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Cheap bus tickets from Florence to La Spezia

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Cheapest

$17

Average

$30

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Florence to La Spezia will cost around $ 30 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 17.

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02:40PMFlorence2h50 05:30PMLa Spezia
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$171One-way
2nd Cheapest
07:00PMFlorence2h00 09:00PMLa Spezia, Viale Italia
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$211One-way
02:10AMFlorence4h35 06:45AMLa Spezia, Viale Italia
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$531One-way

Bus schedule from Florence to La Spezia

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02:10AMFlorence4h35 06:45AMLa Spezia, Viale Italia
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02:40PMFlorence2h50 05:30PMLa Spezia
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07:00PMFlorence2h00 09:00PMLa Spezia, Viale Italia
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Tue
May 24
$16Regionale
$10Itabus
Wed
May 25
$16Regionale
$21Marino Autolinee
Thu
May 26
$16Regionale
$21Marino Autolinee
Fri
May 27
$16Regionale
$12Itabus
Sat
May 28
$16Regionale
$10Itabus
Sun
May 29
$16Regionale
$12Itabus
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May 30
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$10Itabus
Tue
May 31
$16Regionale
$10Itabus
Wed
Jun 1
$16Regionale
$10Itabus
Thu
Jun 2
$16Regionale
$6Itabus
Fri
Jun 3
$16Regionale
$6Itabus
Sat
Jun 4
$16Regionale
$6Itabus
Sun
Jun 5
$16Regionale
$10Itabus
Mon
Jun 6
$15Regionale
$15Marino Autolinee
Tue
Jun 7
$15Regionale
$9Itabus
Wed
Jun 8
$15Regionale
$6Itabus
Thu
Jun 9
$15Regionale
$6Itabus
Fri
Jun 10
$15Regionale
$9Itabus
Sat
Jun 11
$15Regionale
$9Itabus

Bus times from Florence to La Spezia

Showing times and prices for May 23

Fastest Journey

2 h

Average

3 h 8 m

Buses per day

3

Distance

119 km

Of the 3 buses that leave Florence for La Spezia every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 119 km distance in an average of 3 h 8 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h .

The slowest buses will take 4 h 35 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
07:00PMFlorence2h00 09:00PMLa Spezia, Viale Italia
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$211One-way
2nd Fastest
02:40PMFlorence2h50 05:30PMLa Spezia
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$171One-way
02:10AMFlorence4h35 06:45AMLa Spezia, Viale Italia
1 changes
$531One-way

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Overview: Bus from Florence to La Spezia

distanceDistance73 miles (118 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h 50 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$16 (€14)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesBlaBlaCar, Flixbus, Itabus or Marino Autolinee

Buses from Florence to La Spezia cover the 73 miles (118 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 50 min with our travel partners like BlaBlaCar, Flixbus, Itabus or Marino Autolinee. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $10 (€9), but the average price of bus tickets is $16 (€14). Travelers depart most frequently from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and arrive in La Spezia, Viale Italia.

Bus providers: FlixBus from Florence to La Spezia

Find the best buses from Florence to La Spezia with Omio's travel partners FlixBus from $10 (€9). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

FlixBus

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

    When purchasing your FlixBus bus tickets between Florence and La Spezia, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
    • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
    • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Bus to La Spezia from Florence

    When you are considering traveling on a bus from Florence to La Spezia you will find four different departures daily. The trip time on this route can be quite variable as those that involve direct routes will take anywhere from 2h to 3h, but those with transfers along the route can take anywhere from 6h 20min up to 9h.

    Florence to La Spezia Bus Time: Daily Departures

    If you are considering booking a bus to La Spezia from Florence you will find the first bus that departs every day leaves at around 11:00 a.m. After that, there is another bus that departs at around 2:40 p.m. and then one that departs just before 7:00 p.m. The final departure of the day leaves at around 10:25 p.m.

    How long is the journey by bus to La Spezia from Florence?

    The journey on the bus from Florence to La Spezia is going to cover around 101 miles (164 km) and can take anywhere from a little over 2h up to 8h depending on whether or not your bus is a direct route or requires transfers along the way. On this route, you will find three direct buses and then one more that leaves late in the evening that has two transfers along the route although the second transfer is another station in La Spezia.

    Bus from La Spezia to Florence: Town Hall in La Spezia. Source: Shutterstock

    What are the departure and arrival stations for bus from Florence to La Spezia?

