231 km
Departure station:
Santa Maria Novella
Piazza Santa Maria Novella, 50123 , Florence, Italy
Arrival station:
00162 Rome, Italy, Rome, Italy
Piazza dei Cinquecento, 1, 00185, Rome, Italy
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Bullet train
1 hrs 23 min
Bullet train
1 hrs 24 min

Visiting both the capital of Renaissance, Florence, and the Eternal City, Rome, is a must for any traveler going to Italy. Luckily, it is easy to plan your time as both of the cities are conveniently linked by high-speed rail. Traveling from Florence to Rome by train has many advantages from an extensive timetable with up to 22 daily departures to outstanding onboard amenities to the ease of departing and arriving right from the city centers. You can learn more about the Florence - Rome train route below.

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

The transportation network in Italy is very developed, and you can travel between the cities by plane, bus, car, as well as on a Florence to Rome train. The latter is considered as the top choice both in terms of overall travel times and the prices. One of the main benefits apart from the super quick travel duration of the rail option is that the trains depart from the Santa Maria Novella station in Florence and arrive at the Termini station in Rome which are both located in the heart of the towns, therefore, it is not necessary to spend extra time for traveling to the airports, located in the outskirts.

Is there a high-speed train from Florence to Rome?

The Italo bullet train from Florence to Rome is among the most popular modes of transportation between these two Italian cities. It is fitted with modern amenities, comfortable seats, and can travel at high speeds of up to 186 mph. Read more about the Italo high-speed train.

How long is the train journey from Florence to Rome?

A journey on the fast train from Florence to Rome takes as little as 1 hour and 30 minutes. This is twice as fast if going on the bus, one hour faster than when taking a car, and more than one hour shorter than when flying on an airplane (if taking into consideration the extra time for getting to/from the airports and time needed for arriving in advance of the flight).

Is there a direct train from Florence to the Rome airport?

You can reach the Rome Fiumicino International Airport from Florence by a direct Frecce train, which is run by Trenitalia. These modern trains have several daily departures. If the arrival times don't match your schedule or you need to reach the Ciampino Airport, you may take a faster Italo train to the central Rome Termini rail station and switch to a Trenitalia train for a half-hour connection to any of the two the airports.

How much is a train ticket from Florence to Rome?

The prices for train tickets from Florence to Rome differ depending on the coach class you wish to travel in, the date and time, whether it's the high travel season or the low travel season, among other factors. Usually, fares for the high-speed tickets start at about 65 USD.

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