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from Bologna to Rome

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

Our recommendation

To get from Bologna to Rome on Sep 24 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

02:05PMBologna4h40 06:45PMRome
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$261One-way
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02:05PMBologna4h40 06:45PMRome
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$261One-way
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06:52PMBologna Centrale2h08 09:00PMRome Termini
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$721One-way
12:40PMBologna5h30 06:10PMRome
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$261One-way
07:52AMBologna Centrale2h08 10:00AMRome Termini
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$721One-way

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Thu
Sep 23
$36Regionale
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Fri
Sep 24
$35Regionale
$25Flixbus
$385TAP Portugal
Sat
Sep 25
$36Regionale
$22Itabus
$100Alitalia Cityliner
Sun
Sep 26
$36Regionale
$25Flixbus
$100Alitalia Cityliner
Mon
Sep 27
$35Regionale
$22Itabus
$100Alitalia Cityliner
Tue
Sep 28
$31Intercity
$19Itabus
$100Alitalia Cityliner
Wed
Sep 29
$31Intercity
$19Itabus
$100Alitalia Cityliner
Thu
Sep 30
$31Intercity
$19Itabus
$100Alitalia Cityliner
Fri
Oct 1
$35Regionale
$19Itabus
$75Alitalia Cityliner
Sat
Oct 2
$25Intercity
$12Itabus
$75Alitalia Cityliner
Sun
Oct 3
$25Intercity
$9Itabus
$100Alitalia Cityliner
Mon
Oct 4
$21Intercity
$12Itabus
$100Alitalia Cityliner
Tue
Oct 5
$25Intercity
$12Itabus
$75Alitalia Cityliner
Wed
Oct 6
$21Intercity
$9Itabus
$75Alitalia Cityliner
Thu
Oct 7
$25Intercity
$11Flixbus
$75Alitalia Cityliner
Fri
Oct 8
$31Intercity
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$100Alitalia Cityliner
Sat
Oct 9
$19Intercity
$9Itabus
$100Alitalia Cityliner
Sun
Oct 10
$16Intercity Notte
$9Itabus
$75Alitalia Cityliner
Mon
Oct 11
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$11Flixbus
$100Alitalia Cityliner
Tue
Oct 12
$16Intercity Notte
$9Itabus
$75Alitalia Cityliner
Wed
Oct 13
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$11Flixbus
$75Alitalia Cityliner

Travel Information to Rome from Bologna

distanceDistance188 miles (303 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$36 - $448
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $36 (€29) • 4 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $448 (€358) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesMarino Autolinee, TAP Portugal or Regionale

Travel 188 miles (303 km) by bus, flight or train to Rome from Bologna. 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 train is the best option with prices starting as low as $36 (€29). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Marino Autolinee, TAP Portugal or Regionale among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight 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
How do I get from Bologna to Rome?

You can travel to Rome from Bologna 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Bologna to Rome?

The cheapest way to go to Rome from Bologna is by taking a train, which costs on average $36 (€29).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Rome:

A train is generally $13 (€10) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $49 (€39) from Bologna to Rome.

A train is $412 (€329) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Bologna to Rome costing on average $448 (€358).

What is the fastest way to get 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, getting to Rome by bus can take on average 4 h 45 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 20 min   on average.

How far is Rome from Bologna?

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

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

The average frequency per day from Bologna to Rome is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

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

When traveling to Rome from Bologna, where do I depart from Bologna and where do I arrive in Rome?

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Bologna, Autostazione and arrive in Rome, Tiburtina Station.
  • Most travelers who purchase a plane ticket from Bologna to Rome depart from Bologna Airport to Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport.
  • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Bologna to Rome depart from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini.
Who can get me from Bologna to Rome?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Bologna to Rome:

  • You can travel by bus to Rome from Bologna with Marino Autolinee, and you can find Marino Autolinee Bologna to Rome tickets for $49 (€39) on Omio.
  • You can travel between Bologna and Rome by flight with TAP Portugal. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $448 (€358) with TAP Portugal from Bologna to Rome.
  • You can travel by train from Bologna to Rome with Regionale, and you can find Regionale Bologna to Rome tickets for $36 (€29) on Omio.
Is there a way to travel directly from Bologna to Rome?

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

  • You can find around 25 direct trains per day and travel with Frecciarossa, Frecciargento, Intercity or Intercity Notte.

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

Where should I go next after I travel to Rome from Bologna?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Bologna to Rome often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Milan, Florence or Paris. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Bologna and Rome itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Rome and any of these top destinations today!
When should I book a ticket from Bologna to Rome online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $49 (€39) one way for this journey.
  • A plane ticket for this route is costing $448 (€358) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $36 (€29) one way.

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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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bologna
Rome
P.za XX Settembre
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Bologna Centrale
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