The cheapest buses from Bologna to Rome

Showing times and prices for Sep 22

Cheapest

$26

Average

$33

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Bologna to Rome will cost around $ 33 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 26.

Cheapest
12:40PMBologna5h30 06:10PMRome
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$261One-way
Cheapest
10:50AMBologna5h35 04:25PMRome
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$261One-way
Cheapest
04:15PMBologna5h40 09:55PMRome
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$261One-way
Cheapest
09:45AMBologna5h20 03:05PMRome
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$261One-way
02:05PMBologna4h40 06:45PMRome
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$301One-way

Timetable Bologna to Rome

Showing buses for tomorrow, Wed, Sep 22
12:50AMBologna4h40 05:30AMRome
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09:45AMBologna5h20 03:05PMRome
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10:50AMBologna5h35 04:25PMRome
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12:40PMBologna5h30 06:10PMRome
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02:05PMBologna4h40 06:45PMRome
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03:00PMBologna5h00 08:00PMRome
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04:15PMBologna5h40 09:55PMRome
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11:50PMBologna, Autostazione4h55 04:45AMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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Tue
Sep 21
$35Regionale
$26Itabus
$100Alitalia Cityliner
Wed
Sep 22
$35Regionale
$26Itabus
$100Alitalia Cityliner
Thu
Sep 23
$35Regionale
$22Itabus
$146Alitalia Cityliner
Fri
Sep 24
$35Regionale
$26Itabus
$270TAP Portugal
Sat
Sep 25
$31Intercity
$22Itabus
$100Alitalia Cityliner
Sun
Sep 26
$43Regionale
$22Itabus
$100Alitalia Cityliner
Mon
Sep 27
$35Regionale
$19Itabus
$100Alitalia Cityliner
Tue
Sep 28
$31Intercity
$9Itabus
$100Alitalia Cityliner
Wed
Sep 29
$25Intercity
$9Itabus
$100Alitalia Cityliner
Thu
Sep 30
$31Intercity
$9Itabus
$100Alitalia Cityliner
Fri
Oct 1
$35Regionale
$12Itabus
$75Alitalia Cityliner
Sat
Oct 2
$21Intercity
$9Itabus
$75Alitalia Cityliner
Sun
Oct 3
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$9Itabus
$75Alitalia Cityliner
Mon
Oct 4
$21Intercity
$9Itabus
$75Alitalia Cityliner
Tue
Oct 5
$19Intercity
$9Itabus
$75Alitalia Cityliner
Wed
Oct 6
$19Intercity
$9Itabus
$75Alitalia Cityliner
Thu
Oct 7
$19Intercity
$11Flixbus
$75Alitalia Cityliner
Fri
Oct 8
$25Intercity
$9Itabus
$75Alitalia Cityliner
Sat
Oct 9
$16Intercity Notte
$11Flixbus
$75Alitalia Cityliner
Sun
Oct 10
Find prices
$9Itabus
$75Alitalia Cityliner
Mon
Oct 11
$16Intercity
$9Itabus
$100Alitalia Cityliner

The fastest buses from Bologna to Rome

Showing times and prices for Sep 22

Fastest Journey

4 h 40 m

Average

5 h 10 m

Buses per day

8

Distance

304 km

Of the 8 buses that leave Bologna for Rome every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 304 km distance in an average of 5 h 10 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 4 h 40 m .

The slowest buses will take 5 h 40 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
02:05PMBologna4h40 06:45PMRome
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$301One-way
Fastest
12:50AMBologna4h40 05:30AMRome
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$301One-way
11:50PMBologna, Autostazione4h55 04:45AMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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$491One-way
03:00PMBologna5h00 08:00PMRome
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$491One-way
09:45AMBologna5h20 03:05PMRome
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$261One-way

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Bus Information from Bologna to Rome

distanceDistance188 miles (303 km)
durationAverage bus duration4 h 45 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$23 (€19)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus, 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 45 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Bus Center, BlaBlaCar, Marino Autolinee, Baltour or Infobus. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $23 (€19), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $19 (€15). Travelers depart most frequently from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Rome, Tiburtina Station.

FlixBus

Flixbus is one of Europe's biggest bus companies which was created in Germany and offers bus services around Europe and US. Flixbus offers only one ticket type called Standard for your upcoming bus trip from Bologna to Rome.

FlixBus tickets from Bologna to Rome are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect route with FlixBus between Bologna and Rome all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest bus, you can find all the current FlixBus bus schedules and bus tickets available on Omio for the 188 miles (303 km) route. You can also see relevant travel information for the FlixBus bus, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this bus, compare the fastest Bologna to Rome routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best FlixBus Bologna to Rome bus ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the FlixBus bus ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Rome with FlixBus!

When you buy your FlixBus bus tickets between Bologna and Rome don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • 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

Buses from Bologna to Rome
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 to Rome from Bologna cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus to Rome from Bologna for the next 7 days starting from $19 (€15)  one way.
How much is the bus between Bologna and Rome on average?
The Bologna to Rome bus ticket price is on average $23 (€19)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.
How far is Bologna to Rome by bus?
The bus distance from Bologna to Rome is around 188 miles (303 km).
How long is the bus ride from Bologna to Rome?
The bus time to Rome from Bologna is on average 4 h 45 min  for the 188 miles (303 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Rome from Bologna by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by bus from Bologna to Rome, which bus station in Bologna do I depart from and which bus station in Rome do I arrive in?

When taking the bus to Rome from Bologna, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Bologna, Autostazione, Bologna, Piaza XX Settembre and Bologna, Imola highway exit. Your trip can end in bus stations such as Rome, Tiburtina Station, Rome, Termini (G) and Rome, Roma Ostiense.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Bologna Centrale   and arrive in Rome, Tiburtina Station.

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

You can find the most popular departure bus station for this journey, Bologna Centrale, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Bologna. The most popular arrival bus station in Rome, called Rome, Tiburtina Station, is located around 2 mile (s) / 4 km away from its city center.

What bus companies offer a service from Bologna to Rome?
For the route 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 companies that offer services between Bologna and Rome on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Are there any direct buses from Bologna to Rome?
Yes, there are direct buses to Rome from Bologna, and you can find a direct bus for this trip with Marino Autolinee, BlaBlaCar or Autoservizi Salemi  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you buy your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
When does the first bus depart from Bologna to Rome? When does the last bus depart from Bologna to Rome?
The earliest bus for this trip departs from Bologna at 6: 20 AM. The last bus leaves from Bologna at 9: 50 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 far in advance should I purchase a bus ticket from Bologna to Rome to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus providers offering this trip and save money. If you book bus tickets from Bologna to Rome within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $23 (€19) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your bus ticket from Bologna to Rome a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bologna
P.za XX Settembre
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