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from Florence to Rome

You can get from Florence to Rome by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Florence to Rome on 17 Jun we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:04Florence Santa Maria Novella3h41 12:45Rome Termini
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£201One-way
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07:20Florence5h00 12:20Roma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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£61One-way
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11:14Florence Santa Maria Novella3h34 14:48Rome Termini
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£201One-way
18:03Florence Santa Maria Novella1h32 19:35Rome Termini
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£441One-way
08:26Florence Campo di Marte1h19 09:45Rome Tiburtina
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£461One-way

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Wed
16 Jun
£20Regionale
£36Autoservizi Salemi
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Thu
17 Jun
£20Regionale
£6Marino Autolinee
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Fri
18 Jun
£20Regionale
£16Flixbus
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Sat
19 Jun
£20Regionale
£20Flixbus
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Sun
20 Jun
£20Regionale
£6Marino Autolinee
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Mon
21 Jun
£20Regionale
£6Marino Autolinee
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Tue
22 Jun
£18Intercity
£6Marino Autolinee
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Wed
23 Jun
£18Intercity
£6Flixbus
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Thu
24 Jun
£18Intercity
£6Flixbus
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Fri
25 Jun
£18Intercity
£6Marino Autolinee
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Sat
26 Jun
£18Intercity
£6Marino Autolinee
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Sun
27 Jun
£20Regionale
£6Flixbus
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Mon
28 Jun
£18Intercity
£6Flixbus
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Tue
29 Jun
£14Intercity
£6Flixbus
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Wed
30 Jun
£14Intercity
£6Flixbus
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Thu
1 Jul
£18Intercity
£6Flixbus
£173PGA-Portugalia Airlines
Fri
2 Jul
£14Intercity
£16Flixbus
£173PGA-Portugalia Airlines
Sat
3 Jul
£14Intercity
£6Flixbus
£146PGA-Portugalia Airlines
Sun
4 Jul
£20Regionale
£16Flixbus
£153PGA-Portugalia Airlines
Mon
5 Jul
£14Intercity
£6Flixbus
£153PGA-Portugalia Airlines
Tue
6 Jul
£14Intercity
£6Flixbus
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General Information about the journey from Florence to Rome

Separated by just 279 miles of scenic Tuscan countryside and connecting two of the greatest cultural centres of Europe, the route between these two cities can easily be travelled by bus, train or air. Train travel is usually preferred as the most efficient and frequent way to travel. Buses provide a more economical method without sacrificing too much time. Air travel is generally the slowest way to travel, owing to Rome's airport being located on the Mediterranean coast, some distance from the city.

Buses from Florence to Rome

There are eight buses connecting the cities each day, departing Florence from a stop on the Piazzale Monelungo, which is right next to Florence's Santa Maria Novella train station and accessed by a pedestrian underpass. Buses are operated by Megabus and provide two different routes. The shorter route takes 3 hours and 30 minutes and the alternative route is 45 minutes longer. All buses arrive in Rome at the Tiburtina bus station on the Piazzale Mazzoni in eastern Rome and connect with the rest of the city by Metro.

Trains from Florence to Rome

Train service between the two cities is excellent, with trains running nearly every half hour from early morning to late at night. Passengers can choose between the Trenitalia and the Italo rail lines and reach Rome by express in just 1 hour 20 minutes, or by 4 hours 30 minutes on a regular train. Travellers can choose to end their journey at either Rome's Tiburtina or Termini stations however all routes depart from Florence at Firenze Santa Maria Novella.

Flights from Florence to Rome

AliItalia offers seven direct flights each day from Pisa and Firenze airports and arriving at Roma Fiumicino. Travel time between the two cities is just 3 hours 16 minutes.

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FAQs
How do I go from Florence to Rome?

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Florence and Rome. You can take a coach, flight or train.

How many miles from Florence to Rome would I travel?

The Florence to Rome distance is approximately 143 miles (231 km).

Where do I depart from Florence? Where do I arrive in Rome?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Florence to Rome:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1 and arrive in Rome, Tiburtina Station.
  • Flights from Florence to Rome most often leave from Florence Peretola Airport and arrive in Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport.
  • Trains from Florence to Rome most often leave from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and arrive in Roma Termini.
Which travel companies can take me from Florence to Rome?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Florence to Rome:

  • You can go to Rome from Florence by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £6 with Flixbus from Florence to Rome on Omio.
  • You can take a flight from Florence to Rome with Luxair. Cheap tickets can be found for £584 with Luxair from Florence to Rome.
  • You can travel by train from Florence to Rome with Intercity, and you can find Intercity Florence to Rome tickets for £14 on Omio.
Is there a way to travel directly from Florence to Rome?

Yes, there are direct services available to Rome from Florence with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by coach with Flixbus, Marino Autolinee or BlaBlaCar.
  • You can travel directly by train with Italo.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Rome as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Florence and Rome.

Where should I go next after I travel between Florence and Rome?
Looking to extend your trip from Florence to Rome? Many Omio customers who go from Florence to Rome usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Milan, Paris or Venice. If you're looking to explore Milan, Paris or Venice from Rome, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I book Florence to Rome tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Florence to Rome, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £6 one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing £584 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £14 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Florence and Rome online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Rome from Florence?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Florence to Rome, which costs on average £6.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Rome:

A coach is about £579 less than a flight, which costs on average £584 for this trip.

A coach is about £8 less than a train, which costs on average £14 for this trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Florence to Rome?

The fastest way from Florence to Rome is by flight with an average journey time of 50 min.

Other travel options from Florence to Rome can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 5 h  on average.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 1 h 36 min  of travel time.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Florence
Rome
Firenze (Autostazione Sita - Via S. Caterina Da Siena)
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Firenze - Montelungo
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Firenze S.M.N.
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