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Overview: Bus from Bologna to Rome

distanceDistance188 miles (303 km)
durationAverage bus duration4 h 55 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$14 (€12)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus, Bus Center, BlaBlaCar, Marino Autolinee, Baltour or Infobus

Buses from Bologna to Rome cover the 188 miles (303 km) long route taking on average 4 h 55 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Bus Center, BlaBlaCar, Marino Autolinee, Baltour or Infobus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $8 (€7), but the average price of bus tickets is $14 (€12). Travelers depart most frequently from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Rome, Termini (G).

Bus providers: FlixBus from Bologna to Rome

For as little as $8 (€7) you can travel by bus to Rome from Bologna with FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

FlixBus

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.

  • Average Price: $19

FlixBus has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your FlixBus tickets to Rome from Bologna and when traveling by bus:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips: Bus to Rome from Bologna

Take the bus to Rome easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bologna to Rome.
FAQs

How much do cheap buses between Bologna and Rome cost?

Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Bologna to Rome to cost as little as $8 (€7)  in the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a bus to Rome from Bologna?

The bus price to Rome from Bologna is on average $14 (€12)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.

How many miles is it from Bologna to Rome by bus?

The bus distance from Bologna to Rome is around 188 miles (303 km).

How long is a bus to Rome from Bologna on average?

On average the Bologna to Rome bus time is 4 h 55 min  covering the 188 miles (303 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What bus station in Bologna goes to Rome? What bus station do I come into Rome from Bologna?

There are a few bus stations in Bologna to start your trip from including Bologna, Autostazione, Bologna, Piaza XX Settembre and Bologna, Imola highway exit. In Rome you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Rome, Termini (G), Rome, Roma Ostiense and Roma, Via Marsala / Viale Enrico De Nicola.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Bologna Centrale   and arrive in Rome, Termini (G).

Where is the bus station in Bologna? Where is the bus station in Rome?

You can find the most popular departure bus station for this route, Bologna Centrale, located approximately 0.9 miles (1.4 km) from the city center of Bologna. The most popular arrival bus station in Rome, called Rome, Termini (G), is located around 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from its city center.

Which bus providers should I travel with from Bologna to Rome?

For the trip from Bologna to Rome you can take a bus with Flixbus, Bus Center, BlaBlaCar, Marino Autolinee, Baltour or Infobus. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services between Bologna and Rome on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

Can I find a direct bus from Bologna to Rome?

If you’re looking for a direct bus, consider traveling with Flixbus, Marino Autolinee, BlaBlaCar, Autoservizi Salemi or Itabus. Nonstop bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your bus tickets.

When is the earliest bus from Bologna to Rome? When is the last bus from Bologna to Rome?

The earliest bus for this journey departs from Bologna at 8: 05 AM. The last bus leaves from Bologna at 6: 15 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Bologna to Rome and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How early should I book Bologna to Rome bus tickets to get the best deals?

If you purchase the Bologna to Rome bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $14 (€12). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses between Bologna and Rome. Look out for bus tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.