Cheap train tickets from Rome to Bologna

Showing times and prices for 29 Jan

Cheapest

£20

Average

£42

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 £ 42 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 20.

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22:35Rome Termini4h53 03:28Bologna Centrale
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£201One-way
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16:35Rome Tiburtina4h07 20:42Bologna Centrale
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£221One-way
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15:30Rome Termini4h26 19:56Bologna Centrale
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£221One-way
06:06Rome Termini6h30 12:36Bologna San Ruffillo
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£241One-way
15:02Rome Termini6h18 21:20Bologna Centrale
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£251One-way

Train schedule Rome to Bologna

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00:11Rome Ostiense10h09 10:20Bologna Centrale
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05:40Rome Termini2h23 08:03Bologna Centrale
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05:47Rome Termini7h39 13:26Bologna Centrale
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06:00Rome Termini2h33 08:33Bologna Centrale
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06:06Rome Termini6h30 12:36Bologna San Ruffillo
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06:09Rome Tiburtina5h27 11:36Bologna San Ruffillo
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06:09Rome Tiburtina5h29 11:38Bologna Centrale
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06:15Rome Tiburtina5h21 11:36Bologna San Ruffillo
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06:15Rome Tiburtina5h23 11:38Bologna Centrale
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06:35Rome Termini2h23 08:58Bologna Centrale
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06:50Rome Termini2h03 08:53Bologna Centrale
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06:50Rome Termini2h23 09:13Bologna Centrale
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07:02Rome Termini7h24 14:26Bologna Centrale
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07:10Rome Termini2h23 09:33Bologna Centrale
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07:20Rome Termini2h03 09:23Bologna Centrale
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07:25Rome Termini2h18 09:43Bologna Centrale
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07:25Rome Termini2h23 09:48Bologna Centrale
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07:35Rome Termini2h23 09:58Bologna Centrale
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07:40Rome Termini2h23 10:03Bologna Centrale
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07:50Rome Termini6h36 14:26Bologna Centrale
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08:05Rome Termini2h03 10:08Bologna Centrale
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08:10Rome Termini2h23 10:33Bologna Centrale
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08:20Rome Termini2h03 10:23Bologna Centrale
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08:25Rome Termini2h18 10:43Bologna Centrale
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08:35Rome Termini2h23 10:58Bologna Centrale
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08:40Rome Termini2h23 11:03Bologna Centrale
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08:50Rome Termini2h23 11:13Bologna Centrale
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08:50Rome Termini2h03 10:53Bologna Centrale
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08:55Rome Termini2h23 11:18Bologna Centrale
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09:02Rome Termini5h54 14:56Bologna Centrale
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09:05Rome Termini2h03 11:08Bologna Centrale
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09:10Rome Termini2h23 11:33Bologna Centrale
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09:28Rome Termini7h58 17:26Bologna Centrale
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09:35Rome Termini2h23 11:58Bologna Centrale
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09:43Rome Termini2h20 12:03Bologna Centrale
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09:55Rome Termini2h23 12:18Bologna Centrale
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10:10Rome Termini2h23 12:33Bologna Centrale
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10:20Rome Termini2h03 12:23Bologna Centrale
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10:22Rome Termini4h20 14:42Bologna Centrale
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10:25Rome Termini2h23 12:48Bologna Centrale
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10:40Rome Termini2h23 13:03Bologna Centrale
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10:50Rome Termini2h23 13:13Bologna 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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11:10Rome Termini2h23 13:33Bologna Centrale
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11:11Rome Tiburtina5h45 16:56Bologna Centrale
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11:35Rome Termini2h23 13:58Bologna Centrale
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11:40Rome Termini2h23 14:03Bologna Centrale
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12:02Rome Termini7h24 19:26Bologna Centrale
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12:10Rome Termini2h23 14:33Bologna Centrale
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12:25Rome Termini2h18 14:43Bologna Centrale
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12:36Rome Termini2h22 14:58Bologna Centrale
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12:40Rome Tiburtina4h02 16:42Bologna Centrale
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12:40Rome Termini2h23 15:03Bologna Centrale
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12:50Rome Termini2h03 14:53Bologna Centrale
