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Getting from Rome Fiumicino Airport to Florence

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How to get from Rome Fiumicino Airport to Florence

When travelling from Rome Fiumicino (FCO) airport to Florence, you have three transport options, taxi, bus or train. The most convenient but expensive option is taking a Fiumicino airport taxi. The journey will cost approximately 449€ and take around 3 hours and 15 minutes. Your next option is to take either the Leonardo Express or Frecciargento AV train. The Leonardo express requires one change, costs 49€ in total and takes 2 and a half hours to reach Florence. The Frecciargento AV train costs 31€ and takes only 2 hours and 20 minutes as it goes directly from Rome Fiumicino airport to Florence. Your final option is to take the MeinFernbus which leaves from Tiburtina bus station, takes around 3 hours and 30 minutes to reach Florence and costs €32.50. Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Rome at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.

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Comparison of the options

PRICE FOR 2PASSENGERS
OPTION PRICE DURATION AVAILABILITY
Taxi €449 195min 24/7
Welcome Pickups €419 195min 24/7
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Bus €65 220min 08:00–23:35
Train €98 140min 06:23–23:23

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How to get from Rome Fiumicino airport to Florence by taxi

Taking a taxi is by far the most convenient option, but also the most expensive. The final cost of your journey from Rome Fiumicino (FCO) airport to Florence will change depending on the exact location of your destination in the city, but the approximate cost is 449€. Taxis run 24/7 from Rome Fiumicino airport and can easily be found waiting outside of the arrivals hall. The total journey time in regular traffic will be 3 hours and 15 minutes.

Taxi fare from Rome Fiumicino Airport to Florence

Taxis at Rome Fiumicino (FCO) airport only have a flat rate for inside the city borders of Rome, so when travelling to Florence, you will be charged using a taxi meter based on distance. The exact cost of your taxi will depend on your final destination in Florence and the level of traffic you encounter, but the approximate cost is 449€.

Taxi prices
Day time
(05:00–24:00)
Night time
(00:00–05:00)
Duration
FROM FCO - TO VATICAN
€55
€55
40 min
FROM FCO - TO FLORENCE
€449
€449
195 min
FROM FCO - TO NAPLES
€320
€320
135 min

Convenience

If you're looking for a quick, hassle-free and comfortable ride, then taking a Rome Fiumicino airport transfer to Florence is by far the most convenient option. Unlike other modes of transportation, you won't need to make multiple changes or walk with your luggage.

Editor’s Note

Taking the 305km journey from Rome Fiumicino airport to Florence by taxi can be extremely expensive, if you're traveling on a budget we highly suggest looking at other transfer options.

Useful Tips

Be sure to pass by any unlicensed drivers in the arrivals hall and head straight to the official taxi rank outside on the ground floor.
Make sure your driver resets and switches on his taxi meter before you begin your journey.
If you are carrying excess luggage, you may be charges a surplus for each item.

How to get from Rome Fiumicino airport to Florence by bus

Unfortunately, there are no buses that run directly from Rome Fiumicino (FCO) airport to Florence, you will first need to take and FM1 train to Tiburtina bus station. From the bus station, you will take the MeinFernbus which costs 32.50€ one-way and takes around 3 hours and 30 minutes to reach Florence.

How much is the bus from Rome Fiumicino Airport to Florence?

The MeinFernbus costs along with the FM1 train that you need to take to get from Rome Fiumicino airport costs €32.50 one-way. You will first need to purchase your train ticket to Tiburtina bus station at the Stazione Ferroviaria station ticket machines, and then purchase your bus ticket when at the bus station. You can also purchase your MeinFernbus tickets in advance online which can lower the price.

Cost

32.50€

Trip Duration

210 Min.

There is a waiting time of up to 3 hours.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

The MeinFernbus is available from 08:00 to 22:35 at Rome Fiumicino airport.

Where do I get it from?

The MeinFernbus doesn't leave directly from Rome Fiumicino (FCO) airport, you will need to take the FM1 train from the Stazione Ferroviaria train station and make your way to the Tiburtina bus station. There you will see the signs and timetables for the MeinFernbus.

Convenience

As the bus doesn't run directly from Rome Fiumicino airport, you will need to take a rather inconvenient train to the Tiburtina bus station, which not only adds time to your journey, but it means you will need to carry around any heavy luggage you have with you.

