Cheap bus tickets from Milan to Florence

Showing times and prices for Jan 26

Cheapest

$16

Average

$33

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 Milan to Florence will cost around $ 33 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 16.

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03:25PMMilan4h25 07:50PMFlorence
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$161One-way
06:05AMMilan4h20 10:25AMFlorence
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$191One-way
10:10AMMilan4h30 02:40PMFlorence
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$251One-way
09:15PMMilano, San Donato4h15 01:30AMFlorence
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$531One-way
08:35PMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano4h55 01:30AMFlorence
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$531One-way

Bus schedule from Milan to Florence

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06:05AMMilan4h20 10:25AMFlorence
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10:10AMMilan4h30 02:40PMFlorence
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03:25PMMilan4h25 07:50PMFlorence
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08:35PMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano4h55 01:30AMFlorence
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09:15PMMilano, San Donato4h15 01:30AMFlorence
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Wed
Jan 26
$24Intercity
$16Itabus
Thu
Jan 27
$24Intercity
$18Flixbus
Fri
Jan 28
$31Regionale
$6Itabus
Sat
Jan 29
$24Intercity Notte
$6Itabus
Sun
Jan 30
$24Intercity
$16Itabus
Mon
Jan 31
$24Intercity
$12Itabus
Tue
Feb 1
$18Intercity
$6Itabus
Wed
Feb 2
$18Intercity
$6Itabus
Thu
Feb 3
$18Intercity
$6Itabus
Fri
Feb 4
$24Intercity
$6Itabus
Sat
Feb 5
$15Intercity
$6Itabus
Sun
Feb 6
$24Intercity
$6Itabus
Mon
Feb 7
$18Intercity
$6Itabus
Tue
Feb 8
$13Intercity Notte
$6Itabus
Wed
Feb 9
$13Intercity Notte
$6Itabus
Thu
Feb 10
$15Intercity
$6Itabus
Fri
Feb 11
$24Intercity
$6Itabus
Sat
Feb 12
$15Intercity
$6Itabus
Sun
Feb 13
$18Intercity
$6Itabus
Mon
Feb 14
$18Intercity
$6Itabus

Bus times from Milan to Florence

Showing times and prices for Jan 26

Fastest Journey

4 h 15 m

Average

4 h 29 m

Buses per day

5

Distance

249 km

Of the 5 buses that leave Milan for Florence every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 249 km distance in an average of 4 h 29 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 4 h 15 m .

The slowest buses will take 4 h 55 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.

09:15PMMilano, San Donato4h15 01:30AMFlorence
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$531One-way
06:05AMMilan4h20 10:25AMFlorence
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$191One-way
03:25PMMilan4h25 07:50PMFlorence
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$161One-way
10:10AMMilan4h30 02:40PMFlorence
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$251One-way
08:35PMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano4h55 01:30AMFlorence
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$531One-way

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Overview: Bus from Milan to Florence

distanceDistance154 miles (249 km)
durationAverage bus duration4 h 15 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$12 (€10)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus, BlaBlaCar, Baltour, Bus Center or Marino Autolinee

Buses from Milan to Florence cover the 154 miles (249 km) long route taking on average 4 h 15 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, Baltour, Bus Center or Marino Autolinee. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $12 (€10), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $6 (€5). Travelers depart most frequently from Milano Centrale and arrive in Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1.

Bus providers: FlixBus from Milan to Florence

Buy your official FlixBus bus tickets to Florence from Milan from $6 (€5) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable trip.

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.

  • Average Price: $13

Please follow the recommendations outlined by FlixBus when booking your bus tickets from Milan to Florence due to the coronavirus:

  • 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

Buses from Milan to Florence: Journey Details

Eurolines, Flixbus, Megabus, and Baltour all provide direct buses from Milan to Florence, with journey times of between 3.5 and 5.5 hours. Megabus has six departures a day, starting in the early hours and running until around 9:30 p.m. Flixbus departures are at around 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. There are 4 direct Eurolines buses, as well as two with connections at Bologna. Departures start at around 9:00 a.m. and run until about 10:00 p.m.

Return buses from buses from Florence to Milan are also available.

Taking the Bus from Milan

Buses from Milan to Florence depart from the Lampugnano Bus Station in the city center, with Metro trains and buses linking Lampugnano to destinations across Florence. Milan's extensive transport network includes one of the world's largest tram systems, as well as fast suburban trains and frequent bus routes, some of which operate until around 2:00 a.m. Taxis are available at Lampugnano Bus Station.

Getting into Florence by Bus

The terracotta dome of the beautiful Duomo Cathedral dominates Florence's skyline and the cathedral is one of the places where the city's Renaissance heritage can be seen. Florence is compact enough to explore easily by foot, with pleasant walks between the Uffizi Gallery, the Palazzo Vecchio, the Ponte Vecchio and the cathedral, along with many other attractions. Restaurants and bars can be found in the area around Piazza della Signoria. Buses from Milan to Florence arrive at the Santa Maria Novella Station on Piazzale Montelungo in the city center. The station is part of Florence's public transport network of local trains and buses, as well as one tram line. A taxi rank is located outside Santa Maria Novella.

Travel Tips: Bus to Florence from Milan

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FAQs

How much does a cheap bus to Florence from Milan cost?

Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Milan to Florence to cost as little as $6 (€5)  in the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a bus between Milan and Florence?

The Milan to Florence bus ticket price is on average $12 (€10)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.

How far is Milan to Florence by bus?

The distance between Milan and Florence by bus is approximately 154 miles (249 km).

What is the Milan to Florence bus travel time?

On average the Milan to Florence bus travel time is 4 h 15 min  for the 154 miles (249 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

Which bus station from Milan to Florence do I depart from? Which Florence bus station from Milan do I arrive in?

When taking the bus between Milan and Florence, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Milan, Stazione Centrale, Milan, MILANO - P. Zza Laghi usc. Autostrada new svinc and Milan, Largo Tazio Nuvolari (Romolo). Your journey can end in bus stations such as Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1, Florence, Viale Filippo Strozzi and Florence, Santa Caterina D'Alessandria.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Milano Centrale   and arrive in Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1.

Where is the Milan bus station located? Where is the Florence bus station located?

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this trip, called Milano Centrale, is located 1.7 miles (2.8 km) from the city center of Milan.

The most popular arrival bus station, Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1, is located 3.9 miles (6.3 km) away from the city center of Florence.

What bus providers offer a service from Milan to Florence?

If you're looking for buses from Milan to Florence, you can rely on Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, Baltour, Bus Center or Marino Autolinee to get you to Florence. It's also good to check out all possible bus companies for the Milan to Florence trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Are there any nonstop bus services from Milan to Florence?

Yes, you can search for direct buses from Milan to Florence on Omio with Marino Autolinee, BlaBlaCar or Itabus, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your bus ticket.

What time is the earliest bus from Milan to Florence? What time is the last bus from Milan to Florence?

The first Milan to Florence bus departs at 5: 05 AM   and the last bus from Milan to Florence leaves at 8: 35 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Milan to Florence on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How far in advance should I purchase bus tickets to Florence from Milan for the best deals?

If you book a bus ticket from Milan to Florence within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $12 (€10) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets to Florence from Milan are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.