Florence to Bologna bus

Cheap bus tickets from Florence to Bologna

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The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Florence to Bologna is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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02:50PMFlorence1h20 04:10PMBologna
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07:55PMFlorence1h20 09:15PMBologna
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03:15PMFlorence1h20 04:35PMBologna
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Bus schedule from Florence to Bologna

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01:05AMFlorence1h20 02:25AMBologna
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02:10AMFlorence1h40 03:50AMBologna
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03:15AMFlorence1h20 04:35AMBologna
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03:50AMFirenze, Piazzale Montelungo1h20 05:10AMBologna
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05:30AMFlorence1h15 06:45AMBologna
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06:10AMFlorence1h25 07:35AMBologna
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06:10AMFirenze, Piazzale Montelungo1h25 07:35AMBologna
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08:10AMFirenze, Piazzale Montelungo1h25 09:35AMBologna
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10:10AMFirenze, Piazzale Montelungo1h20 11:30AMBologna
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10:10AMFlorence1h20 11:30AMBologna
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10:35AMFlorence1h20 11:55AMBologna
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10:55AMFlorence1h20 12:15PMBologna
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12:10PMFirenze, Piazzale Montelungo1h25 01:35PMBologna
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12:15PMFlorence1h20 01:35PMBologna
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02:10PMFlorence1h25 03:35PMBologna
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02:10PMFirenze, Piazzale Montelungo1h25 03:35PMBologna
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02:50PMFlorence1h20 04:10PMBologna
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03:15PMFlorence1h20 04:35PMBologna
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03:55PMFlorence1h20 05:15PMBologna
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04:10PMFirenze, Piazzale Montelungo1h25 05:35PMBologna
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05:00PMFlorence1h20 06:20PMBologna
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06:10PMFlorence1h25 07:35PMBologna
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06:10PMFirenze, Piazzale Montelungo1h25 07:35PMBologna
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07:35PMFlorence1h20 08:55PMBologna
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07:55PMFlorence1h20 09:15PMBologna
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08:10PMFirenze, Piazzale Montelungo1h25 09:35PMBologna
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08:10PMFlorence1h25 09:35PMBologna
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10:10PMFlorence1h20 11:30PMBologna
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10:10PMFirenze, Piazzale Montelungo1h20 11:30PMBologna
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10:10PMFlorence1h20 11:30PMBologna
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Bus times from Florence to Bologna

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Fastest Journey

1 h 15 m

Average

1 h 22 m

Buses per day

38

Distance

81 km

Of the 38 buses that leave Florence for Bologna every day 38 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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05:30AMFlorence1h15 06:45AMBologna
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10:10AMFirenze, Piazzale Montelungo1h20 11:30AMBologna
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03:50AMFirenze, Piazzale Montelungo1h20 05:10AMBologna
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10:10AMFlorence1h20 11:30AMBologna
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10:35AMFlorence1h20 11:55AMBologna
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111One-way

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Overview: Bus from Florence to Bologna

distanceDistance50 miles (81 km)
durationAverage bus duration1 h 20 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$10 (€9)
frequencyBus frequency3 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 2 direct buses a day
carriersBus companiesBlaBlaCar, Appennino Shuttle, Movelia, Autolinee Federico, Bus Center, Trenitalia, Marino Autolinee, Infobus, Itabus, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar Bus or Regionale

Buses from Florence to Bologna cover the 50 miles (81 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 20 min with our travel partners like BlaBlaCar, Appennino Shuttle, Movelia, Autolinee Federico, Bus Center, Trenitalia, Marino Autolinee, Infobus, Itabus, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar Bus or Regionale. Normally, there are 3 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $10 (€9), but the average price of bus tickets is $10 (€9). Travelers depart most frequently from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and arrive in Bologna, Piaza XX Settembre.

Bus companies: Trenitalia, BlaBlaCar Bus and Marino Autolinee from Florence to Bologna

Find the best buses from Florence to Bologna with Omio's travel partners Trenitalia, BlaBlaCar Bus and Marino Autolinee from $10 (€9). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

Trenitalia
Marino Autolinee
BlaBlaCar Bus

Trenitalia bus tickets between Florence and Bologna are available on Omio for as little as $10 (€9). Trenitalia is Italy’s national bus company with a huge fleet of buses offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed at which they travel. The company's flagship buses are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca. Trenitalia also operates buses such as the Eurocity (EC), Euronotte (EN), InterCity (IC), InterCitynotte (ICN), as well as the Regionale Veloce (RV), Regionale (R), Suburbano (S) and Metropolitano (M). Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard on long-distance bus routes. In most cases, the buses also provide barrier-free access.

Trenitalia offers three different ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. Trenitalia also has discount and loyalty cards for qualified travelers, which you can use on Omio. When traveling on a Trenitalia bus from Florence to Bologna, you can expect to travel 50 miles (81 km). Check Trenitalia’s bus schedules and tickets for the Florence to Bologna trip and book your cheap ticket on Omio today!

