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Journey details

Best price 17.46 $
Journey duration 6 h 37 min
Connections per day 21
First departure 07:02
Last departure 16:13
Distance 304 km

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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 63.79 $. 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.

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Trains from Rome to Bologna

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

The distance between Rome and Bologna is around 304. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 5 h 35 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?

The first departure of the night from Rome to Bologna leaves at 00:11, while the last journey sets out at 16:13. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Rome 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.

What are the stations on the Rome to Bologna route?

You will be able to leave Rome by using stations such as Roma Tiburtina, Roma Termini, Roma Ostiense, ROMA TERMINI and ROMA TIBURTINA. These connect you to stations including Bologna Centrale, BOLOGNA S. RUFFILLO, Bologna, Bolonia Estación Central, Bologna Main Station and BOLOGNA CORTICELLA 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 24.5 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including Trenitalia and Italo. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 167 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 12.5 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 12 journeys with one change or more.