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from Bologna to Rome

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

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bus

The best way to travel from Bologna to Rome is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Itabus
10:00AM4h40
Bologna
02:40PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
$101One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
BlaBlaCar Bus
02:15PM5h15
Bologna
07:30PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
$71One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
ITA
11:10AM1h00
Bologna Airport (BLQ)
12:10PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport (FCO)
$711One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Regionale
07:08AM5h40
Bologna Centrale
12:48PMRome Termini
$411One-way
2 transfers
Regionale
06:38AM6h10
Bologna Centrale
12:48PMRome Termini
$411One-way
1 transfer
Regionale
08:38AM6h10
Bologna Centrale
02:48PMRome Termini
$411One-way
2 transfers
FlixBus
09:00AM4h35
Bologna
01:35PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
$111One-way
0 transfers
Itabus
10:40AM4h45
Bologna
03:25PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
$101One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
07:40AM4h50
Bologna
12:30PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
$111One-way
0 transfers
ITA
07:35PM1h00
Bologna Airport (BLQ)
08:35PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport (FCO)
$711One-way
0 transfers
ITA
06:30AM1h00
Bologna Airport (BLQ)
07:30AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport (FCO)
$991One-way
0 transfers
Eurowings
09:10AM9h30
Bologna Airport (BLQ)
06:40PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport (FCO)
$1971One-way
1 transfer

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Travel Information from Bologna to Rome

distanceDistance188 miles (303 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$33 - $3
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $3 (€3) • 4 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $62 (€53) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesItabus, Alitalia or Italo

Travel 188 miles (303 km) by train, bus or flight to Rome from Bologna. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Itabus, Alitalia or Italo among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, 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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Trenitalia Intercity is a high-speed train service operated by the Italian national railway company, Trenitalia. It operates throughout the country, with services running from early morning to late evening. The Intercity trains come in two types: the Intercity Plus, which is the fastest and most comfortable, and the Intercity, which is slightly slower but still offers a comfortable journey. Onboard facilities include air conditioning, power sockets, Wi-Fi, and a bar service. There are several ticket types available, including Standard, Super Economy, and Business. The most popular routes for Trenitalia Intercity are from Rome to Milan, Naples to Florence, and Turin to Venice.

    BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS) is a popular French travel company from France operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe and connecting over 300 destinations. It is a subsidiary of the French carpooling service, BlaBlaCar. Standard amenities on BlaBlaCar Bus include toilets, air conditioning, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long travel journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. There is also free Wi-Fi available on select routes. The only ticket type from BlaBlaCar Bus is the Standard ticket, which allows each traveler to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags.

      Eurowings is Germany's leading low-cost airline and offers a choice of Smart, Best and BIZclass fares for your next travel between Bologna and Rome.

        FAQs: Travel from Bologna to Rome

        FAQs: Travel 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

        There are 3 travel options from Bologna to Rome. You can take a train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to go to Rome from Bologna is by taking a bus, which costs on average $3 (€3).

        This is compared to other ways of getting from Bologna to Rome:

        Taking a bus costs () less than taking a ferry, which costs on average () for the same trip.

        Taking a bus costs $58 (€50) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $62 (€53) for the same trip.

        A bus is $30 (€26) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Bologna to Rome costing on average $33 (€29).

        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 take longer:

        Taking a bus requires on average 4 h 40 min of travel time.

        Train takes on average 2 h 22 min.

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

        The average frequency per day from Bologna to Rome is:

        • 16 buses per day.
        • 25 trains per day.

        However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Bologna and Rome as scheduled services by train, bus or flight 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, Stazione Centrale and arrive in Rome, Termini.
        • Most travelers board their plane from Bologna Airport and arrive in Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport.
        • Most travelers catch their train from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Rome Termini.

        The following travel companies offer services from Bologna to Rome:

        • Travel with Itabus, El Pilar, FlixBus, Marino Autolinee, BlaBlaCar Bus, BlaBlaCar, Autoservizi Salemi or Infobus for buses to Rome. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for FlixBus Bologna to Rome tickets on Omio for $3 (€3).
        • Travel with Alitalia, Alitalia (2), Eurowings or Luxair for flights to Rome. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Alitalia Bologna to Rome tickets on Omio for $62 (€53).
        • Italo, Frecciarossa, Intercity Notte, Intercity, Regionale, Frecciargento or ÖBB Nightjet can get you to Rome by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Intercity from Bologna to Rome for $33 (€29) on Omio.

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

        • You can check for a direct bus to Rome with Itabus, FlixBus, Marino Autolinee or BlaBlaCar Bus with 16 direct buses per day.
        • You'll find 25 direct trains a day to Rome with Italo, Frecciarossa, Intercity Notte, Intercity or ÖBB Nightjet.

        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.

        Looking to extend your trip from Bologna to Rome? Many Omio customers who go from Bologna to Rome usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Florence, Naples, Milan, Venice or Paris. If you're looking to explore Florence, Naples, Milan, Venice or Paris from Rome, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
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