Cheap train tickets from Bologna to Rome

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$54

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$55

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 Bologna to Rome will cost around $ 55 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 54.

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03:17PMBologna Centrale2h18 05:35PMRome Termini
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11:42AMBologna Centrale2h23 02:05PMRome Termini
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09:57AMBologna Centrale2h22 12:19PMRome Termini
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10:42AMBologna Centrale2h23 01:05PMRome Termini
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Train schedule from Bologna to Rome

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06:57AMBologna Centrale2h22 09:19AMRome Termini
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07:57AMBologna Centrale2h22 10:19AMRome Termini
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08:42AMBologna Centrale2h23 11:05AMRome Termini
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09:17AMBologna Centrale2h18 11:35AMRome Termini
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09:57AMBologna Centrale2h22 12:19PMRome Termini
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10:42AMBologna Centrale2h23 01:05PMRome Termini
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10:57AMBologna Centrale2h22 01:19PMRome Termini
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11:42AMBologna Centrale2h23 02:05PMRome Termini
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11:57AMBologna Centrale2h22 02:19PMRome Termini
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12:57PMBologna Centrale2h22 03:19PMRome Termini
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01:57PMBologna Centrale2h22 04:19PMRome Termini
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02:42PMBologna Centrale2h23 05:05PMRome Termini
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02:57PMBologna Centrale2h22 05:19PMRome Termini
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03:17PMBologna Centrale2h18 05:35PMRome Termini
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03:57PMBologna Centrale2h22 06:19PMRome Termini
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04:42PMBologna Centrale2h23 07:05PMRome Termini
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04:57PMBologna Centrale2h22 07:19PMRome Termini
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05:17PMBologna Centrale2h18 07:35PMRome Termini
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05:57PMBologna Centrale2h22 08:19PMRome Termini
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06:42PMBologna Centrale2h23 09:05PMRome Termini
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06:52PMBologna Centrale2h08 09:00PMRome Termini
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06:57PMBologna Centrale2h22 09:19PMRome Termini
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07:17PMBologna Centrale2h26 09:43PMRome Termini
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07:52PMBologna Centrale2h08 10:00PMRome Termini
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09:57PMBologna Centrale2h22 12:19AMRome Termini
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Fastest train times from Bologna to Rome

Showing times and prices for Jan 26

Fastest Journey

2 h 8 m

Average

2 h 20 m

Trains per day

26

Distance

304 km

Of the 26 trains that leave Bologna for Rome every day 26 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 304 km distance in an average of 2 h 20 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 8 m .

The slowest trains will take 2 h 26 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.

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06:52PMBologna Centrale2h08 09:00PMRome Termini
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07:52PMBologna Centrale2h08 10:00PMRome Termini
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03:17PMBologna Centrale2h18 05:35PMRome Termini
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05:17PMBologna Centrale2h18 07:35PMRome Termini
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09:17AMBologna Centrale2h18 11:35AMRome Termini
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Overview: Train from Bologna to Rome

distanceDistance188 miles (303 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 23 min
priceAverage train ticket price$26 (€22)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersItalo, Frecciarossa, Frecciargento, Intercity, Trenitalia, Intercity Notte, Regionale Veloce or Regionale

Trains from Bologna to Rome cover the 188 miles (303 km) long route taking on average 2 h 23 min with our travel partners like Italo, Frecciarossa, Frecciargento, Intercity, Trenitalia, Intercity Notte, Regionale Veloce or Regionale. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $26 (€22), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $18 (€15). Travelers depart most frequently from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Roma Termini.

Train providers: Italo, Frecciarossa and Trenitalia from Bologna to Rome trains

Travel from Bologna to Rome from $18 (€15) with Omio’s train partners Italo, Frecciarossa and Trenitalia! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

Italo
Trenitalia
Frecciarossa

Italo is a brand of high-speed trains operated by the Italian train company Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (NTV). Its fleet of trains includes the Italo AGV 575, the premier high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), and the Italo EVO, an eco-friendly train that can reach a maximum speed of 150 mph (250 km/h). Italo offers four different class options, but each train car is modernly equipped with a high level of comfort. You can choose between the Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive classes. Standard services in all Italo trains include bathrooms, free WiFi, power outlets, reclining leather seats, footrests, snack machines and Italo Live (free onboard entertainment featuring a selection of movies, music and games). Italo offers three types of fares with different prices and flexibility: Low Cost, Economy, and Flex.

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by Italo when booking your train tickets between Bologna and Rome due to the coronavirus:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Normal conditions apply
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID

    Trains from Bologna to Rome

    Taking a train is the most effective way of commuting from Bologna to Rome. Around 13 trains cover this route per day, with the earliest train leaving at around 3:45 a.m., and the final departure is usually around 7:30 p.m. arriving in Rome for shortly after midnight. On any given day, passengers can expect three direct trains while journeys that require changes in Ferrara, Ancona, or Parma are also available.

    Bologna to Rome Train Time: Daily Departures

    About 13 trains leave Bologna for Rome per day, covering the 189 mile (304 km) journey in an average of four hours 19 minutes. Direct connections cover the distance in around two hours 30 minutes, while those that require transfers along the way may take as long as eight hours to complete the route. Departures are spread throughout the day.

    How long is the journey by train from Bologna to Rome?

