Naples to Bologna bus

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

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Bus schedule from Naples to Bologna

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12:55AMNaples6h50 07:45AMBologna
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08:10PMNapoli, Napoli Centrale7h50 04:00AMBologna
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Bus times from Naples to Bologna

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471 km

Of the 1 buses that leave Naples for Bologna every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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Overview: Bus from Naples to Bologna

distanceDistance292 miles (471 km)
durationAverage bus duration7 h 15 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$27 (€24)
frequencyBus frequency6 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 6 direct buses a day
carriersBus providersBus Center, Itabus, Flixbus, Marino Autolinee or BlaBlaCar

Buses from Naples to Bologna cover the 292 miles (471 km) long route taking on average 7 h 15 min with our travel partners like Bus Center, Itabus, Flixbus, Marino Autolinee or BlaBlaCar. Normally, there are 6 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $17 (€15), but the average price of bus tickets is $27 (€24). Travelers depart most frequently from Napoli, Autostazione and arrive in Bologna, Piaza XX Settembre.

Bus companies: Marino Autolinee and FlixBus from Naples to Bologna

Buy your official Marino Autolinee and FlixBus bus tickets from Naples to Bologna from $17 (€15) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular journey.

Marino Autolinee

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.

    Buses from Naples to Bologna

    Bologna in northern Italy has grown to be an international destination, thanks to the many attractions it offers. It is a foodies’ paradise, and if you love history, art, and cultures, there’s a lot to take in in Bologna. Naples in the south is about 292 miles (471 km) from Bologna, and taking the fastest bus will get you there in about 7h 25min. Tow bus companies operate from Naples to Bologna, and you’ll have several buses available for this journey, all bookable using the new Omio app.

    Naples to Bologna Bus Time: Daily Departures

    At least 10 buses depart from Naples to Bologna daily. The departures start from early morning until late night, with a couple of night buses available from Naples to Bologna. The first bus to leave for Bologna departs the station at around 6:00 a.m., and the last bus leaves at around 9:45 p.m. Download the Omio app to conveniently view the Naples to Bologna bus schedule on your phone.

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

    With Naples in the south and Bologna in the north, expect a long journey. The two cities are about 292 miles (471 km) from each other, and the fastest bus available completes the journey in about 7h 25min. You’ll have several direct buses available on this journey, provided by MarinoBus and Itabus. FlixBus provides the only connecting journey, and the bus takes about 13h 35min to get to Bologna.

    Naples Coast Dusk. Source: Shutterstock

    What is/are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Naples to Bologna?

    Departure bus station: Napoli Centrale in downtown Naples is the main bus station. It is the main transportation center, and you’ll have easy access to taxis and the local trains and buses. The station amenities include a bar, restaurants, shops, ATMs, accessible restrooms, and a waiting area.

    Arrival bus station: Bologna Autostazione is about a mile (1.1 km) from Bologna city center. You can get downtown using a taxi or the local bus. The station amenities include a café, a bar, barbershop, retail outlets, a waiting room, accessible restrooms, and ticket offices.

    Which bus companies travel from Naples to Bologna?

    Itabus, MarinoBus, and Flixbus are the main bus providers from Naples to Bologna. Itabus is the leading provider with around 10 daily buses. MarinoBus also provides daily services, having at least one daily bus available on this journey. FlixBus operates around four days a week, providing one bus a day, and it’s the only company with a connecting service. The fastest bus on this journey is from Itabus, and it takes about 7h 25min to get to Bologna. You can read more on these provides from the Omio magazine, Window Seat.

    Itabus buses from Naples to Bologna

    Itabus is the leading provider for buses from Naples to Bologna. They provide at least 10 daily buses, including the fastest bus on this journey. They only have direct buses, and their buses are very affordable, and one of the best ways of traveling to Bologna.

    MarinoBus buses from Naples to Bologna

    MarinoBus is a reliable provider for buses from Naples to Bologna. They provide a bus for this journey seven days a week. The bus provided is usually a night bus and takes around 7h 50min to get to Bologna. MarinoBus is a reliable bus provider for this journey.

    FlixBus buses from Naples to Bologna

    Flixbus is one of Europe’s leading bus providers and a good option if you’re looking for a connecting trip for this journey. FlixBus provides a bus around three days a week, usually, a connecting bus taking about 13h 35min to get to Bologna, with a stopover in Mormanno.

    Traveling by bus is a sustainable journey

    Consider taking the bus from Naples to Bologna if you wish for a sustainable trip. The bus is considered more sustainable than other means of transport for the following reasons. First, they transport more passengers than single_occupancy vehicles (SOVs), meaning that the carbon emission per bus passenger is lower than in SOVs. They also cause less congestion on roads and travel less frequently, reducing the amount of carbon they emit. The newer model buses also use clean energy and aren’t as polluting as the older models. Moreover, bus providers now have carbon offsetting programs, and passengers can compensate for the carbon they produce on their trip. Finally, bus tickets are now paperless thanks to the Omio app, which saves the environment from waste paper and protects the trees.

