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Rome-Florence Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

Rome to Florence bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$11.68
Shortest Duration3h 15m
Trips per day16
Bus lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you do a day-trip to Florence from Rome?

It is very possible to do a day-trip from Rome to Florence. The fastest bus trip takes just 2 hours and 55 minutes, so if you leave for Florence first thing in the morning you should be able to get a full day in before returning to Rome. The latest bus back to Rome departs at 11:00 p.m.

What is the best way to get from Rome to Florence?

Traveling by bus is the cheapest way to travel from Rome to Florence, with bus tickets starting at just €8 and averaging about €11. Traveling by train is about an hour and 15 minutes faster, with the quickest train taking 1 hour and 30 minutes, but tickets are more expensive (starting at €24). Flights from Rome to Florence are substantially more expensive, though as fast as 55 minutes in duration.

Is there a FlixBus from Rome to Florence?

Yes, FlixBus does operate between Rome and Florence. FlixBus offers 33 trips per day on this route, with an average travel time of 3 hours and 36 minutes. You can expect to pay about €12.50 per ticket.

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

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Rome to Florence?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $18.33 was the low point for bus fares from Rome to Florence. Buses from Florence to Rome are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $18.33 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 26 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $8.32 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 3 hours and 39 minutes to cover the 143 miles (231 kilometers) from Rome, RM to Florence, FI. 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.

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

Because many passengers travel from Rome 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.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Rome?

The first bus leaves at 5:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Rome to Florence, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 16 scheduled buses that travel from Rome to Florence every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Province of Rome to Province of Florence without transferring.

What bus companies travel from Rome to Florence?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Rome, Province of Rome to Florence, Province of Florence. Of these two services, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 15 bus trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus153h 37m$22.76
Marino25h 19m$40.15

Where does the bus leave from in Rome?

Rome, Province of Rome has two bus stations with service to Florence, Province of Florence:

  • Largo Guido Mazzoni
  • Via Vincenzo Giudice

Where does the bus arrive in Florence?

Buses arrive in Florence at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Florence, Province of Florence:

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

Price trends for buses from Rome to Florence

Average prices by travel date

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Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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