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There are 8 ways to get from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Bologna by train, bus, 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 47 min

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

$41 - $69

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome, Rome Anagnina to Bologna, Bologna 543 / ...

$22 - $42

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome Ciampino Airport to Roma Termini Station Ciampino Airport Bus / ...
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Bologna Centrale 9938 / ...

$36 - $53

Drive  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Bologna 242.6 miles

$55 - $85

Train, fly to Bologna  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Ciampino to Roma Termini
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Bologna (BLQ) FCO - BLQ

$53 - $254

Train, fly to Florence  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Ciampino to Roma Termini
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Florence (FLR) FCO - FLR
  3. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale

$95 - $298

Train, fly to Verona  •  4 h 52 min

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

$67 - $324

Fly to Venice, train  •  5 h 41 min

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

$59 - $282

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Bologna is to bus which costs 19€ - 40€ and takes 5 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Bologna is to train which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 2 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Rome Ciampino Airport and arriving at Bologna, Bologna via Rome, Rome Anagnina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Ciampino and arriving at Bologna C.Le via Roma Termini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 47 min.

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The distance between Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) and Bologna is 316 km. The road distance is 388.2 km.

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The best way to get from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Bologna without a car is to train which takes 2 h 47 min and costs 35€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 47 min to get from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Bologna, including transfers.

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

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Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Bologna train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The best way to get from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Bologna is to train which takes 2 h 47 min and costs 35€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 19€ - 40€ and takes 5 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Bologna.
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  • Distance: 197.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 47 min

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Bologna every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Bologna 3 times a day. Tickets cost $21 - $40 and the journey takes 4 h 45 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 Verona
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $370
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
1 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Rome to Verona
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ciampino to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$3 - $5
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Bus operators
TerraVision IT
Email
customerservices@terravision.eu
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Rome Ciampino Airport to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
terravision.eu
SitBus Shuttle
Phone
(+39) 06.5916826
Email
sit@sitbus.com
Website
sitbusshuttle.com
Bus from Rome Ciampino Airport to Rome Termini
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
sitbusshuttle.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome, Rome Anagnina to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Bologna Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Bologna train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Bologna C.Le station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Bologna is 388 km. It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to drive from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Bologna.

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

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