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Overview: Train from Florence to Birmingham

distanceDistance850 miles
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesTrenitalia Frecce

Trains from Florence to Birmingham cover the 850 miles long journey taking on average 26 h 54 min with our travel partners like Trenitalia Frecce. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train providers: Frecciarossa trains Florence to Birmingham

Travel between Florence and Birmingham on Frecciarossa trains with Omio. When comparing timetables and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Frecciarossa

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 850 miles (1371 km) from Florence to Birmingham 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.

You can find the best deals on cheap Frecciarossa train tickets right here. As an official travel partner of Trenitalia, Omio shows you all travel information for the Florence to Birmingham trip, such as departure and arrival times, stops, train stations, journey times, and cheap fares. Once you’re ready, buy your Florence to Birmingham train ticket on Omio and enjoy travelling in full comfort on a Frecciarossa train!

Frecciarossa from Florence to Birmingham train information:

  • Average Duration: 22 h 58 min
  • Frecciarossa frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Florence to Birmingham

Travel by train to Birmingham 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 Florence to Birmingham.
FAQs

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

Can I enter United Kingdom from Italy?

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

All travellers in United Kingdom must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 08/08/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Birmingham from Florence as this information can change.

The restriction level for your return train to Florence, Italy from Birmingham is: Fully open.

Is my return train into Florence from Birmingham restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 28/07/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Florence from Birmingham closer to your date of departure here.

When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Birmingham from Florence via train to be approximately 850 miles.
While the time it takes to travel 850 miles from Florence to Birmingham can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Florence to Birmingham is on average 26 h 54 min.

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

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Firenze Santa Maria Novella, is located 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city centre of Florence.

The most popular arrival train station, Birmingham New Street, is located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city centre of Birmingham.

When taking a train from Florence to Birmingham, you can count on Trenitalia Frecce for the best way to get you to Birmingham. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Florence and Birmingham and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
On average, there is 1 train a day from Florence to Birmingham. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
If you prefer early morning trains from Florence to Birmingham, the first train leaves at 18: 55. If you prefer late night trains from Florence to Birmingham, the last train of the day leaves at 18: 55. Omio shows you the latest train from Florence to Birmingham times to help you book the best departure time for this trip.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Florence
Birmingham
Firenze Santa Maria Novella is the most popular Florence 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 Florence for your journey to Birmingham.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+39 0552352595
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 21: 00
Public transport options for Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Tram lines: T1, T2
Bus lines: 6, 11, 12, 13, 17, 23, 36, 37, C4
Train lines: FR, FA, Italo
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+39 892021
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 07: 15 - 20: 45
Public transport options for Firenze Campo di Marte
Bus lines: 12, 13, 33
Train lines: FA, IC, ICN, R

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