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from Florence to Rome

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

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To get from Florence to Rome on Jan 28 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:45PMFlorence3h15 09:00PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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151One-way
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10:30AMFlorence3h30 02:00PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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101One-way
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02:45PMFlorence3h50 06:35PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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02:10PMFlorence4h00 06:10PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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07:55PMFlorence3h15 11:10PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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Fri
Jan 28
22Regionale
9Itabus
Sat
Jan 29
20Intercity
6Itabus
Sun
Jan 30
22Regionale
6Itabus
Mon
Jan 31
20Intercity
6Itabus
Tue
Feb 1
15Intercity
6Itabus
Wed
Feb 2
15Intercity
6Itabus
Thu
Feb 3
15Intercity
6Itabus
Fri
Feb 4
15Intercity
6Itabus
Sat
Feb 5
15Intercity
4Itabus
Sun
Feb 6
20Intercity
6Itabus
Mon
Feb 7
15Intercity
6Itabus
Tue
Feb 8
13Intercity
6Itabus
Wed
Feb 9
13Intercity
6Itabus
Thu
Feb 10
13Intercity
6Itabus
Fri
Feb 11
13Intercity
4Itabus
Sat
Feb 12
10Intercity
6Itabus
Sun
Feb 13
15Intercity
4Itabus
Mon
Feb 14
15Intercity
6Itabus
Tue
Feb 15
11Intercity Notte
4Itabus
Wed
Feb 16
10Intercity
4Itabus

Travel Information to Rome from Florence

distanceDistance143 miles (231 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range€7 - €10
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • €7 • 3 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesItabus or Intercity

Take a coach or train to travel 143 miles (231 km) to Rome from Florence. A coach is best for those looking to save money on this route, with tickets costing about €7. 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 Florence to Rome.

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 travel to Rome from Florence?

You can travel between Florence and Rome 2 different ways: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Florence to Rome?

The cheapest way from Florence to Rome is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around €7 compared to other travel options to Rome:

A coach is €3 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Florence to Rome costing on average €10.

What is the quickest way from Florence to Rome?

The quickest way to travel between Florence and Rome is by flight, which takes on average 50 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 3 h 15 min   of travel time.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 2 h 35 min.

How many miles are between Florence and Rome

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

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

The average frequency per day from Florence to Rome is:

  • 50 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Florence to Rome?

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

  • Most travellers take a coach from Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1 to Rome, Termini (G).
  • Most travellers take a train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Roma Termini.

Who can get 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 travel to Rome from Florence by coach with Itabus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for €7 with Itabus from Florence to Rome.
  • You can travel from Florence to Rome by train with Intercity. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for €10 with Intercity from Florence to Rome.

Is there a way to travel directly from Florence to Rome?

Yes, there are direct routes from Florence to Rome with the following travel companies:

  • You can find direct coaches per day to take to Rome with Flixbus, Marino Autolinee, BlaBlaCar, Autoservizi Salemi or Itabus.
  • You can find 50 direct trains per day to take to Rome with Italo.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Rome tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this journey.

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

Many of our customers who book a trip from Florence to Rome often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Milan, Paris or Venice. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Florence and Rome itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Rome and any of these top destinations today!

When should I purchase a ticket between Florence and Rome online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Florence to Rome, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is €7 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket is €10 one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Florence to Rome tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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