BusItalia - Sita Nord
Busitalia - Sita Nord is the subsidiary of Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane Group whose main business is transporting people in buses and coaches, as well as other forms of transport
The Company was born from the division of SITA (a historical company founded in 1912) into two separate and independent companies. Busitalia operates in the northern central area of Italy.
Busitalia predominantly operates in local public transport in Tuscany, Umbria, Veneto, and further to its latest acquisitions, Campania. It delivers, directly or through its subsidiaries, urban, sub-urban and extra-urban public transport services on road and manages other forms of transport including the former Ferrovia Centrale Umbra, the tramway in Padua, ferries on Lake Trasimeno, the lifts, escalators, travellators, funicular in the cities of Perugia, Orvieto, Spoleto, Cascia and Amelia.
Busitalia also manages several open market lines (the Volainbus airport service in Florence and the link between Florence and the “The Mall” outlet in Reggello), contributes to the management of the City Sightseeing in Florence and Venice, and through its subsidiary Busitalia Rail Service, it delivers road replacement and integration services for the railways throughout Italy, including the new Freccialink service.
The transport offer of the Busitalia group currently includes about 100 million bus km per year, 2.7 million train km*, and 41,000 nautical miles, with around 2300 buses, 46 trains, 18 trams, and 7 ships. It employs over 4,000 people.
Since April 2017 Busitalia has also entered the long-distance travel sector with the Busitalia Fast service, dedicated to people who like to travel long distances in the comfort and safety of a coach, with a high-quality, innovative and recognisable service. The service is provided by Busitalia Simet, the new integrated mobility company created by the acquisition by Busitalia – Sita Nord of 51% of Simet, the historic company that has offered long-distance bus services in Italy and abroad since 1946.
*train – tram routes