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Journey Information

There are 18 intercity buses per day from Florence to Bari. Traveling by bus from Florence to Bari usually takes around 11 hours and 10 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 9 hours,

Distance340 mi (547 km)
Shortest duration9h 0m
Cheapest price$12.40
Trips per day4
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Florence to Bari?

$31.59 is the average price of a bus ticket from Florence to Bari. Taking a bus is an affordable way to make this trip. 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 November. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $52 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Florence to Bari in August, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $88 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 Florence to Bari?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Florence to Bari that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 13 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus1311h 15m$35.10
Marino610h 49m$72.46
  • 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 13 trips from Florence to Bari, and usually makes the trip in about 11 hours and 15 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

  • Marino

    Marino

    Book Marino from Florence to Bari from $62. There are 6 trips per day offered by Marino from Florence to Bari and you can expect on average to pay for a Marino ticket to Bari. In Florence, Marino departs to Bari from Villa Constanza Bus Station . In Bari, Marino arrives at Bari Central Train Station (Via Capruzzi) and one other station.

    An average trip on Marino from Florence to Bari takes 10 hours and 49 minutes , while the fastest available Marino trip will get you to Bari in 9 hours and 0 minutes .

    On weekends, Marino offers 6 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Bari.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Florence to Bari 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.

In addition, federal law requires all bus 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 bus.

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 Bari?

The bus takes an average of 11 hours and 10 minutes to cover the 340 miles from Florence to Bari. 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?

Because many passengers travel from Florence to Bari 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, 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 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Florence to Bari, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are 18 scheduled buses that travel from Florence to Bari every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 4 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.

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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Florence?

Main departure station: Viale Filippo Strozzi

Buses to Bari leave from 3 stations in Florence.

All bus stations in Florence:

  • Viale Filippo Strozzi

  • Villa Constanza Bus Station

  • Firenze S.M.N.

Where does the bus arrive in Bari?

Main arrival station: Via Giuseppe Capruzzi 178

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

All bus stations in Bari:

  • Via Giuseppe Capruzzi 178

  • Bari Airport - Departures Terminal

  • Bari Central Train Station (Via Capruzzi)

  • Mola Di Train Station

  • Porto di Bari

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