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 £ 44 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 44.
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2 h 17 m
Trains per day
Of the 38 trains that leave Rome for Bologna every day 38 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 2 h 17 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h .
The slowest trains will take 2 h 28 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 27 min|
|Average train ticket price||£23 (€26)|
|Train frequency||50 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 50 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Italo, Frecciarossa, Frecciargento, Intercity, Trenitalia, Intercity Notte, Regionale Veloce or Regionale|
Trains from Rome to Bologna cover the 188 miles (303 km) long route taking on average 4 h 27 min with our travel partners like Italo, Frecciarossa, Frecciargento, Intercity, Trenitalia, Intercity Notte, Regionale Veloce or Regionale. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £18, but the average price of train tickets is £23. Travellers depart most frequently from Roma Termini and arrive in Bologna Centrale.
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Operator ticket policies for COVID
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Roma Termini and arrive in Bologna Centrale.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Roma Termini, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Bologna Centrale, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre.
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