There are 10 ways to get from Bologna to Vatican City by train, 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.

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Train ItaloTreno  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station Bs-Na / ...

$34 - $46

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Rideshare  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bologna to Rome 237.4 miles

$20 - $23

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Train Trenitalia Frecce  •  2 h 46 min

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

$33 - $64

Bus  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Florence, Florence 434 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Rome 533 / ...

$22 - $37

Drive  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Bologna to Vatican City 236.9 miles

$55 - $85

Fly from Bologna  •  2 h 46 min

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

$49 - $245

Train to Florence, fly  •  3 h 46 min

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

$90 - $287

Train to Verona, fly  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Fly from Verona (VRN) to Rome (FCO) VRN - FCO

$63 - $315

Train to Venice, fly  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Rome (FCO) VCE - FCO

$65 - $308

Train, train to Pisa, fly  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
  2. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  3. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Rome (FCO) PSA - FCO

$120 - $378

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bologna to Vatican City is to rideshare which costs 18€ - 20€ and takes 4 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bologna to Vatican City is to train which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 45 min.

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The distance between Bologna and Vatican City is 302 km. The road distance is 379.1 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to get from Bologna to Vatican City, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bologna to Vatican City. However, there are services departing from Bologna, Bologna and arriving at Atrio dei Quattro Cancelli via Florence, Florence and Rome Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bologna to Vatican City. However, there are services departing from Bologna C.Le and arriving at Roma S.Pietro via Roma Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 46 min.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Vatican City without a car is to train which takes 2 h 45 min and costs 30€ - 45€.

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Bologna to Vatican City train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Milano C.Le station.

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Map of how to get from Bologna to Vatican City.
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  • Distance: 188.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 45 min

What companies run services between Bologna, Italy and Vatican City, Vatican?

ItaloTreno operates a train from Bologna to Vatican City twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bologna to Vatican City via Florence, Florence, Rome, and Rome Tiburtina in around 5 h 54 min.

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
Flights from Verona to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $370
Flights from Venice to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Pisa to Rome
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Bologna to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Verona to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Train operators
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Roma Tiburtina Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
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
Train from Bologna C.Le to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bologna, Bologna to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Florence, Florence to Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
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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