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Trains Rome to Bologna: Times, Prices and Tickets

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How much do train tickets from Rome to Bologna cost?

On average, a train ticket from Rome to Bologna will cost you $ 48.78. 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 $ 12.77. 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 train 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 train

Best price $ 15.11
Journey duration 6 h 43 min
Connections per day 13
First departure 05:40
Last departure 17:20
Distance 188.9 mi
Departure Rome
Arrival Bologna
Carriers Trenitalia, Italo, SNCF, Trainline

Ticket price Rome - Bologna every day

 
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$ 26.83
$ 10.39
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$ 24.61
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$ 17.46
$ 10.51
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$ 31.99
$ 13.91
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$ 30.46
In 5 days
$ 26.83
$ 13.91
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$ 19.92

Route Summary by Train

Connections
115
Carriers
3
Minimum price
$ 12.77
Maximum price
$ 328.07

Rome - Bologna

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By Train

$ 23.32

Date
Tuesday, July 12th 2022
Trenitalia-logo
Roma Tiburtina - Bologna Centrale
4:35pm - 8:42pm
Trenitalia
4h 7min
CO2: 0.87kg
By Bus

$ 9.34

Date
Tuesday, July 12th 2022
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Rome Tiburtina Largo Mazzoni - Bologna Autostazione
11:45am - 4:35pm
Itabus
4h 50min
CO2: 10.68kg
Cheapest

How long will it take me to travel from Rome to Bologna by train?

The distance between Rome and Bologna is around 188.9 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 4 h 53 min. However, the fastest routes between Rome and Bologna take 1 h 58 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

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

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Rome at 06:40, and the last departure will leave at 17:20. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Rome to Bologna can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

What are the stations on the Rome to Bologna route?

You will be able to leave Rome by using stations such as Roma Termini, Roma Tiburtina, Roma Ostiense, ROME TERMINI and ROME TIBURTINA. These connect you to stations including Bologna Centrale, Bologna S. Ruffillo, Bologna Corticella, Bologna and Bologna Main Station in Bologna. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Rome or in Bologna, for your convenience while traveling.

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

The exact number of journeys from Rome to Bologna can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 64 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including Trenitalia, Italo and Trainline. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 150 departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Rome to Bologna. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Rome to Bologna varies, but in general, you can expect to find 53 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 11 journeys with one change or more.

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