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There are 5 ways to get from Florence Airport (FLR) to Rome by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly  •  1h 58m

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Rome (FCO) FLR - FCO

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Bus  •  5h

  1. Take the bus from Prato to Rome Tiburtina Bus station N531 / ...

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Train  •  2h 5m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini Fr / ...

Night train  •  3h 37m

  1. Take the night train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini Nj

Drive  •  2h 48m

  1. Drive from Florence Airport (FLR) to Rome 284.9 km

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The cheapest way to get from Florence Airport (FLR) to Rome is to bus which costs €16 - €20 and takes 5h.

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The quickest way to get from Florence Airport (FLR) to Rome is to fly which costs €65 - €300 and takes 1h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Florence Airport (FLR) to Rome station. However, there are services departing from Aeroporto 2 and arriving at Rome Tiburtina Bus station via Prato. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h.

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No, there is no direct train from Florence Airport (FLR) to Rome. However, there are services departing from Aeroporto and arriving at Roma Termini via Firenze S.M.N.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 5m.

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The distance between Florence Airport (FLR) and Rome is 236 km. The road distance is 284.9 km.

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The best way to get from Florence Airport (FLR) to Rome without a car is to train which takes 2h 5m and costs €17 - €80.

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It takes approximately 1h 58m to get from Florence Airport (FLR) to Rome, including transfers.

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Florence Airport (FLR) to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Prato station.

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Florence Airport (FLR) to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Firenze S.M.N. station.

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The best way to get from Florence Airport (FLR) to Rome is to fly which takes 1h 58m and costs €65 - €300. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €17 - €80 and takes 2h 5m, you could also bus, which costs €16 - €20 and takes 5h.

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Map of how to get from Florence Airport (FLR) to Rome.
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  • Distance: 236.4 km
  • Duration: 1h 58m

What companies run services between Florence Airport (FLR), Italy and Rome, Italy?

Alitalia flies from Florence Airport (FLR) to Rome once daily. Alternatively, Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini every 30 minutes. Tickets cost €21 - €75 and the journey takes 1h 35m. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Rome
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €1000
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€21 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€21 - €29
Base Standard
€40 - €55
Base Premium
€50 - €75
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€21 - €30
Smart Low Cost
€19 - €27
Smart Flex
€40 - €55
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€17 - €35
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€32 - €35
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €24
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€16 - €24
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Night train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prato to Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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The quickest flight from Florence Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Florence Airport (FLR) to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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Florence Airport (FLR) to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence Airport (FLR) to Rome is 285 km. It takes approximately 2h 48m to drive from Florence Airport (FLR) to Rome.

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Alitalia offers flights from Florence Airport to Rome Airport.

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