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Catania to Bologna by bus

The journey from Catania to Bologna by bus is 521.56 mi and takes 16 hr 38 min. There are 21 connections per day, with the first departure at 8:40 AM and the last at 10:10 PM. It is possible to travel from Catania to Bologna by bus for as little as $20.47 or as much as $148.68. The best price for this journey is $20.47.

Lowest Price$20.47
Journey Duration16 hr 38 min
Connection per Day21
Lowest Price$20.47
Highest Price$148.68
First Departure8:40 AM
Last Departure10:10 PM
Distance521.56 mi
DepartureCatania
ArrivalBologna
CarriersItalo, ItabusMore

Catania to Bologna Bus Times

Departure date
Wednesday, May 29, 2024

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How much do bus tickets from Catania to Bologna cost?

The cheapest bus tickets from Catania to Bologna cost $20.47. On average, you can expect to spend around $65.53 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Catania to Bologna.
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On average, a bus ticket from Catania to Bologna will cost you $65.53. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

How much time will it take to go from Catania to Bologna by bus?

With a distance of 521.56 mi between Catania and Bologna, it will usually take 16 hr 38 min to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 16 hr 38 min. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. In order to get from Catania to Bologna faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Catania and Bologna will complete the journey in 12 hr 33 min.On average, it will take you about 16 hr 38 min to travel the 521.56 mi between Catania and Bologna.

What time are the first and last departures from Catania to Bologna?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Catania to Bologna, which usually leaves at 8:40 AM. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 10:10 PM. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. The first departure of the night from Catania to Bologna leaves at 8:40 AM, while the last journey sets out at 10:10 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Catania and Bologna. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

How many journeys from Catania to Bologna are there every day?

On average, there are 21 daily departures from Catania to Bologna. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 4 departures from Catania which travel directly to Bologna. There are 17 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Catania to Bologna. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Catania to Bologna
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Catania to Bologna.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Catania to Bologna, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Catania to Bologna.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $16.40 to $76.83 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 79% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Catania to Bologna

The cheapest Catania - Bologna bus tickets can be found for as low as $45.54 if you’re lucky, or $62.79 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $85.04.

Find the best day to travel to Bologna by bus

When travelling to Bologna by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Autoservizi Salemi is a bus company based in Sicily, Italy. It was founded in 1972 and has since grown to become one of the leading bus operators in the region. The company offers a wide range of services, including local and long-distance bus transportation, airport transfers, and private tours. Autoservizi Salemi operates a modern fleet of buses equipped with air conditioning, comfortable seating, and other amenities. The company is committed to providing safe, reliable, and affordable transportation services to its customers. With a team of experienced drivers and a strong focus on customer satisfaction, Autoservizi Salemi has become a trusted name in the transportation industry.

Itabus is a bus company that operates in Italy, offering long-distance bus services between major cities and airports. It provides service to Milan, Rome, Bologna, Venice, and other key cities in Italy. Itabus aims to provide affordable and sustainable travel options for passengers, with a focus on reducing carbon emissions and promoting eco-friendly practices.

Italo, a subsidiary of the Italian railway company Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (NTV), operates a high-speed train service throughout Italy. The 2012 launch of Italo trains, which are both conventional and high-speed, provides travelers with speedy and comfortable travel across Italy. The 300 km/h speed ensures regular and comfortable transportation to major cities like Rome, Naples, Florence, and Milan.

Ticket types and facilities from Catania to Bologna

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by Italo when traveling from Catania to Bologna.

Smart

With the Smart ambiance, experience all the comforts and services of Italo at an affordable price.
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Prima

Experience the best of Italo with the Prima ambiance, providing you with maximum comfort and top-notch services for your entire journey.
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Club Executive

For an even more luxurious and relaxing trip, opt for the Club Ambiance. Here, you'll delight in ultimate comfort and pampering with spacious individual seating arrangements.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Italo trains come equipped with free WiFi and the ItaloLive entertainment portal, featuring an array of movies, shows, news, and more.
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All Italo trains provide power sockets at each seat.
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Your train ticket comes with a luggage allowance, which you need to store in specified areas on Italo trains. In Smart ambience coaches, there's a size limit, so ensure your luggage doesn't exceed 75 x 53 x 30 cm. Adhering to these guidelines helps you avoid any penalties.
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For travelers with reduced mobility, Italo trains have priority seating located near an accessible restroom, which includes tactile and Braille signage.
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On Italo trains, while there's no dedicated dining carriage, vending machines in Coaches 3 and 7 (AGV trains) or Coaches 3 and 6 (EVO trains) offer snacks and drinks. Prima Ambience passengers receive a complimentary Welcome Service with a variety of snacks and beverages served at their seat. For an even more luxurious experience, Club Executive Ambience travelers enjoy an exclusive onboard catering service with espresso, pastries, and drinks delivered by attentive staff.
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All Italo trains are equipped with air-conditioning.
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Prams, pushchairs, and folding bicycles are considered standard luggage and should be stored in designated spaces on Italo trains. Oversized luggage and standard bicycles are not allowed. We recommend protecting your bicycle with a cover.
Services on board Italo, Itabus and Autoservizi Salemi from Catania to Bologna
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Catania to Bologna CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
58.76kg
Bus
62.95kg
Flight
167.87kg
Car
134.3kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Catania to Bologna?
A bus ticket from Catania to Bologna is $65.53. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $20.47.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Catania to Bologna?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Catania to Bologna is $20.47. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Catania and Bologna by bus?
Catania to Bologna is 521.56 mi.
How long does the bus between Catania and Bologna take?
Catania to Bologna is on average 16 hr 38 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 12 hr 33 min.
Which companies operate from Catania to Bologna?
The bus journey from Catania to Bologna is covered by 4 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Italo, Itabus, Italo Treno, Autoservizi Salemi and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from Catania to Bologna?
Catania to Bologna has 21 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Catania to Bologna leave?
The earliest bus from Catania to Bologna departs at 8:40 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Catania to Bologna depart?
The latest bus from Catania to Bologna departs at 10:10 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Catania to Bologna in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $20.47 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Catania to Bologna?
There are on average 4 direct connection(s) from Catania to go to Bologna.
What's the fastest journey time between Catania to Bologna by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Catania and Bologna is 12 hr 33 min.
Is there a direct bus from Catania to Bologna?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Catania and Bologna.
What are the CO2 emissions for Catania to Bologna by bus?
The bus journey from Catania to Bologna creates 62.95kg of CO2 emissions.

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