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Overview: Bus from Zurich to Florence

distanceDistance280 miles (452 km)
durationAverage bus duration10 h 10 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$97 (€80)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus or BlaBlaCar

Buses from Zurich to Florence cover the 280 miles (452 km) long route taking on average 10 h 10 min with our travel partners like Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $97 (€80), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $94 (€78). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1.

Bus companies: FlixBus from Zurich to Florence

FlixBus buses will get you to Florence from Zurich from $94 (€78). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your 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.

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

    • 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

    Travel Tips: Bus to Florence from Zurich

    Take the bus to Florence 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 Zurich to Florence.
    FAQs

    What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my bus from Zurich to Florence?

    Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Florence, Italy by bus is: Partially open.

    Can I enter Italy from Switzerland?

    International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Italy from Zurich?

    Conditions of entry:

    • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
    • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

    What are the safety rules to follow in Florence, Italy?

    All travelers in Italy must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

    • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask: Mandatory

    The information above was last checked on 1/20/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus from Zurich to Florence as this information can change.

    Do I need to quarantine when I return to Switzerland from Florence, Italy?

    The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Florence to Zurich is: Partially open

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Switzerland from Italy?

    Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Florence?

    What are the requirements?

    • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
    • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
    • Health declaration required
    • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

    What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

    The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask: Mandatory

    Last checked on 1/13/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your bus to Zurich from Florence here.

    How much do cheap buses to Florence from Zurich cost?

    Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Zurich to Florence to cost as little as $94 (€78)  in the next 7 days.

    What is the price of a bus ticket between Zurich and Florence?

    If you’re looking to purchase your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Zurich to Florence bus price to come in at an average of $97 (€80)  one way.

    How far is Zurich to Florence by bus?

    The distance between Zurich and Florence by bus is approximately 280 miles (452 km).

    How long is the bus between Zurich and Florence?

    On average the Zurich to Florence bus travel time is 10 h 10 min  for the 280 miles (452 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

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

    There are a few bus stations in Zurich to start your journey from including Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai, Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai and Zurich, Main Station. In Florence you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1, Florence, Viale Filippo Strozzi and Florence, Santa Caterina D'Alessandria.

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Zürich HB   and arrive in Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1.

    Where is the bus station in Zurich? Where is the bus station in Florence?

    The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this journey, called Zürich HB, is located 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the city center of Zurich.

    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 to Florence from Zurich?

    For the best Zurich to Florence bus to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. However, it's always good to check all possible bus companies with services from Zurich to Florence to compare what amenities they may offer.

    When can I take the first bus from Zurich to Florence? When can I take the last bus for the day?

    The earliest bus departing from Zurich to Florence leaves at 2: 20 PM. The last bus departing from Zurich to Florence leaves at 2: 20 PM. You can find the latest Zurich to Florence bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

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

    If you book a bus ticket from Zurich to Florence within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $97 (€80) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets to Florence from Zurich are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.