How to travel from Florence to Rome

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from Florence to Rome

You can get from Florence to Rome by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Florence to Rome on Dec 09 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:25PMFlorence3h15 06:40PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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02:50PMFlorence3h15 06:05PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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02:20PMFlorence3h30 05:50PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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08:30PMFlorence3h15 11:45PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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Travel Information from Florence to Rome

distanceDistance143 miles (231 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$17 - $108
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $17 (€15) • 3 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $108 (€97) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesItabus, ITA or Intercity

Travel 143 miles (231 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Rome from Florence. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Itabus, ITA or Intercity among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Florence to Rome.

How to Travel from Florence to Rome

The journey from Florence to Rome is popular with travelers in Italy for both business and leisure. Buses, trains, and flights regularly travel from Florence to Rome every day of the week. Key departure points in Florence include Florence's SITA bus station, S. M. Novella, Campo di Marte and Rifredi train stations, and Florence Peretola airport.

Trains from Florence to Rome | Buses from Florence to Rome | Return trips from Rome to Florence

Florence to Rome Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€9

3:00 h

1 Week Ahead

trains

€20

1:17 h

2 Months Ahead



What is the best way to travel from Florence to Rome?

Cheapest way to travel from Florence to Rome


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Florence to Rome. Buses traveling from Florence to Rome depart from either Florence's Piazzale Montelungo or Autostazione Busitalia-Sita Nord bus station and take at least 3 hours to arrive at Rome's Tiburtina bus station. Approximately 30 buses travel from Florence to Rome every day, with the first departing Florence at 2:30 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Florence to Rome include Flixbus, Baltour, and BusCenter.


Fastest way to travel from Florence to Rome


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Taking the train is the fastest way to travel from Florence to Rome. Trains traveling from Florence to Rome depart from one of Florence's Santa Maria Novella, Rifredi, or Campo di Marte train stations and take at least 1:17 h to arrive at either Rome's Ostiense, Termini, or Tiburtina train stations. Over 80 trains travel from Florence to Rome every day, with the first departing Florence at 5:50 a.m. Both Trenitalia and Italo travel frequently from Florence to Rome.


Most popular way to travel from Florence to Rome


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Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Florence to Rome. Taking a train is approximately 1:40 h faster than traveling from Florence to Rome by bus while only costing €11 more on average. High-speed trains traveling from Florence to Rome tend to be more expensive making traveling by bus an attractive option for travelers looking to save money while traveling.


How to get from Florence to Rome

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Florence to Rome, 99,18% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Florence to Rome and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Attractions in Rome

In addition to being the capital of Italy and the third most visited city in Europe, Rome is also the location of Vatican City- an independent country within Rome's city boundaries. Rome receives between 7-10 million tourist visits per year. Some of Rome's main attractions include the Colosseum, the Pantheon, the Vatican museums, the Galleria Borghese, and the Spanish Steps.

Travel Tips: Travel from Florence to Rome

Travel Tips: Travel to Rome easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Florence to Rome.
FAQs

There are 4 ways to get from Florence to Rome: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Rome from Florence is by taking a train with an average price of $17 (€15).

This is compared to other travel options to Rome:

A train is $1 (€1) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Florence to Rome costing on average $17 (€15).

Taking a train is usually $91 (€82) less than taking a flight to Rome, which costs on average $108 (€97) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Florence to Rome is by flight with an average journey time of 55 min.

There are alternative travel options to Rome that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 3 h 30 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Rome by train can take on average 3 h 10 min.

You should expect to travel around 143 miles (231 km) between Florence and Rome.

The average frequency per day from Florence to Rome is:

  • 4 buses per day.
  • Around 52 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Florence and Rome as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Florence to Rome:

  • Buses mostly depart from Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1 and arrive in Rome, Termini.
  • Flights most often depart from Florence at Florence Peretola Airport and arrive in Rome at Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and tend to arrive in Roma Termini.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Florence to Rome:

  • You can take a bus from Florence to Rome with Itabus. Cheap tickets can be found for $17 (€15) with Itabus from Florence to Rome.
  • You can take a flight from Florence to Rome with ITA. Cheap tickets can be found for $108 (€97) with ITA from Florence to Rome.
  • You can travel by train from Florence to Rome with Intercity, and you can find Intercity Florence to Rome tickets for $17 (€15) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available from Florence to Rome with the following travel companies:

  • You can find around 3 direct buses per day and travel with Flixbus, Marino Autolinee, Infobus, BlaBlaCar, Autoservizi Salemi or Itabus.
  • You can travel directly by train with Italo, Frecciarossa, Frecciargento, Regionale, Intercity or Intercity Notte with 52 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Rome as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Florence and Rome.

Many of our customers traveling from Florence to Rome don't make Rome their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Rome are, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Rome to any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Florence to Rome, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $17 (€15) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $108 (€97) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $17 (€15) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Florence to Rome tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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