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from Rome to Florence

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

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To get from Rome to Florence on 23 May we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:30Roma, Autostazione Tiburtina3h50 13:20Florence
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09:30Roma, Autostazione Tiburtina3h50 13:20Florence
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10:30Roma, Autostazione Tiburtina4h00 14:30Florence
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07:15Roma, Autostazione Tiburtina3h15 10:30Florence
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09:00Roma, Autostazione Tiburtina3h15 12:15Florence
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Tue
24 May
£19Regionale
£6Itabus
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Wed
25 May
£18Intercity
£4Itabus
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Thu
26 May
£18Intercity
£4Itabus
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Fri
27 May
£18Intercity
£4Itabus
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Sat
28 May
£16Intercity Notte
£4Itabus
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Sun
29 May
£15Intercity Notte
£4Itabus
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Mon
30 May
£11Intercity
£4Itabus
£564ITA
Tue
31 May
£11Intercity
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Wed
1 Jun
£11Intercity
£6Itabus
£532Luxair
Thu
2 Jun
£13Intercity
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Fri
3 Jun
£13Intercity
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Sat
4 Jun
£13Intercity
£4Itabus
£570ITA
Sun
5 Jun
£18Intercity Notte
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Mon
6 Jun
£13Intercity
£6Itabus
£530Luxair
Tue
7 Jun
£11Intercity
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Wed
8 Jun
£9Intercity
£4Itabus
£506Luxair
Thu
9 Jun
£9Intercity
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Fri
10 Jun
£11Intercity
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Sat
11 Jun
£18Intercity
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£561ITA

Travel Information to Florence from Rome

distanceDistance143 miles (231 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£5 - £9
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £5 • 3 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesItabus or Intercity

Take a coach or train to travel 143 miles (231 km) between Rome and Florence. A coach is best for those looking to save money on this trip, with tickets costing about £5. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Itabus or Intercity among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Rome to Florence.

General Information about the journey from Rome to Florence

It is possible to travel between these two cities by train, bus and plane. As the cities are less than 300 km apart, the quickest and most convenient way of making the journey is by high-speed train and the slowest route is by plane, when airport transfers and security checks are taken into consideration.

Buses from Rome to Florence

Megabus have five departures a day leaving Rome for the direct journey to Florence, with a journey time of around 4 hours. Two departures are during the night and the same route operates seven days a week. Buses depart from Autostazione Tiburtina on Piazzale Mazzoni, which is located next to Roma Tiburtina Train Station. Tiburtina Station is on all three of Rome's Metro lines. Buses arrive in Florence at the Stazione FS Santa Maria Novella in Piazzale Montelungo. This station has good tram, bus and local train links to the rest of the city.

Trains from Rome to Florence

Trenitalia and Italo run daily train services between the two cities from early morning to late night, with departures between two and six times an hour. The high-speed Trenitalia Frecciarosa and Italo trains take around 1.5 hours other trains take approximately 3 hours. Trenitalia departures are from Roma Termini, with arrivals at either Firenze Campo di Marte Station or Firenze S M Novella Station. Italo trains leave from Roma Tiburtina Station and arrive at Novella.

Flights from Rome to Florence

Alitalia have six direct flights a day from Rome Fiumicino Airport to Firenze Airport with a flight time of just under one hour and a total travelling time of around four hours. There is a later direct flight, but this involves a lengthy wait at Firenze Airport before public transport services resume in the morning.

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FAQs

How do you get from Rome to Florence?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Rome and Florence. You can take a coach or train.

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

The cheapest way from Rome to Florence is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £5 compared to other travel options to Florence:

A coach is about £3 less than a train, which costs on average £9 for this route.

What is the fastest way from Rome to Florence?

The quickest way to travel between Rome and Florence is by flight, which takes on average 55 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Florence by coach can take on average 3 h 15 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 1 h 37 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Rome to Florence?

You should expect to travel around 143 miles (231 km) from Rome to Florence.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Rome to Florence?

The average frequency per day from Rome to Florence is:

  • 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Rome and Florence as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When going from Rome to Florence, where do I depart from Rome and where do I arrive in Florence?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Rome to Florence:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Rome, Termini and arrive in Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Roma Termini and arrive in Firenze Santa Maria Novella.

Which travel operators can get me from Rome to Florence?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Rome to Florence, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Itabus for coaches to Florence. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Itabus Rome to Florence tickets on Omio for £5.
  • Travel with Intercity to go to Florence by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Intercity Rome to Florence tickets on Omio for £9.

Is there a direct service between Rome and Florence?

Yes, there are direct services available between Rome and Florence with the following travel operators:

  • You can find around direct coaches per day and book this direct coach with Flixbus, Marino Autolinee, BlaBlaCar or Itabus.
  • You can travel directly by train with Italo, Frecciarossa, Frecciargento, Regionale, Intercity or Intercity Notte with 25 direct trains per day.

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

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Florence from Rome ends?

Omio customers who travel from Rome to Florence often also extend their holiday to go to Milan, Venice or Pisa. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Florence and these popular destinations at a great price.

How far in advance should I book my Rome to Florence ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip between Rome and Florence, 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 £5 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £9 one way.

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