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Cheapest price$8.52
Shortest Duration2h 55m
Trips per day30
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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.

How much does a bus ticket from Rome to Florence cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Rome to Florence were $12.50.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Rome to Florence is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 28 days out, tickets are on average $4.66 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Rome to Florence?

The distance between Rome and Florence is approximately 143.56 miles, or 230.98 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 3 hours and 36 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 55 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Rome to Florence?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Rome to Florence by bus is usually on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Wednesday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Rome to Florence?

On average there are 30 scheduled bus trips per day. FlixBus has the most regularly scheduled departures from Rome to Florence, with an average of 29 trips per day and 592 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from Rome to Florence. Of the 30 trips there are 30 trips that are direct connections to Florence.

2 carriers offer Rome to Florence bus trips

FlixBus

Book FlixBus from Rome to Florence from $8.52. There are 29 trips per day offered by FlixBus from Rome to Florence and you can expect on average to pay $13.01 for a FlixBus ticket to Florence. In Rome, FlixBus departs to Florence from Largo Guido Mazzoni and one other station. In Florence, FlixBus arrives at Viale Filippo Strozzi and 2 other stations.

An average trip on FlixBus from Rome to Florence takes 3 hours and 37 minutes, while the fastest available FlixBus trip will get you to Florence in 2 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, FlixBus offers 36 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $13.38 for a weekend trip to Florence.

Restroom
WiFi
Meal
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Beverage
Avg. Time
3h 37m
Avg. Price
$13.01

BusCenter

Book BusCenter from Rome to Florence from $9.91. There are 2 trips per day offered by BusCenter from Rome to Florence and you can expect on average to pay $13.08 for a BusCenter ticket to Florence. In Rome, BusCenter departs to Florence from Largo Guido Mazzoni, In Florence, BusCenter arrives at Villa Constanza Bus Station,

An average trip on BusCenter from Rome to Florence takes 3 hours and 12 minutes, while the fastest available BusCenter trip will get you to Florence in 2 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, BusCenter offers 3 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $13.20 for a weekend trip to Florence.

WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
3h 12m
Avg. Price
$13.08
There are 2 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Florence will depart from these stations in Rome:
  • Largo Guido Mazzoni
  • Via Vincenzo Giudice
Buses arrive in Florence at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Florence for trips arriving from Rome:
  • Viale Filippo Strozzi
  • Firenze S.M.N.
  • Villa Constanza Bus Station
  • Viale XI Agosto