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Buses from Florence to Rome

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Journey Information

There are 15 intercity buses per day from Florence to Rome. Traveling by bus from Florence to Rome usually takes around 3 hours and 55 minutes, but the fastest Itabus bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance143 mi (231 km)
Shortest duration3h 15m
Cheapest price$5.74
Trips per day14
Most frequent serviceItabus
Bus lines4

How much is a bus ticket from Florence to Rome?

Typically $14.99 is the average price you should expect to pay for a bus ticket to Rome. This one of the best deals on bus tickets we have seen recently on Wanderu, we recommend booking your travel as prices tend to go up quickly. 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 June. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $15 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Florence to Rome in January, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $51 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 20 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save $8.33 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Florence to Rome?

There are 4 bus lines from Florence to Rome available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 11 daily trips, Itabus 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
Autoservizi Salemi14h 0m$26.96
FlixBus23h 49m$19.00
Itabus113h 43m$15.27
Marino44h 34m$34.03
  • Autoservizi Salemi

    Autoservizi Salemi

    Book Autoservizi Salemi from Florence to Rome from $20. Typically there is one Autoservizi Salemi schedule per day from Florence to Rome and you can expect on average to pay for a Autoservizi Salemi ticket to Rome. In Florence, Autoservizi Salemi departs to Rome from Villa Constanza Bus Station . In Rome, Autoservizi Salemi arrives at Largo Guido Mazzoni .

    An average trip on Autoservizi Salemi from Florence to Rome takes 4 hours and 0 minutes , while the fastest available Autoservizi Salemi trip will get you to Rome in 3 hours and 15 minutes .

    On weekends, Autoservizi Salemi offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Rome.

  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    Book FlixBus from Florence to Rome from $9. There are 2 trips per day offered by FlixBus from Florence to Rome and you can expect on average to pay for a FlixBus ticket to Rome. In Florence, FlixBus departs to Rome from Viale Filippo Strozzi . In Rome, FlixBus arrives at Via Vincenzo Giudice .

    An average trip on FlixBus from Florence to Rome takes 3 hours and 49 minutes , while the fastest available FlixBus trip will get you to Rome in 3 hours and 15 minutes .

    On weekends, FlixBus offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Rome.

  • Itabus

    Itabus

    Book Itabus from Florence to Rome from $6. There are 11 trips per day offered by Itabus from Florence to Rome and you can expect on average to pay for a Itabus ticket to Rome. In Florence, Itabus departs to Rome from Villa Constanza Bus Station and one other station. In Rome, Itabus arrives at Largo Mazzoni Guido 3 .

    An average trip on Itabus from Florence to Rome takes 3 hours and 43 minutes , while the fastest available Itabus trip will get you to Rome in 3 hours and 15 minutes .

    On weekends, Itabus offers 12 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Rome.

  • Marino

    Marino

    Book Marino from Florence to Rome from $16. There are 4 trips per day offered by Marino from Florence to Rome and you can expect on average to pay for a Marino ticket to Rome. In Florence, Marino departs to Rome from Villa Constanza Bus Station . In Rome, Marino arrives at Largo Guido Mazzoni .

    An average trip on Marino from Florence to Rome takes 4 hours and 34 minutes , while the fastest available Marino trip will get you to Rome in 3 hours and 15 minutes .

    On weekends, Marino offers 4 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Rome.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Florence to Rome 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 Rome?

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 55 minutes to cover the 143 miles from Florence to Rome. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 15 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. 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?

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, 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 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Florence to Rome, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are 15 scheduled buses that travel from Florence to Rome every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 14 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

Rome

Rome is a city rich in cultural heritage, as well as one of the most romantic destinations in Europe. To fully understand the city’s extraordinary history, visitors should take the time to visit the Capitoline Museums, where the collections include hundreds of sculptures as well as the Capitoline Wolf, the symbol of Rome itself. The famous Trevi’s Fountain is also on the must-see list of many travelers. Boasting an amazing baroque design with mythological motifs, the fountain is one of the most photogenic spots in the city, and it is located near the principal shopping area. If you wish to check out some of the city’s most iconic structures, head over to the Sistine Chapel, which houses the famous fresco by Michelangelo.

Rome is every foodie’s heaven. As you explore the city’s food scene, don’t hesitate to take the chance to try out a local specialty, artichokes. The best place to try these out is at Nonna Betta. For those who want to try the famous Roma coffee, Caffe Sant'Eustachio might be the right spot.

The principal train station in Rome is the Termini station. The main bus station is Roma Tiburtina. The city’s air services are fulfilled by three airports: Leonardo da Vinci International Airport, Rome Ciampino Airport, and Roma-Urbe, of which the Leonardo da Vinci International Airport is the largest.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Florence?

Departure stations

Florence has two bus stations with service to Rome.

All bus stations in Florence:

  • Villa Constanza Bus Station

  • Viale Filippo Strozzi

Where does the bus arrive in Rome?

Arrival stations

Buses arrive in Rome at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in Rome:

  • Largo Mazzoni Guido 3

  • Largo Guido Mazzoni

  • Via Vincenzo Giudice

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