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Cheap train tickets and times from Rome to Bologna Centrale

Showing times and prices for Jun 21

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

1 h 59 m

Average

2 h 56 m

Trains per day

163

Distance

305 km

Cheap train tickets from Rome to start from $41 with an average ticket price of $41.

The fastest train from Rome to takes 1h 59m in comparison to an average duration of 2h 56m and covers a distance of 305 km.

163 trains that leave Rome for every day with 141 travelling directly.

Cheapest
Regionale
05:20PM6h30
Rome Termini
11:50PMBologna Centrale
$411One-way
2 transfers
Cheapest
Regionale
09:02AM6h48
Rome Termini
03:50PMBologna Centrale
$411One-way
2 transfers
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Regionale
07:02AM6h48
Rome Termini
01:50PMBologna Centrale
$411One-way
2 transfers
Cheapest
Regionale
06:06AM7h09
Rome Termini
01:15PMBologna Centrale
$411One-way
2 transfers
Cheapest
Regionale
11:11AM8h19
Rome Tiburtina
07:30PMBologna Centrale
$411One-way
2 transfers

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Overview: Train from Rome to Bologna Centrale

distanceDistance188 miles (304 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 8 min
priceAverage train ticket price$37 (€33)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 50 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesItalo, Frecciarossa, Intercity, Regionale, Intercity Notte or Frecciargento

Trains from Rome to Bologna Centrale cover the 188 miles (304 km) long route taking on average 2 h 8 min with our travel partners like Italo, Frecciarossa, Intercity, Regionale, Intercity Notte or Frecciargento. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $27 (€24), but the average price of train tickets is $37 (€33). Travelers depart most frequently from Rome Termini and arrive in Bologna Centrale.

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

Buy your official Italo, Frecciarossa and Intercity train tickets to Bologna Centrale from Rome from $14 (€12) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable route.

Italo is a brand of high-speed trains from the Italian train company Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (NTV) offering regular services to popular cities around Italy, such as Rome, Naples, Florence and Milan. Among its fleet of trains are 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 speeds up to 150 mph (250 km/h). You can choose from the following Italo ticket types when purchasing tickets to Bologna Centrale from Rome: Low Cost, Economy, and Flex. Italo offers four different class options: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. 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 films, music and games). While some amenities may differ based on the class option booked, each train car is modernly equipped with a high level of comfort.

Train information from Rome to Bologna Centrale with Italo:

  • Average Duration: 2 h
  • Cheapest Price: $32
  • Italo frequency: 21 a day

Frecciarossa, Italo, Frecciargento, Intercity, Intercity Notte, Regionale classes from Rome to Bologna Centrale

Check and compare train options, travel classes, and amenities for trains from Rome to Bologna Centrale with Frecciarossa, Italo, Frecciargento, Intercity, Intercity Notte, Regionale

Frecciarossa

Executive
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable armchair
  • Extra legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • 74 cm wide seats
  • Folding table
  • 2 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included in base fare ticket
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Needs to be disassembled in a bag or a fully closed folding bike*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat and restaurant
  • Meal included
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Youth fares available
  • No quiet area/zone
  • No luggage restriction
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Free access to FRECCIALounge and FRECCIAClub
  • Free entertainment access
  • Meeting area

Frecciarossa

Business
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • 69 cm wide seats
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included in base fare ticket
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Needs to be disassembled in a bag or a fully closed folding bike*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat and restaurant
  • Meal included
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Youth fares available
  • Quiet area/zone
  • No luggage restriction
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • FRECCIAClub and FRECCIALounge access reserved for CartaFRECCIA Argento, Oro or Platino or Salottino ticket owner
  • Free entertainment access
  • Meeting area bookable

Frecciarossa

Premium
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom
  • No solo seats available
  • Standard seat width
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included in base fare ticket
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Needs to be disassembled in a bag or a fully closed folding bike*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat and restaurant
  • Snacks included
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Youth fares available
  • No quiet area/zone
  • No luggage restriction
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • FRECCIAClub and FRECCIALounge access reserved for CartaFRECCIA Argento, Oro or Platino or Salottino ticket owner
  • Free entertainment access
  • No access to meeting area

Frecciarossa

Standard
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Non extra legroom
  • No solo seats available
  • Standard seat width
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included in base fare ticket
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Needs to be disassembled in a bag or a fully closed folding bike*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat and restaurant
  • No meal included
  • No meal or snacks included
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Youth fares available
  • No quiet area/zone
  • No luggage restriction
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • FRECCIAClub and FRECCIALounge access reserved for CartaFRECCIA Argento, Oro or Platino or Salottino ticket owner
  • Free entertainment access
  • No access to meeting area

FAQs: Trains from Rome to Bologna Centrale

FAQs: Travel by train from Rome to Bologna Centrale 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 Centrale.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Rome to Bologna Centrale can start from as little as $27 (€24) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Rome to Bologna Centrale is $37 (€33); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Rome to Bologna Centrale train time is 2 h 8 min   covering the 188 mile (304 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Rome to Bologna Centrale leaves at 5: 02 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Rome to Bologna Centrale leaves at 10: 55 PM.
Yes, there are 50 direct trains a day from Rome to Bologna Centrale with Italo, Frecciarossa, Intercity or Intercity Notte. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Yes, you can take a high-speed train from Rome to Bologna Centrale with Italo, Frecciarossa or Frecciargento. Overall you can travel with the following companies: Italo, Frecciarossa, Intercity, Regionale, Intercity Notte or Frecciargento.
For the trip from Rome to Bologna Centrale you can take a train with Italo, Frecciarossa, Intercity, Regionale, Intercity Notte or Frecciargento. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Rome and Bologna Centrale on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Yes, you can take a night train from Rome to Bologna Centrale with Intercity Notte. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

Passengers board the train most frequently from Rome Termini, which is located around 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Bologna Centrale, located 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Bologna Centrale from Rome is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 8 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Rome to Bologna Centrale by train is September.
You have options as you can travel between Rome and Bologna Centrale 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

Trains arriving to Bologna Centrale

Distance from Bologna Centrale to city center
Distance from Bologna Centrale to city center
1.6 miles (2.5 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 21: 00
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
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
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Bologna Airport
6 miles (9 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The Marconi Express monorail goes from the train station to the airport every 10 minutes. The journey takes about 15 minutes total.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi.
ATM
ATM
ATM is located in the main hall.
Taxi
Taxi
Lockers
Lockers
Luggage facility, open daily from 07: 00 to 22: 00, is located in front of binario 7 Ovest (Track 7 West).
Dining
Dining
Burger King | A Cafè | VyTA Boulangerie | Venchi | Scambio | Juice Bar | KFC | Dispensa Emilia | Lavazza | Mokà | & more
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
SIXT
Information Desk
Information Desk
Customer service center is on the ground floor and open every day from 06: 30 to 23: 00.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Accessible facilities including barrier-free restrooms, elevators and ramps. Sala Blu mobility assistance available from 07: 45 to 22: 30 with advanced one-hour notice.

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