Bologna to Naples bus

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Cheap bus tickets and times from Bologna to Naples

Showing times and prices for Jun 26


Fastest Journey

6 h 40 m


9 h 1 m

Buses per day



471 km

Cheap bus tickets from Bologna to Naples start from $23 with an average ticket price of $27.

The fastest bus from Bologna to Naples takes 6h 40m in comparison to an average duration of 9h 1m and covers a distance of 471 km.

25 buses leave Bologna for Naples every day with 13 travelling directly.

09:15AMNapoli, Autostazione Metropark
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10:25PMNapoli, Autostazione Metropark
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05:40PMNapoli, Napoli Centrale
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10:10AMNapoli, Autostazione Metropark
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07:15AMNapoli, Napoli Centrale
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Overview: Bus from Bologna to Naples

distanceDistance292 miles (471 km)
durationAverage bus duration6 h 40 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$38 (€34)
frequencyBus frequency15 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 12 direct buses a day
carriersBus providersItabus, Marino Autolinee, FlixBus, El Pilar, BlaBlaCar, BlaBlaCar Bus or Movelia

Buses from Bologna to Naples cover the 292 miles (471 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 40 min with our travel partners like Itabus, Marino Autolinee, FlixBus, El Pilar, BlaBlaCar, BlaBlaCar Bus or Movelia. Normally, there are 15 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $6 (€5), but the average price of bus tickets is $38 (€34). Travelers depart most frequently from Bologna, Stazione Centrale and arrive in Naples Capodichino Airport Terminal Bus.

Bus companies: Itabus, Marino Autolinee and FlixBus from Bologna to Naples

For as little as $6 (€5) you can travel by bus between Bologna and Naples with Itabus, Marino Autolinee and FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

FlixBus from Bologna to Naples bus information:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 40 min
  • Cheapest Price: $9
  • FlixBus frequency: 5 a day

Buses from Bologna to Naples

If you are looking for buses from Bologna to Naples, there is on average one bus scheduled every day of the week, including the weekends. It is typically a direct route, so that you should not have to worry about transferring to another bus to complete you trip. As this is usually an overnight bus that takes around 8h, you should not have to wake up in the middle of the night to transfer. You can then arrive refreshed in the morning to the sight of Mount Vesuvius and head out to explore Naples, from grand historic castles to the famous nativity figurines on sale on Via dei Presepi.


How long is the journey by bus from Bologna to Naples?

The buses from Bologna to Naples normally take about 7h 50min travel time. There are usually no transfers necessary, and this is generally a direct journey. Since the departure time is often late at night, you can travel overnight and wake up in Naples, ready to carry on with your trip.


How many buses are there from Bologna to Naples?

While there are not generally that many trips to Naples originating in Bologna – often just the one departure – they do depart every day of the week. This is for a total of seven a week. And usually, the departure times are around the same time every day, so you can rely on a consistent timetable. This is generally late at night, around 11:50 p.m. Since there is probably only one bus a day, you should book as far in advance as possible to ensure you get a seat on the day you want to travel.


What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Bologna to Naples?

Departure bus station: Journeys to Naples will depart from Bologna Autostazione, located in Piazza XX Settembre 6, which is about 1 mile (1.6 km) from the historic city center, Piazza Maggiore. Walking should take you about 20min, and there are a few public buses you can take if you cut the time down to about 12min. You should get to the station about 20min before your departure time. The station has toilet facilities and some food service concessions, as well as a passenger waiting area.

Arrival bus station: You will arrive in Naples at Napoli-Metropark Staz.FS Terminalbus, which is about three miles from the historic city center, Piazza del Plebiscito. That is about a 40min walk, so you will probably want to take either the subway or a public bus to the city center, which should be a much shorter 20min or so. There are public restrooms as well as shops, restaurants, and cafés nearby if you need a break before continuing on your travels.


Which bus companies travel from Bologna to Naples?

