Cheap bus tickets from Rome to Bologna

Showing times and prices for Jan 18

Cheapest

$8

Average

$16

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 $ 16 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 8.

Cheapest
03:00PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina4h40 07:40PMBologna
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$81One-way
Cheapest
12:15PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina5h15 05:30PMBologna
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$81One-way
2nd Cheapest
02:35PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina4h40 07:15PMBologna
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$131One-way
2nd Cheapest
05:05PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina4h55 10:00PMBologna
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$131One-way
2nd Cheapest
01:00PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina5h30 06:30PMBologna
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$131One-way

Bus schedule from Rome to Bologna

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12:30AMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina4h40 05:10AMBologna
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06:30AMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina4h55 11:25AMBologna
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07:15AMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina4h40 11:55AMBologna
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12:15PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina5h15 05:30PMBologna
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01:00PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina5h30 06:30PMBologna
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02:35PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina4h40 07:15PMBologna
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02:45PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina5h40 08:25PMBologna
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03:00PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina4h40 07:40PMBologna
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04:25PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina5h00 09:25PMBologna
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05:05PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina4h55 10:00PMBologna
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10:55PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina4h55 03:50AMBologna, Autostazione
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11:00PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina4h50 03:50AMBologna
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11:45PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina5h10 04:55AMBologna
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Tue
Jan 18
$24Intercity
$8Itabus
Wed
Jan 19
$24Intercity
$8Itabus
Thu
Jan 20
$24Intercity
$8Itabus
Fri
Jan 21
$28Intercity Notte
$8Itabus
Sat
Jan 22
$18Intercity Notte
$8Itabus
Sun
Jan 23
$28Intercity Notte
$8Itabus
Mon
Jan 24
$24Intercity
$8Itabus
Tue
Jan 25
$18Intercity Notte
$8Itabus
Wed
Jan 26
$18Intercity Notte
$8Itabus
Thu
Jan 27
$18Intercity
$8Itabus
Fri
Jan 28
$24Intercity
$8Itabus
Sat
Jan 29
$16Intercity Notte
$8Itabus
Sun
Jan 30
$18Intercity Notte
$8Itabus
Mon
Jan 31
$20Intercity
$8Itabus
Tue
Feb 1
$16Intercity Notte
$8Itabus
Wed
Feb 2
$16Intercity Notte
$8Itabus
Thu
Feb 3
$18Intercity Notte
$8Itabus
Fri
Feb 4
$16Intercity Notte
$11Flixbus
Sat
Feb 5
$13Intercity Notte
$11Itabus
Sun
Feb 6
$16Intercity Notte
$11Itabus

Bus times from Rome to Bologna

Showing times and prices for Jan 18

Fastest Journey

4 h 40 m

Average

4 h 59 m

Buses per day

13

Distance

304 km

Of the 13 buses that leave Rome for Bologna every day 13 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 4 h 59 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 4 h 40 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
07:15AMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina4h40 11:55AMBologna
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$181One-way
Fastest
02:35PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina4h40 07:15PMBologna
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$131One-way
Fastest
03:00PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina4h40 07:40PMBologna
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$81One-way
Fastest
12:30AMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina4h40 05:10AMBologna
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$131One-way
2nd Fastest
11:00PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina4h50 03:50AMBologna
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$131One-way

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Overview: Bus from Rome to Bologna

distanceDistance188 miles (303 km)
durationAverage bus duration4 h 40 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$8 (€7)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus, Bus Center, BlaBlaCar, Baltour, Marino Autolinee or Infobus

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 Flixbus, Bus Center, BlaBlaCar, Baltour, Marino Autolinee or Infobus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $8 (€7), but the average price of bus tickets is $8 (€7). Travelers depart most frequently from Roma Termini and arrive in Bologna, Autostazione.

Bus providers: FlixBus from Rome to Bologna

For as little as $8 (€7) you can travel by bus to Bologna from Rome with FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this 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.

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by FlixBus when booking your bus tickets to Bologna from Rome due to the coronavirus:

    • 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

    Travel Tips: Bus to Bologna from Rome

    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 are cheap buses to Bologna from Rome?

    Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets to Bologna from Rome for as low as $8 (€7)  for the next 7 days.

    What is the cost of a bus between Rome and Bologna?

    The Rome to Bologna bus ticket price is on average $8 (€7)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.

    How many miles is it from Rome to Bologna by bus?

    The distance to Bologna from Rome by bus is approximately 188 miles (303 km).

    How long is a bus between Rome and Bologna on average?

    On average the Rome to Bologna bus time is 4 h 40 min  covering the 188 miles (303 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    When traveling by bus from Rome to Bologna, which bus station in Rome do I depart from and which bus station in Bologna do I arrive in?

    There are a few bus stations in Rome to start your route from including Rome, Termini (G), Rome, Roma Ostiense and Roma, Via Marsala / Viale Enrico De Nicola. In Bologna you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Bologna, Autostazione, Bologna, Piaza XX Settembre and Bologna, Imola highway exit.

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Roma Termini   and arrive in Bologna, Autostazione.

    Where is the departure bus station in Rome located? Where is the arrival bus station in Bologna located?

    You can find the most popular departure bus station for this trip, Roma Termini, located approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city center of Rome. The most popular arrival bus station in Bologna, called Bologna, Autostazione, is located around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from its city center.

    Which bus companies should I travel with from Rome to 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 companies with services from Rome to Bologna to compare what amenities they may offer.

    Is there a direct bus from Rome to Bologna?

    If you’re looking for a direct bus, consider traveling with Flixbus, Marino Autolinee, BlaBlaCar, Autoservizi Salemi or Itabus. Nonstop bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your bus tickets.

    When is the earliest bus from Rome to Bologna? When is the last bus from Rome to Bologna?

    You can take the first bus from Rome to Bologna at 5: 30 AM. The last bus from Rome to Bologna that you can take departs at 11: 30 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Rome to Bologna schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.

    How far in advance should I purchase a bus ticket from Rome to Bologna to get the best deals?

    The price of a one way bus ticket from Rome to Bologna is on average $8 (€7) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus providers offering this route. In general, you can find bus tickets between Rome and Bologna available a few months in advance.