Duration 1h 35m
Distance 274.2 km
Average price 70€
Possible routes 8 found

There are 8 ways to get from Florence to Rome by train, bus, night train, rideshare, car or plane

We recommend taking the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini, which is the fastest option and takes around 1h 35m.

Recommended route

Train • 1h 35m

  1. Firenze S.M.N.
  2. Rome
Fastest
1h 35m
Bookable on Rome2rio
11€ - 75€
Alternative routes

Bus • 4h 10m

  1. Florence, Florence
  2. Rome
4h 10m
Bookable on Rome2rio
12€ - 20€

Night train • 2h 46m

  1. Firenze S.M.N.
  2. Rome
2h 46m
Bookable on Rome2rio
21€ - 140€
3h 36m
Cheapest
15€

Drive • 2h 42m

  1. Florence
  2. Rome
2h 42m
35€ - 55€
2h 51m
63€ - 256€

Bus to Pisa, fly • 3h 37m

  1. Piazza Stazione
  2. Pisa
  3. Rome
3h 37m
56€ - 239€

Train to Bologna, fly • 3h 59m

  1. Firenze S.M.N.
  2. Bologna
  3. Rome
3h 59m
54€ - 265€

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Florence to Rome? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Rome is to train which costs 11€ - 75€ and takes 1h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Florence, Florence and arriving at Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station station. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Firenze S.M.N. and arriving at Roma Termini. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 35m.

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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 1h 35m and costs 11€ - 75€.

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The train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini takes 1h 35m 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.M.N. station.

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The best way to get from Florence to Rome is to train which takes 1h 35m and costs 11€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 12€ - 20€ and takes 4h 10m, you could also fly, which costs 60€ - 260€ and takes 2h 51m.

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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, Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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Florence to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Rome is 274 km. It takes approximately 2h 42m to drive from Florence to Rome.

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Alitalia offers flights from Florence Airport to Rome Airport.

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Book your Florence to Rome train tickets online with Omio, Rome2rio and RailEurope.

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Book your Florence to Rome bus tickets online with Omio, FlixBus and Busbud.

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There are 5465+ hotels available in Rome. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Florence and Rome. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Florence to Florence Airport is to tram which takes 19 min and costs 2€.

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How to travel from Florence to Rome

Find all the possible transport options for your trip from Florence to Rome right here. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an informed decision about which option will suit you best. Click the map below to see more travel options.

What companies run services between Florence and Rome?

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Florence to Rome every 30 minutes. Tickets cost 21€ - 75€ and the journey takes 1h 35m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Florence to Rome 5 times a day. Tickets cost 16€ - 20€ and the journey takes 4h 10m. Two other operators also service this route.
Airlines
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 280€

About Alitalia

Flights from Florence to Rome
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 280€
Flights from Pisa to Rome
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 350€
Flights from Bologna to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 200€
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Wednesday
Estimated price
27€ - 360€

About Neos

Flights from Bologna to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
27€ - 360€
Train operators
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
21€ - 75€

About Trenitalia Frecce

Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
21€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
21€ - 29€
Base Standard
40€ - 55€
Base Premium
50€ - 75€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
11€ - 15€
Base Standard
25€ - 35€
Base Premium
30€ - 45€

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 26€

About ItaloTreno

Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
Italo Treno
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
Italo Treno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
11€ - 45€

About Trenitalia Intercity

Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
11€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
11€ - 14€
Base 2nd Class
27€ - 32€
Base 1st Class
40€ - 44€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 25€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
7€ - 9€
Base 2nd Class
13€ - 16€
Base 1st Class
22€ - 25€

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
21€ - 29€
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
60€ - 140€

About Trenitalia Eurocity

Night train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
60€ - 140€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
60€ - 80€
1st Class
100€ - 140€

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.

Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€ - 14€

About Trenitalia

Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
12€ - 14€

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.

Bus operators
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Bus from Florence, Florence to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Bus from Firenze Piazzale Montelungo to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Schedules at
eurobus.sk

Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13€ - 18€
Bus from FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17 to Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13€ - 18€
Website
Baltour

Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours

About People Mover

Bus from Piazza Stazione to Pisa Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
pisa-airport.com
Other operators
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€

About BlaBlaCar

Rideshare from Florence to Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar

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