How to get from Bologna to Rome

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from Bologna to Rome

You can get from Bologna to Rome by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Bologna to Rome on 11 Aug we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:35Bologna4h40 15:15Roma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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10:35Bologna4h40 15:15Roma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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18:57Bologna Centrale2h22 21:19Rome Termini
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20:00Bologna4h45 00:45Roma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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10:30Bologna5h20 15:50Roma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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Travel Information to Rome from Bologna

distanceDistance188 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£18 - £78
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £18 • 4 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £78 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesItabus, ITA or Intercity Notte

Travel 188 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train from Bologna to Rome. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £18. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Itabus, ITA or Intercity Notte among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Bologna to Rome.

Travel Tips: Travel from Bologna to Rome

Travel to Rome 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 Bologna to Rome.

There are 4 travel options from Bologna to Rome: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Bologna to Rome, which costs on average £18.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Rome:

A coach is about £60 less than a flight, which costs on average £78 for this route.

A coach is £16 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Bologna to Rome costing on average £34.

The fastest way from Bologna to Rome is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h.

Other travel options from Bologna to Rome can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 4 h 40 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 3 min   on average.

Rome is approximately 188 miles away from Bologna.

The average frequency per day from Bologna to Rome is:

  • 19 coaches a day.
  • 58 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Rome from Bologna as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Bologna to Rome:

  • Most travellers who purchase a coach ticket from Bologna to Rome depart from Bologna, Piaza XX Settembre to Rome, Termini.
  • Most travellers take a flight from Bologna Airport to Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Roma Termini.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bologna to Rome, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Itabus can get you to Rome by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Itabus from Bologna to Rome for £18 on Omio.
  • Travel with ITA for flights to Rome. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for ITA Bologna to Rome tickets on Omio for £78.
  • Travel with Intercity Notte for trains to Rome. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Intercity Notte Bologna to Rome tickets on Omio for £34.

Yes, there are direct routes from Bologna to Rome with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct coach to Rome with Flixbus, Marino Autolinee, BlaBlaCar, Autoservizi Salemi or Itabus with 19 direct coaches per day.
  • You'll find direct flight services to Rome with ITA with around direct flights every day.
  • You can find 58 direct trains per day to take to Rome with Italo, Frecciarossa, Frecciargento, Intercity or Intercity Notte.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Rome tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this trip.

Many of our customers travelling from Bologna to Rome don't make Rome their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Milan, Florence or Paris, either of which you could add to your Bologna and Rome trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Rome to any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from Bologna to Rome, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £18 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this route is on average £78 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is £34 one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Bologna to Rome tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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