You can get from Rome to Florence by train, bus or flight.
To get from Rome to Florence on Jul 03 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, flight, ferry or train|
|Fastest mode||Flight • €556 • 55 min|
|Popular travel companies||Itabus, Luxair or Regionale|
Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 143 miles (231 km) from Rome to Florence. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Itabus, Luxair or Regionale among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train 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.
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.
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.
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.
There are 4 ways that you can travel to Florence from Rome. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.
A ferry service offers the cheapest way to travel from Rome to Florence, which costs on average €1.
This is compared to other ways of getting to Florence:
A ferry is €15 less than a coach for this journey with tickets for a coach from Rome to Florence costing on average €15.
A ferry is about €556 less than a flight, which costs on average €556 for this route.
A ferry is about €22 less than a train, which costs on average €22 for this route.
The fastest way to get to Florence from Rome is by flight with an average travel time of 55 min.
There are alternative travel options to Florence that can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to Florence by coach can take on average 3 h 15 min.
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In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 3 min of travel time.
You should expect to travel around 143 miles (231 km) from Rome to Florence.
The average frequency per day from Rome to Florence is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Rome and Florence as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Rome to Florence:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Rome to Florence with the following travel companies:
As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Florence tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this trip.
Before travelling from Rome to Florence, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Rome to Florence 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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