Bologna to Florence train

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Cheap train tickets from Bologna to Florence

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Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Bologna to Florence is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Regionale
05:002h28
Bologna Centrale
07:28Florence Santa Maria Novella
£91One-way
2 changes
Cheapest
Regionale
06:402h34
Bologna Centrale
09:14Florence Santa Maria Novella
£91One-way
2 changes
Cheapest
Regionale
06:102h16
Bologna Centrale
08:26Florence Santa Maria Novella
£91One-way
1 change
2nd Cheapest
Italo
07:570h38
Bologna Centrale
08:35Florence Santa Maria Novella
£291One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
Italo
19:170h37
Bologna Centrale
19:54Florence Santa Maria Novella
£291One-way
0 changes

Train timetableBologna to Florence

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, 13 July
Regionale
05:002h28
Bologna Centrale
07:28Florence Santa Maria Novella
2 changes
Regionale
06:102h16
Bologna Centrale
08:26Florence Santa Maria Novella
1 change
Frecciarossa
06:270h37
Bologna Centrale
07:04Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Regionale
06:402h34
Bologna Centrale
09:14Florence Santa Maria Novella
2 changes
Italo
06:570h38
Bologna Centrale
07:35Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Frecciarossa
07:020h37
Bologna Centrale
07:39Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Frecciarossa
07:120h38
Bologna Centrale
07:50Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Frecciarossa
07:270h37
Bologna Centrale
08:04Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Frecciarossa
07:470h37
Bologna Centrale
08:24Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Italo
07:570h38
Bologna Centrale
08:35Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Frecciarossa
08:020h37
Bologna Centrale
08:39Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Frecciarossa
08:120h38
Bologna Centrale
08:50Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Italo
08:170h37
Bologna Centrale
08:54Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Frecciarossa
08:270h37
Bologna Centrale
09:04Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Italo
08:420h38
Bologna Centrale
09:20Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Frecciarossa
08:470h37
Bologna Centrale
09:24Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Italo
08:570h38
Bologna Centrale
09:35Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Frecciarossa
09:020h37
Bologna Centrale
09:39Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Italo
09:170h37
Bologna Centrale
09:54Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Frecciarossa
09:270h37
Bologna Centrale
10:04Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Italo
09:420h38
Bologna Centrale
10:20Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Frecciarossa
09:470h37
Bologna Centrale
10:24Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Italo
09:570h38
Bologna Centrale
10:35Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Frecciarossa
10:020h37
Bologna Centrale
10:39Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Frecciarossa
10:120h38
Bologna Centrale
10:50Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Frecciarossa
10:270h37
Bologna Centrale
11:04Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Italo
10:420h38
Bologna Centrale
11:20Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Frecciarossa
10:470h37
Bologna Centrale
11:24Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Italo
10:570h38
Bologna Centrale
11:35Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Frecciarossa
11:020h37
Bologna Centrale
11:39Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Frecciarossa
11:120h38
Bologna Centrale
11:50Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Italo
11:420h38
Bologna Centrale
12:20Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Italo
11:570h38
Bologna Centrale
12:35Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Frecciarossa
12:020h37
Bologna Centrale
12:39Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Frecciarossa
12:270h37
Bologna Centrale
13:04Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Italo
12:420h38
Bologna Centrale
13:20Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Italo
12:570h38
Bologna Centrale
13:35Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Frecciarossa
13:020h37
Bologna Centrale
13:39Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Frecciarossa
13:270h37
Bologna Centrale
14:04Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Italo
13:570h38
Bologna Centrale
14:35Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Italo
14:420h38
Bologna Centrale
15:20Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Italo
14:570h38
Bologna Centrale
15:35Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Frecciarossa
15:020h37
Bologna Centrale
15:39Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Italo
15:170h37
Bologna Centrale
15:54Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Frecciarossa
15:270h37
Bologna Centrale
16:04Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Italo
15:420h38
Bologna Centrale
16:20Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Frecciarossa
15:470h37
Bologna Centrale
16:24Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Italo
15:570h38
Bologna Centrale
16:35Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Frecciarossa
16:020h37
Bologna Centrale
16:39Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Frecciarossa
16:120h38
Bologna Centrale
16:50Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Frecciarossa
16:270h37
Bologna Centrale
17:04Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Italo
16:420h38
Bologna Centrale
17:20Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Italo
16:570h38
Bologna Centrale
17:35Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Frecciarossa
17:020h37
Bologna Centrale
17:39Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Frecciarossa
17:120h38
Bologna Centrale
17:50Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Italo
17:170h37
Bologna Centrale
17:54Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Frecciarossa
17:270h37
Bologna Centrale
18:04Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Italo
17:420h38
Bologna Centrale
18:20Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Frecciarossa
17:470h37
Bologna Centrale
18:24Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Italo
17:570h38
Bologna Centrale
18:35Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Frecciarossa
18:020h37
Bologna Centrale
18:39Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Frecciarossa
18:120h38
Bologna Centrale
18:50Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Frecciarossa
18:270h37
Bologna Centrale
19:04Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Italo
18:420h38
Bologna Centrale
19:20Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Frecciarossa
18:470h37
Bologna Centrale
19:24Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Italo
18:570h38
Bologna Centrale
19:35Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Frecciarossa
19:020h37
Bologna Centrale
19:39Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Italo
19:170h37
Bologna Centrale
19:54Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Frecciarossa
19:270h37
Bologna Centrale
20:04Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Frecciarossa
19:470h37
Bologna Centrale
20:24Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Italo
19:570h38
Bologna Centrale
20:35Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Frecciarossa
20:020h37
Bologna Centrale
20:39Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Frecciarossa
20:270h37
Bologna Centrale
21:04Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Italo
20:570h38
Bologna Centrale
21:35Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Frecciarossa
21:020h37
Bologna Centrale
21:39Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Frecciarossa
21:270h37
Bologna Centrale
22:04Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Italo
21:570h38
Bologna Centrale
22:35Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes
Frecciarossa
22:370h37
Bologna Centrale
23:14Florence Santa Maria Novella
0 changes

