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Milan to Bologna by bus

The journey from Milan to Bologna by bus is 124.75 mi and takes 3 hr 1 min. There are 77 connections per day, with the first departure at 2:20 AM and the last at 11:30 PM. It is possible to travel from Milan to Bologna by bus for as little as $1.02 or as much as $40.30. The best price for this journey is $1.02.

Lowest Price$1.02
Journey Duration3 hr 1 min
Connection per Day77
Lowest Price$1.02
Highest Price$40.30
First Departure2:20 AM
Last Departure11:30 PM
Distance124.75 mi
DepartureMilan
ArrivalBologna
CarriersFrecciarossa, ItabusMore

Milan to Bologna Bus Times

Departure date
Thursday, May 30, 2024

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How can I find the cheapest bus tickets to get from Milan to Bologna?

The prices for bus tickets from Milan to Bologna vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest bus tickets from Milan to Bologna will cost $1.02. The average bus ticket price is approximately $10.99. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $10.99 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 Milan to Bologna.

How long will it take me to travel from Milan to Bologna by bus?

The journey between Milan and Bologna by bus is approximately 124.75 mi. It will take you more or less 3 hr 1 min to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. The journey between Milan and Bologna by bus usually takes 3 hr 1 min to cover a distance of 124.75 mi. The shortest journey from Milan to Bologna will take you 2 hr 15 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Bologna quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

How many journeys from Milan to Bologna take place each day?

On average, there are 77 daily departures from Milan 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 77 departures from Milan which travel directly to Bologna. There are 0 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Milan 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 Milan to Bologna
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Milan to Bologna.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Milan 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 Milan 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 $1.13 to $5.50 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 Milan to Bologna

The cheapest Milan - Bologna bus tickets can be found for as low as $2.57 if you’re lucky, or $5.22 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $7.35.

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.

Established in 2018, BlaBlaCar Bus was born out of BlaBlaCar's acquisition of OUIBUS in November of that same year. The company officially launched in June 2019 and has since been offering long-distance bus services across Europe. Initially known as BlaBlaBus, the company went on to adopt the name Ouibus, before finally deciding on its present name, BlaBlaCar Bus. BlaBlaCar Bus operates a network of routes that link several cities, including Aix-en-Provence, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Genoa, Lille, London, Lyon, Marseille, Milan, Nice, Paris, Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, San Sebastián, and Turin.

Frecciarossa, operated by Trenitalia, the national railway company, is a renowned high-speed train service in Italy. FRECCIAROSSA trains, reaching speeds of up to 300 km/h, connect major cities including Rome, Milan, Naples, Florence, and Turin.

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.

Marino Bus is an Italian bus company that operates both domestic and international routes. Marino Bus operates routes to major Italian cities such as Rome, Milan, Florence, Bologna, and Naples, as well as international destinations such as Paris, Barcelona, and Munich. Marino Bus provides a range of services including bus rentals and intercity buses, connecting various destinations in France, Switzerland, Germany, and Luxembourg.

Ticket types and facilities from Milan to Bologna

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by Frecciarossa when traveling from Milan to Bologna.

Premium

Premium service includes a wider seat, more legroom, and access to additional amenities such as a welcome drink and a choice of newspapers. Coach 4 on the Frecciarossa 1000 train is reserved for the Premium level.
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Standard

Standard is the basic level of service and includes a comfortable seat and access to basic onboard services. Coaches 5-8 are for the Standard level with seats covered in gray eco-leather.
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Executive

Executive is the highest level of service and includes all of the amenities of the Business level, as well as a personal entertainment system, and gourmet meals served by a dedicated onboard chef.
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Business

Business service is designed for business travelers and includes all of the amenities of the Premium level, as well as access to a dedicated Business Lounge and priority boarding. Coaches 2 and 3 of Frecciarossa 1000 are reserved for the Business level of service.
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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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On Frecciarossa trains, free WiFi is available. Use their Portale FRECCE service to watch movies, TV, and catch up on news. It also provides travel updates and additional booking options.
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Seek serenity? Frecciarossa offers designated quiet zones for Business Class to ensure a peaceful journey, free from distractions.
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No matter the model – be it ETR 500, ETR 600, ETR 700, or ETR 1000 – every seat comes with its power socket to keep your devices charged.
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On Frecciarossa trains, you won't face any restrictions on the amount of luggage you can bring on board. You can easily stow small bags and items in overhead racks or under your seat, while larger suitcases can be placed in the luggage racks situated in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Special assistance is a call away for those who require it. Dial the toll-free 800 90 60 60 from Italian landlines or the international number +3902323232 from any phone, including from abroad.
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Satiate your hunger at the FrecciaBistrò, stationed at the train's center. Or, for added convenience, order directly to your seat through the Portale FRECCE's EasyBistrò. Premium and Business Class travelers receive complimentary snacks and drinks, while Executive Class passengers delight in gourmet meals curated by chef Carlo Cracc.
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No matter the weather outside, stay comfortably cool with onboard air-conditioning.
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Folding bikes are allowed as hand luggage, while non-folding bikes need to be disassembled and placed in travel cases shown to the conductor or platform staff before boarding, and stowed in a specific part of the train.
Services on board Frecciarossa, Itabus and Simet from Milan to Bologna
Compare services on board when travelling from Milan to Bologna by bus.
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Milan to Bologna CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
14.05kg
Bus
15.06kg
Flight
40.15kg
Car
32.12kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Milan to Bologna?
A bus ticket from Milan to Bologna is $10.99. 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 $1.02.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Milan to Bologna?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Milan to Bologna is $1.02. 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 Milan and Bologna by bus?
Milan to Bologna is 124.75 mi.
How long does the bus between Milan and Bologna take?
Milan to Bologna is on average 3 hr 1 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hr 15 min.
Which companies operate from Milan to Bologna?
The bus journey from Milan to Bologna is covered by 5 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Frecciarossa, Itabus, Simet, BlaBlaCar Bus, Marino Bus and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from Milan to Bologna?
Milan to Bologna has 77 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Milan to Bologna leave?
The earliest bus from Milan to Bologna departs at 2:20 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 Milan to Bologna depart?
The latest bus from Milan to Bologna departs at 11:30 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 Milan 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 $1.02 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 Milan to Bologna?
There are on average 77 direct connection(s) from Milan to go to Bologna.
What's the fastest journey time between Milan to Bologna by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Milan and Bologna is 2 hr 15 min.
Is there a direct bus from Milan to Bologna?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Milan and Bologna.
What are the CO2 emissions for Milan to Bologna by bus?
The bus journey from Milan to Bologna creates 15.06kg of CO2 emissions.

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