The cheapest buses from Rome to Bologna

Showing times and prices for 18 Oct

Cheapest

£12

Average

£22

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Rome to Bologna will cost around £ 22 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 12.

Cheapest
23:45Rome5h10 04:55Bologna
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£121One-way
16:25Rome5h00 21:25Bologna
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£181One-way
17:05Rome4h55 22:00Bologna
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£181One-way
06:30Rome4h55 11:25Bologna
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£211One-way
08:50Rome5h40 14:30Bologna
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£211One-way

Timetable Rome to Bologna

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00:30Rome4h40 05:10Bologna
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06:00Rome4h30 10:30Bologna
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06:30Rome4h55 11:25Bologna
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08:50Rome5h40 14:30Bologna
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11:05Rome4h55 16:00Bologna
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13:00Rome5h30 18:30Bologna
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16:25Rome5h00 21:25Bologna
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17:05Rome4h55 22:00Bologna
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22:55Roma, Autostazione Tiburtina4h55 03:50Bologna, Autostazione
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23:45Rome5h10 04:55Bologna
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Sun
17 Oct
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£20Flixbus
£443TAP Portugal
Mon
18 Oct
£25Regionale
£12Itabus
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Tue
19 Oct
£22Intercity
£16Itabus
£69Alitalia
Wed
20 Oct
£18Intercity
£12Itabus
£43Alitalia
Thu
21 Oct
£22Intercity
£12Itabus
£83Alitalia
Fri
22 Oct
£25Regionale
£12Itabus
£43Alitalia
Sat
23 Oct
£18Intercity
£12Itabus
£43Alitalia
Sun
24 Oct
£22Intercity
£18Flixbus
£69Alitalia
Mon
25 Oct
£20Intercity Notte
£12Itabus
£43Alitalia
Tue
26 Oct
£18Intercity
£9Itabus
£43Alitalia
Wed
27 Oct
£18Intercity
£9Itabus
£43Alitalia
Thu
28 Oct
£18Intercity
£9Itabus
£69Alitalia
Fri
29 Oct
£25Regionale
£21Itabus
£69Alitalia
Sat
30 Oct
£18Intercity
£12Itabus
£69Alitalia
Sun
31 Oct
£22Intercity
£12Itabus
£43Alitalia
Tue
2 Nov
£22Intercity
£9Itabus
£43Alitalia
Wed
3 Nov
£15Intercity
£16Itabus
£43Alitalia
Thu
4 Nov
£15Intercity
£6Itabus
£43Alitalia
Fri
5 Nov
£18Intercity
£6Itabus
£43Alitalia
Sat
6 Nov
£13Intercity
£6Itabus
£43Alitalia

The fastest buses from Rome to Bologna

Showing times and prices for 18 Oct

Fastest Journey

4 h 30 m

Average

5 h 1 m

Buses per day

10

Distance

304 km

Of the 10 buses that leave Rome for Bologna every day 10 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 304 km distance in an average of 5 h 1 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 4 h 30 m .

The slowest buses will take 5 h 40 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
06:00Rome4h30 10:30Bologna
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£291One-way
2nd Fastest
00:30Rome4h40 05:10Bologna
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£251One-way
22:55Roma, Autostazione Tiburtina4h55 03:50Bologna, Autostazione
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£341One-way
06:30Rome4h55 11:25Bologna
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£211One-way
11:05Rome4h55 16:00Bologna
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£211One-way

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Coach Information to Bologna from Rome

distanceDistance188 miles (303 km)
durationAverage coach duration4 h 55 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£14 (€16)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesFlixbus, Bus Center, BlaBlaCar, Baltour, Marino Autolinee or Infobus

Coaches from Rome to Bologna cover the 188 miles (303 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 55 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Bus Center, BlaBlaCar, Baltour, Marino Autolinee or Infobus. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £12, but the average price of coach tickets is £14. Travellers depart most frequently from Roma Termini and arrive in Bologna, Autostazione.

Coach companies

FlixBus from Rome to Bologna

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FlixBus is one of the best options when travelling by coach between Rome and Bologna. Omio quickly shows you current FlixBus coach timetables for the Rome - Bologna journey and makes it easier than ever for you to buy coach tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest route available. The distance between Rome and Bologna is around 188 miles (303 km) and the cheapest FlixBus one-way ticket you can book starts at £20. As you check the latest Rome to Bologna coach timetable from FlixBus for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Bologna safely. If you search for FlixBus tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect FlixBus ticket between Rome and Bologna so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

When you buy your FlixBus coach tickets from Rome to Bologna don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

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Buses from Rome to Bologna
Take the bus 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 Rome to Bologna.
FAQs
What is the cost of cheap coaches to Bologna from Rome?
You can find a cheap coach from Rome to Bologna for some dates and times for as low as £12  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does the coach from Rome to Bologna cost on average?
If you are looking to book your coach ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Rome to Bologna coach to cost on average £14  one way.
What is the distance to Bologna from Rome via coach?
The coach distance from Rome to Bologna is around 188 miles (303 km).
How many hours does it take from Rome to Bologna by coach?
The Rome to Bologna coach duration is on average 4 h 55 min, which is to be expected when travelling 188 miles (303 km) to Bologna from Rome. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
Which coach station in Rome goes to Bologna? Which coach station do I come into Bologna from Rome?

When departing from Rome, you have various coach station options to start your journey from including Rome, Tiburtina Station, Rome, Termini (G) and Rome, Roma Ostiense. When arriving in Bologna, you can end your route in coach stations like Bologna, Autostazione, Bologna, Piaza XX Settembre and Bologna, Imola highway exit.

Omio customers book a coach from Roma Termini   to Bologna, Autostazione   most frequently for this route.

Where is the Rome coach station located? Where is the Bologna coach station located?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their coaches from Roma Termini and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to get to this coach station.

Passengers arriving in Bologna most often arrive at Bologna, Autostazione and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this coach station to the city centre.

What coach companies offer a service to Bologna from Rome?
When taking a coach from Rome to Bologna, you can count on Flixbus, Bus Center, BlaBlaCar, Baltour, Marino Autolinee or Infobus for the best way to get you to Bologna. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service from Rome to Bologna and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.
Can I purchase a direct coach from Rome to Bologna?
Yes, you can search for direct coaches from Rome to Bologna on Omio with Flixbus, Marino Autolinee, BlaBlaCar, Autoservizi Salemi or Itabus, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your coach ticket.
What time is the earliest coach from Rome to Bologna? What time is the last coach from Rome to Bologna?
If you prefer early morning coaches from Rome to Bologna, the first coach leaves at 06: 50. If you prefer late night coaches from Rome to Bologna, the last coach of the day leaves at 21: 45. Omio shows you the latest coach from Rome to Bologna timetable to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How early should I purchase Rome to Bologna coach tickets to get the best deals?
You can find a coach between Rome and Bologna to cost on average £14 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying coach tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Rome to Bologna coach generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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