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Florence to Bologna by bus

The journey from Florence to Bologna by bus is 50.49 mi and takes 1 hr 26 min. There are 108 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:05 AM and the last at 11:40 PM. It is possible to travel from Florence to Bologna by bus for as little as $2.04 or as much as $34.93. The best price for this journey is $2.04.

Lowest Price$2.04
Journey Duration1 hr 26 min
Connection per Day108
Lowest Price$2.04
Highest Price$34.93
First Departure12:05 AM
Last Departure11:40 PM
Distance50.49 mi
DepartureFlorence
ArrivalBologna
CarriersMarino Bus, Busitalia Sita NordMore

Florence to Bologna Bus Times

Departure date
Sunday, May 19, 2024

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How much will I pay for bus tickets from Florence to Bologna?

On average, a bus ticket from Florence to Bologna will cost you $13.55. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $2.04. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Florence to Bologna. On average, though, you'll pay about $13.55 for a bus ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.

How long does the journey from Florence to Bologna take by bus?

The distance between Florence to Bologna is approximately 50.49 mi. In general, it will take you about 1 hr 26 min to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions, and the type of terrain that must be crossed. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. The journey between Florence and Bologna by bus usually takes 1 hr 26 min to cover a distance of 50.49 mi. The shortest journey from Florence to Bologna will take you 1 hr 10 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Bologna quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

How many daily journeys are there from Florence to Bologna?

The exact number of journeys from Florence to Bologna can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 108 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Florence to Bologna. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Florence to Bologna varies, but in general, you can expect to find 105 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 3 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Florence to Bologna. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Florence to Bologna
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Florence to Bologna.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Florence to Bologna, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Florence to Bologna.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $1.56 to $5.30 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 71% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Florence to Bologna

The cheapest Florence - Bologna bus tickets can be found for as low as $2.00 if you’re lucky, or $3.45 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $4.54.

Find the best day to travel to Bologna by bus

When travelling to Bologna by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Established in 2018, BlaBlaCar Bus was born out of BlaBlaCar's acquisition of OUIBUS in November of that same year. The company officially launched in June 2019 and has since been offering long-distance bus services across Europe. Initially known as BlaBlaBus, the company went on to adopt the name Ouibus, before finally deciding on its present name, BlaBlaCar Bus. BlaBlaCar Bus operates a network of routes that link several cities, including Aix-en-Provence, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Genoa, Lille, London, Lyon, Marseille, Milan, Nice, Paris, Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, San Sebastián, and Turin.

Itabus is a bus company that operates in Italy, offering long-distance bus services between major cities and airports. It provides service to Milan, Rome, Bologna, Venice, and other key cities in Italy. Itabus aims to provide affordable and sustainable travel options for passengers, with a focus on reducing carbon emissions and promoting eco-friendly practices.

Marino Bus is an Italian bus company that operates both domestic and international routes. Marino Bus operates routes to major Italian cities such as Rome, Milan, Florence, Bologna, and Naples, as well as international destinations such as Paris, Barcelona, and Munich. Marino Bus provides a range of services including bus rentals and intercity buses, connecting various destinations in France, Switzerland, Germany, and Luxembourg.

While not as swift as the high-speed ICE trains, Deutsche Bahn’s InterCity trains boast speeds up to 200km/h, offering spacious carriages and dining options. Operating across numerous German routes, such as Cologne-Hamburg, these trains also extend to international destinations, including Amsterdam and Luxembourg. Some routes even feature double-deck trains.

Ticket types and facilities from Florence to Bologna

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by DB - Intercity when traveling from Florence to Bologna.

Second Class

On SBB Intercity trains, in addition to basic amenities for Second Class ticket, there's a Family Zone specially designed to offer comfort for families with children. If you get hungry during the journey, you can enjoy tasty meals in the restaurant carriage.
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First Class

On Deutsche Bahn IC trains, if you have a Flexpreis First Class ticket in addition to the standard second class offerings, you can access Fast Track and DB lounges at some German stations for free and enjoy the complimentary refreshments. Plus, experience a quieter travel environment and savor the view.

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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Deutsche Bahn is rolling out free WiFi on their IC trains, with some already offering the service.
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All seats in both classes have power sockets on DB IC trains.
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On IC trains, you can bring any amount of luggage without restrictions. Store small bags either in the overhead racks or beneath your seats. For bigger luggage items, use the racks found in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Deutsche Bahn's Mobility Service provides assistance for boarding, disembarking, and train transfers. Staff are on hand to address questions and ensure a smooth trip.
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On the DB IC trains, there's a restaurant for meals or a bistro for snacks. You can eat at the bistro or in your seat. First Class passengers get free food at their seat. The menu changes but always has local food, including vegetarian and vegan choices.
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Intercity trains have air-conditioned sections.
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For IC trains, a ticket and reservation are required for bicycles, with the reservation cost included. Bikes are typically stored in second class carriages, though your seat may be elsewhere.
Services on board Marino Bus, BlaBlaCar Bus and Simet from Florence to Bologna
Compare services on board when travelling from Florence to Bologna by bus.
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Florence to Bologna CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
5.69kg
Bus
6.09kg
Flight
16.25kg
Car
13kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Florence to Bologna?
A bus ticket from Florence to Bologna is $13.55. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $2.04.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Florence to Bologna?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Florence to Bologna is $2.04. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Florence and Bologna by bus?
Florence to Bologna is 50.49 mi.
How long does the bus between Florence and Bologna take?
Florence to Bologna is on average 1 hr 26 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 10 min.
Which companies operate from Florence to Bologna?
The bus journey from Florence to Bologna is covered by 10 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Marino Bus, Busitalia Sita Nord, BlaBlaCar Bus, Simet, Itabus, DB - Intercity, FlixBus Italia S.r.l., Regionale Veloce, Autobus, Appennino Shuttle and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from Florence to Bologna?
Florence to Bologna has 108 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Florence to Bologna leave?
The earliest bus from Florence to Bologna departs at 12:05 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Florence to Bologna depart?
The latest bus from Florence to Bologna departs at 11:40 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Florence to Bologna in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $2.04 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Florence to Bologna?
There are on average 105 direct connection(s) from Florence to go to Bologna.
What's the fastest journey time between Florence to Bologna by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Florence and Bologna is 1 hr 10 min.
Is there a direct bus from Florence to Bologna?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Florence and Bologna.
What are the CO2 emissions for Florence to Bologna by bus?
The bus journey from Florence to Bologna creates 6.09kg of CO2 emissions.

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