There are 5 ways to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  1h 47m

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Rome (FCO) BLQ - FCO

48€ - 148€

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Bus  •  8h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station 519 / ...

30€ - 37€

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Train  •  4h 2m

  1. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini Fr / ...

31€ - 102€

Train, bus  •  4h 58m

  1. Take the train from Bologna Centrale Station to Rome Termini 8907
  2. Take the bus from Rome Termini to Rome Ciampino Airport Rome - Ciampino

32€ - 77€

Drive  •  3h 34m

  1. Drive from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) 389.2 km

50€ - 75€

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The cheapest way to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) is to bus which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 8h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) is to fly which costs 45€ - 150€ and takes 1h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA). However, there are services departing from Aeroporto and arriving at Rome Ciampino Airport via Bologna, Bologna and Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 10m.

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The distance between Bologna Airport (BLQ) and Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) is 321 km. The road distance is 389.2 km.

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The best way to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) without a car is to train which takes 4h 2m and costs 30€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 1h 47m to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA), including transfers.

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Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bologna, Bologna station.

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The best way to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) is to fly which takes 1h 47m and costs 45€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 30€ - 110€ and takes 4h 2m, you could also bus, which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 8h 10m.

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The quickest flight from Bologna Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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Map of how to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA).
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  • Distance: 321.3 km
  • Duration: 1h 47m

What companies run services between Bologna Airport (BLQ), Italy and Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA), Italy?

Alitalia and Neos fly from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) 4 times a day. Alternatively, Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini hourly. Tickets cost 27€ - 90€ and the journey takes 2h 24m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bologna to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 130€
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Bologna to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
18€ - 200€
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
27€ - 90€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
27€ - 40€
Base Standard
50€ - 70€
Base Premium
60€ - 90€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 65€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
25€ - 35€
Smart Low Cost
22€ - 35€
Smart Flex
45€ - 65€
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Rome Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
22€ - 65€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
25€ - 35€
Smart Low Cost
22€ - 35€
Smart Flex
45€ - 65€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
22€ - 35€
Bus operators
SitBus Shuttle
Phone
(+39) 06.5916826
Email
sit@sitbus.com
Website
sitbusshuttle.com
Bus from Rome Termini to Rome Ciampino Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
SitBus Shuttle
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bologna, Bologna to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 25€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) is 389 km. It takes approximately 3h 34m to drive from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA).

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Neos and Alitalia offer flights from Bologna Airport to Rome Airport.

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