    The train from Bologna to Rome varies in duration depending on the service. On average, the trip lasts about four hours 19 minutes. However, high-speed trains cover the distance in around two hours 30 minutes, and a train that involves multiple transfers along the way takes about eight hours and six minutes. The trip may be longer on weekends and public holidays.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Bologna to Rome?

    Departure train station: The main departure station is Bologna Centrale, which lies about a mile (one and a half km) from the historic city center. Local buses get there in about ten minutes. The station has a wide range of facilities including luggage stores, a gift shop, restaurant and café.

    Arrival train station: A train from Bologna to Rome stops at either Rome Termini or Rome Tiburtina. Located at the center of the Italian capital, Termini has transport links offered by Metro trains and buses. Tiburtina lies on the north-east side of Rome and has connections to local buses and Metros. Both stations have food stores, coffee bars, and luggage storage facilities.

    Which train companies travel from Bologna to Rome?

    Italo, a private retail operator provides daily train connections from Bologna to Rome on weekdays through their fleet of high-speed lines. The schedule also includes direct services to Rome Termini from the Italian national rail operator Trenitalia. Frecciargento and Frecciariossa are high-speed trains that offer connections between the two cities. 

     Italo Bologna to Rome

    Italo is private-owned, operates high-speed trains, and provides services on weekdays only. It is more upscale and often less crowded, reflected in the ticket price, meaning its tickets are more expensive.

    Trenitalia Bologna to Rome

    Trenitalia is a government-owned rail provider that has a network of both high-speed and local trains, and has a higher frequency of connections throughout the week. Its tickets are cheaper, particularly for the slower trains.

    Bologna to Rome Trains: Services on Board

    First-class services on Italo trains from Bologna to Rome offers exquisite ambiance. With air conditioning, reclining seats and extra legroom, passengers are sure to arrive at their destinations relaxed. First-class travelers also enjoy exclusive facilities such as power sockets for mobiles, laptops, and cameras, free WiFi, and complimentary wine and snacks. Passengers also have access to Club Italo Lounges. The premium second class carriages on this operator are de-classified first-class coaches with matching comfort to the first class, but without complimentary service. Passengers in the Smart second class coach seat in a unidirectional manner and each carriage has two tables for four. Although they lack the complimentary service, it has TV screens suspended from the ceiling to keep the passengers entertained. All Trenitalia and Italo trains allow passengers to travel with their pets, particularly small ones like cats and dogs for free on any of its carriages. However, passengers should keep their pets in containers, or closed cages. Passengers can also transport fully closed folding bicycles free of charge. Bicycle owners should take care not to inconvenience other passengers or block exits. The operator assists customers with disabilities such as those in wheelchairs. Italo also offers assistance for disabled passengers when transferring station.

    How to find cheap train tickets from Bologna to Rome?

    It is critical for anyone traveling on a budget to consider making an early booking to cut on ticket costs. Both Trenitalia and Italo release their tickets about six months before departure to facilitate the booking. Another cost-cutting tip is to commute on slower trains which require numerous changes along the way. Finally, travel during off-peak hours because the tickets are the cheapest during this period.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Bologna to Rome

    Travel by train to Rome 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 Bologna to Rome.
    FAQs

    How much does a cheap train to Rome from Bologna cost?

    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Bologna to Rome trains for as little as $18 (€15)  in the next 7 days.

    How much does it cost to take a train from Bologna to Rome?

    If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Bologna to Rome train to cost on average $26 (€22)  one way.

    What is the distance to Rome from Bologna by train?

    When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Bologna to Rome by train to be approximately 188 miles (303 km).

    How long is the train ride from Bologna to Rome?

    On average the Bologna to Rome train time is 2 h 23 min  covering the 188 miles (303 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    What train station in Bologna goes to Rome? What train station do I come into Rome from Bologna?

    Some of the Bologna train stations to Rome you can start your journey from include Bologna Centrale and Bologna Borgo Panigale. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Rome include Roma Termini, Roma Tiburtina and Roma Ostiense.

    When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Bologna Centrale   and arriving in Roma Termini.

    Where is the train station in Bologna? Where is the train station in Rome?

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Bologna Centrale and travel around 0.9 miles (1.4 km) from the city center to this train station.

    Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Roma Termini and need to travel approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) from the train station to the city center in Rome.

    Which train providers can take me between Bologna and Rome?

    For the best Bologna to Rome train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Italo, Frecciarossa, Frecciargento, Intercity, Trenitalia, Intercity Notte, Regionale Veloce or Regionale. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Rome from Bologna to compare what amenities they may offer.

    Are there any nonstop train services from Bologna to Rome?

    Yes, there are 25 direct trains between Bologna and Rome per day with Frecciarossa, Frecciargento, Intercity or Intercity Notte  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.

    How many trains are there to Rome from Bologna a day?

    On average, there are 25 trains a day from Bologna to Rome. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

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

    You can take the first train from Bologna to Rome at 5: 38 AM. The last train from Bologna to Rome that you can take departs at 5: 42 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Bologna to Rome schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.

    How early should I book train tickets from Bologna to Rome to score the best deals?

    You can find trains to Rome from Bologna to cost on average $26 (€22) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Bologna to Rome train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Bologna
    Rome
    Bologna Centrale is the most popular Bologna railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Bologna for your trip to Rome.
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    Public transit options for Bologna Centrale
    Bus lines: 21, 25, 30, 36, 61, 62, 77, BLQ
    Monorail lines: Marconi Express
    Train lines: FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, R, Italo, ÖBB EC, EN