How to travel from Florence to Rome

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Travel Information between Florence and Rome

distanceDistance231 km
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, coach or flight
priceTicket price range€19 - €2
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • €2 • 3 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • €61 • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesItabus, Alitalia or Italo

Take a train, coach or flight to travel 231 km from Florence to Rome. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Itabus, Alitalia or Italo among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, ferry, flight or train from Florence to Rome.

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from Florence to Rome

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

Our recommendation
bus

The best way to travel from Florence to Rome is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Itabus
12:10PM3h15
Scandicci, Villa Costanza (Florence)
03:25PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
61One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Itabus
03:55PM3h15
Scandicci, Villa Costanza (Florence)
07:10PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
51One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
ITA
03:25PM0h50
Florence Peretola Airport (FLR)
04:15PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport (FCO)
991One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Regionale
11:14AM3h36
Florence Santa Maria Novella
02:50PMRome Tiburtina
261One-way
0 transfers
Regionale
09:04AM3h56
Florence Santa Maria Novella
01:00PMRome Termini
261One-way
1 transfer
Regionale
01:14PM3h51
Florence Santa Maria Novella
05:05PMRome Termini
261One-way
0 transfers
Itabus
05:50PM3h50
Scandicci, Villa Costanza (Florence)
09:40PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
51One-way
0 transfers
Itabus
06:55PM3h15
Scandicci, Villa Costanza (Florence)
10:10PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
51One-way
0 transfers
Itabus
02:15PM3h50
Scandicci, Villa Costanza (Florence)
06:05PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
111One-way
0 transfers
ITA
07:10PM0h55
Florence Peretola Airport (FLR)
08:05PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport (FCO)
1471One-way
0 transfers
ITA
11:35AM0h55
Florence Peretola Airport (FLR)
12:30PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport (FCO)
2291One-way
0 transfers
ITA
06:35AM0h50
Florence Peretola Airport (FLR)
07:25AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport (FCO)
2291One-way
0 transfers

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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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All travel companies: Train and Coach Companies from Florence to Rome

You can travel by travel between Florence and Rome with Intercity, Frecciarossa and Italo. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Step on board a Frecciarossa travel and relax as you travel across Italy. Trenitalia’s Frecciarossa high-speed travel make about 200 connections across Italy per day, including major destinations like Rome, Florence, Milan, Venice and Naples. These travel reach speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh), so you can travel 143 miles (231 km) to Rome from Florence quickly on a Frecciarossa high-speed travel. There are four different classes to choose from: Standard, Premium, Business, and Executive. All Frecciarossa classes provide free WiFi access, power outlets, air conditioning, toilets, luggage storage, onboard entertainment, and restaurant and bar services to passengers.

We show you the latest Frecciarossa travel timetable for the Florence to Rome route, so you can select the best times for your upcoming trip. You can find other travel information on Omio for this journey, such as departure and arrival travel stations, journey times, number of stops, and cheap fares. You can select from three ticket types: Super Economy, Economy, and Base. Once you’ve picked your ticket, book a cheap travel to Rome from Florence with us today and enjoy your journey with Trenitalia’s Frecciarossa!

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      FAQs: Travel from Florence to Rome

      FAQs: Travel to Rome easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Florence to Rome.
      FAQs

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

      The cheapest way to go to Rome from Florence is by taking a coach, which costs on average €2.

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Florence to Rome:

      Taking a coach costs less than taking a ferry, which average ticket prices of.

      Taking a coach costs €59 less than taking a flight, which costs on average €61 for the same trip.

      Taking a coach costs €17 less than taking a train, which costs on average €19 for the same trip.

      The quickest way to travel from Florence to Rome is by flight, which takes on average 50 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Getting to Rome by coach takes 3 h 15 min on average.

      Train takes 1 h 36 min on average.

      You should expect to travel around 231 km from Florence to Rome.

      The average frequency per day from Florence to Rome is:

      • 4 coaches per day.
      • 50 trains a day.

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

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

      • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Florence to Rome depart from Florence, Guidoni Tram T2 to Rome, Termini.
      • Most travellers board their plane from Florence Peretola Airport and arrive in Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport.
      • Most travellers take a train from Florence Santa Maria Novella to Rome Termini.

      The following travel companies offer services from Florence to Rome:

      • Itabus, Marino Autolinee, BlaBlaCar Bus, El Pilar, FlixBus, BlaBlaCar, Autoservizi Salemi, Infobus or Movelia can get you to Rome by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Itabus from Florence to Rome for €2 on Omio.
      • Alitalia, Alitalia (2), KLM Cityhopper or PGA-Portugalia Airlines can take you to Rome by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Alitalia from Florence to Rome for €61.
      • Italo, Frecciarossa, Regionale, Intercity, Frecciargento, Intercity Notte or ÖBB Nightjet can get you to Rome by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Intercity from Florence to Rome for €19 on Omio.

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

      • You can check for a direct coach to Rome with Itabus, Marino Autolinee or FlixBus with 3 direct coaches per day.
      • You can find 50 direct trains per day to take to Rome with Italo, Frecciarossa, Regionale, Intercity or ÖBB Nightjet.

      Direct services to Rome tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

      Your journey from Florence to Rome doesn't have to end in Rome. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Naples, Milan, Venice or Paris. If you’d like to add Naples, Milan, Venice or Paris to your Florence to Rome trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Rome today!

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