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from Bologna to Florence

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17 Oct
£8Regionale
£8Itabus
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18 Oct
£20Italo
£8Itabus
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19 Oct
£20Italo
£8Itabus
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20 Oct
£8Regionale
£7Itabus
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21 Oct
£8Regionale
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22 Oct
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23 Oct
£17Italo
£7Itabus
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24 Oct
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£8Itabus
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25 Oct
£8Regionale
£7Itabus
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26 Oct
£14Italo
£7Itabus
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27 Oct
£8Regionale
£5Itabus
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28 Oct
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29 Oct
£8Regionale
£8Regionale
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30 Oct
£14Italo
£11Itabus
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31 Oct
£8Regionale
£7Itabus
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2 Nov
£8Regionale
£8Regionale
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3 Nov
£8Regionale
£7Itabus
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4 Nov
£8Regionale
£5Itabus
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5 Nov
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Travel Information to Florence from Bologna

distanceDistance50 miles (81 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£7 - £8
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £7 • 1 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeCoach • £7 • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Regionale

Take a coach or train to travel 50 miles (81 km) to Florence from Bologna. If speed is a priority, then a coach is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £7. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Regionale among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Bologna to Florence.

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FAQs
What are my travel options from Bologna to Florence?

There are 2 ways to get from Bologna to Florence: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Bologna to Florence?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Bologna to Florence, which costs on average £7.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Florence:

A coach is generally £1 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £8 from Bologna to Florence.

What is the fastest way to get from Bologna to Florence?

The fastest way from Bologna to Florence is by coach with an average journey time of 1 h 20 min.

Other travel options to Florence from Bologna can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Florence by train can take on average 1 h 49 min.

How many miles are between Bologna and Florence

The distance between Bologna and Florence is around 50 miles (81 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Bologna to Florence?

The average frequency per day from Bologna to Florence is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Bologna and Florence as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Bologna? Where do I arrive in Florence?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Bologna to Florence:

  • Coaches from Bologna to Florence most often leave from Bologna, Autostazione and arrive in Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1.
  • Trains from Bologna to Florence most often leave from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Firenze Santa Maria Novella.
Which travel companies can get me from Bologna to Florence?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Bologna to Florence:

  • You can go to Florence from Bologna by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £7 with Flixbus from Bologna to Florence on Omio.
  • You can travel by train between Bologna and Florence with Regionale, and you can find Regionale Bologna to Florence tickets for £8 on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly from Bologna to Florence?

Yes, there are direct services available to Florence from Bologna with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct coach with Flixbus, Marino Autolinee, BlaBlaCar or Appennino Shuttle with direct coaches per day.
  • You can take a direct train with Italo, Frecciarossa, Frecciargento, Regionale or Intercity with 25 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Florence as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Bologna to Florence.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Bologna to Florence?
Many of our customers travelling from Bologna to Florence don't make Florence their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Rome, Milan or Venice, either of which you could add to your Bologna and Florence trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Florence to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Bologna to Florence online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Bologna to Florence, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £7 one way for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is £8 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Bologna to Florence tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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