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Train Information between Birmingham and Florence

distanceDistance850 miles (1371 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Birmingham to Florence cover the 850 miles (1371 km) long trip taking on average 24 h 9 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Firenze Santa Maria Novella.

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FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from Birmingham to Florence?

Travel between Birmingham, United Kingdom and Florence, Italy by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Italy from United Kingdom?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Italy from Birmingham?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Florence, Italy?

All travellers in Italy must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 27/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Birmingham and Florence as this information can change.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to United Kingdom from Florence, Italy?

Return travel from Italy to United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Birmingham from Florence?

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Florence?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Birmingham, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

Last checked on 26/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Birmingham from Florence.

What is the distance from Birmingham to Florence via train?
The distance between Birmingham and Florence by train is approximately 850 miles (1371 km).
How long does it take from Birmingham to Florence by train?
The Birmingham to Florence train duration is on average 24 h 9 min, which is to be expected when travelling 850 miles (1371 km) between Birmingham and Florence. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
When travelling by train from Birmingham to Florence, which train station in Birmingham do I depart from and which train station in Florence do I arrive in?

Some of the Birmingham train stations to Florence you can start your journey from include Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Florence include Firenze Santa Maria Novella, Firenze Rifredi and Firenze Campo di Marte.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Birmingham New Street   and arriving in Firenze Santa Maria Novella.

Where is the Birmingham train station located? Where is the Florence train station located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Birmingham New Street, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Birmingham.

The most popular arrival train station, Firenze Santa Maria Novella, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of Florence.

How many train services are there between Birmingham and Florence a day?
The average number of trains departing Birmingham for Florence is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham
Florence
Birmingham New Street is the most popular Birmingham railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Birmingham for your journey to Florence.
Amenities at station
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LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00 | Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00
Connections to/from station
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70