The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 107 trains that leave Bologna for Florence every day 91 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Average train duration||1 h 42 min|
|Average train ticket price||£8 (€9)|
|Train frequency||43 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 43 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Trenitalia, Regionale Veloce, Intercity Notte, Frecciarossa, Intercity, Regionale, Frecciargento or Italo|
Trains from Bologna to Florence cover the 50 miles long trip taking on average 1 h 42 min with our travel partners like Trenitalia, Regionale Veloce, Intercity Notte, Frecciarossa, Intercity, Regionale, Frecciargento or Italo. Normally, there are 43 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £8, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £8. Travellers depart most frequently from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Firenze Santa Maria Novella.
Find the best trains from Bologna to Florence with Omio's travel partners Trenitalia, Frecciarossa and Intercity from £8. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.
Enjoy the train ride from Bologna to Florence with Trenitalia, Italy’s main operator of train services throughout the country with an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The company's flagship trains are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca that can travel at speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh). Trenitalia also operates intercity, regional and sleeper trains. Toilets and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In many cases, Trenitalia trains also provide barrier-free access.
Trenitalia tickets between Bologna and Florence are available on Omio, and you can find the best deals for them in just a few steps. Trenitalia offers three different ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. Trenitalia also has discount and loyalty cards for qualified travellers, which you can use on Omio. When travelling on a Trenitalia train to Florence from Bologna, you can expect to travel 50 miles (81 km). Check Trenitalia’s train times and tickets for the Bologna to Florence route and buy your cheap ticket on Omio today!
One of the best ways to travel between Bologna and Florence is by taking a train with Intercity. Omio helps you find the ideal Intercity train to Florence from Bologna by showing you Intercity current train timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like luggage policy) and the best prices for this Bologna to Florence route. You can expect to travel 50 miles (81 km) to Florence from Bologna on a train with Intercity. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains to Florence from Bologna, you can check straight away if the Intercity ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your Intercity train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip to Florence from Bologna!
Train information from Bologna to Florence with Intercity:
There’s no need to fly between Italian hotspots when you can simply take a Frecciarossa train to reach your destination in just a few hours. Frecciarossa is the premier high-speed train service from Trenitalia, Italy’s national railway company, with around 200 connections made across Italy per day. These trains reach speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh), making them one of the fastest in the world. You can expect to travel 50 miles (81 km) between Bologna and Florence on a Frecciarossa high-speed train. All Frecciarossa classes provide free WiFi access, power outlets, air conditioning, toilets, luggage storage, onboard entertainment, and restaurant and bar services to passengers.
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Frecciarossa from Bologna to Florence train information:
Both Florence and Bologna are steeped in history and visiting both of them in one trip is a popular choice for many travellers. With plenty of trains throughout the day, it is one of the easiest and fastest ways to travel between these two fantastic cities.
Trains from Bologna to Florence are either run by Trenitalia or Italo.
The fastest train is run by Italo and take just 34m with the slowest train taking 1h40m.
As it is a popular route there are many trains that run from Bologna to Florence throughout the day, with around 3 trains leaving Bologna for Florence every other hour. The first train leaves at 06:05 and the last direct train leaves Bologna at 22:08 and arrives in Florence at 22:43.
Departure Information: Bologna Centrale train station is located in between the north and the downtown area of the city. It is open 24 hours a day and many buses include the 33, 35, 38, 61 and 67 stop off here.
Arrival Information: Most trains arriving into Florence terminate at Florence Santa Maria Novella. It is located right in the centre of Florence meaning that many of the sites are reachable by foot. However, plenty of buses leave from outside the station. Some trains from Bologna can arrive either at Florence Rifredi or Florence Campo di Marte which are situated further out of the city.
Some of the Bologna train stations to Florence you can start your journey from include Bologna Centrale, Bologna Borgo Panigale and Bologna Mazzini. 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 Bologna Centrale and arriving in Firenze Santa Maria Novella.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Bologna Centrale, located approximately 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from the city centre of Bologna. The most popular arrival train station in Florence, called Firenze Santa Maria Novella, is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from its city centre.
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