Editor’s Note

The MeinFernbus is extremely comfortable and equipped with Wi-Fi, toilets and charging sockets, so if you are traveling on a budget but still want comfort, this could be a good transfer option for you.

Useful Tips

If you purchase your bus tickets in advance, you may be able to find them at a lower price than in the bus station.
As you first need to take the FM1 train to the bus station, you will need to keep a close eye on your luggage at all times.

How to get from Rome Fiumicino airport to Florence by train

There are two different options when taking the train from Rome Fiumicino (FCO) airport to Florence, the Leonardo Express and the
Frecciargento AV train. The Leonardo Express requires a change in Roma Termini, takes around 152 minutes to reach Florence and costs a total of 49€. The high-speed Frecciargento AV train is direct and takes 140 minutes. The cost for the Frecciargento AV train is 31€ one-way.

How much is the train from Rome Fiumicino Airport to Florence?

The Leonardo Express train costs 14€ to get to the Roma Termini, then you will need to switch to the Trenitalia AV train to get to Florence Santa Maria Novella station, which costs 35€ one-way. The total journey cost will be 49€.

The Frecciargento AV train ticket prices change depending on when you book them, but the average price is 31€. If you book in advance online prices will be lower.

Cost

31 - 49€

Trip Duration

140 - 152 Min.

There is a waiting time of up to 4 hours.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

The Leonardo Express train is available every 15 minutes from 6:23 to 23:23. The Frecciargento AV train runs only twice a day at 11:08 and 15:08.

Where do I get it from?

There is a train station in Rome Fiumicino airport built in as part of the passenger terminal complex. It's around a 15-minute walk from the arrivals hall, but completely undercover with assisted walking pannels.

Once in baggage claim, look for the blue signs that mark transportation, follow these until you reach the escalators and follow them down into Stazione Ferroviaria train station.

Convenience

If you're travelling on a budget, then taking a train can seem like a great idea. However, the Leonardo train requires a change in one of the busiest Train Stations in Italy, and the Frecciargento AV train only runs twice a day, so if you miss one, you will be waiting in the airport for hours.

Editor’s Note

Be aware that once you've bought your ticket, you won't be able to board the train before your allotted time, doing so could result in a heavy fine.

Useful Tips

Booking your train ticket in advance will not only allow you to save money, but it ill guarantee you a space on the most convenient train for you.
Roma Termini station is extremely busy and large, be sure to keep your belongings close and read the maps carefully.
You must validate your train tickets in the provided machines, failing to do so can result in a fine.

Welcome Pickups transfer

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Book a trained, English-speaking taxi driver to pick you up at the same price as a regular cab from the line

If you feel more relaxed knowing that somebody is waiting for you, you may as well book a Welcome Pickups transfer. As soon as you arrive at the airport you will be greeted by your driver. He will be waiting for you at the terminal of your arrival with a sign that has your name on it. Your driver will help you out with your luggage and together you will make your way to the vehicle. While he is driving you to your accommodation, the driver can give you some tips and recommendations on what to do during your holidays in Rome. Our drivers are hand-picked and speak fluent English. No need to worry about miscommunication issues that you may face with the local taxi drivers regarding your destination. Relax and enjoy your ride.

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Hand-picked english-speaking drivers

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Prices

DAYTIME
€413
NIGHTTIME
€443
Same price as a regular taxi from the line

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4 pax, 4 pieces of luggage

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Frequently asked questions

How much is the train from Rome airport to Florence?

There are two different options when it comes to taking the train from Rome Fiumicino (FCO) airport to Florence. First is the Leonardo Express which takes around 152 minutes, with a change in the Roma Termini station, and costs 49€ one-way. Your second option is the Frecciargento AV train, which takes 140 minutes to reach Florence and costs 31€ one-way.

How much is a taxi from Rome Fiumicino airport to Florence?

Taxis outside of the Rome boarder are charged using a taxi meter based on distance. The exact price of your taxi will change depending on your final destination in Florence, however, the approximate cost will be 449€. To avoid additional fees or for a set rate you can book a private transfer in advance.

How do you get from Rome airport to the train station.

The Leonardo Express train will take you to the main Roma Termini train station in Rome. The cost of this train is 14€ and it will take around 32 minutes from Rome Fiumicino airport to the train station.

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