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from Bologna to Rome

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

Our recommendation

To get from Bologna to Rome on 18 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

14:10Bologna4h55 19:05Rome
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£181One-way
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18:00Bologna4h55 22:55Rome
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£161One-way
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09:05Bologna4h55 14:00Rome
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£181One-way
10:35Bologna5h00 15:35Rome
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£181One-way
18:52Bologna Centrale2h08 21:00Rome Termini
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£481One-way

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Sun
17 Oct
£25Regionale
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Mon
18 Oct
£25Regionale
£16Itabus
£329TAP Portugal
Tue
19 Oct
£22Intercity
£16Itabus
£71Alitalia
Wed
20 Oct
£20Intercity Notte
£16Itabus
£71Alitalia
Thu
21 Oct
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£12Itabus
£44Alitalia
Fri
22 Oct
£25Regionale
£16Itabus
£71Alitalia
Sat
23 Oct
£18Intercity
£12Itabus
£44Alitalia
Sun
24 Oct
£22Intercity
£14Flixbus
£44Alitalia
Mon
25 Oct
£22Intercity
£9Itabus
£44Alitalia
Tue
26 Oct
£18Intercity
£9Itabus
£44Alitalia
Wed
27 Oct
£18Intercity
£9Itabus
£44Alitalia
Thu
28 Oct
£22Intercity
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£71Alitalia
Fri
29 Oct
£25Regionale
£18Flixbus
£71Alitalia
Sat
30 Oct
£25Regionale
£12Itabus
£71Alitalia
Sun
31 Oct
£22Intercity
£9Itabus
£44Alitalia
Mon
1 Nov
£22Intercity
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£71Alitalia
Tue
2 Nov
£18Intercity
£9Itabus
£44Alitalia
Wed
3 Nov
£15Intercity
£11Flixbus
£44Alitalia
Thu
4 Nov
£11Intercity Notte
£5Itabus
£44Alitalia
Fri
5 Nov
£18Intercity Notte
£9Itabus
£44Alitalia
Sat
6 Nov
£13Intercity
£9Itabus
£44Alitalia

Travel Information between Bologna and Rome

distanceDistance188 miles (303 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£25 - £317
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £25 • 4 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £317 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesMarino Autolinee, TAP Portugal or Regionale

Travel 188 miles (303 km) by coach, flight or train to Rome from Bologna. 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 train is the best option with prices starting as low as £25. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Marino Autolinee, TAP Portugal or Regionale among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Bologna to Rome.

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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.
FAQs
What are my Bologna to Rome travel options?

You can travel to Rome from Bologna 3 different ways: coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bologna to Rome?

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Bologna to Rome, which costs on average £25.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Rome:

A train is generally £9 less than a coach for the same journey. A coach costs on average £35 from Bologna to Rome.

A train journey is usually £292 less than a journey to Rome by plane, which costs on average £317 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get to Rome from Bologna?

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

Other travel options between Bologna and Rome can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 4 h 45 min.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 4 h 20 min.

How far is it from Bologna to Rome?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Bologna to Rome?

The average frequency per day from Bologna to Rome is:

  • 25 trains a day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Bologna to Rome?

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

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Bologna, Autostazione and arrive in Rome, Tiburtina Station.
  • Most travellers catch their flight from Bologna Airport and arrive in Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport.
  • Most travellers board their train from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Roma Termini.
Who can get me from Bologna to Rome?

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:

  • Marino Autolinee can get you to Rome by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Marino Autolinee from Bologna to Rome for £35 on Omio.
  • TAP Portugal can take you to Rome by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for TAP Portugal from Bologna to Rome for £317.
  • Regionale can get you to Rome by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Regionale from Bologna to Rome for £25 on Omio.
Can I travel directly from Bologna to Rome?

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 or Autoservizi Salemi with direct coaches per day.
  • You can find direct flights per day to take to Rome with.
  • You can find 25 direct trains per day to take to Rome with 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 buy tickets for this journey.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Bologna to Rome?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Bologna to Rome often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Milan, Florence or Paris. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Bologna and Rome itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Rome and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book tickets between Bologna and Rome online for the best deals?

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 for this trip is on average £35 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £317 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £25 one way for this journey.

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.