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There are 9 ways to get from Rome to Florence by train, bus, 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.

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Train  •  1 h 31 min

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

$19 - $50

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Rome to Florence 171.7 miles

$11 - $28

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Bus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome to Florence, Florence 565 / ...

$16 - $29

Bus via Siena-Via Tozzi  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome to Siena, Siena 1520 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Siena-Via Tozzi to Firenze Autostazione 131R

$19 - $31

Night train  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the night train from Roma Termini to Firenze S.M.N. Nj

$19 - $45

Drive  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Florence 173.1 miles

$40 - $60

Fly to Florence  •  2 h 45 min

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

$78 - $269

Fly to Pisa, train  •  3 h 48 min

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

$108 - $360

Fly to Bologna, train  •  3 h 50 min

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

$74 - $301

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Florence is to rideshare which costs 10€ - 24€ and takes 3 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Florence is to train which costs 16€ - 45€ and takes 1 h 31 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rome and arriving at Florence, Florence. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 31 min.

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The distance between Rome and Florence is 233 km. The road distance is 276.9 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Florence without a car is to train which takes 1 h 31 min and costs 16€ - 45€.

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The train from Roma Termini to Firenze S.Maria Novella takes 1 h 31 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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

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Rome to Florence train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Florence is to train which takes 1 h 31 min and costs 16€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 14€ - 25€ and takes 4 h 10 min, you could also fly, which costs 65€ - 240€ and takes 2 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Florence.
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  • Distance: 145.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 31 min

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Rome to Florence every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 1 h 31 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Rome to Florence once daily. Tickets cost $17 - $29 and the journey takes 4 h 10 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Florence
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Rome to Pisa
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Rome to Bologna
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Rome to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $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 Roma Termini to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
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 Roma Termini to Firenze Campo Marte
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
Night train from Roma Termini to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $45
Train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Roma Termini to Firenze Rifredi
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Rome to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rome to Siena, Siena
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autolinee Ventre
Phone
0975 343195
Email
info@ventrebus.com
Website
ventrebus.com
Bus from Rome Tiburtina to Florence, Piazzale Montelungo
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
ventrebus.com
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
flixbus.it
Bus from Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina to FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Baltour
Bus from Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina to SIENA - Piazza Gramsci
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
Baltour
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 Rome to Florence
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $28
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Florence Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Florence is 277 km. It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to drive from Rome to Florence.

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Alitalia offers flights from Rome Airport to Florence Airport.

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Book your Rome to Florence train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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

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There are 5995+ hotels available in Florence. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Rome and Florence. 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 Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs 10€ - 15€.

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