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.
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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.
|Distance||188 miles (303 km)|
|Average bus duration||4 h 55 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$24 (€19)|
|Bus companies||Flixbus, 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.
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 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:
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.
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.
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