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There are 8 ways to get from Rome to Florence by train, bus, night train, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  1h 31m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...

11€ - 75€

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Rideshare  •  3h 12m

  1. Take the rideshare from Rome to Florence 171.7 miles

10€ - 24€

6 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Florence, Florence N523 / ...

13€ - 23€

Night train  •  2h 35m

  1. Take the night train from Roma Termini to Firenze S.Maria Novella En / ...

18€ - 40€

Drive  •  2h 43m

  1. Drive from Rome to Florence 172.9 miles

35€ - 55€

Fly to Florence  •  2h 44m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Florence (FLR) FCO - FLR

63€ - 257€

Fly to Pisa, train  •  3h 44m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Pisa (PSA) FCO - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn

92€ - 337€

Fly to Bologna, train  •  3h 54m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Bologna (BLQ) FCO - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella

54€ - 306€

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Florence is to rideshare which costs 10€ - 24€ and takes 3h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Florence is to train which costs 11€ - 75€ and takes 1h 31m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station station and arriving at Florence, Florence. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 31m.

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The distance between Rome and Florence is 233 km. The road distance is 276.7 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Florence without a car is to train which takes 1h 31m and costs 11€ - 75€.

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The train from Roma Termini to Firenze S.Maria Novella takes 1h 31m including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Rome to Florence bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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Rome to Florence train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Florence is to train which takes 1h 31m and costs 11€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13€ - 23€ and takes 3h 25m, you could also fly, which costs 60€ - 260€ and takes 2h 44m.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Florence.
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  • Distance: 145.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 31m

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Florence, Italy?

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Rome to Florence every 30 minutes. Tickets cost 21€ - 75€ and the journey takes 1h 31m. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Rome to Florence once daily. Tickets cost 13€ - 23€ and the journey takes 3h 25m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Florence
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 270€
Flights from Rome to Pisa
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 350€
Flights from Rome to Bologna
Ave. Duration
58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 300€
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Roma Termini to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
21€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
21€ - 29€
Base Standard
40€ - 55€
Base Premium
50€ - 75€
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
11€ - 15€
Base Standard
25€ - 35€
Base Premium
30€ - 45€
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
Italo Treno
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
Italo Treno
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 Roma Termini to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 35€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
32€ - 35€
Train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 12€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
10€ - 12€
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
12€ - 14€
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Roma Termini to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
11€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
11€ - 14€
Base 2nd Class
27€ - 32€
Base 1st Class
40€ - 44€
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 25€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
7€ - 9€
Base 2nd Class
13€ - 16€
Base 1st Class
22€ - 25€
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Roma Termini to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
21€ - 29€
Website
Nightjet
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
[email protected]
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 23€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autolinee Ventre
Phone
0975 343195
Email
[email protected]
Website
ventrebus.com
Bus from Rome Tiburtina to Florence, Piazzale Montelungo
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
18€
Schedules at
ventrebus.com
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
[email protected]
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina to FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13€ - 18€
Website
Baltour
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Rome to Florence
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 24€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Florence Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Rome to Florence bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Florence, Florence station.

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Rome to Florence train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Firenze S.Maria Novella station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Florence is 277 km. It takes approximately 2h 43m to drive from Rome to Florence.

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Alitalia offers flights from Rome Airport to Florence Airport.

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There are 4717+ hotels available in Florence. Prices start at 62€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Rome and Florence. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32m and costs 7€ - 35€.

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