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Train times from Bologna to Florence

Showing times and prices for 13 Jul

Fastest Journey

37 m

Average

41 m

Trains per day

78

Distance

81 km

Of the 78 trains that leave Bologna for Florence every day 75 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Italo
08:170h37
Bologna Centrale
08:54Florence Santa Maria Novella
£301One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Frecciarossa
21:020h37
Bologna Centrale
21:39Florence Santa Maria Novella
£331One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Frecciarossa
18:020h37
Bologna Centrale
18:39Florence Santa Maria Novella
£331One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Frecciarossa
21:270h37
Bologna Centrale
22:04Florence Santa Maria Novella
£331One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Frecciarossa
17:270h37
Bologna Centrale
18:04Florence Santa Maria Novella
£351One-way
0 changes

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ReviewsReviews for the rail journey from Bologna to Florence

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In my opinion, the positive aspects include the hygiene, the punctuality, the helpfulness of the staff and not forgetting the excellent wifi. Unfortunately, the fact that there was not much space on the train due to the large number of passengers was not quite as pleasant for me. Otherwise, I can classify the price as customer-friendly. Overall, I give it 4 stars. I recommend the journey.
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Personally, I'm a big fan of travelling by train in Italy, as the trains have mostly been on time so far, as they were this time too, and you can simply rely on the information. The trains are equipped with the necessary amenities, but are a bit older and the seats are therefore a bit hard. Apart from that, you definitely can't complain, because the prices are also great! In my experience, I can only recommend the journey!
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In my opinion, the positive points of the journey definitely include the fact that the train was very punctual and hygienic. I also noticed that the staff were extremely helpful and friendly. I would definitely recommend buying your ticket online to avoid problems later on. Overall, I give the trip a full five stars and recommend it.
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There were power sockets and wifi on the train, and you could use the wifi throughout. The seats were comfortable and there were plenty of storage options on the train. Service was very diligent and helpful. The toilets were clean and there was no rubbish lying around. The train was punctual and I arrived on time and the price performance is also top!
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The train had no wifi, but there were power sockets. The seats were comfortable and you could stretch your legs. The hygiene was not so good because the toilets were completely dirty. The staff were also unfriendly and you couldn't buy food there. The price of the ticket is justified.
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I definitely think that the journey definitely deserves 5 stars. It was very clean and the toilets were very hygienic. What also struck me was the calmness of the other passengers. There was good wifi and stable reception. The staff were also very friendly and helpful. To cut a long story short, I give the journey 5 stars and recommend it to others.

