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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1h 37m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini Fa / ...

16€ - 75€

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  3h 25m

  1. Take the night bus from Florence, Florence to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station N520 / ...

12€ - 19€

6 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Firenze Autostazione to Siena-Via Tozzi 131R / ...
  2. Take the bus from SIENA - Piazza Gramsci to Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina Baltour / ...

16€ - 25€

Night train  •  2h 34m

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

21€ - 45€

Rideshare  •  3h 36m

  1. Take the rideshare from Florence to Rome 282 km

15€

Drive  •  2h 42m

  1. Drive from Florence to Rome 274 km

35€ - 55€

Fly from Florence  •  2h 55m

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

73€ - 286€

Bus to Pisa, fly  •  3h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Piazza Stazione to Pisa Airport
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Rome (FCO) PSA - FCO

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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 16€ - 75€ and takes 1h 37m.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Florence, Florence and arriving at Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station station. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Firenze S.M.N. and arriving at Roma Termini. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 37m.

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The distance between Florence and Rome is 233 km. The road distance is 274 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Rome without a car is to train which takes 1h 37m and costs 16€ - 75€.

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The train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini takes 1h 37m including transfers and departs hourly.

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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 37m and costs 16€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 16€ - 26€ and takes 4h 55m, you could also fly, which costs 70€ - 290€ and takes 2h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Rome.
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  • Distance: 232.5 km
  • Duration: 1h 37m

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini every 4 hours. Tickets cost 21€ - 75€ and the journey takes 1h 37m. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Florence to Rome via SIENA - Piazza Gramsci in around 4h 55m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Rome
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 330€
Flights from Pisa to Rome
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 650€
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
21€ - 29€
Base Standard
40€ - 55€
Base Premium
50€ - 75€
ItaloTreno

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 55€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
21€ - 30€
Smart Low Cost
19€ - 27€
Smart Flex
40€ - 55€
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 S.M.N. to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 35€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
32€ - 35€
Trenitalia Intercity

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).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
16€ - 24€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
16€ - 24€
Trenitalia Intercity Night

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
800 90 60 60
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Firenze Campo Marte to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia ICN
Schedules at
Trenitalia
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Bahn DB
Bus operators
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from SIENA - Piazza Gramsci to Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
Baltour
Night bus from FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17 to Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
Baltour
FlixBus

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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Siena, Siena to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Florence, Florence to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
People Mover
Website
pisa-airport.com
Bus from Piazza Stazione to Pisa Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
pisa-airport.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

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

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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.

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

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There are 20383+ 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 bus which takes 12 min and costs 1€ - 7€.

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