    Departure bus station:Florence Santa Maria Novella. One of the stations where a bus from Florence to La Spezia will depart is Florence Santa Maria Novella Station. This station is easily accessed from the center of Florence by either a bus or a tram and each will take about 4min to make the trip. This is a large and bustling station that houses both bus and rail lines. There are plenty of amenities such as ATMs and ticket machines as well as ticket counters in the station. There are also a wide variety of places to find something to eat or drink.

    Departure bus station: Florence Villa Costanza Station. This station has a location to the southwest of the center of the city of Florence. You can access the station from the city center by either a tram or a bus with each taking roughly 20min to make the trip to the station. This is a much more modest station than the Santa Maria Novella station but it still offers amenities such as restrooms, a small market, and a restaurant, plus plenty of seating options to wait for your bus.

    Arrival bus station: La Spezia Migliarina. This station has a location that is just to the northeast of the center of the city and travelers can get from the station to the center of town in around five minutes on either a bus or a train. The station is rather simple as it only has a ticket machine but there are no ticket counters, there are no restrooms, and there is little in the way of things to eat or drink right at the station though you may find some options just outside of the station.

    Arrival bus station: Via Giosuè Carducci Station. This bus station has a location that is just east of the center of the city and overlooks the port of the town of La Spezia. There is bus service that will take you from the station to the center of the city in around five minutes. This station is basic in design and offers few amenities but there are plenty of transportation options to get you from the station to your final destination after your bus trip.

    Arrival bus station: Viale Italia Station. This station has a location to the southwest of the center of the city and it's also right along the waterfront that overlooks the harbor. You can reach the center of the city by bus in around 13min from the station or if you were so inclined you could walk that distance in around 20min. This station also has minimal amenities but does have places to wait for buses and a location that is close to quite a few businesses right on the water in La Spezia

    Which bus companies travel to La Spezia from Florence?

    The three companies that operate services for a bus from Florence to La Spezia are Itabus, MarinoBus, and Trenitalia. The two offerings from Itabus and the lone offering from MarinoBus are direct routes whereas the bus offered by Trenitalia has two different transfers along their route.

    Itabus buses to La Spezia from Florence

    Itabus has two Florence to La Spezia buses with one leaving at around 11:00 a.m. and the second one leaving at around 2:40 p.m. The bus that departs at 11:00 a.m. can make the trip to La Spezia in around 2h 25min whereas the bus that leaves at 2:40 p.m. will take around 2h 15min to make the trip. The Itabus offerings depart from the Villa Costanza Station in Florence and arrive at the Via Giosue Carducci Station in La Spezia.

    MarinoBus buses to La Spezia from Florence

    MarinoBus offers one bus to La Spezia from Florence every day that departs Florence just before 7:00 p.m. The trip on this bus is the quickest of all the choices for this route and will make the trip to La Spezia in just a little over 2h. This bus will depart Florence from the Villa Costanza Station and will arrive at the Viale Italia Station in La Spezia.

    Trenitalia buses to La Spezia from Florence

    The Trenitalia bus on this route departs from the Florence Santa Maria Novella Station just before 10:30 p.m. every evening. The bus will make the trip to the La Spezia Migliarina Station in about 6h 20min with stops at the Pisa Centrale Station and the La Spezia Centrale Station. You will need to transfer to another bus at each station though you could simply end your journey at the La Spezia Centrale Station if you are so inclined. One reason the journey on this route is so long compared to other buses on this route is that the transfer time at Pisa Centrale Station is about 2h 30min.

    Traveling by bus is a sustainable journey

    All three of the bus providers on this route make sustainable operations a top priority. Itabus has a fleet that contains the latest generation of diesel engines that offer the lowest emissions on the market. They also fuel their engines with diesel fuel made partly from vegetable oil. MarinoBus uses its own environmental management system that makes sure all of their buses and the routes that they run operate in as efficient a manner as possible. Trenitalia is one of the largest transportation operators in the country including a large fleet of both buses and trains. Their commitment to sustainable travel is well_known as they reached the A_Level in the Carbon Disclosure Project for 2020.

