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.
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Of the 3 buses that leave Policoro for Bologna every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||401 miles (646 km)|
|Average bus duration||10 h 12 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$60 (€55)|
|Bus companies||Marino Autolinee, Flixbus, Intersaj, Frecciarossa or Busitalia|
Buses from Policoro to Bologna cover the 401 miles (646 km) long route taking on average 10 h 12 min with our travel partners like Marino Autolinee, Flixbus, Intersaj, Frecciarossa or Busitalia. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $60 (€55), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $53 (€48). Travelers depart most frequently from Policoro Tursi and arrive in Bologna, Piaza XX Settembre.
FlixBus and Frecciarossa buses will get you from Policoro to Bologna from $53 (€48). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
Step on board a Frecciarossa bus and relax as you travel across Italy. Trenitalia’s Frecciarossa high-speed buses make about 200 connections across Italy per day, including major destinations like Rome, Florence, Milan, Venice and Naples. These buses reach speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh), so you can travel 401 miles (646 km) between Policoro and Bologna quickly on a Frecciarossa high-speed bus. There are four different classes to choose from: Standard, Premium, Business, and Executive. All Frecciarossa classes provide free WiFi access, power outlets, air conditioning, bathrooms, luggage storage, onboard entertainment, and restaurant and bar services to passengers.
We show you the latest Frecciarossa bus schedule for the Policoro to Bologna route, so you can select the best times for your upcoming trip. You can find other travel information on Omio for this route, such as departure and arrival bus stations, journey times, number of stops, and cheap fares. You can select from three ticket types: Super Economy, Economy, and Base. Once you’ve picked your ticket, book a cheap bus to Bologna from Policoro with us today and enjoy your journey with Trenitalia’s Frecciarossa!
Bologna is Italy’s best_hidden secret. The city is a foodies’ paradise but still has a lot to enjoy other than food. There’s history, art, and music in Bologna and a trip to this city is a must if you’re visiting Italy. From Policoro, Bologna is about 401 miles (646 km), and the fastest bus will have you there in around 9h 20min. Download the Omio app to book the bus from Policoro to Bologna from your phone.
Around five buses make this trip from Policoro to Bologna daily. You get direct and connecting buses on this trip, with departures from early morning until late night. The first bus leaves the station at around 5:40 a.m., while the last bus leaves at around 9:21 p.m. You can view the Policoro to Bologna bus schedule on the Omio app.
Policoro is about 401 miles (646 km) from Bologna, and luckily, you’ll have many direct buses to make this trip. MarinoBus, Intersaj, FlixBus, and Simet are the main providers on this route, and the fastest bus will get you in Bologna in around 9h 20min. If you wish to take a connecting bus, expect to be there in around 13h 35min.
Policoro Rural Town. Source: Shutterstock
Departure bus station: Terminal Bus Via Bologna in downtown Policoro is the main departure station for buses from Policoro. It is only a short walk from the city center. The station has a waiting area, vending machines, a café, clean restrooms, and is wheelchair_accessible.
Arrival bus station: Bologna Autostazione is about a mile (1.1 km) from the city center. You can access the station using the bus or taxi. The station is wheelchair_accessible and has a cafe, barbershop, a bar, parking, several retail outlets, ticket offices, and clean restrooms.
MarinoBus, Intersaj, FlixBus, and Simet are the main bus providers on this route. MarinoBus is the leading provider with around three daily departures. This includes direct buses as well as connecting buses. Intersaj is the second_best option with anywhere between one and two daily buses. FlixBus and Simet operate about four days a week, and the former can have anywhere between one and three departures, while the latter provides only one bus for this journey. Read more about each bus company in the Omio periodical, Window Seat.
MarinoBus has around three daily departures on this trip. On most days, all three are direct buses, while on other days, you’ll find a connecting bus with a stopover in Cerignola. Their first bus leaves at around 5:40 a.m., while the last bus leaves at around 9:21 p.m. The fastest bus takes about 9h 50min on this journey.
Intersaj has between one and two buses available for the journey. On most days you’ll find one bus, usually an evening bus departing the station at around 6:00 p.m. Most Intersaj buses are direct buses taking about 10h 12min to get to the destination.
