)
Shortest duration14h 17m
Cheapest price$34.24
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines2

What bus companies travel from Florence to Frankfurt?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Florence to Frankfurt that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 16 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus1618h 37m$68.31
Onebus415h 47m$139.52
  • 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 16 trips from Florence to Frankfurt am Main, and usually makes the trip in about 18 hours and 37 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

  • Onebus

    Onebus

    Book Onebus from Florence to Frankfurt am Main from $137. There are 4 trips per day offered by Onebus from Florence to Frankfurt and you can expect on average to pay for a Onebus ticket to Frankfurt am Main. In Florence, Onebus departs to Frankfurt am Main from Villa Costanza and one other station. In Frankfurt am Main, Onebus arrives at Stuttgarter Str. 29 and one other station.

    An average trip on Onebus from Florence to Frankfurt am Main takes 15 hours and 47 minutes , while the fastest available Onebus trip will get you to Frankfurt am Main in 14 hours and 17 minutes .

    On weekends, Onebus offers 5 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Frankfurt am Main.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Florence to Frankfurt am Main 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 Florence to Frankfurt am Main?

The bus takes an average of 18 hours and 33 minutes to cover the 455 miles from Florence to Frankfurt. However, the fastest bus only takes 14 hours and 17 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.

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

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Frankfurt at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Florence?

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Florence to Frankfurt, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus trips to Frankfurt are there per day?

There are 17 scheduled buses that travel from Florence to Frankfurt every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 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

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.

Frankfurt

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Frankfurt is Germany's financial hub, home to the European Central Bank. This riverside city offers a variety of cultural and historical attractions scattered between its financial institutions and shops.

Your first stop should be Old Town, along the river Main. Once the center of the city, the Old Town district is now the site of the Römer, or city hall, along a row of picturesque timber houses. Stop in Kleinmarkthalle, a bustling indoor market, to grab a sausage for a snack before wandering through some of Old Town's museums: Saalgasse, Dommuseum, and Museum für Moderne Kunst (Museum MMK) will get you started. Two of Frankfurt's most prominent churches, St. Bartholomew Cathedral and St. Nicholas Church, are also in the area.

Food is always delightful in Frankfurt. Several Michelin-star restaurants will entice you, including Restaurant Lafleur, Restaurant Gustav, Restaurant Villa Merton, and Carmelo Greco. If you prefer more affordable dining and lively nightlife, head to the Bahnhofsviertel neighborhood near the city's train station.

The train station in Bahnhofsviertel serves national and international rail lines for Deutsche Bahn, DB Intercity, FlixTrain, vlexx, and Railjet. You can also reach Frankfurt easily on bus carriers like FlixBus and Sindbad. Plus, flying in and out of Frankfurt is a breeze, as the airport is one of the largest in Germany and the main hub for the Lufthansa airline.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Florence?

Main departure station: Viale Filippo Strozzi

Buses to Frankfurt leave from 5 stations in Florence.

All bus stations in Florence:

  • Viale Filippo Strozzi

  • Firenze S.M.N.

  • Viale XI Agosto

  • Villa Costanza

  • Villa Constanza Bus Station

Where does the bus arrive in Frankfurt?

Main arrival station: Central Bus Station

Buses arrive in Frankfurt at 5 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in Frankfurt:

  • Central Bus Station

  • Frankfurt Main Airport P36

  • Frankfurt Süd Station

  • Stuttgarter Str. 29

  • Stuttgarter St

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