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12:55Rome Termini2h23 15:18Bologna Centrale
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13:10Rome Termini2h23 15:33Bologna Centrale
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13:22Rome Termini7h24 20:46Bologna Centrale
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13:35Rome Termini2h23 15:58Bologna Centrale
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13:40Rome Termini2h23 16:03Bologna Centrale
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14:10Rome Termini2h23 16:33Bologna Centrale
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14:35Rome Termini2h23 16:58Bologna Centrale
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14:40Rome Termini2h23 17:03Bologna Centrale
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14:50Rome Termini2h03 16:53Bologna Centrale
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14:55Rome Termini2h23 17:18Bologna Centrale
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15:02Rome Termini6h18 21:20Bologna Centrale
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15:05Rome Termini2h03 17:08Bologna Centrale
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15:10Rome Termini2h23 17:33Bologna Centrale
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15:25Rome Termini2h23 17:48Bologna Centrale
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15:30Rome Termini4h26 19:56Bologna Centrale
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15:35Rome Termini2h23 17:58Bologna Centrale
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15:40Rome Termini2h23 18:03Bologna Centrale
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15:58Rome Termini7h23 23:21Bologna Centrale
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16:10Rome Termini2h23 18:33Bologna Centrale
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16:30Rome Termini2h08 18:38Bologna Centrale
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16:35Rome Termini2h23 18:58Bologna Centrale
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16:35Rome Tiburtina4h07 20:42Bologna Centrale
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16:40Rome Termini2h23 19:03Bologna Centrale
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16:50Rome Termini2h23 19:13Bologna 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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17:10Rome Termini2h23 19:33Bologna Centrale
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17:20Rome Termini6h30 23:50Bologna Centrale
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17:35Rome Termini2h23 19:58Bologna Centrale
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17:40Rome Termini2h23 20:03Bologna Centrale
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17:50Rome Termini2h23 20:13Bologna Centrale
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17:50Rome Termini2h03 19:53Bologna Centrale
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17:55Rome Termini2h23 20:18Bologna Centrale
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18:10Rome Termini2h23 20:33Bologna Centrale
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18:20Rome Termini2h03 20:23Bologna Centrale
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18:25Rome Termini2h18 20:43Bologna Centrale
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18:40Rome Termini2h23 21:03Bologna Centrale
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18:50Rome Termini2h23 21:13Bologna Centrale
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18:50Rome Termini2h03 20:53Bologna Centrale
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19:05Rome Termini2h03 21:08Bologna Centrale
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19:11Rome Termini2h22 21:33Bologna Centrale
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19:35Rome Termini2h23 21:58Bologna Centrale
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19:40Rome Termini2h23 22:03Bologna Centrale
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20:10Rome Termini2h25 22:35Bologna Centrale
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22:35Rome Termini4h53 03:28Bologna Centrale
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Sat
29 Jan
£20Intercity Notte
£10Itabus
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Sun
30 Jan
£25Regionale
£10Itabus
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Mon
31 Jan
£22Intercity
£10Itabus
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Tue
1 Feb
£17Intercity
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Wed
2 Feb
£15Intercity
£6Itabus
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Thu
3 Feb
£15Intercity
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Fri
4 Feb
£17Intercity
£6Itabus
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Sat
5 Feb
£15Intercity
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Sun
6 Feb
£17Intercity Notte
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Mon
7 Feb
£17Intercity Notte
£6Itabus
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Tue
8 Feb
£11Intercity Notte
£6Itabus
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Wed
9 Feb
£13Intercity
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Thu
10 Feb
£13Intercity Notte
£6Itabus
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Fri
11 Feb
£17Intercity
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Sat
12 Feb
£13Intercity Notte
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Sun
13 Feb
£17Intercity
£6Itabus
£558Luxair
Mon
14 Feb
£15Intercity
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Tue
15 Feb
£13Intercity Notte
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Wed
16 Feb
£13Intercity Notte
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Thu
17 Feb
£13Intercity
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£558Luxair

Fastest train times from Rome to Bologna

Showing times and prices for 29 Jan

Fastest Journey

2 h 3 m

Average

3 h 9 m

Trains per day

100

Distance

304 km

Of the 100 trains that leave Rome for Bologna every day 84 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 9 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 3 m .

