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from Bologna to Rome

You can get from Bologna to Rome by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Bologna to Rome on Jan 25 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:20PMBologna4h40 09:00PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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$221One-way
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02:00AMBologna4h50 06:50AMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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$181One-way
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09:05AMBologna4h55 02:00PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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$221One-way
06:52PMBologna Centrale2h08 09:00PMRome Termini
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$601One-way
10:35AMBologna5h00 03:35PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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$221One-way

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Tue
Jan 25
$27Intercity Notte
$14Flixbus
Wed
Jan 26
$27Intercity Notte
$8Itabus
Thu
Jan 27
$24Intercity
$8Itabus
Fri
Jan 28
$30Intercity
$14Flixbus
Sat
Jan 29
$24Intercity
$8Itabus
Sun
Jan 30
$18Intercity Notte
$13Itabus
Mon
Jan 31
$24Intercity
$8Itabus
Tue
Feb 1
$20Intercity
$11Flixbus
Wed
Feb 2
$20Intercity
$8Itabus
Thu
Feb 3
$18Intercity Notte
$8Itabus
Fri
Feb 4
$24Intercity
$8Itabus
Sat
Feb 5
$18Intercity Notte
$8Itabus
Sun
Feb 6
$15Intercity Notte
$8Itabus
Mon
Feb 7
$24Intercity
$8Itabus
Tue
Feb 8
$15Intercity Notte
$8Itabus
Wed
Feb 9
$15Intercity Notte
$8Itabus
Thu
Feb 10
$15Intercity Notte
$8Itabus
Fri
Feb 11
$18Intercity Notte
$8Itabus
Sat
Feb 12
$18Intercity
$8Itabus
Sun
Feb 13
$18Intercity Notte
$8Itabus

Travel Information from Bologna to Rome

distanceDistance188 miles (303 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$12 - $1, 001
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $12 (€10) • 4 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $1, 001 (€824) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesLuxair, Itabus or Intercity Notte

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 188 miles (303 km) between Bologna and Rome. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $12 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Luxair, Itabus or Intercity Notte among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Bologna to Rome.

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How to get from Bologna to Rome

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Bologna to Rome, 94,18% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Bologna to Rome and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs

How do I get from Bologna to Rome?

There are 3 ways to get from Bologna to Rome: flight, bus or train.

How do I get from Bologna to Rome the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from Bologna to Rome is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $12 (€10) compared to other travel options to Rome:

A bus is $989 (€814) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Bologna to Rome costing on average $1, 001 (€824).

A bus is $1 (€1) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Bologna to Rome costing on average $13 (€11).

What is the quickest way from Bologna to Rome?

The fastest way from Bologna to Rome is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h.

There are alternative travel options to Rome that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 4 h 40 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Rome by train can take on average 4 h 9 min.

What is the distance from Bologna to Rome?

Rome is approximately 188 miles (303 km) away from Bologna.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Bologna to Rome?

The average frequency per day from Bologna to Rome is:

  • 25 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Rome from Bologna as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Bologna? Where do I arrive in Rome?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Bologna to Rome:

  • Flights from Bologna to Rome most often leave from Bologna Airport and arrive in Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport.
  • Buses most often depart from Bologna at Bologna, Autostazione and arrive in Rome at Rome, Termini (G).
  • Trains most often depart from Bologna at Bologna Centrale and arrive in Rome at Roma Termini.

Which travel companies can take me from Bologna to Rome?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bologna to Rome, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Luxair to go to Rome by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Luxair Bologna to Rome tickets on Omio for $1, 001 (€824).
  • Travel with Itabus for buses to Rome. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Itabus Bologna to Rome tickets on Omio for $12 (€10).
  • Intercity Notte can take you to Rome by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Intercity Notte from Bologna to Rome for $13 (€11).

Is there a way to travel directly from Bologna to Rome?

Yes, there are direct routes from Bologna to Rome with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 25 direct trains per day to Rome with Italo, Frecciarossa, Frecciargento, Intercity or Intercity Notte.

Direct services to Rome tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Bologna to Rome?

Omio customers who travel from Bologna to Rome often also extend their vacation to go to Milan, Florence or Paris. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Rome and these popular destinations at a great price.

When should I purchase a ticket from Bologna to Rome online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Bologna to Rome, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost $1, 001 (€824) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets are costing on average $12 (€10) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $13 (€11) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Bologna to Rome online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.