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.

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Bologna to Rome every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h 3 min. Alternatively, Baltour operates a bus from Bologna to Rome 5 times a day. Tickets cost $22 - $35 and the journey takes 5 h 15 min. Four other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bologna to Rome
Avg. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from Florence to Rome
Avg. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Bologna to Rome
Avg. 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
Avg. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Avg. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini
Avg. Duration
3 h 57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$50 - $60
Bus operators
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Bologna to Roma Tiburtina
Avg. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Bus from BOLOGNA-Terminal Bus to FIRENZE-Autostazione Sita
Avg. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Night bus from FIRENZE-Autostazione Sita to ROMA-Tiburtina
Avg. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $22
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bologna, Bologna to Rome
Avg. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Avg. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Bologna to Roma
Avg. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$31
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
Avg. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
leonettiroma.it
Book at
ttisrl.it
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bologna to Rome
Avg. Duration
4 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Bologna to Rome?

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

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

The cheapest way to get from Bologna to Rome is to rideshare which costs 19€ and takes 4 h 49 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Bologna to Rome is to train which takes 2 h 3 min and costs 45€.

Is there a direct train between Bologna and Rome?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bologna C.Le and arriving at Roma Tiburtina. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 3 min.

Is there a direct bus between Bologna and Rome?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bologna and arriving at Roma Tiburtina. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 15 min.

How long does it take to get from Bologna to Rome?

The train from Bologna C.Le to Roma Tiburtina takes 2 h 3 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.