The slowest trains will take 10 h 9 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
15:05Rome Termini2h03 17:08Bologna Centrale
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£431One-way
Fastest
08:05Rome Termini2h03 10:08Bologna Centrale
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£431One-way
Fastest
06:50Rome Termini2h03 08:53Bologna Centrale
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£481One-way
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08:50Rome Termini2h03 10:53Bologna Centrale
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£481One-way
Fastest
18:20Rome Termini2h03 20:23Bologna Centrale
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£481One-way

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Overview: Train from Rome to Bologna

distanceDistance188 miles (303 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price£20 (€23)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 50 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersItalo, Frecciarossa, Frecciargento, Intercity, Trenitalia, Intercity Notte, Regionale Veloce or Regionale

Trains from Rome to Bologna cover the 188 miles (303 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 7 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. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £20, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £15. Travellers depart most frequently from Roma Termini and arrive in Bologna Centrale.

Train companies: Italo, Frecciarossa and Trenitalia trains Rome to Bologna

Buy your official Italo, Frecciarossa and Trenitalia train tickets to Bologna from Rome from £15 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient journey.

Italo
Trenitalia
Frecciarossa

Italo is a brand of high-speed trains operated by the Italian train company Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (NTV). Its fleet of trains includes 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 a maximum speed of 150 mph (250 km/h). Italo offers four different class options, but each train carriage is modernly equipped with a high level of comfort. You can choose between the Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive classes. 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 movies, music and games). Italo offers three types of fares with different prices and flexibility: Low Cost, Economy, and Flex.

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by Italo when booking your train tickets between Rome and Bologna due to the coronavirus:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Normal conditions apply
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID

    Travel Tips: 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

    What is the price of the cheapest train from Rome to Bologna?

    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains between Rome and Bologna to cost as little as £15  in the next 7 days.

    What is the cost of a train ticket from Rome to Bologna on average?

    If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Rome to Bologna train prices are on average £20  one way.

    What is the distance between Rome and Bologna via train?

    The Rome to Bologna train distance is approximately 188 miles (303 km).

    How long is the train between Rome and Bologna?

    The train time to Bologna from Rome is on average 4 h 7 min  for the 188 miles (303 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Rome and Bologna by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

    Which train station in Rome goes to Bologna? Which train station do I come into Bologna from Rome?

    When departing from Rome, you have various train station options to start your route from including Roma Termini, Roma Tiburtina and Roma Ostiense. When arriving in Bologna, you can end your trip in train stations like Bologna Centrale and Bologna Borgo Panigale.

    Omio customers book a train from Roma Termini   to Bologna Centrale   most frequently for this route.

    Where is the departure train station in Rome located? Where is the arrival train station in Bologna located?

    Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Roma Termini and need to travel around 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.

    Passengers arriving in Bologna most often arrive at Bologna Centrale and need to travel around 0.9 miles (1.4 km) from this train station to the city centre.

    Which train companies can get me from Rome to Bologna?

    If you're looking for trains from Rome to Bologna, you can rely on Italo, Frecciarossa, Frecciargento, Intercity, Trenitalia, Intercity Notte, Regionale Veloce or Regionale to get you to Bologna. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Rome to Bologna route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

    How many trains are there between Rome and Bologna 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.

    When is the earliest train from Rome to Bologna? When is the last train from Rome to Bologna?

    If you prefer early morning trains from Rome to Bologna, the first train leaves at 05: 09. If you prefer late night trains from Rome to Bologna, the last train of the day leaves at 21: 35. Omio shows you the latest train from Rome to Bologna schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.

    How early should I book Rome to Bologna train tickets to get the best deals?

    If you book Rome to Bologna train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £20. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Rome to Bologna. Look out for train tickets for this route 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
    Roma Termini is the most popular Rome railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Rome for your journey to Bologna.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +39 064745421
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sun: 06: 30 - 22: 00
    Public transport options for Roma Termini
    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
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +39 892021
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sun: 06: 35 - 20: 20
    Public transport options for Roma Tiburtina
    Metro lines: LB
    Bus lines: 62, 71, 111, 111F, 120F, 135, 163, 168, 211, 309, 409, n409, n041, C2, C3, Airport Shuttle
    Train lines: FR, FA, IC, REG, FL1, FL2, FL3