The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Rome to Florence will cost around £ 42 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 20.
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1 h 12 m
1 h 54 m
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Of the 111 train that leave Rome for Florence every day 106 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 231 km distance in an average of 1 h 54 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 1 h 12 m .
The slowest train will take 6 h 23 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
3 hours 43 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||£13|
|Trains depart from:||Rome|
|Trains arrive in:||Florence|
|Train Companies:||Intercity, Italo, Frecciabianca, Intercity Notte, Regionale Veloce|
Trains offer a speedy and hassle-free way to travel between Rome and Florence with some 73 high-speed services operated by Trenitalia and Italo travelling the 235-kilometre route each day. These Alta Velocità (AV) trains depart around 3-4 times each hour with the first setting off at 6:20 a.m. and the final train leaving at 8:50 p.m. The fastest travel time is around 80 minutes and the slowest is just over 3 hours.
Trenitalia provides most of the routes from Rome to Florence by train. Almost all of these journeys are direct.
On average the journey from Rome to Florence takes about 1 hour 30 minutes. The longer journeys take about 1 hour and 40 minutes, this doesn't include journeys with changes, although most are direct. If passengers have to change then the journey can take up to 3 hours to complete.
The first direct train out of Rome in the morning is the 05:53 service with Italo which arrives into Florence at 07:17. The last direct train departs Rome at 22:35, arriving in Florence at 01:44. This service is provided by Trenitalia.
Departure Station: Trains from Rome to Florence leave from Rome's Termini Station (Roma Te). A major transport hub, it is accessible by Metro or bus via nearby Piazza dei Cinquecento. Bus services generally run until midnight. Some services depart from Tiburtina Station (Roma Tiburtina) which is on the Metro line. A few leave from Ostiense Train Station which is reachable by Metro.
Arrival Station: Trains from Rome to Florence terminate at Santa Maria Novella station in central Florence. Also known as Firenze SMN/SM Novella, it is located on Piazza della Stazione, a major hub for local and regional buses.