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There are 3 ways to get from Florence to Montepulciano by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Firenze Piazzale Montelungo to Bettolle Piazza Del Popolo St6
  2. Take the bus from Bettolle Piazza Del Popolo to P.Ta Delle Farine St3

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  3h 19m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Chiusi-Chianciano T. Re / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chiusi Stazione-P.Zza Dante to P.Ta Delle Farine Opp. Ft5 / ...

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Drive  •  1h 16m

  1. Drive from Florence to Montepulciano 112.5 km

Florence to Montepulciano by bus

The bus journey time between Florence and Montepulciano is around 22h 55m and covers a distance of around 131 km. This includes an average layover time of around 20h 48m. The fastest bus normally takes 18h 7m. Operated by Tiemme Spa, the Florence to Montepulciano bus service departs from Firenze Piazzale Montelungo and arrives in P.Ta Delle Farine. Typically five buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
2h 7m
Layover time:
20h 48m
Total time:
22h 55m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
18h 7m
Bus distance:
131 km
Buses per week:
5
Cheapest price:
€13
Carbon emissions:
16 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
17:25
Last bus departs at:
17:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Florence to Montepulciano bus schedules

Florence → Montepulciano
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Montepulciano is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Montepulciano is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Montepulciano is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

Last updated: 15 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Florence to Montepulciano is to bus which costs €12 - €16 and takes 3h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Montepulciano is to drive which costs €14 - €21 and takes 1h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Florence to Montepulciano. However, there are services departing from Firenze Piazzale Montelungo and arriving at P.Ta Delle Farine via Bettolle Piazza Del Popolo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 7m.

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The distance between Florence and Montepulciano is 88 km. The road distance is 112.5 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Montepulciano without a car is to bus which takes 3h 7m and costs €12 - €16.

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It takes approximately 3h 7m to get from Florence to Montepulciano, including transfers.

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Florence to Montepulciano bus services, operated by Tiemme Spa, depart from Firenze Piazzale Montelungo station.

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Florence to Montepulciano bus services, operated by Tiemme Spa, arrive at P.Ta Delle Farine station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Montepulciano is 112 km. It takes approximately 1h 16m to drive from Florence to Montepulciano.

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There are 1856+ hotels available in Montepulciano. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Montepulciano.
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  • Distance: 87.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 7m

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Montepulciano, Tuscany, Italy?

You can take a bus from Florence to Montepulciano via Bettolle Piazza Del Popolo in around 3h 7m.

Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Chiusi-Chianciano T.
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €19
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€17 - €19
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Chiusi-Chianciano T.
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€13 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€13 - €19
Base Standard
€29 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €55
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Chiusi-Chianciano T.
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€9 - €14
Bus operators
Tiemme Spa
Phone
+39.0565.260111
Email
segreteria@tiemmespa.it
Website
tiemmespa.it
Bus from Firenze Piazzale Montelungo to Bettolle Piazza Del Popolo
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Tiemme Spa
Bus from Bettolle Piazza Del Popolo to P.Ta Delle Farine
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€3 - €4
Website
Tiemme Spa
Bus from Chiusi Stazione-P.Zza Dante to P.Ta Delle Farine Opp.
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €4
Website
Tiemme Spa

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