Cheap bus tickets from Venice to Florence

Showing times and prices for Jan 25

Cheapest

$17

Average

$19

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 Venice to Florence will cost around $ 19 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 17.

2nd Cheapest
03:40PMMestre, Stazione3h40 07:20PMFlorence
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$171One-way
2nd Cheapest
03:20PMVenice4h00 07:20PMFlorence
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$171One-way
11:10AMVenice4h00 03:10PMFlorence
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$211One-way
11:30AMMestre, Stazione3h40 03:10PMFlorence
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$211One-way

Bus schedule from Venice to Florence

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11:10AMVenice4h00 03:10PMFlorence
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11:30AMMestre, Stazione3h40 03:10PMFlorence
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03:20PMVenice4h00 07:20PMFlorence
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03:40PMMestre, Stazione3h40 07:20PMFlorence
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Tue
Jan 25
$24Intercity
$14Flixbus
Wed
Jan 26
$24Regionale
$13Itabus
Thu
Jan 27
$24Intercity
$12Itabus
Fri
Jan 28
$24Regionale
$13Itabus
Sat
Jan 29
$24Intercity
$13Itabus
Sun
Jan 30
$24Regionale
$13Itabus
Mon
Jan 31
$24Intercity
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Tue
Feb 1
$18Intercity
$12Itabus
Wed
Feb 2
$16Intercity
$12Itabus
Thu
Feb 3
$16Intercity
$12Itabus
Fri
Feb 4
$24Intercity
$12Itabus
Sat
Feb 5
$16Intercity
$12Itabus
Sun
Feb 6
$24Intercity
$12Itabus
Mon
Feb 7
$24Intercity
$12Itabus
Tue
Feb 8
$16Intercity
$13Itabus
Wed
Feb 9
$16Intercity
$13Itabus
Thu
Feb 10
$16Intercity
$10Itabus
Fri
Feb 11
$24Intercity
$10Itabus
Sat
Feb 12
$16Intercity
$10Itabus
Sun
Feb 13
$24Intercity
$15Itabus

Bus times from Venice to Florence

Showing times and prices for Jan 25

Fastest Journey

3 h 40 m

Average

3 h 50 m

Buses per day

4

Distance

205 km

Of the 4 buses that leave Venice for Florence every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 205 km distance in an average of 3 h 50 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 3 h 40 m .

The slowest buses will take 4 h 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
03:40PMMestre, Stazione3h40 07:20PMFlorence
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$171One-way
Fastest
11:30AMMestre, Stazione3h40 03:10PMFlorence
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$211One-way
11:10AMVenice4h00 03:10PMFlorence
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$211One-way
03:20PMVenice4h00 07:20PMFlorence
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$171One-way

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Overview: Bus from Venice to Florence

distanceDistance126 miles (204 km)
durationAverage bus duration3 h 40 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$13 (€11)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus, Infobus, BlaBlaCar, Bus Center or Baltour

Buses from Venice to Florence cover the 126 miles (204 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 40 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Infobus, BlaBlaCar, Bus Center or Baltour. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $12 (€10), but the average price of bus tickets is $13 (€11). Travelers depart most frequently from Venezia Mestre and arrive in Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1.

Bus providers: FlixBus from Venice to Florence

Find the best buses between Venice and Florence with Omio's travel partners FlixBus from $12 (€10). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

FlixBus

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

  • Average Price: $14

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your FlixBus bus ticket from Venice 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 Venice to Florence

The journey between the Italian cities of Venice and Florence can be achieved in just under four hours. Flixbus operates the fastest service, taking just 3:50 h to reach Florence, while BusCenter takes approximately 4½ hours to complete the journey. Prices vary between the services available, so travelers can find low-cost tickets by comparing prices. There are usually 3 buses traveling from Venice to Florence per day.

