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from Rome to Bologna

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Fri
Sep 17
$36Regionale
$25Flixbus
$215Alitalia Cityliner
Sat
Sep 18
$35Regionale
$25Flixbus
$215Alitalia Cityliner
Sun
Sep 19
$36Regionale
$35Itabus
$215Alitalia Cityliner
Mon
Sep 20
$36Regionale
$20Flixbus
$215Alitalia Cityliner
Tue
Sep 21
$31Intercity
$22Itabus
$117Alitalia Cityliner
Wed
Sep 22
$31Intercity
$19Itabus
$117Alitalia Cityliner
Thu
Sep 23
$31Intercity
$9Itabus
$117Alitalia Cityliner
Fri
Sep 24
$36Regionale
$22Itabus
$164Alitalia Cityliner
Sat
Sep 25
$25Intercity
$22Itabus
$97Alitalia Cityliner
Sun
Sep 26
$36Regionale
$9Itabus
$164Alitalia Cityliner
Mon
Sep 27
$31Intercity
$9Itabus
$117Alitalia Cityliner
Tue
Sep 28
$25Intercity
$9Itabus
$97Alitalia Cityliner
Wed
Sep 29
$25Intercity
$12Itabus
$97Alitalia Cityliner
Thu
Sep 30
$25Intercity
$12Itabus
$97Alitalia Cityliner
Fri
Oct 1
$29Intercity Notte
$9Itabus
$117Alitalia Cityliner
Sat
Oct 2
$19Intercity
$9Itabus
$117Alitalia Cityliner
Sun
Oct 3
$36Regionale
$22Itabus
$117Alitalia Cityliner
Mon
Oct 4
$29Intercity Notte
$9Itabus
$117Alitalia Cityliner
Tue
Oct 5
$19Intercity
$9Itabus
$117Alitalia Cityliner
Wed
Oct 6
$16Intercity Notte
$9Itabus
$117Alitalia Cityliner
Thu
Oct 7
$16Intercity Notte
$9Itabus
$117Alitalia Cityliner

Travel Information from Rome to Bologna

distanceDistance188 miles (303 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$10 - $80
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $10 (€8) • 4 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $80 (€64) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlitalia Cityliner, Flixbus or Intercity Notte

Travel 188 miles (303 km) by flight, bus or train to Bologna from Rome. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $10 (€8). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Alitalia Cityliner, Flixbus or Intercity Notte among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Rome to Bologna.

How to get from Rome to Bologna

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Rome to Bologna, 95,17% 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 Rome 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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Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Rome
Bologna
Roma Ostiense
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Roma Termini
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Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Roma Tiburtina
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