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Bus Information from Rome to Florence

distanceDistance143 miles (231 km)
durationAverage bus duration3 h 25 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$11 (€9)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus, Bus Center, BlaBlaCar, Baltour, Marino Autolinee, Infobus, Eurolines France or Eurolines Switzerland

Buses from Rome to Florence cover the 143 miles (231 km) long route taking on average 3 h 25 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Bus Center, BlaBlaCar, Baltour, Marino Autolinee, Infobus, Eurolines France or Eurolines Switzerland. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $11 (€9), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $9 (€7). Travelers depart most frequently from Roma Termini and arrive in Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1.

Bus companies

FlixBus buses from Rome to Florence

For as little as $9 (€7) you can travel by bus between Rome and Florence with FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this 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.

    These are FlixBus' ticket policies for COVID-19 for the bus from Rome to Florence:

    • 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 Rome to Florence

    One of the easiest and quickest ways to travel between these two cities is by taking the bus. On average, you will find that there are between one and five daily buses from Rome to Florence, with approximately 17 buses being scheduled per week. This journey is almost always direct, and the duration is around 3h 20min to 4h 15 min, with it varying depending on what time of the day you depart and how much traffic there is at the time. When you arrive in Florence, there are many attractions for you to visit, including the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and the Uffizi Gallery.

    How long is the journey by bus from Rome to Florence?

    The time that it takes buses from Rome to Florence to arrive at their destination can vary depending on what time of day the bus leaves and if there happens to be any congestion on the roads at the time. In general, you can plan on your journey taking between 3h 20min and 4h 15min. As the trip is direct, you do not need to worry about switching buses, a factor that will save you time.

    How many buses are there from Rome to Florence?

    The number of buses that travel between Rome and Florence is usually between one and five. While the daily average varies, the number of buses serviced per week is usually around 17. Almost all of these trips are direct and don’t require travelers to make any stops or switch buses. You can expect for the first bus of the day to depart at approximately 7:45 p.m., with the final bus generally leaving at around 10:45 p.m.

    What is/are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Rome to Florence?

    Departure bus station: Buses for this itinerary normally depart from Autostazione Tiburtina. This station is found in the northeast part of the city, and you can travel to it from the city center in approximately 20min. There are a few ways for you to get here, including public bus line nMB, or by taking the metro to the Bologna stop. This bus station has a few services for voyagers to take advantage of, including sitting areas, public restrooms, and access to free Wi-Fi. Make sure to always arrive at least 30min before your bus is scheduled to depart in order to give yourself enough time to board.

    Arrival bus station: Generally speaking, your final destination will be Piazzale Montelungo. This bus stop is just north of the city center, and you can travel here in around 10min. If you would like to take public transportation to do so, you can take the local T1.3 tram to the Fortezza station and then walk several minutes. This bus station is simple and provides travelers with comfortable sitting options if they need to rest after their journey.

    Which bus companies travel from Rome to Florence?

    The main bus company that services trips between Rome and Florence is Flixbus. Flixbus is a German company that is known for providing low-cost voyages in both Europe and the United States, with trips in over 30 countries being offered.

    Flixbus Rome to Florence

    On average, Flixbus operates between one to five daily journeys that depart Rome and arrive in the final destination of Florence. There are usually around 17 trips for this route offered per week. Keep in mind that while your bus may stop at additional cities along the way before reaching Florence, almost all trips are direct. This means that you will not have to actually transfer buses throughout the duration of your journey. Depending on what traffic conditions are like at the time and how many cities you end up stopping in along the way, a bus from Rome to Florence can take anywhere from 3h 20min to 4h 15min. This trip is generally operated by a standard bus. You can plan on your bus almost always departing from Autostazione Tiburtina in Rome and arriving at Piazzale Montelungo in Florence. With Flixbus’ ticket policy, it is possible to refund your ticket at no cost up to 30 days before your planned departure date. If you would like a refund within 30 days, keep in mind that you will be required to pay a small fee. Those that would like to exchange their ticket before their trip can do so for free and will receive a voucher for the price equivalent of their ticket that can be used for up to 12 months after their original departure date. The company’s schedule normally remains relatively the same during both the week and on weekends. However, you can expect for there to be fewer journeys serviced on national holidays in Italy.

    Rome to Florence Bus: Services on Board

    Almost all Flixbus buses provide an outlet for each passenger, making it easy for you to charge your personal devices throughout the duration of your trip. You will also find that there is complimentary 4G Wi-Fi, which can be accessed on your cell phone, tablet, or even your laptop. On some buses, you will have the opportunity to purchase snacks and drinks in case you get hungry during your voyage. Each bus is equipped with an overhead storage area where you can store your one carry-on bag and any other personal items that you may have. Travelers are also allowed to bring one checked bag at no additional cost, which will be stored by the driver below the bus. It is possible for you to bring a standard size bike with you at no additional cost, but keep in mind that you will be required to reserve a spot for it during the booking process in order to ensure that there is room. Flixbus does not allow travelers to bring a pet with them unless it is an official service animal. All buses are wheelchair accessible, and some of the toilets are as well. If you will need assistance storing luggage, boarding the bus, and disembarking, make sure to call the company ahead of time, and they will have an employee present to help with all of your needs.

     

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    FAQs
    How much do cheap buses to Florence from Rome cost?
    Bus tickets to Florence from Rome for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $9 (€7)  one way in the next 7 days.
    How much is a bus ticket to Florence from Rome?
    In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $11 (€9)  for a bus ticket to Florence from Rome.
    What is the distance to Florence from Rome by bus?
    The Rome to Florence bus distance is approximately 143 miles (231 km).
    How long is a bus from Rome to Florence on average?
    On average the Rome to Florence bus travel time is 3 h 25 min  for the 143 miles (231 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
    When traveling by bus from Rome to Florence, which bus station in Rome do I depart from and which bus station in Florence do I arrive in?

    Some of the Rome bus stations to Florence you can start your journey from include Rome, Tiburtina Station, Rome, Termini (G) and Rome, Roma Ostiense. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Florence include Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1, Florence, Viale Filippo Strozzi and Florence, Santa Caterina D'Alessandria.

    When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Roma Termini   and arriving in Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1.

    Where is the bus station in Rome to go to Florence? Where is the bus station in Florence located?

    Passengers board the bus most frequently from Roma Termini, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1, located 4 mile (s) / 6 km away from the city center.

    What bus providers go from Rome to Florence?
    If you're looking for buses from Rome to Florence, you can rely on Flixbus, Bus Center, BlaBlaCar, Baltour, Marino Autolinee, Infobus, Eurolines France or Eurolines Switzerland to get you to Florence. It's also good to check out all possible bus companies for the Rome to Florence journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Can I find a direct bus from Rome to Florence?
    Yes, you can find a direct bus from Rome to Florence with Flixbus, Marino Autolinee, BlaBlaCar, Autoservizi Salemi or Itabus  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
    When can I take the first bus from Rome to Florence? When can I take the last bus for the day?
    You can take the earliest bus from Rome to Florence at 5: 00 AM   or take the last bus from Rome to Florence leaving at 7: 20 PM. Look for the latest Rome to Florence bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this route.
    When should I book the Rome to Florence bus for the best deals on tickets?
    You can find buses from Rome to Florence to cost on average $11 (€9) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying bus tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Rome to Florence bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Florence
    Firenze (Autostazione Sita - Via S. Caterina Da Siena)
    Amenities
    Firenze - Montelungo
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