Document and Entity Information
3 Months Ended
Jun. 01, 2013
Jun. 14, 2013
Document Document And Entity Information [Abstract]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Period End Date Jun. 01, 2013  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2014  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Trading Symbol FINL  
Entity Registrant Name FINISH LINE INC /IN/  
Entity Central Index Key 0000886137  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --03-02  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding, Class A   49,065,661