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

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To get from Rome to Florence on Dec 2 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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09:00AMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina3h15 12:15PMFlorence
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02:35PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina3h15 05:50PMFlorence
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Travel Information between Rome and Florence

distanceDistance143 miles (231 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range€12 - €22
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • €12 • 3 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMarino Autolinee or Regionale

Take a coach or train to travel 143 miles (231 km) to Florence from Rome. A coach is best for those looking to save money on this trip, with tickets costing about €12. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Marino Autolinee or Regionale among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Rome to Florence.

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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 travel options from Rome to Florence: coach or train.

How do I get from Rome to Florence the cheapest way?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Rome to Florence. Tickets for a coach cost on average €12.

This is compared to other travel options to Florence:

A coach is about €10 less than a train, which costs on average €22 for this journey.

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, travelling by coach can take you on average 3 h 20 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 50 min   on average.

How far is it from Rome to Florence?

The distance between Rome and Florence is around 143 miles (231 km).

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 trip to Florence from Rome 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 Rome to Florence?

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

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Rome, Termini (G) and arrive in Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1.
  • Most travellers who buy a train ticket from Rome to Florence depart from Roma Termini to Firenze Santa Maria Novella.
Which travel companies 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 Marino Autolinee to go to Florence by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Marino Autolinee Rome to Florence tickets on Omio for €12.
  • Travel with Regionale to go to Florence by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Regionale Rome to Florence tickets on Omio for €22.
Can I travel directly to Florence from Rome?

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

  • You can find direct coaches per day to Florence with Flixbus, Marino Autolinee, BlaBlaCar or Autoservizi Salemi.
  • You can find 25 direct trains per day to take to Florence with Italo, Frecciarossa, Frecciargento, Regionale, Intercity or Intercity Notte.

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 buy tickets for this trip.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Florence from Rome ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Rome to Florence often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Milan, Venice or Pisa. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Rome and Florence itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Florence and any of these top destinations today!
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 book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing on average €12 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing €22 one way on average.

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.

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