You can get from Florence to Rome by train, bus or flight.
To get from Florence to Rome on Jan 28 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||143 miles (231 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||€7 - €10|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • €7 • 3 h 15 min|
|Popular travel companies||Itabus 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
You can travel between Florence and Rome 2 different ways: coach or train.
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.
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.
The Florence to Rome distance is approximately 143 miles (231 km).
The average frequency per day from Florence to Rome is:
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.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Florence to Rome:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Florence to Rome with the following travel companies:
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.
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:
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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