Document and Entity Information
6 Months Ended
Aug. 31, 2013
Sep. 13, 2013
Document And Entity Information [Abstract]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Period End Date Aug. 31, 2013  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2014  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2  
Trading Symbol FINL  
Entity Registrant Name FINISH LINE INC /IN/  
Entity Central Index Key 0000886137  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --03-01  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding, Class A   49,122,498