The cheapest buses from Milan to Bologna

Showing times and prices for Sep 24

Cheapest

$18

Average

$20

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 Milan to Bologna will cost around $ 20 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 18.

2nd Cheapest
05:50PMMilano, San Donato3h20 09:10PMBologna
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$181One-way
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09:35AMMilan2h55 12:30PMBologna
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$181One-way
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12:30PMMilan3h40 04:10PMBologna
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$181One-way
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07:45AMMilan3h15 11:00AMBologna
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$181One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:50AMMilano, San Donato2h50 09:40AMBologna
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$181One-way

Timetable Milan to Bologna

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06:10AMMilan3h30 09:40AMBologna
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06:50AMMilano, San Donato2h50 09:40AMBologna
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07:10AMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano3h20 10:30AMBologna, Autostazione
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07:45AMMilan3h15 11:00AMBologna
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07:50AMMilano, San Donato2h40 10:30AMBologna, Autostazione
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09:35AMMilan2h55 12:30PMBologna
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10:40AMMilano, San Donato3h20 02:00PMBologna
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12:30PMMilan3h40 04:10PMBologna
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01:15PMMilano, San Donato2h55 04:10PMBologna
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05:05PMMilan4h05 09:10PMBologna
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05:50PMMilano, San Donato3h20 09:10PMBologna
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07:00PMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano3h20 10:20PMBologna, Autostazione
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07:40PMMilano, San Donato2h40 10:20PMBologna, Autostazione
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08:10PMMilan3h40 11:50PMBologna
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08:35PMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano2h55 11:30PMBologna, Autostazione
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09:15PMMilano, San Donato2h15 11:30PMBologna, Autostazione
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Thu
Sep 23
$21Regionale
$16Itabus
Fri
Sep 24
$21Regionale
$12Flixbus
Sat
Sep 25
$21Regionale
$12Flixbus
Sun
Sep 26
$21Regionale
$12Flixbus
Mon
Sep 27
$21Regionale
$11Itabus
Tue
Sep 28
$21Regionale
$11Itabus
Wed
Sep 29
$21Regionale
$6Itabus
Thu
Sep 30
$21Regionale
$2Flixbus
Fri
Oct 1
$21Regionale
$11Itabus
Sat
Oct 2
$21Regionale
$2Flixbus
Sun
Oct 3
$36Italo
$11Itabus
Mon
Oct 4
$21Intercity Notte
$2Itabus
Tue
Oct 5
$21Intercity Notte
$2Itabus
Wed
Oct 6
$18Intercity
$2Flixbus
Thu
Oct 7
$18Intercity
$2Flixbus
Fri
Oct 8
$21Regionale
$12Flixbus
Sat
Oct 9
$16Intercity
$2Flixbus
Sun
Oct 10
$16Intercity
$12Flixbus
Mon
Oct 11
$16Intercity
$2Flixbus
Tue
Oct 12
$16Intercity
$3Flixbus
Wed
Oct 13
$12Intercity
$2Flixbus

The fastest buses from Milan to Bologna

Showing times and prices for Sep 24

Fastest Journey

2 h 15 m

Average

3 h 10 m

Buses per day

16

Distance

201 km

Of the 16 buses that leave Milan for Bologna every day 16 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 201 km distance in an average of 3 h 10 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h 15 m .

The slowest buses will take 4 h 5 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
09:15PMMilano, San Donato2h15 11:30PMBologna, Autostazione
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$211One-way
07:40PMMilano, San Donato2h40 10:20PMBologna, Autostazione
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$211One-way
07:50AMMilano, San Donato2h40 10:30AMBologna, Autostazione
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$281One-way
06:50AMMilano, San Donato2h50 09:40AMBologna
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$181One-way
09:35AMMilan2h55 12:30PMBologna
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$181One-way

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Bus Information between Milan and Bologna

distanceDistance124 miles (200 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h 20 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$12 (€9)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus, BlaBlaCar, Marino Autolinee, Bus Center or Baltour

Buses from Milan to Bologna cover the 124 miles (200 km) long route taking on average 2 h 20 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, Marino Autolinee, Bus Center or Baltour. There are direct bus 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 $12 (€9). Travelers depart most frequently from Milano Centrale and arrive in Bologna, Autostazione.

Bus companies

FlixBus Milan – Bologna

Travel between Milan and Bologna from $6 (€5) with Omio’s bus partners FlixBus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

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 Milan to Bologna.

Omio helps you compare and book the perfect bus with FlixBus between Milan and Bologna for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest FlixBus bus schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Milan to Bologna bus with FlixBus (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Milan - Bologna journey and then book a cheap bus ticket with ease. The distance from Milan to Bologna by bus is 124 miles (200 km). You can book tickets for this FlixBus bus for as low as $12 (€10) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for FlixBus tickets between Milan and Bologna in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a bus. Book that perfect FlixBus Milan - Bologna bus ticket online and enjoy your trip!

FlixBus' current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your bus from Milan to Bologna are the following:

  • 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 Milan to Bologna
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 Milan to Bologna.
FAQs
How much does a cheap bus to Bologna from Milan cost?
Bus tickets to Bologna from Milan for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $6 (€5)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is the bus from Milan to Bologna on average?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $12 (€9)  for a bus ticket to Bologna from Milan.
How many miles is it from Milan to Bologna by bus?
The distance between Milan and Bologna by bus is approximately 124 miles (200 km).
How long is the bus to Bologna from Milan?
The Milan to Bologna bus duration is on average 2 h 20 min, which is to be expected when traveling 124 miles (200 km) between Milan and Bologna. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
When traveling by bus from Milan to Bologna, which bus station in Milan do I depart from and which bus station in Bologna do I arrive in?

There are a few bus stations in Milan to start your journey from including Milan, Stazione Centrale, Milan, MILANO - P. Zza Laghi usc. Autostrada new svinc and Milan, Largo Tazio Nuvolari (Romolo). In Bologna you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Bologna, Autostazione, Bologna, Piaza XX Settembre and Bologna, Imola highway exit.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Milano Centrale   and arrive in Bologna, Autostazione.

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

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Milano Centrale, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Bologna, Autostazione, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center.

Which bus providers can take me between Milan and Bologna?
Take the Milan to Bologna bus with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, Marino Autolinee, Bus Center or Baltour. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the route from Milan to Bologna as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any nonstop bus services from Milan to Bologna?
If you’re looking for a direct bus, consider traveling with Marino Autolinee. 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.
What time is the earliest bus from Milan to Bologna? What time is the last bus from Milan to Bologna?
The earliest bus for this trip departs from Milan at 5: 15 AM. The last bus leaves from Milan at 9: 10 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Milan to Bologna and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
When should I buy the Milan to Bologna bus for the best deals on tickets?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus companies offering this route and save money. If you buy bus tickets to Bologna from Milan within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $12 (€9) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your bus ticket from Milan to Bologna a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Milan
Bologna
Milano - Terminal Bus di Lampugnano
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines M1<br>Bus lines 68

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