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Venice to Florence Bus Cost

Average prices for buses from Venice to Florence when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€17

1 Day in Advance

€16

1 Week in Advance

€14

2 Weeks in Advance

€12

1 Month in Advance

€11

3 Months in Advance

€7

Venice to Florence Buses: General Information


While taking a bus is slower than the train, it is significantly cheaper and can take approximately 4 hours to arrive in Florence.

  • autobus Most Venice to Florence buses are run by either Flixbus and BusCenter. BlaBlaCar rideshares are also a popular option.
  • autobus Most buses are direct, depart from Venice's Tronchetto bus station and arrive at Piazzale Montelungo bus station.
  • autobus Traveling from Venice to Florence by bus takes as little as 3 hours and 50 minutes.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Venice to Florence bus ticket 1 day in advance of the travel date.




Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Venice to Florence buses decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 6% cheaper to book a Venice to Florence bus ticket a day in advance as opposed to buying a ticket at the station.
  • It is 18% cheaper to book a Venice to Florence bus ticket 1 week in advance as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • Venice to Florence bus tickets are 35% cheaper on average when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a bus ticket the day of.

Taking the Bus from Venice

The main departure point for buses from Venice to Florence is Tronchetto bus station, which is located on the artificial island of Tronchetto on the western edge of Venice. Travelers can easily reach the bus station from the center of the city by walking or take a Vaporetto water bus from various places within the city. Vaporetto No. 2 connects many major points within the city, such as the Rialto and Ferrovia, and transports passengers directly to Tronchetto. The Venice People Mover public transport system also offers a fast and easy way to travel from major hubs, such as Piazzale Roma and the Marittima Cruise Terminal to Tronchetto.

Getting into Florence by Bus

Florence is one of Italy’s most romantic cities, best known for its remarkable Duomo and impressive art collections, such as the Uffizi Gallery, home to Michelangelo’s famous David. Travelers arriving in Florence disembark at Sita Firenze Bus Station, which is conveniently located next to the Santa Maria Novella Train Station in the heart of the city. The bus station is just a 10-minute walk from many of Florence’s main attractions, such as the Ponte Vecchio. The majority of buses stop at Piazza Stazione, in front of the train station, so it is easy to use the Florence bus system to reach outlying areas.

Travel Tips: Bus to Florence from Venice

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FAQs

How much do cheap buses to Florence from Venice cost?

Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets to Florence from Venice for as low as $12 (€10)  for the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a bus to Florence from Venice?

The bus price from Venice to Florence is on average $13 (€11)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.

How far is Venice to Florence by bus?

The Venice to Florence bus distance is approximately 126 miles (204 km).

How long is the bus ride to Florence from Venice?

On average the Venice to Florence bus time is 3 h 40 min  covering the 126 miles (204 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What station does the bus from Venice to Florence depart from? Which Florence bus station do I come into from Venice?

When taking a bus from Venice, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Venezia, Aeroporto internazionale Marco Polo di Venezia, Venice, Piazzale Roma (city center, vaporetto) and Venice, Port. When you arrive in Florence, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1, Florence, Viale Filippo Strozzi and Florence, Santa Caterina D'Alessandria.

Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Venezia Mestre   to Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1.

Where do I find the Venice bus station to Florence? Where is the Florence bus station?

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this route, called Venezia Mestre, is located 5.5 miles (8.9 km) from the city center of Venice.

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.

Which bus providers should I travel with from Venice to Florence?

For the trip from Venice to Florence you can take a bus with Flixbus, Infobus, BlaBlaCar, Bus Center or Baltour. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services to Florence from Venice on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

Can I find a direct bus from Venice to Florence?

Yes, you can find a direct bus between Venice and Florence with Flixbus or Itabus  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.

What are the first and last departure bus times from Venice to Florence?

You can take the first bus from Venice to Florence at 10: 10 AM. The last bus from Venice to Florence that you can take departs at 4: 20 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Venice to Florence schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.

How early should I purchase Venice to Florence bus tickets to get the best deals?

If you buy the Venice to Florence bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $13 (€11). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses from Venice to Florence. Look out for bus tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.