  • Average Price: $10

It’s easy to book your Marino Autolinee bus ticket from Florence to Bologna online with Omio! Simply check the current Marino Autolinee bus schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Florence and Bologna as well as relevant travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) for that bus and book cheap Marino Autolinee bus tickets online. Prices for Marino Autolinee buses to Bologna from Florence start at $10 (€9) one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 50 miles (81 km). If you search for Marino Autolinee buses in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the Marino Autolinee tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when traveling by bus between Florence and Bologna. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Florence to Bologna Marino Autolinee bus ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

  • Average Price: $10

BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS) is a popular French bus company from France operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe and connecting over 300 destinations. It is a subsidiary of the French carpooling service, BlaBlaCar. Standard amenities on BlaBlaCar Bus include toilets, air conditioning, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long bus journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. There is also free Wi-Fi available on select routes. The only ticket type from BlaBlaCar Bus is the Standard ticket, which allows each traveler to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags.

  • Average Price: $10

Bus from Bologna to Rome

Rome is a beautiful city that attracts tourists from all over the world year after year. Thanks to the reliable bus journeys available, the bus trip from Bologna to Rome is a popular one. Buses for this route are available throughout the day, from late at night till late evening. Over 15 buses depart from the bus station in Bologna every day, with the 188 miles (304 km)_journey taking about 5h on average. Visit Omio to view the bus journeys different bus companies have for this route.

Bologna to Rome bus time: Daily departures

Multiple buses depart from Bologna every day; more than 10 buses for Itabus and at least one for Marino Bus. This brings the total buses departing from the station to about 15 every day. The first bus departs late at night at around 12:45 a.m. from Monday to Saturday and 1:15 a.m. on Sundays. The last one leaves at around 11:50 p.m. on Monday to Saturday and at 11:12 p.m. on Sundays. Most of the buses are direct buses, but you can find a few with connections, mostly on Sundays.

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

The journey by bus from Bologna to Rome can be as short as 2h 03min for direct journeys to as long as 8h 08min for connecting journeys. Most companies exclusively offer direct buses from Mondays to Saturdays for this route, so you should be able to stick to your schedule. However, if you choose to travel on Sunday, you can find connecting journeys from Regionale. These include a 2h_transfer at Bologna Centrale, hence the longer travel time.

Buses from Bologna to Rome: castle of King Enzo in Bologna. Source: Shutterstock

What are the departure and arrival stations for bus from Bologna to Rome?

Departure bus station: The departure station in Bologna is Bologna, Autostazione, used by all bus companies operating from Bologna to Rome. The station is less than two miles (3 km) from Bologna city center, and you can take either the bus or a taxi to the city center if you don’t want to walk. You will access clean restrooms and have ample parking at the station.

Arrival bus station: Roma, Autostazione Tiburtina is the arrival station for buses from Bologna to Rome. The city center is about six miles (10 km) from the station. There are various ways to get to the station, via bus, subway, tram, train, or taxi. The subway is the fastest way of getting to Rome’s city center from the station. The station has free Wi_Fi, waiting benches, and vending machines.

Which bus companies travel from Bologna to Rome?

Itabus is the main bus company providing buses from Bologna to Rome. At least 10 Itabus buses depart from Bologna to Rome every day. All Itabus journeys from Bologna to Rome are direct. The buses use Bologna, Autostazione as the departure station, and Roma, Autostazione Tiburtina as the arrival station. The other bus company with buses operating along the Bologna_Rome route is Marino Bus. Unlike Itabus, Marino Bus only has one bus departing from Bologna every day, a late evening bus. Itabus provides the cheapest and fastest bus journeys to Rome from Bologna of the two companies.

Itabus from Bologna to Rome

Itabus provides most of the buses that operate from Bologna to Rome, with more than 10 buses departing from the station every day. The buses are available from late night to late evening. High_speed buses operate this route, with the journey taking about 4h 40min. All Itabus buses are direct buses, and you can book either standard or flex seats. The company uses Bologna, Autostazione, and Roma, Autostazione Tiburtina as the departure and arrival stations, respectively.

Marino Bus from Bologna to Rome

Marino Bus also provides some buses for the Bologna to Rome route. The buses are all direct buses, with at least one bus departing from Bologna daily. The duration of a Marino bus journey from Bologna to Rome takes about 4h 55min. The departure and arrival stations are Bologna, Autostazione, and Roma, Autostazione Tiburtina, respectively. Only one fare is provided by Marino Bus for this route, which still ensures comfort in your journey.

