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Bus Rome to Bologna: Times, Prices and Tickets

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$ 8.08

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From $ 22.25
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From $ 17.54
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2 Days

From $ 9.34

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How much do bus tickets from Rome to Bologna cost?

On average, a bus ticket from Rome to Bologna will cost you $ 23.26. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $ 8.08. 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.

Rome to Bologna by bus

Best price $ 9.34
Journey duration 5 h 22 min
Connections per day 17
First departure 20:15
Last departure 23:35
Distance 188.9 mi
Departure Rome
Arrival Bologna
Carriers Megabus, Flixbus, Calanda Viaggi, Baltour, Buscenter, Eurolines FR, Baltour SRL, Eurolines, Marino, Baltour-Eurolines, Eurolines SA, Ouibus, DeinBus, SitBus, MarinoBus, Itabus, Autoservizi Salemi

Ticket price Rome - Bologna every day

$ 45.70
$ 33.94
$ 22.26
$ 34.56
$ 22.25
$ 23.43
In 2 days
$ 17.46
$ 17.54
In 3 days
$ 28.53
$ 9.34
$ 24.61
In 4 days
$ 31.99
$ 9.34
$ 22.26
In 5 days
$ 27.42
$ 9.34
$ 26.95
In 6 days

Route Summary by Bus

Minimum price
$ 8.08
Maximum price
$ 70.30

Rome - Bologna


Best prices for the month

Cheapest tickets for

By Train

$ 26.83

Saturday, August 27th 2022
Roma Termini - Bologna
6:25pm - 8:43pm
2h 18min
CO2: 0.87kg
By Bus

$ 9.34

Saturday, August 27th 2022
Rome Tiburtina Largo Mazzoni - Bologna Autostazione
11:30pm - 4:10am
4h 40min
CO2: 10.68kg

How long does the journey from Rome to Bologna take by bus?

The journey between Rome and Bologna by bus usually takes 5 h 13 min to cover a distance of 188.9 mi. The shortest journey from Rome to Bologna will take you 4 h 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.

When do the first and last departures from Rome to Bologna leave?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Rome to Bologna leaving at 09:20. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 23:35.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

How many times a day do journeys run from Rome to Bologna?

You will be able to travel from Rome to Bologna using companies such as Flixbus, Baltour, Buscenter, Eurolines FR, Baltour SRL, Eurolines, Marino, Baltour-Eurolines, Eurolines SA, Ouibus, DeinBus, SitBus, MarinoBus, Itabus and Autoservizi Salemi. Combined, these providers offer an average of 26 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to 36 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Rome to Bologna using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 26 direct connections from Rome to Bologna each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 0 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week.


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