How to travel from Bologna to Rome

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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 Dec 10 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:35AMBologna4h40 03:15PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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101One-way
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10:35AMBologna4h40 03:15PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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101One-way
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01:15PMBologna4h50 06:05PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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101One-way
07:52AMBologna Centrale1h57 09:49AMRome Tiburtina
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431One-way
12:50PMBologna5h00 05:50PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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101One-way

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Travel Information to Rome from Bologna

distanceDistance188 miles (303 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$16 - $53
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $16 (€15) • 4 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $53 (€49) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesItabus, ITA or Intercity Notte

Travel 188 miles (303 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train from Bologna to Rome. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Itabus, ITA or Intercity Notte among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Bologna to Rome.

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

There are 4 ways that you can travel from Bologna to Rome. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Bologna to Rome is by taking a bus with an average price of $16 (€15).

This is compared to other travel options to Rome:

Taking a bus is usually $37 (€34) less than taking a flight to Rome, which costs on average $53 (€49) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is usually $26 (€24) less than taking a train to Rome, which costs on average $43 (€39) for the same trip.

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

Other travel options to Rome can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 4 h 40 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 12 min   on average.

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

The average frequency per day from Bologna to Rome is:

  • 25 buses a day.
  • Around 85 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Bologna, Piaza XX Settembre and arrive in Rome, Termini.
  • Most travelers board their plane from Bologna Airport and arrive in Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini.

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 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 $16 (€15).
  • Travel with ITA to go to Rome by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find ITA Bologna to Rome tickets on Omio for $53 (€49).
  • 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 $43 (€39).

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

  • You can check for a direct bus to Rome with Flixbus, Marino Autolinee, Infobus, BlaBlaCar, Autoservizi Salemi or Itabus with 19 direct buses per day.
  • You can find 85 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 journey.

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.

Before traveling from Bologna to Rome, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $16 (€15) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $53 (€49) one way.
  • A train ticket costs $43 (€39) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Bologna to Rome tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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