Overview: Train from Bologna to Florence

distanceDistance50 miles
durationAverage train duration37 min
priceAverage train ticket price£14 (€16)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersFrecciarossa, Italo, Regionale, Intercity, Frecciargento, Intercity Notte or ÖBB Nightjet

Trains from Bologna to Florence cover the 50 miles long journey taking on average 37 min with our travel partners like Frecciarossa, Italo, Regionale, Intercity, Frecciargento, Intercity Notte or ÖBB Nightjet. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £8, but the average price of train tickets is £14. Travellers depart most frequently from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Florence Santa Maria Novella.

Train providers: Frecciarossa, Italo and Regionale trains Bologna to Florence

For as little as £8 you can travel by train from Bologna to Florence with Frecciarossa, Italo and Regionale. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

Regionale is the regional train service of national carrier Trenitalia connecting all of Italy. It is the most convinient way to travel to both big cities and the smallest villages all over the Italian country. The regional trains have different names depending on the region they serve, such as Treno Regionale Veloce (TRV) and Treno Regionale Lento (TRL). Treno Rock and Treno pop are the two new trains part of Trenitalia regionale fleet. Trenitalia Regionale offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets (economy and standard), return tickets, and season tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, and power sockets. The most popular routes for Regionale are between Rome and Milan, Naples and Florence, and Turin and Venice.

Regionale from Bologna to Florence train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 31 min
  • Cheapest Price: £8
  • Regionale frequency: 1 a day

Trains from Bologna to Florence: An Overview

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.

Which train companies run service from Bologna to Florence?

Trains from Bologna to Florence are either run by Trenitalia or Italo.

How long is the train journey from Bologna to Florence?

The fastest train is run by Italo and take just 34m with the slowest train taking 1h40m.

How many trains are there from Bologna to Florence day?

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.

What are the departure and arrival station for trains from Bologna to Florence?

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.

FAQs: Bologna to Florence train

FAQs: Travel by train from Bologna to Florence easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bologna to Florence.
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Cheap train tickets from Bologna to Florence can start from as little as £8 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Bologna to Florence is £14; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Bologna to Florence train time is 37 min   covering the 50 mile long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Bologna to Florence leaves at 05: 19. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Bologna to Florence leaves at 21: 37.
Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day from Bologna to Florence with Frecciarossa, Italo, Regionale, Intercity or ÖBB Nightjet. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Yes, you can take a high-speed train from Bologna to Florence with Frecciarossa, Italo or Frecciargento. Overall you can travel with the following companies: Frecciarossa, Italo, Regionale, Intercity, Frecciargento, Intercity Notte or ÖBB Nightjet.
For the best Bologna to Florence train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Frecciarossa, Italo, Regionale, Intercity, Frecciargento, Intercity Notte or ÖBB Nightjet. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Bologna to Florence to compare what amenities they may offer.
Yes, there are night trains available from Bologna to Florence with Intercity Notte or ÖBB Nightjet. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

When departing from Bologna, you have various train station options to start your route from including Bologna Centrale, Bologna Borgo Panigale and Bologna S. Vitale. When arriving in Florence, you can end your trip in train stations like Florence Santa Maria Novella, Florence Campo di Marte and Florence Rifredi.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Bologna Centrale, which is located around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Florence Santa Maria Novella, located 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Florence from Bologna is worth doing with a journey time of 37 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Bologna to Florence is April.
You have options as you can travel from Bologna to Florence 2 different ways: train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Bologna and Florence

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Bologna Centrale is the most popular Bologna 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 Bologna for your journey to Florence.
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Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 21: 00
Public transport options for Bologna Centrale
Bus lines: 21, 25, 30, 36, 61, 62, 77, BLQ
Monorail lines: Marconi Express
Train lines: FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, R, Italo, ÖBB EC, EN
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