There are 9 ways to get from Florence to Rome by train, bus, bus and ferry, night train, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Roma Termini Fr / ...

$19 - $50

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Bus  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Rome N531 / ...

$15 - $26

7 alternative options

Bus and ferry  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Firenze to Rome Tiburtina

$65 - $95

Night train  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the night train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Roma Termini Firenze - Arezzo - Chiusi / ...

$20 - $45

Rideshare  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Florence to Rome 176.6 miles

$17

Drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Rome 171.4 miles

$40 - $60

Fly from Florence  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Rome (FCO) FLR - FCO

$78 - $269

Train to Pisa, fly  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Rome (FCO) PSA - FCO

$108 - $361

Train to Bologna, fly  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Rome (FCO) BLQ - FCO

$74 - $307

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Florence to Rome is to rideshare which costs 15€ and takes 3 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Rome is to train which costs 16€ - 45€ and takes 1 h 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Florence, Florence and arriving at Rome. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Firenze S.Maria Novella and arriving at Roma Termini. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 32 min.

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The distance between Florence and Rome is 233 km. The road distance is 274.2 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Rome without a car is to train which takes 1 h 32 min and costs 16€ - 45€.

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The train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Roma Termini takes 1 h 32 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Florence to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Florence, Florence station.

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Florence to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Firenze S.Maria Novella station.

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The best way to get from Florence to Rome is to train which takes 1 h 32 min and costs 16€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13€ - 22€ and takes 3 h 25 min, you could also fly, which costs 65€ - 230€ and takes 2 h 42 min.

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The quickest flight from Florence Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Florence to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rome station.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Rome.
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  • Distance: 145.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 32 min

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Rome, Italy?

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Florence to Rome every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 1 h 32 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Florence to Rome twice daily. Tickets cost $15 - $26 and the journey takes 3 h 25 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Rome
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Pisa to Rome
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Bologna to Rome
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Bologna to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze Campo Marte to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $45
Train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Florence, Florence to Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17 to Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
TTI Slr
Phone
+39081969167
Email
servizioclienti@leonettiroma.it
Website
leonettiroma.it
Bus from Florence, Piazzale Montelungo to Rome Tiburtina station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Schedules at
leonettiroma.it
Book at
ttisrl.it
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Firenze to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Florence to Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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