    Naples to Bologna Itabus Bus: Services on board

    Itabus provides only one fare, the standard seat, and passengers will be allowed two bags on board. Itabus buses have wheelchair lifts, and drivers will assist disabled passengers. small pets are allowed on the bus, and amenities offered include snacks, free Wi_Fi, air conditioning, power plugs, onboard lavatories, and onboard entertainment.

    Naples to Bologna MarinoBus Bus: Services on board

    MarinoBus only offers the standard seat, and ach passenger can bring two bags on this trip. The buses are wheelchair accessible, and the drivers provide special assistance to disabled passengers. Pets in pet carriers can travel on the bus, and amenities offered include free Wi_Fi, air conditioning, power plugs, onboard lavatories, and onboard entertainment.

    Naples to Bologna FlixBus Bus: Services on board

    FlixBus allows only two bags per passenger for this trip. Each passenger gets a standard seat, and pets aren’t allowed on the bus. Each bus comes with a wheelchair lift, and special services are provided to disabled passengers. Amenities offered include free Wi_Fi, air conditioning, power plugs, onboard lavatories, and onboard entertainment.

    How to find cheap bus tickets from Naples to Bologna

    Here is how you can obtain cheap bus tickets for this journey. First, book in advance. Booking your bus ticket months in advance allows you to get bus tickets at very cheap rates. Second, choose the slower buses. The trip is served by regular and high_speed buses, with the former being much cheaper than the latter. Three, be flexible. Don’t restrict yourself to one travel date. Once you’re free to travel on any date, you can compare fares on various dates and book your tickets when the fares are lowest. Lastly, if you wish to take advantage of great deals and discounts, book your bus ticket using the Omio app.

    Bologna Sculpture. Source: Shutterstock

    To Bologna by bus – travel tips

    Bologna is a bustling historic town in the northern region of Italy that is slowly growing into an international destination, thanks to the many attractions it offers. It is a city full of charm and rich nightlife, and you’ll spot foodies on every street corner with a smile plastered on their faces. If you’ll be making the trip from Naples to Bologna, here are a few reasons why it is a great destination. First, Bologna has a lot of medieval charm. Bologna is a joy to the eye with its tiny streets and endless porticoes and facades. You’ll love the beautiful Piazza Santo Stefano, a magnificent square next to the Chiesa di Santo Stefano, where the square gets its name. The main square, Piazza Maggiore, and the massive San Petronio church are other unmissable sites, as well as the gorgeous statue of Neptune. Bologna also has a lot of food. Bologna is also known as the food city, and this isn’t by accident. It’s the birthplace of many Italian delicacies, including tortellini, lasagna, and tagliatelle al ragù, and fresh pasta is taken seriously in Bologna. One of the best things to do in Bologna is to take a food tour, which is the best way to get the best food experience from this city. There’s a lot to do and see in Bologna, and don’t head out before seeing the following.

    • The two towers
    • The oldest university in Europe
    • Quadrilatero
    • Museo della Storia di Bologna
    • San Luca Sanctuary

    Travel Tips: Bus to Bologna from Naples

    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 Naples to Bologna.
    Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus to Bologna from Naples for the next 7 days starting from $17 (€15)  one way.
    The bus price to Bologna from Naples is on average $27 (€24)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Bologna from Naples by bus to be approximately 292 miles (471 km).
    On average the Naples to Bologna bus travel time is 7 h 15 min  for the 292 mile (471 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

    When taking the bus between Naples and Bologna, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Napoli, Autostazione, Naples, Piazza Giuseppe Garibaldi and Naples, Via Galileo Ferraris / Via Marino Cristoforo. 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 Napoli, Autostazione   and arrive in Bologna, Piaza XX Settembre.

    The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this route, called Napoli, Autostazione, is located 2.4 miles (3.9 km) from the city center of Naples.

    The most popular arrival bus station, Bologna, Piaza XX Settembre, is located 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city center of Bologna.

    For the journey from Naples to Bologna you can take a bus with Bus Center, Itabus, Flixbus, Marino Autolinee or BlaBlaCar. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services between Naples and Bologna on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    Yes, there are 6 direct buses from Naples to Bologna per day with Flixbus, Marino Autolinee or Itabus  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
    On average, there are 6 buses a day from Naples to Bologna. The bus times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    The earliest bus for this route departs from Naples at 10: 15 PM. The last bus leaves from Naples at 10: 15 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Naples to Bologna and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    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 purchase bus tickets from Naples to Bologna within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $27 (€24) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from Naples to Bologna a few months in advance.

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