How to Get from Rome to Florence by TrainFlorence is 173 miles north of Rome. Frequent trains run directly between Rome Termini Station and Florence Santa Maria Novella Station. A few slow trains also leave from Roma Tiburtina station.
Eurostar trains are the fastest and most expensive, making the trip from Rome to Florence as short as one hour and thirty-seven minutes. You'll need to reserve a seat on these trains. Less expensive trains take two to four hours. Trains leave from early morning until about 10:30PM.
You can check current Rome to Florence schedules and ticket prices on the Trenitalia web site. People in the US may find it easier and more convenient to buy tickets ahead of time through Select Italy - go to Select Italy train tickets page to make reservations and buy tickets direct.
How to Get from Florence Train Station into FlorenceLocal buses connect the train station to other parts of Florence and the outskirts of the city. Florence's historic center and main sights are an easy walk from the train station.
How to Get from Rome to Florence by CarAlthough you don't need a car in Florence, you may want to explore Tuscany by car. The A1 Autostrada (toll road) connects Rome to Florence - see Interactive Autostrada Map. Car rentals are available in Florence if you prefer to take the train and pick up a car there later.
Flying to Florence
Florence has an airport with flights from other Italian cities, Europe, and Great Britain. Find flights to Florence Airport. The airport is fairly close to town and connected to the train station by bus.
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