There are 7 ways to get from Rome to Cesena by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train via Bologna C.Le  •  3 h 41 min

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

$51 - $72

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Rome to Cesena 210.5 miles

$22

5 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Rimini Fb

$46 - $70

Bus FlixBus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome to Cesena, Cesena - P. Karl Marx N433 / ...

$26 - $45

Bus BonelliBus s.a.s.  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Roma to Savignano sul Rubicone Roma

$25 - $40

Drive  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Cesena 209.7 miles

$50 - $75

Fly, train  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Bologna (BLQ) FCO - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Cesena

$74 - $306

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Cesena is to rideshare which costs 19€ and takes 4 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Cesena is to train which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3 h 41 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rome and arriving at Cesena, Cesena - P. Karl Marx. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rome to Cesena. However, there are services departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Cesena via Bologna C.Le. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 41 min.

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The distance between Rome and Cesena is 250 km. The road distance is 335.5 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Cesena without a car is to train which takes 3 h 41 min and costs 40€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 41 min to get from Rome to Cesena, including transfers.

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Rome to Cesena bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rome station.

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Rome to Cesena train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Cesena is to train which takes 3 h 41 min and costs 40€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 6 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Cesena.
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  • Distance: 156.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 41 min

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

You can take a train from Rome to Cesena via Bologna C.Le in around 3 h 41 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Rome to Cesena twice daily. Tickets cost $26 - $45 and the journey takes 6 h 45 min. Sulga autolinee also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Bologna
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Rome to Bologna
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
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
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Rimini
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Bologna C.Le to Cesena
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome to Cesena, Cesena - P. Karl Marx
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Sulga autolinee
Phone
+39 075 5009641
Email
info@sulga.it
Website
sulga.eu
Bus from Rome - Stazione Tiburtina to Cesena - Piazzale Karl Marx
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $39
Schedules at
sulga.eu
Book at
sulga.eu
BonelliBus s.a.s.
Phone
+39 0541662069
Website
bonellibus.it
Bus from Roma to Savignano sul Rubicone
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
bonellibus.it
Book at
bonellibus.net
Full
$24 - $35
Reduced
$21 - $30
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Rome to Cesena
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Book at
blablacar.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 to Cesena bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Cesena, Cesena - P. Karl Marx station.

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Rome to Cesena train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Cesena station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Cesena is 335 km. It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to drive from Rome to Cesena.

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

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Book your Rome to Cesena train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Rome to Cesena bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 888+ hotels available in Cesena. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Rome and Cesena. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs 10€ - 15€.

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