Birmingham to Florence by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    18hr 29m
  • Distance
    1,372 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    27hr 30m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Birmingham to Florence by train

Fast trains from Birmingham to Florence take around 18 hours and 29 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,372 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham and Florence.

1. Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Florence?

Journeys between Birmingham and Florence usually involve 3 changes of train.

We usually find around 14 departures on the route from Birmingham to Florence every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

2. How long is the train journey from Birmingham to Florence?

The Birmingham to Florence train travel time is normally about 18 hours and 29 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Birmingham to Florence train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Florence is usually scheduled to depart Birmingham around 06:10 and the last train is around 23:10. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Birmingham around 07:10, and the last at 23:00.

When to book Birmingham to Florence train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 and a half months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Birmingham to Florence by train.

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Which train companies operate between Birmingham and Florence?

More than one train company operates on the route from Birmingham to Florence, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Trains
  • EuroCity
  • Eurostar
  • Frecciabianca
  • Frecciargento
  • Frecciarossa
  • Frecciarossa 1000
  • IC Notte
  • InterCity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Italo
  • London Midland
  • London Underground
  • Lyria
  • Night Jet
  • Nightjet
  • Regionale
  • Regionale Veloce
  • SFM 2
  • TGV
  • Thello
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.