The main bus company that provides service to Naples beginning in the city of Bologna is MarinoBus, predominantly offering routes in Basilicata and Puglia in southern Italy. MarinoBus has a fleet of around 170 vehicles, including single- and double-decker coaches, that also covers major areas of central and northern Italy, as well as other European cities in nearby countries. Regarding their journeys to Naples, the service takes a direct route, so that no transfers are necessary.


MarinoBus Bologna to Naples

MarinoBus usually offers one departure from Bologna to Naples every day of the week, including weekends. However, it is best to check their schedule, especially over holidays, in case of any changes. This route is generally a direct journey, with no changes or transfers needed. It will take around 7h 50min to get to Naples as long as there is not much traffic, but this bus typically leaves late at night, so you can sleep the journey away and wake up at your destination. The MarinoBus fleet of 170 vehicles consists of single- and double-decker coaches with reclining seats, so that you can ride comfortable. With MarinoBus, you can usually change your travel date for the same route for free, as long as you do so at least 18h before departure. If you find you need to cancel, 70% refunds are available if you cancel your ticket 48h before your booked departure. Alternatively, if you do plan on using the ticket within the next 12 months, you can request to suspend the ticket so that you do not have to keep rescheduling.


Bologna to Naples Bus: Services on Board

MarinoBus offers a fleet that has reclining seats that also has footrests and tray tables for your comfort. Although this is usually an overnight trip to Naples, there is free WiFi available, as well as 220V electrical outlets and USB ports. So, you can enjoy your laptop and other mobile devices without worrying about running out of charge. There are toilet facilities aboard. But there are no food or beverage services, so you should pack provisions for this long trip in case you get hungry or thirsty. Nevertheless, this journey is long enough that there may be one or more 15min rest stops. Passengers are allowed a carry-on (16x12x6 inches), weighing no more than 11 pounds (4.98kg), as well as storage for two pieces of luggage (55 linear inches, 139.7 cm), weighing 26 pounds (11.8kg). If you want to bring more luggage than this, you will need to pay an additional fee. You can bring a bicycle, but it would take the place of one of the two allowable pieces of stowed luggage. Also, it must be broken down into two pieces and stored in a bag. There is a fee for bringing a bicycle. You can bring a pet, as long as it weighs less than 22 pounds (9.97kg) and fits in a carrier no larger than 11 x 11 x 15 inches (27.94 x 27.94 x 38.1 cm). You must keep this carrier on the floor next to your seat and pay a fee. Service animals for the visually impaired, however, can travel for free. There should be appropriate assistance and accommodations for passengers who are disabled or who have limited mobility available, although it is always best to contact them about your journey to ensure there are no issues when it is time for your journey.

FAQs: Bus from Bologna to Naples

FAQs: Take the bus from Bologna to Naples with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Bologna to Naples.
Cheap bus tickets from Bologna to Naples can start from as little as $6 (€5) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Bologna to Naples is $38 (€34); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The bus time between Bologna and Naples is on average 6 h 40 min   for the 292 mile (471 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Bologna and Naples by bus can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Bologna to Naples leaves at 6: 55 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Bologna to Naples leaves at 10: 59 PM.
Yes, there are 12 direct buses a day from Bologna to Naples with Itabus, Marino Autolinee, FlixBus or BlaBlaCar Bus. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct buses.
When taking a bus from Bologna to Naples, you can count on Itabus, Marino Autolinee, FlixBus, El Pilar, BlaBlaCar, BlaBlaCar Bus or Movelia for the best way to get you to Naples. You can also check all possible bus companies who offer a service from Bologna to Naples and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.

When departing from Bologna, you have various bus station options to start your journey from including Bologna, Stazione Centrale, Bologna, Aeroporto di Bologna and Bologna, Autostazione (Piazza XX Settembre). When arriving in Naples, you can end your journey in bus stations like Naples Capodichino Airport Terminal Bus, Naples, Piazza Giuseppe Garibaldi and Naples, Piazzale Vincenzo Tecchio.

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Bologna, Stazione Centrale, which is located around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Naples Capodichino Airport Terminal Bus, located 4.7 miles (7.6 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a bus from Bologna to Naples is January.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel between Bologna and Naples including taking a train, bus or flight.

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