Traveling by bus is a sustainable journey

Apart from trains, traveling by bus ensures sustainability. Unlike cars, buses use lower amounts of fuel and have a lower carbon footprint. The maximum capacity of a bus is higher, and it is more likely to carry its full capacity of passengers compared to cars. An average car is more likely to carry two passengers than five, its full capacity. As such, a bus can sustainably transport more passengers compared to cars.

Itabus from Bologna to Rome: Services onboard

Itabus provides its passengers with leather_covered seats that can recline all the way down for maximum comfort. The seats also have extra legroom and an additional footrest. If you’re on the first four seats of the bus, you will enjoy a special view, thanks to the panoramic window. If you plan on working on your laptop during the trip, you can book seats with a table area. Vending machines, toilets, electric outlets, and ultra_broadband Wi_Fi are also available onboard. Wheelchair users will also have one dedicated seat on the bus.Moreover, the staff will offer free special assistance at the bus station and onboard the bus for a comfortable journey.

Marino Bus from Bologna to Rome: Services onboard

Marino Autolinee buses have spacious reclining seats with air conditioning for comfortable bus journeys. The buses have free Wi_Fi, a colored TV, a power outlet, and stereo hi_fi. The company also welcomes pets onboard as long as your pet has a maximum weight of 22 pounds and is inside a suitable carrier. Service animals accompanying their disabled owner are also welcome. You can also bring your bike, which needs to be folded appropriately or disassembled in two pieces. You will be charged a small extra fee for your bike.For travelers with a disability, Marino Bus staff is trained to offer assistance in boarding and alighting the bus, and other onboard assistance you may need.

How to find cheap bus tickets from Bologna to Rome

Finding cheap bus tickets is fast and easy using Omio. Many bus providers have partnered with Omio so that you can conveniently get the best deals on bus tickets and book them from the comfort of your home. On Omio, you can view details and services of different bus providers for your route and compare them. You can also visit our magazine, Window Seat, where you can find more details about your journey. If you want to save more on your journey, book your tickets with Omio in advance. This way, you won’t pay extra for last_minute tickets. Second, book connecting bus journeys rather than direct journeys. Lastly, have flexible travel dates as they allow you to take advantage of cheap tickets.

Buses from Bologna to Rome: detail of an arch in Rome. Source: Shutterstock

To Rome by bus_travel tips

As Italy’s capital, Rome offers fascinating tourist attractions for people of different kinds, so you are sure to find something worth your money and time. From state_of_the_art galleries to ancient ruins, you will fall in love with everything the city has to offer. Start your Rome tour by visiting The Colosseum, the oldest and largest amphitheater with a historic atmosphere. You can learn of Rome’s history at Trajan’s Markets, composed of administrative offices and ancient stores dating back to the early years. The trip to Rome is not complete without a tour to St. Peter’s Basilica, the burial site of one of the Apostles of Jesus. It is considered one of the holiest places. Art lovers will have plenty of museums to visit while in Rome, including the Vatican Museums and Capitoline Museums.

  • Vatican City
  • The Pantheon
  • Roman Forum
  • Piazza Navona
  • Trevi Fountain

Travel Tips: Bus to Bologna from Florence

Travel Tips: Take the bus to Bologna 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 Florence to Bologna.
FAQs
Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets between Florence and Bologna for as low as $10 (€9)  for the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $10 (€9)  for a bus ticket from Florence to Bologna.
The distance between Florence and Bologna by bus is approximately 50 miles (81 km).
On average the Florence to Bologna bus time is 1 h 20 min  covering the 50 miles (81 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When taking the bus from Florence to Bologna, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1, Firenze, Villa Costanza and Florence, Viale Filippo Strozzi. Your journey can end in bus stations such as Bologna, Piaza XX Settembre, Bologna and Bologna, Porta San Donato.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Firenze Santa Maria Novella   and arrive in Bologna, Piaza XX Settembre.

Passengers board their bus most frequently from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and travel around 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city center to this bus station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Bologna, Piaza XX Settembre and need to travel approximately 1.2 miles (1.9 km) from the bus station to the city center in Bologna.

Take the Florence to Bologna bus with BlaBlaCar, Appennino Shuttle, Movelia, Autolinee Federico, Bus Center, Trenitalia, Marino Autolinee, Infobus, Itabus, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar Bus or Regionale. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus providers for the journey between Florence and Bologna as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are 2 direct buses a day between Florence and Bologna. If you’re looking for a direct bus, consider traveling with Flixbus, Marino Autolinee, Infobus, BlaBlaCar, Busitalia, Appennino Shuttle 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.
The average number of buses departing Florence for Bologna is 3 a day. The bus schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the earliest bus from Florence to Bologna at 4: 55 AM   or take the last bus from Florence to Bologna leaving at 11: 40 PM. Look for the latest Florence to Bologna bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this trip.
The price of a one way bus ticket from Florence to Bologna is on average $10 (€9) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus providers offering this trip. In general, you can find bus tickets to Bologna from Florence available a few months in advance.

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