The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Rome to Bologna is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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4 h 30 m
4 h 52 m
Buses per day
Of the 15 buses that leave Rome for Bologna every day 15 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||188 miles (303 km)|
|Average bus duration||4 h 40 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$9 (€8)|
|Bus frequency||21 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 16 direct buses a day|
|Bus providers||Sellitto, Autoservizi Salemi, El Pilar, Infobus, BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus, Marino Autolinee, BlaBlaCar or Itabus|
Buses from Rome to Bologna cover the 188 miles (303 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 40 min with our travel partners like Sellitto, Autoservizi Salemi, El Pilar, Infobus, BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus, Marino Autolinee, BlaBlaCar or Itabus. Normally, there are 21 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $6 (€5), but the average price of bus tickets is $9 (€8). Travelers depart most frequently from Rome, Termini (G) and arrive in Bologna, Stazione Centrale.
You can travel by bus to Bologna from Rome with BlaBlaCar Bus, Marino Autolinee and FlixBus for as low as $6 (€5). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS) is a popular French bus company from France operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe and connecting over 300 destinations. It is a subsidiary of the French carpooling service, BlaBlaCar. Standard amenities on BlaBlaCar Bus include toilets, air conditioning, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long bus journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. There is also free Wi-Fi available on select routes. The only ticket type from BlaBlaCar Bus is the Standard ticket, which allows each traveler to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags.
When departing from Rome, you have various bus station options to start your route from including Rome, Termini (G), Rome, Roma Ostiense and Rome, Termini. When arriving in Bologna, you can end your journey in bus stations like Bologna, Stazione Centrale, Bologna, Autostazione (Piazza XX Settembre) and Bologna, Aeroporto di Bologna.
Passengers board the bus most frequently from Rome, Termini (G), which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Bologna, Stazione Centrale, located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city centre.
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