The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Madrid to Bologna is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
This is the last bus of the day.
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1d 1 h 35 m
1d 8 h 48 m
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Of the 4 buses that leave Madrid for Bologna every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||813 miles (1312 km)|
|Average bus duration||35 h|
|Bus frequency||1 a day|
|Bus companies||Eurolines France or Flixbus|
Buses from Madrid to Bologna cover the 813 miles (1312 km) long route taking on average 35 h with our travel partners like Eurolines France or Flixbus. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Bologna, Piaza XX Settembre.
Find the best journey from Madrid to Bologna with FlixBus. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most convenient route has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
Bus information from Madrid to Bologna with FlixBus:
Travel between Madrid, Spain and Bologna, Italy by bus is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Italy, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 11/17/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus from Madrid to Bologna before traveling.
The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Bologna to Madrid is: Unrestricted
Reentry to Spain is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
What are the requirements?
The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 11/17/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your bus to Madrid from Bologna here.
When departing from Madrid, you have various bus station options to start your route from including Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal. When arriving in Bologna, you can end your route in bus stations like Bologna, Piaza XX Settembre, Bologna and Bologna, Porta San Donato.
Omio customers book a bus from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Bologna, Piaza XX Settembre most frequently for this route.
Passengers board their bus most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and travel around 1.4 miles (2.2 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.
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