There are 7 ways to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Bologna by plane, train, night bus or car

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

Fly to Bologna  •  1 h 14 min

  1. FCO - BLQ

$43 - $226

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Marinobus

$40 - $45

5 alternative options

Fly to Florence, train  •  2 h

  1. FCO - FLR

$85 - $276

Fly to Venice, train  •  3 h 8 min

  1. FCO - VCE

$62 - $263

Train  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Fa

$45 - $70

Train via Roma Tiburtina  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Reg / ...
  2. Fr / ...

$42 - $82

Drive  •  3 h 48 min

  1. 253.9 miles

$60 - $90

What companies run services between Rome Airport (FCO), Italy and Bologna, Italy?

Neos and Alitalia fly from Rome Airport (FCO) to Bologna 4 times a day. Alternatively, Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Rome Airport (FCO) to Bologna twice daily. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 2 h 57 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Bologna
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from Rome to Florence
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Rome to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Rome to Bologna
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Fiumicino Aeroporto to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Tiburtina to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Tiburtina Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Fiumicino Aeroporto to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Night bus from Roma to Bologna
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
marinobus.it

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Rome Airport (FCO) and Bologna is 309 km. The road distance is 406 km.

The cheapest way to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Bologna is to night bus which costs 34€ - 39€ and takes 6 h 58 min.

The quickest way to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Bologna is to fly which takes 1 h 14 min and costs 35€ - 200€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Fiumicino Aeroporto and arriving at Bologna C.Le. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 57 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Bologna, including transfers.