The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Rome to Florence will cost around $ 58 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 28.
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1 h 12 m
1 h 51 m
Trains per day
Of the 110 train that leave Rome for Florence every day 106 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 231 km distance in an average of 1 h 51 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 1 h 12 m .
The slowest train will take 5 h 54 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
3 hours 42 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$17|
|Trains depart from:||Rome|
|Trains arrive in:||Florence|
|Train Companies:||Intercity, Italo, Frecciabianca, Intercity Notte, Regionale Veloce|
Trains in Italy are an effective way to travel between cities, with numerous companies offering domestic and international routes. Trains from Rome to Florence are either run by Trenitalia or Italo, and between them they offer over 100 trains every day. The vast majority of Rome to Florence trains are direct. Rare services may require a transfer in Pisa. Trains take between 1:16 h and 6:32 h to arrive in Florence, depending on the service chosen and if a transfer is required. The first train of the day departs Rome at 5:35 a.m. while the last leaves at 8.45 p.m. All Rome to Florence trains depart from either Roma Termini, Roma Tiburtina, or Roma Ostiense train station and arrive at either Firenze Campo di Marte, Firenze Santa Maria Novella, or Firenze Rifredi train station.
Roma Termini is the main railway station for high-speed journeys to and from other major cities in Italy. This large station is conveniently located in Rome at Via Giovanni Giolitti and is well connected by the metro and local buses. Buses to and from the station run until midnight and night buses provide a regular service throughout the night until 5:30 a.m.
Tuscany’s capital is renowned for its masterpieces of architecture and great works of art. Florence’s main train station, Firenze Santa Maria Novella, is one of Italy’s busiest train stations, serving thousands of travelers a day. The station is conveniently located North East of the city center at Piazza della Stazione, making the transfer into the center fast and easy. The station is well connected by public transport and taxis, with major transport hubs located just outside the station. Visitors can easily reach the Duomo of Florence and other major sites of interest by walking on foot from the station for about 10 minutes. There is also a bus station located at Firenze Santa Maria Novella, making travel around the wier city fast and efficient.