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from Rimini to Bologna

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

Our recommendation

To get from Rimini to Bologna on Nov 28 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Sat
Nov 27
$12Regionale
$30Air Italy Shuttle
Sun
Nov 28
$12Regionale
$30Air Italy Shuttle
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Nov 29
$12Regionale
$30Air Italy Shuttle
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Nov 30
$12Regionale
$30Air Italy Shuttle
Wed
Dec 1
$12Regionale
$30Air Italy Shuttle
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Dec 2
$12Regionale
$30Air Italy Shuttle
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Dec 3
$12Regionale
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Dec 4
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Dec 5
$12Regionale
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Dec 6
$12Regionale
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Dec 7
$12Regionale
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Dec 8
$12Regionale
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Dec 9
$12Regionale
$30Air Italy Shuttle
Fri
Dec 10
$12Regionale
$30Air Italy Shuttle
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Dec 11
$12Regionale
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Dec 12
$12Regionale
$30Air Italy Shuttle
Mon
Dec 13
$12Regionale
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Dec 14
$12Regionale
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Wed
Dec 15
$12Regionale
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Dec 16
$12Regionale
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Dec 17
$12Regionale
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How to Travel from Rimini to Bologna

The distance between Rimini to Bologna is approximately 118 kilometers. This is a relatively short distance making road and rail travel ideal options. There are two main public transportation options for travelers who want to travel in Italy between Rimini and Bologna. Travelers can choose between train or bus. It is also possible to travel by rental car or use a ride share option to journey between the cities. Air travel is not a sensible option as the two cities are located very close to each other.

Trains from Rimini to Bologna

Rimini to Bologna Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€9

1:30 h

1 Day Ahead

buses

€21

0:54 h

1 Week Ahead



What is the best way to travel from Rimini to Bologna?

Cheapest way to travel from Rimini to Bologna


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Rimini to Bologna. Most buses traveling from Rimini to Bologna depart from either Rimini's Uscita A14 Riccione Bar ''il Trovatore'' and take an hour and a half to arrive at Bologna's central bus station. Two buses travel from Rimini to Bologna every day, with the first departing at 9:40 a.m. The main bus companies that travel from Rimini to Bologna is Baltour. Ridesharing services like BlaBlaCar also frequently travel from Rimini to Bologna.


Fastest way to travel from Rimini to Bologna


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Since there are no direct flights, the fastest way to travel from Rimini to Bologna is by taking a high-speed train. Trains traveling from Rimini to Bologna depart from either Rimini's main train station and take as little as 54 minutes to arrive at Bologna Centrale train station. Both Trenitalia and Italo offer frequent trains from Rimini to Bologna, with the first train departing at 3:24 a.m. Nearly 90 trains travel from Rimini to Bologna per day.


Most popular way to travel from Rimini to Bologna


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Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Rimini to Bologna. Taking a high-speed train is usually half an hour faster than taking the bus, which are not frequently available. Be sure to look for a Frecciarossa, Frecciargento or Italo train, which are approximately an hour faster than taking a regional Trenitalia train. Trains traveling from Rimini to Bologna are also usually more convenient for travelers since approximately 90 trains depart from Florence throughout the day.


How to get from Rimini to Bologna

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Rimini to Bologna, 100,00% 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 Rimini to Bologna 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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Travel Tips

Travel from Rimini to Bologna
Travel to Bologna 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 Rimini to Bologna.
FAQs
How do I travel from Rimini to Bologna?

There are 2 ways to travel from Rimini to Bologna including taking a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Rimini to Bologna?

The cheapest way to go to Bologna from Rimini is by taking a train, which costs on average $12 (€10).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Bologna:

A train is generally $18 (€15) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $30 (€25) from Rimini to Bologna.

What is the quickest way from Rimini to Bologna?

The fastest way to get to Bologna from Rimini is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 17 min.

Other travel options to Bologna can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 1 h 25 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Rimini to Bologna?

You should expect to travel around 68 miles (109 km) between Rimini and Bologna.

How many services a day are there between Rimini and Bologna?

The average frequency per day from Rimini to Bologna is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Rimini and in Bologna?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Rimini, Viale Regina Margherita (Marebello) to Bologna, Autostazione.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Rimini and arrive in Bologna Centrale.
Who can get me from Rimini to Bologna?

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

  • You can go to Bologna from Rimini by bus with Air Italy Shuttle. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $30 (€25) with Air Italy Shuttle from Rimini to Bologna on Omio.
  • You can travel to Bologna from Rimini by train with Regionale. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $12 (€10) with Regionale from Rimini to Bologna.
Is it possible to travel directly from Rimini to Bologna?

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

  • You can take a direct bus with Air Italy Shuttle.

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

Where should I go next after I travel to Bologna from Rimini?
Looking to extend your trip from Rimini to Bologna? Many Omio customers who go from Rimini to Bologna usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Milan, Rome or Florence. If you're looking to explore Milan, Rome or Florence from Bologna, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I purchase my Rimini to Bologna one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket costs $30 (€25) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $12 (€10) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Rimini to Bologna 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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