The cheapest trains from Rome to Bologna

Showing times and prices for 19 Oct

Cheapest

£44

Average

£44

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.

Cheapest
18:40Rome Termini2h23 21:03Bologna Centrale
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£441One-way
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07:25Rome Termini2h18 09:43Bologna Centrale
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£441One-way
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16:55Rome Termini2h23 19:18Bologna Centrale
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£441One-way
Cheapest
07:40Rome Termini2h23 10:03Bologna Centrale
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£441One-way
Cheapest
05:40Rome Termini2h23 08:03Bologna Centrale
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£441One-way

Timetable Rome to Bologna

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05:40Rome Termini2h23 08:03Bologna Centrale
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06:30Rome Termini2h08 08:38Bologna Centrale
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06:40Rome Termini2h23 09:03Bologna Centrale
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07:05Rome Termini2h03 09:08Bologna Centrale
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07:25Rome Termini2h18 09:43Bologna Centrale
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07:40Rome Termini2h23 10:03Bologna Centrale
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07:55Rome Termini2h23 10:18Bologna Centrale
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08:10Rome Termini2h00 10:10Bologna Centrale
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08:25Rome Termini2h18 10:43Bologna Centrale
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08:40Rome Termini2h23 11:03Bologna Centrale
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09:05Rome Termini2h03 11:08Bologna Centrale
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09:40Rome Termini2h23 12:03Bologna Centrale
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09:55Rome Termini2h23 12:18Bologna Centrale
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10:05Rome Termini2h03 12:08Bologna Centrale
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10:40Rome Termini2h23 13:03Bologna Centrale
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10:55Rome Termini2h23 13:18Bologna Centrale
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11:05Rome Termini2h03 13:08Bologna Centrale
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11:40Rome Termini2h23 14:03Bologna Centrale
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11:55Rome Termini2h23 14:18Bologna Centrale
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12:25Rome Termini2h18 14:43Bologna Centrale
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12:40Rome Termini2h23 15:03Bologna Centrale
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13:05Rome Termini2h03 15:08Bologna Centrale
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13:40Rome Termini2h23 16:03Bologna Centrale
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14:40Rome Termini2h23 17:03Bologna Centrale
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14:55Rome Termini2h23 17:18Bologna Centrale
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15:05Rome Termini2h03 17:08Bologna Centrale
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15:40Rome Termini2h23 18:03Bologna Centrale
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16:40Rome Termini2h23 19:03Bologna Centrale
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16:55Rome Termini2h23 19:18Bologna Centrale
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17:05Rome Termini2h03 19:08Bologna Centrale
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17:40Rome Termini2h23 20:03Bologna Centrale
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17:55Rome Termini2h23 20:18Bologna Centrale
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18:15Rome Termini2h28 20:43Bologna Centrale
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18:40Rome Termini2h23 21:03Bologna Centrale
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19:00Rome Termini2h08 21:08Bologna Centrale
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19:20Rome Termini2h23 21:43Bologna Centrale
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19:40Rome Termini2h23 22:03Bologna Centrale
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20:40Rome Termini2h23 23:03Bologna Centrale
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Mon
18 Oct
£25Regionale
£12Itabus
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Tue
19 Oct
£25Regionale
£16Itabus
£69Alitalia
Wed
20 Oct
£22Intercity
£16Itabus
£43Alitalia
Thu
21 Oct
£22Intercity
£12Itabus
£83Alitalia
Fri
22 Oct
£25Regionale
£12Itabus
£43Alitalia
Sat
23 Oct
£18Intercity
£12Itabus
£43Alitalia
Sun
24 Oct
£25Regionale
£18Flixbus
£69Alitalia
Mon
25 Oct
£20Intercity Notte
£9Itabus
£43Alitalia
Tue
26 Oct
£18Intercity
£9Itabus
£43Alitalia
Wed
27 Oct
£18Intercity
£9Itabus
£43Alitalia
Thu
28 Oct
£22Intercity
£9Itabus
£43Alitalia
Fri
29 Oct
£25Regionale
£20Flixbus
£69Alitalia
Sat
30 Oct
£22Intercity
£12Itabus
£69Alitalia
Sun
31 Oct
£18Intercity Notte
£12Itabus
£43Alitalia
Mon
1 Nov
£25Regionale
£23Flixbus
£43Alitalia
Tue
2 Nov
£25Regionale
£9Itabus
£43Alitalia
Wed
3 Nov
£18Intercity
£11Flixbus
£43Alitalia
Thu
4 Nov
£15Intercity
£9Itabus
£43Alitalia
Fri
5 Nov
£18Intercity
£11Flixbus
£43Alitalia
Sat
6 Nov
£15Intercity
£11Flixbus
£43Alitalia
Sun
7 Nov
£20Intercity Notte
£11Flixbus
£43Alitalia

