There are 8 ways to get from Bologna to Rome by train, bus, night train, night bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Roma Tiburtina Ic / ...

$30 - $65

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 20 min

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

$13 - $40

6 alternative options

Night train  •  4 h

  1. Take the night train from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini Nj

$26 - $55

Night bus  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the night bus from Bologna Casalecchio to Rom Anagnina

Rideshare  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bologna to Rome 237.4 miles

$20 - $23

Drive  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Bologna to Rome 234.5 miles

$55 - $85

Fly from Bologna  •  2 h 52 min

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

$52 - $250

Train to Florence, fly  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
  2. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Rome (FCO) FLR - FCO

$93 - $295

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bologna to Rome is to bus which costs 11€ - 35€ and takes 5 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bologna to Rome is to train which takes 2 h 3 min and costs 28€ - 55€.

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The distance between Bologna and Rome is 303 km. The road distance is 375 km.

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The train from Bologna C.Le to Roma Tiburtina takes 2 h 3 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bologna, Bologna and arriving at Rome. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bologna C.Le and arriving at Roma Tiburtina. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 3 min.

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What companies run services between Bologna, Italy and Rome, Italy?

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Bologna to Rome every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h 3 min. ItaloTreno also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bologna to Rome every 3 hours. Tickets cost $22 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 20 min. Five other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bologna to Rome
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from Florence to Rome
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Bologna to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$45 - $55
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bologna, Bologna to Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs to Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Boloňa, Autostaz.Piazza XX Settembre to Řím, Largo Mazzoni
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bologna to Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Ouibus
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Bologna to Roma
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
marinobus.it
TTI Slr
Phone
+39081969167
Email
servizioclienti@leonettiroma.it
Website
leonettiroma.it
Bus from Bologna Central Railway Station, Piazza XX Settembre to Rome Tiburtina station
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Schedules at
leonettiroma.it
Book at
ttisrl.it
Calanda Viaggi
Night bus from Bologna Casalecchio to Rom Anagnina
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bologna to Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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