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 Bologna to Rome will cost around £ 49 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 25.
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Of the 106 trains that leave Bologna for Rome every day 91 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 304 km distance in an average of 3 h 6 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 3 m .
The slowest trains will take 8 h 6 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.
|Distance||188 miles (303 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 40 min|
|Average train ticket price||£25 (€28)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Italo, Frecciarossa, Frecciargento, Intercity, Trenitalia, Intercity Notte, Regionale Veloce or Regionale|
Trains from Bologna to Rome cover the 188 miles (303 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 40 min with our travel partners like Italo, Frecciarossa, Frecciargento, Intercity, Trenitalia, Intercity Notte, Regionale Veloce or Regionale. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £25, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £25. Travellers depart most frequently from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Roma Termini.
Find the best trains between Bologna and Rome with Omio's travel partners Italo, Trenitalia and Frecciarossa from £25. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.
Italo is a brand of high-speed trains from the Italian train company Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (NTV) offering regular services to popular cities around Italy, such as Rome, Naples, Florence and Milan. Among its fleet of trains are the Italo AGV 575, the premier high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), and the Italo EVO, an eco-friendly train that can reach speeds up to 150 mph (250 km/h). You can choose from the following Italo ticket types when purchasing tickets from Bologna to Rome: Low Cost, Economy, and Flex. Italo offers four different class options: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Standard services in all Italo trains include toilets, free WiFi, power outlets, reclining leather seats, footrests, snack machines and Italo Live (free onboard entertainment featuring a selection of films, music and games). While some amenities may differ based on the class option booked, each train carriage is modernly equipped with a high level of comfort.
These are Italo 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Bologna and Rome:
With at least 30 departures a day making the journey between Bologna and Rome by train is straightforward and stress-free. Services start early morning and continue at regular intervals throughout the day until late evening. All routes are direct with journey times of 2 hours to 2.5 hours. A similar timetable operates seven days a week with departures from Bologna Centrale Station and arrivals at Rome Termini.
Train services between the two cities of Bologna and Rome are operated by the Italian national rail provider Trenitalia and the private company Italo. Trains on the route have comfortable seating, luggage storage, buffet bars and wifi access.
Train routes from Bologna to Rome are direct with journey times of between 2 hours and 2.5 hours. The average service arrives in 2 hours 15 minutes.
There are at least 30 departures a day seven days a week for trains travelling to Rome from Bologna. The first train leaves Bologna in the early morning with departures continuing up to four times an hour until late evening. There are more frequent departures on this route during morning and evening peak hours.
Departure station:All trains travelling from Bologna to Rome depart from Bologna Centrale Station. The station is a major Italian transport hub and is located to the north of the city. Bologna centre, with its tourist attractions, can be reached by taxi or local buses. Station facilities include car parking, toilets, a pharmacy, an internet point, shops, cafes, bars and restaurants.
Arrival station:All trains from Bologna to Rome arrive at Rome Termini. This is the largest station in Italy with over 800 train departures and arrivals every day. It is served by local buses and Metro lines A and B and offers good transport links to Rome's cultural and historic attractions as well as both of Rome's airports. Facilities at the station include a taxi rank, car parking, left luggage lockers, wifi access, toilets, shops and restaurants.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Roma Termini.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Bologna Centrale, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Bologna. The most popular arrival train station in Rome, called Roma Termini, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city centre.
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