The cheapest buses from Rome to Bologna

Showing times and prices for Sep 29

Cheapest

$26

Average

$40

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 Rome to Bologna will cost around $ 40 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 26.

Cheapest
01:00PMRome5h30 06:30PMBologna
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$261One-way
04:35PMRome5h20 09:55PMBologna
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$301One-way
11:30AMRome4h40 04:10PMBologna
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$301One-way
08:50AMRome5h40 02:30PMBologna
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$351One-way
11:30AMRome5h35 05:05PMBologna
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$411One-way

Timetable Rome to Bologna

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12:30AMRome4h40 05:10AMBologna
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06:15AMRome4h15 10:30AMBologna
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08:50AMRome5h40 02:30PMBologna
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11:30AMRome5h35 05:05PMBologna
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11:30AMRome4h40 04:10PMBologna
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01:00PMRome5h30 06:30PMBologna
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04:35PMRome5h20 09:55PMBologna
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10:55PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina4h55 03:50AMBologna, Autostazione
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Wed
Sep 29
$35Regionale
$26Itabus
$162Alitalia Cityliner
Thu
Sep 30
$35Regionale
$26Itabus
$116Alitalia Cityliner
Fri
Oct 1
$35Regionale
$22Itabus
$162Alitalia Cityliner
Sat
Oct 2
$25Intercity
$18Itabus
$116Alitalia Cityliner
Sun
Oct 3
$35Regionale
$22Itabus
$116Alitalia Cityliner
Mon
Oct 4
$25Intercity
$18Itabus
$162Alitalia Cityliner
Tue
Oct 5
$25Intercity
$9Itabus
$116Alitalia Cityliner
Wed
Oct 6
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$9Itabus
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Thu
Oct 7
$25Intercity
$9Itabus
$116Alitalia Cityliner
Fri
Oct 8
$31Intercity
$9Itabus
$116Alitalia Cityliner
Sat
Oct 9
$21Intercity
$9Itabus
$116Alitalia Cityliner
Sun
Oct 10
$21Intercity
$18Itabus
$116Alitalia Cityliner
Mon
Oct 11
$25Intercity
$9Itabus
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Tue
Oct 12
$21Intercity
$9Itabus
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Wed
Oct 13
$18Intercity
$9Itabus
$97Alitalia Cityliner
Thu
Oct 14
$21Intercity
$9Itabus
$97Alitalia Cityliner
Fri
Oct 15
$28Intercity Notte
$9Itabus
$74Alitalia
Sat
Oct 16
$18Intercity
$11Flixbus
$74Alitalia
Sun
Oct 17
$31Intercity
$9Itabus
$97Alitalia
Mon
Oct 18
$18Intercity
$9Itabus
$74Alitalia

The fastest buses from Rome to Bologna

Showing times and prices for Sep 29

Fastest Journey

4 h 15 m

Average

5 h 4 m

Buses per day

8

Distance

304 km

Of the 8 buses that leave Rome for Bologna every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 304 km distance in an average of 5 h 4 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 4 h 15 m .

The slowest buses will take 5 h 40 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
06:15AMRome4h15 10:30AMBologna
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$561One-way
2nd Fastest
11:30AMRome4h40 04:10PMBologna
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$301One-way
2nd Fastest
12:30AMRome4h40 05:10AMBologna
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$491One-way
10:55PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina4h55 03:50AMBologna, Autostazione
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$521One-way
04:35PMRome5h20 09:55PMBologna
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$301One-way

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Bus Information to Bologna from Rome

distanceDistance188 miles (303 km)
durationAverage bus duration4 h 55 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$24 (€19)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus, Bus Center, BlaBlaCar, Baltour, Marino Autolinee or Infobus

Buses from Rome to Bologna cover the 188 miles (303 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 55 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Bus Center, BlaBlaCar, Baltour, Marino Autolinee or Infobus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $18 (€15), but the average price of bus tickets is $24 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Roma Termini and arrive in Bologna, Autostazione.

Bus companies

FlixBus Rome – Bologna

Find the best buses between Rome and Bologna with Omio's travel partners FlixBus from $18 (€15). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

FlixBus

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.

    When purchasing your FlixBus bus tickets from Rome to Bologna, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

    • 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

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    Buses from Rome 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 Rome to Bologna.
    FAQs
    How much do cheap buses from Rome to Bologna cost?
    Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus from Rome to Bologna for the next 7 days starting from $18 (€15)  one way.
    What is the price of a bus ticket between Rome and Bologna?
    In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $24 (€19)  for a bus ticket between Rome and Bologna.
    How far is it from Rome to Bologna by bus?
    The Rome to Bologna bus distance is approximately 188 miles (303 km).
    How many hours is the bus time to Bologna from Rome?
    The Rome to Bologna bus duration is on average 4 h 55 min, which is to be expected when traveling 188 miles (303 km) between Rome and Bologna. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
    What station does the bus from Rome to Bologna depart from? Which Bologna bus station do I come into from Rome?

    When taking a bus from Rome, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Rome, Tiburtina Station, Rome, Termini (G) and Rome, Roma Ostiense. When you arrive in Bologna, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Bologna, Autostazione, Bologna, Piaza XX Settembre and Bologna, Imola highway exit.

    Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Roma Termini   to Bologna, Autostazione.

    Where is the bus station in Rome to go to Bologna? Where is the bus station in Bologna located?

    Passengers board their bus most frequently from Roma Termini and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to this bus station.

    Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Bologna, Autostazione and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the bus station to the city center in Bologna.

    Which bus companies can take me between Rome and Bologna?
    For the best Rome to Bologna bus to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Flixbus, Bus Center, BlaBlaCar, Baltour, Marino Autolinee or Infobus. However, it's always good to check all possible bus providers with services from Rome to Bologna to compare what amenities they may offer.
    Can I find a direct bus from Rome to Bologna?
    Yes, you can find a direct bus from Rome to Bologna with Flixbus, Marino Autolinee, BlaBlaCar, Autoservizi Salemi or Itabus  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
    When is the earliest bus from Rome to Bologna? When is the last bus from Rome to Bologna?
    The earliest bus for this journey departs from Rome at 6: 50 AM. The last bus leaves from Rome at 9: 45 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Rome to Bologna and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    How far in advance should I book a bus ticket from Rome to Bologna to get the best deals?
    You can find buses between Rome and Bologna to cost on average $24 (€19) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying bus tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Rome to Bologna bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.