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from Florence to Rome

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

Our recommendation

To get from Florence to Rome on Jan 21 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:45PMFlorence3h15 09:00PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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$141One-way
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10:30AMFlorence3h30 02:00PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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$81One-way
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01:05PMFlorence3h15 04:20PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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$81One-way
04:55PMFlorence3h45 08:40PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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$121One-way
02:45PMFlorence3h50 06:35PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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$121One-way

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Fri
Jan 21
$26Regionale
$7Itabus
Sat
Jan 22
$24Intercity
$7Itabus
Sun
Jan 23
$26Regionale
$7Itabus
Mon
Jan 24
$24Intercity
$7Itabus
Tue
Jan 25
$18Intercity
$7Itabus
Wed
Jan 26
$18Intercity
$7Itabus
Thu
Jan 27
$18Intercity
$7Itabus
Fri
Jan 28
$18Intercity
$5Itabus
Sat
Jan 29
$16Intercity
$5Itabus
Sun
Jan 30
$24Intercity Notte
$7Itabus
Mon
Jan 31
$18Intercity
$7Itabus
Tue
Feb 1
$16Intercity
$7Itabus
Wed
Feb 2
$16Intercity
$7Itabus
Thu
Feb 3
$16Intercity
$7Itabus
Fri
Feb 4
$16Intercity
$7Itabus
Sat
Feb 5
$13Intercity Notte
$7Itabus
Sun
Feb 6
$18Intercity
$7Itabus
Mon
Feb 7
$16Intercity
$7Itabus
Tue
Feb 8
$12Intercity
$7Itabus
Wed
Feb 9
$12Intercity
$7Itabus

Travel Information between Florence and Rome

distanceDistance143 miles (231 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$8 - $12
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $8 (€7) • 3 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesItabus or Intercity

Travel 143 miles (231 km) by bus or train between Florence and Rome. A bus is best for those looking to save money on this route, with tickets costing about $8 (€7). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Itabus or Intercity among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Florence to Rome.

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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.

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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.

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FAQs

How do I travel from Florence to Rome?

There are 2 ways to get from Florence to Rome: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Florence to Rome?

The cheapest way to travel to Rome from Florence is by taking a bus with an average price of $8 (€7).

This is compared to other travel options to Rome:

Taking a bus is usually $4 (€3) less than taking a train to Rome, which costs on average $12 (€10) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Florence to Rome?

The fastest way to get to Rome from Florence is by flight with an average travel time of 50 min.

Other travel options to Rome can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 3 h 15 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 2 h 35 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Florence to Rome would I travel?

The Florence to Rome distance is around 143 miles (231 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Florence to Rome?

The average frequency per day from Florence to Rome is:

  • 50 trains a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Florence and in Rome?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1 to Rome, Termini (G).
  • Most travelers take a train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Roma Termini.

Who can get me from Florence to Rome?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Florence to Rome, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Itabus can take you to Rome by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Itabus from Florence to Rome for $8 (€7).
  • Intercity can take you to Rome by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Intercity from Florence to Rome for $12 (€10).

Is there a direct service from Florence to Rome?

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

  • You can find 50 direct trains per day to Rome with Italo.

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

Where should I go next after I travel from Florence to Rome?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Florence to Rome often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Milan, Paris or Venice. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Florence and Rome itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Rome and any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I book tickets between Florence and Rome online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Florence to Rome, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $8 (€7) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $12 (€10) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Florence to Rome online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.