Flixbus is a good long_distance bus provider and have departures on this route around four days a week. When available, they can have anywhere between one and three departures, including direct and connecting buses. FlixBus has the cheapest buses, and a direct bus takes about 12h 50min to get to Bologna. Connecting buses take about 13h 30min, and include a stopover in Sibari.
Simet is another good option, operating about four days a week. Simet provides the fastest bus from Policoro to Bologna, taking about 9h 20min. The bus is usually a night bus and a good option if you’re planning to start your day in Bologna.
Traveling from Policoro to Milan? Here’s why the bus is one of the most sustainable means available. First, long_distance buses now run on clean, renewable energy and aren’t as polluting as before. Moreover, bus providers now offer carbon offsetting programs, and passengers can compensate for the carbon they produce on each trip. Passengers on the bus also emit less carbon per trip than those on single_occupancy vehicles since buses ferry more passengers at once. They also prevent emissions from stationary vehicles since buses don’t cause congestion on roads. Finally, bus tickets are now paperless, thanks to the Omio app and website, which saves the trees and environment.
MarinoBus allows two bags on board, while bikes travel under the bus for an extra charge. The buses have wheelchair lifts, and drivers will assist disabled passengers. Small pets can travel on the bus, and amenities offered include Wi_Fi, air conditioning, power plugs, and onboard restrooms.
Intersaj buses will allow you to bring two bags and your bike on board (bikes transported at an extra charge). The company provides special assistance to people in wheelchairs and has wheelchair lifts. Pets aren’t allowed on board, and amenities offered include Wi_Fi, clean restrooms, air conditioning, and power plugs.
FlixBus will allow you to bring two bags on this journey. The buses have wheelchair lifts, and bus drivers assist passengers in wheelchairs with everything. Pets aren’t allowed on the bus, and amenities offered include Wi_Fi, air conditioning, power outlets, and onboard lavatories.
You’ll be allowed to have two bags on Simet buses. Bikes will be transported under the bus for an extra charge. The company provides special assistance to disabled passengers, while the buses are wheelchair_accessible. Pets aren’t allowed on board, and amenities offered include Wi_Fi, onboard restrooms, power outlets, and air conditioning.
You can use four tricks to get cheap tickets for the bus from Policoro to Bologna. The first is booking your ticket in advance. Tickets are much cheaper months or weeks before the travel date, so book them then. Secondly, be flexible. Allow yourself some room to compare fares on different dates and book your ticket on the day with the cheapest fares. Three, choose the slower journeys over the high_speed ones. Slower journeys are usually much cheaper and allow you to save some dough. Finally, book your bus ticket using the Omio app or website for great deals and discounts.
Bologna Sacro Cuore. Source: Shutterstock
Bologna is Italy’s best_kept secret. This city is everything cultural and culinary that you can think of, and one of the best places to visit in northern Italy. Bologna is the place to be if you love some elegant architecture, defining towers, crumbling historic houses, and food markets. Bologna is old, beautiful, gritty, and vibrant in equal parts. The city is a medieval maze, with its history layered in every block and street corner you come across. Some great sights to see in Bologna include Piazza Nettuno, Piazza Maggiore, and Piazza Santo Stefano. If you’ve seen the leaning tower of Pisa, Bologna’s two towers put that to shame. The two towers are a major attraction in the city and symbolize the city. The food in Bologna is also great. Delectable food can be found on every street in Bologna. It is Italy’s gastronomic capital and a must_visit for any foodie in the city. The markets here are great too, and if you wish to prepare a masterpiece in your kitchen, head to Quadrilatero for the best local produce. And before you head out, make sure that you:
Some of the Policoro bus stations to Bologna you can start your journey from include Policoro, Terminal Bus (Via Bologna) and Policoro. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Bologna include Bologna, Piaza XX Settembre, Bologna and Bologna, Porta San Donato.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Policoro Tursi and arriving in Bologna, Piaza XX Settembre.
Passengers board their bus most frequently from Policoro Tursi and travel around 1.6 miles (2.6 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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