    Bus Florence to La Spezia: Services on Board

    MarinoBus only offers one class of seating on their buses but each of the seats are lounge chairs that make long rides on the bus quite comfortable. They offer their passengers free Wi_Fi on the bus plus they also offer digital tickets to make travel simpler for passengers. When traveling on MarinoBus you can bring one bag onto the bus plus you can put two more bags under the bus during your travels. For an additional fee, you can bring a bike repaired on the bus. The bike must be able to break into two pieces and ride below the bus and your pet must ride in a pet carrier right next to you on the bus. Itabus offers two classes of seats with panoramic views from their first_class Comfort Ambiance seat. The buses offer ultra_fast Wi_Fi, toilets on board, as well as vending machines for foods and drinks. You can bring one carry_on onto the bus plus two other bags under the bus. They allow travelers to bring bikes and pets on board the bus for an additional fee. Trenitalia offers one class of tickets and their buses are much more basic in layout but still offer a comfortable ride. As with the other providers, you can bring pets and bikes aboard the bus for an added fee plus a carry_on bag and two regular_sized bags. All providers make sure that those with disabilities can ride in the same way as any other passenger. If there is an issue, each provider will allow a companion to ride for free to make sure the trip goes smoothly.

    How to find cheap bus tickets to La Spezia from Florence ?

    If time is not a factor for you when traveling on a bus from Florence to La Spezia look for buses that have transfers and longer travel times as this is a great way to save money on your bus fare. The farther you can book your tickets in advance the more likely you are to find specials and discounts offered for the trip. If you can be flexible in the dates and times that you travel, you can also search out different routes departing at different times of the day or week to find the best deal on bus tickets.

    Buses from La Spezia to Florence: group of people in Florence. Source: Shutterstock

    To La Spezia by bus—travel tips

    One of the main reasons to visit La Spezia is due to the amazing location it offers on the western coast of Italy with a location that is close to Genova, Pisa, and Florence. The city offers a magnificent waterfront surrounded by rolling green hills. When you visit the city you will find plenty of amazing historical buildings and breathtaking architecture.

    Some of the sites you will definitely want to see when you visit here include:

    • Technical Naval Museum of Spezia
    • Museo Civico Amedeo Lia
    • Castello San Giorgio
    • Via del Prione
    • Palmaria
    • Cathedral of Christ the King

    Travel Tips: Bus to La Spezia from Florence

    Take the bus to La Spezia easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Florence to La Spezia.
    FAQs

    How much do cheap bus tickets between Florence and La Spezia cost?

    Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus between Florence and La Spezia for the next 7 days starting from $10 (€9)  one way.

    How much is the bus to La Spezia from Florence on average?

    The Florence to La Spezia bus ticket price is on average $16 (€14)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.

    How far is Florence to La Spezia by bus?

    The Florence to La Spezia bus distance is approximately 73 miles (118 km).

    How many hours is the bus time from Florence to La Spezia?

    The Florence to La Spezia bus duration is on average 2 h 50 min, which is to be expected when traveling 73 miles (118 km) from Florence to La Spezia. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

    What bus station in Florence goes to La Spezia? What bus station do I come into La Spezia from Florence?

    When taking a bus from Florence, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1, Florence, Viale Filippo Strozzi and Florence, Beslan T1 Fortezza. When you arrive in La Spezia, your bus can arrive in bus stations including La Spezia, Viale Italia, La Spezia, Fs and La Spezia, Via Giosuè Carducci.

    Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Firenze Santa Maria Novella   to La Spezia, Viale Italia.

    Where is the departure bus station in Florence located? Where is the arrival bus station in La Spezia located?

    Passengers board the bus most frequently from Firenze Santa Maria Novella, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at La Spezia, Viale Italia, located 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from the city center.

    Which bus providers can take me to La Spezia from Florence?

    When taking a bus from Florence to La Spezia, you can count on BlaBlaCar, Flixbus, Itabus or Marino Autolinee for the best way to get you to La Spezia. You can also check all possible bus providers who offer a service to La Spezia from Florence and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.

    Are there any direct buses from Florence to La Spezia?

    Yes, there are direct buses to La Spezia from Florence, and you can find a direct bus for this route with Marino Autolinee or Itabus  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.

    When is the earliest bus from Florence to La Spezia? When is the last bus from Florence to La Spezia?

    The first Florence to La Spezia bus departs at 12: 40 PM   and the last bus from Florence to La Spezia leaves at 5: 00 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Florence to La Spezia on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

    When should I purchase the Florence to La Spezia bus for the best deals on tickets?

    If you book the Florence to La Spezia bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $16 (€14). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses from Florence to La Spezia. Look out for bus tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.