Bologna to Florence

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68 trains from $11
Tomorrow
111 trains from $10
Fri, Sep 20
113 trains from $11
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Prices for trains, buses and flights

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Bus
Mon
Sep 16
$11Regionale
$7Marino Autolinee
Tue
Sep 17
$10Regionale
$7Marino Autolinee
Wed
Sep 18
$10Regionale
$7Marino Autolinee
Thu
Sep 19
$10Regionale
$7Marino Autolinee
Fri
Sep 20
$11Regionale
$7Marino Autolinee
Sat
Sep 21
$11Regionale
$7Marino Autolinee
Sun
Sep 22
$11Regionale
$7Marino Autolinee
Mon
Sep 23
$10Regionale
$7Marino Autolinee
Tue
Sep 24
$15Italo
$7Marino Autolinee
Wed
Sep 25
$10Regionale
$7Marino Autolinee
Thu
Sep 26
$10Regionale
$7Marino Autolinee
Fri
Sep 27
$11Regionale
$7Marino Autolinee
Sat
Sep 28
$11Regionale
$7Marino Autolinee
Sun
Sep 29
$11Regionale
$7Marino Autolinee
Mon
Sep 30
$10Regionale
$7Marino Autolinee
Tue
Oct 1
$10Regionale
$7Marino Autolinee
Wed
Oct 2
$11Regionale
$7Marino Autolinee
Thu
Oct 3
$10Regionale
$7Marino Autolinee
Fri
Oct 4
$11Regionale
$7Marino Autolinee
Sat
Oct 5
$11Regionale
$7Marino Autolinee
Sun
Oct 6
$11Regionale
$7Marino Autolinee

How to Travel from Bologna to Florence

The two great Renaissance cities of Florence and Bologna are only 100 kilometers apart, so the best transport options for travelers in Italy are buses and trains. The fastest route to Florence is by an express rail service, which covers the distance in under an hour. However, buses will be cheaper and are not much slower. Both means of transport will get you to central Florence in under 2 hours, leaving plenty of time for sight-seeing.

Trains from Bologna to Florence | Buses from Bologna to Florence | Return trips from Florence to Bologna

Bologna to Florence Travel Comparison

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Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€9

1:30 h

1 Day Ahead

buses

€16

0:34 h

1 Week Ahead



What is the best way to travel from Bologna to Florence?

Cheapest way to travel from Bologna to Florence


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Bologna to Florence. Most buses traveling from Bologna to Florence depart from Bologna's central bus station and take an hour and a half to arrive at either Florence's Piazzale Montelungo or Autostazione Busitalia-Sita Nord. Most buses stop at Montelungo, which is a short walk to the north of the historic center of Florence. At least 14 buses travel from Bologna to Florence every day, with the earliest departing at 11:30 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Bologna to Flroence include Flixbus, Baltour, and BusCenter. Ridesharing services like BlaBlaCar also frequently travel from Bologna to Florence.


Fastest way to travel from Bologna to Florence


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Since there are no direct flights, the fastest way to travel from Bologna to Florence is by taking a high-speed train. Trains traveling from Bologna to Florence depart from Bologna Centrale train station and take as little as 34 minutes to arrive at either Florence's Santa Maria Novella, Rifredi, or Campo di Marte train stations. Both Trenitalia and Italo offer frequent trains from Bologna to Florence, with the first train departing at 5:30 a.m. Approximately 80 trains travel from Bologna to Florence per day.


Most popular way to travel from Bologna to Florence


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Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Bologna to Florence. Taking a high-speed train is usually an hour faster than taking the bus, while also only costing an additional €6 on average. Be sure to look for a Frecciarossa, Frecciargento or Italo train, which are approximately an hour faster than taking a regional Trenitalia train. Trains traveling from Bologna to Florence are also usually more convenient for travelers since approximately 80 trains depart from Bologna throughout the day.


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