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There are 9 ways to get from Florence to Rome 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  •  1h 32m

  1. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Roma Termini Station 8933 / ...

16€ - 35€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Florence, Piazzale Montelungo to Rome Tiburtina Baltour / ...

14€ - 25€

7 alternative options

Bus via Siena  •  4h 52m

  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€ - 26€

Night train  •  2h 46m

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

17€ - 40€

Rideshare  •  3h 36m

  1. Take the rideshare from Florence to Rome 176.6 miles

15€

Drive  •  2h 42m

  1. Drive from Florence to Rome 171.4 miles

35€ - 55€

Fly from Florence  •  2h 46m

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

66€ - 237€

Train to Pisa, fly  •  3h 46m

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

95€ - 317€

Train to Bologna, fly  •  3h 54m

  1. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Rome (FCO) BLQ - FCO

66€ - 262€

Questions & Answers

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€ - 35€ and takes 1h 32m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Florence, Piazzale Montelungo and arriving at Rome Tiburtina. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 1m.

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

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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 32m and costs 16€ - 35€.

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

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Florence to Rome bus services, operated by Autolinee Ventre, depart from Florence, Piazzale Montelungo station.

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Florence to Rome train services, operated by ItaloTreno, arrive at Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station.

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The best way to get from Florence to Rome is to train which takes 1h 32m and costs 16€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 14€ - 25€ and takes 4h 1m, you could also fly, which costs 65€ - 240€ and takes 2h 46m.

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

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

ItaloTreno operates a train from Florence to Rome hourly. Tickets cost 23€ - 35€ and the journey takes 1h 32m. Trenitalia also services this route every 30 minutes. Alternatively, Autolinee Ventre operates a bus from Florence to Rome twice a week. Tickets cost 20€ and the journey takes 4h 1m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Rome
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 270€
Flights from Pisa to Rome
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 350€
Flights from Bologna to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 300€
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Bologna to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
60€ - 490€
Train operators
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
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 S.Maria Novella to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
16€ - 35€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
29€ - 35€
Night train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
17€ - 40€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
30€ - 36€
Train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 12€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
10€ - 12€
Bus operators
Autolinee Ventre
Phone
0975 343195
Email
info@ventrebus.com
Website
ventrebus.com
Bus from Florence, Piazzale Montelungo to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
20€
Schedules at
ventrebus.com
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
flixbus.it
Bus from FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17 to Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
Baltour
Bus from SIENA - Piazza Gramsci to Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Baltour
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Florence, Florence to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 25€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Siena, Siena to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 19€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
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 50m.

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Florence to Rome bus services, operated by Autolinee Ventre, arrive at Rome Tiburtina station.

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Florence to Rome train services, operated by ItaloTreno, 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 Loco2 and Rome2rio.

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

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There are 7551+ hotels available in Rome. Prices start at 46€ 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 14m and costs 1€ - 2€.

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