The fastest trains from Rome to Bologna

Showing times and prices for 19 Oct

Fastest Journey

2 h

Average

2 h 17 m

Trains per day

38

Distance

304 km

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.

Fastest
08:10Rome Termini2h00 10:10Bologna Centrale
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£441One-way
2nd Fastest
15:05Rome Termini2h03 17:08Bologna Centrale
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£441One-way
2nd Fastest
10:05Rome Termini2h03 12:08Bologna Centrale
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£441One-way
2nd Fastest
13:05Rome Termini2h03 15:08Bologna Centrale
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£441One-way
2nd Fastest
17:05Rome Termini2h03 19:08Bologna Centrale
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£441One-way

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Train Information between Rome and Bologna

distanceDistance188 miles (303 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 27 min
priceAverage train ticket price£23 (€26)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 50 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesItalo, 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.

Train companies

Italo between Rome and Bologna

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Trains from Rome to Bologna
Travel by train 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
How much does a cheap train to Bologna from Rome cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains between Rome and Bologna to cost as little as £18  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Rome to Bologna on average?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Rome to Bologna train to cost on average £23  one way.
What is the distance by train from Rome to Bologna?
The Rome to Bologna train distance is approximately 188 miles (303 km).
How many hours does it take from Rome to Bologna by train?
On average the Rome to Bologna train time is 4 h 27 min  covering the 188 miles (303 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
Which train station from Rome to Bologna do I depart from? Which Bologna train station from Rome do I arrive in?

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Roma Termini   and arrive in Bologna Centrale.

Where is the train station in Rome to go to Bologna? Where is the train station in Bologna located?

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.

Which train providers can take me from Rome to Bologna?
Take the Rome to Bologna train with Italo, Frecciarossa, Frecciargento, Intercity, Trenitalia, Intercity Notte, Regionale Veloce or Regionale. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route between Rome and Bologna as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains are there to Bologna from Rome a day?
The average number of trains departing Rome for Bologna is 50 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Rome to Bologna?
The earliest train for this journey departs from Rome at 07: 02. The last train leaves from Rome at 21: 35. Check Omio for the latest train times from Rome to Bologna and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I buy Rome to Bologna train tickets to get the best deals?
If you purchase Rome to Bologna train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £23. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Rome and Bologna. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Rome
Bologna
The major railway station for departures from Rome is Roma Termini. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Roma Termini for your trip from Rome to Bologna.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 30 - 22: 00
Connections to/from station
Metro lines: A (red), B (blue)
Bus lines: 5, H, 38, 40 Express, 50 Express, 64, 66, 70, 75, 82, 90 Express, 92, 105, 150F, 223, 310, 590, 714, 910, C2, C3
Tram lines: 5, 14
Train lines: Italo, FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, EN, CNL, R, Leonardo Express
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 35 - 20: 20
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 62, 71, 111, 111F, 120F, 135, 163, 168, 211, 309, 409, n409, n041, C2, C3, Airport Shuttle
Metro lines: LB
Train lines: FR, FA, IC, REG, FL1, FL2, FL3