Bus Bologna to Rome and return

Cheap bus and train tickets for trips from Rome to Bologna and return

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If you want to take a bus from Bologna to Rome, then you've come to the right place. This route is served by 9 bus companies: Eurolines Czech Republic, FlixBus, Italotreno, SAPS S.r.l. (Busweb), Jordan Group, Baltour, TUA, Buscenter.it and Busbud. Usually, there are bus tickets available for around $10.67. The fastest bus will take you from Rome to Bologna within 5 hr 0 min. Just click the "Find Now" button to see all available buses and pick the best option!
  Bus Bologna - Rome    188 mi
Ø Bus connections14 x
Savings-18%

The cheapest bus routes from Bologna to Rome

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Bologna
    Rome
      9:10 PM
      11:25 PM
    25 Oct
    ItalotrenoItalotreno
    from $9.00
  • Bologna
    Rome
      9:10 PM
      11:25 PM
    18 Oct
    ItalotrenoItalotreno
    from $9.00
  • Bologna
    Rome
      12:50 PM
      6:10 PM
    22 Nov
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $9.00
  • Bologna
    Rome
      9:20 AM
      2:25 PM
    10 Nov
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $9.00
  • Bologna
    Rome
      11:30 PM
      4:55 AM
    20 Oct
    +1
    ibus
    from $9.00
  • Bologna
    Rome
      11:25 PM
      4:55 AM
    26 Oct
    +1
    ibus
    from $9.00
  • Bologna
    Rome
      9:10 PM
      11:16 PM
    17 Oct
    ItalotrenoItalotreno
    from $9.00
  • Bologna
    Rome
      9:20 AM
      2:25 PM
    9 Nov
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $9.00
  • Bologna
    Rome
      9:20 AM
      2:25 PM
    25 Oct
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $9.00
  • Bologna
    Rome
      9:20 AM
      2:25 PM
    7 Dec
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $9.00
  • Bologna
    Rome
      11:25 PM
      4:55 AM
    22 Oct
    +1
    ibus
    from $9.00
  • Bologna
    Rome
      11:30 AM
      5:20 PM
    23 Oct
    ibus
    from $9.00
  • Bologna
    Rome
      8:50 PM
      2:45 AM
    26 Oct
    +1
    BaltourBaltour
    from $11.00
  • Bologna
    Rome
      8:50 PM
      2:45 AM
    22 Oct
    +1
    BaltourBaltour
    from $11.00


  Train Bologna - Rome    188 mi

The cheapest train connections from Bologna to Rome

%No particular date in mind? Here's a selection of the cheapest train tickets for the next few days.
  • Bologna
    Rome
      6:14 PM
      11:11 PM
    9 Nov
    LogitravelLogitravel
    from $15.90
  • Bologna
    Rome
      6:14 PM
      11:11 PM
    24 Nov
    LogitravelLogitravel
    from $15.90
  • Bologna
    Rome
      6:14 PM
      11:11 PM
    8 Dec
    LogitravelLogitravel
    from $15.90
  • Bologna
    Rome
      3:45 AM
      7:18 AM
    7 Dec
    LogitravelLogitravel
    from $15.90


  Carpooling Bologna - Rome    188 mi
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from Bologna to Rome

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Bologna
    Rome
      6:00 AM
      10:40 AM
    20 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $16.00
  • Bologna
    Rome
      5:00 PM
      10:00 PM
    14 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $16.00
  • Bologna
    Rome
      9:10 AM
      1:30 PM
    23 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $17.00
  • Bologna
    Rome
      5:40 PM
      10:20 PM
    15 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $17.00


  Bus Rome - Bologna    188 mi
Ø Bus connections14 x
Savings-25%

The cheapest bus routes from Rome to Bologna

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Rome
    Bologna
      5:53 AM
      8:00 AM
    1 Dec
    ItalotrenoItalotreno
    from $9.00
  • Rome
    Bologna
      12:25 PM
      2:30 PM
    25 Oct
    ItalotrenoItalotreno
    from $9.00
  • Rome
    Bologna
      3:45 PM
      8:50 PM
    16 Oct
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $9.00
  • Rome
    Bologna
      3:45 PM
      8:50 PM
    6 Nov
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $9.00
  • Rome
    Bologna
      10:45 PM
      4:00 AM
    21 Oct
    +1
    ibus
    from $9.00
  • Rome
    Bologna
      10:45 PM
      4:00 AM
    2 Nov
    +1
    ibus
    from $9.00
  • Rome
    Bologna
      7:25 AM
      9:30 AM
    22 Oct
    ItalotrenoItalotreno
    from $9.00
  • Rome
    Bologna
      3:45 PM
      8:50 PM
    13 Nov
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $9.00
  • Rome
    Bologna
      3:45 PM
      8:50 PM
    2 Nov
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $9.00
  • Rome
    Bologna
      3:45 PM
      8:50 PM
    26 Oct
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $9.00
  • Rome
    Bologna
      3:45 PM
      8:50 PM
    25 Oct
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $9.00
  • Rome
    Bologna
      9:25 AM
      2:45 PM
    22 Oct
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $9.00
  • Rome
    Bologna
      11:45 PM
      5:00 AM
    17 Oct
    +1
    BaltourBaltour
    from $10.00
  • Rome
    Bologna
      11:45 PM
      5:00 AM
    2 Nov
    +1
    BaltourBaltour
    from $12.00


  Train Rome - Bologna    188 mi

The cheapest train connections from Rome to Bologna

%No particular date in mind? Here's a selection of the cheapest train tickets for the next few days.
  • Rome
    Bologna
      6:39 AM
      11:38 AM
    6 Nov
    LogitravelLogitravel
    from $15.90
  • Rome
    Bologna
      4:39 PM
      8:38 PM
    13 Nov
    LogitravelLogitravel
    from $15.90
  • Rome
    Bologna
      12:40 PM
      4:40 PM
    24 Nov
    LogitravelLogitravel
    from $15.90
  • Rome
    Bologna
      6:39 AM
      11:38 AM
    26 Nov
    LogitravelLogitravel
    from $15.90


  Carpooling Rome - Bologna    188 mi
   Savings

The cheapest train connections from Rome to Bologna

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Rome
    Bologna
      5:00 AM
      9:30 AM
    22 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $15.00
  • Rome
    Bologna
      10:30 AM
      2:50 PM
    13 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $15.00
  • Rome
    Bologna
      10:00 AM
      2:50 PM
    23 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $17.00
  • Rome
    Bologna
      11:40 AM
      4:00 PM
    14 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $17.00


Current ticket prices

There's two things to look out for when it comes to choosing the perfect bus. Number one is to compare prices. For the trip from Bologna to Rome, they start from $10.67 but can be slightly more expensive if you don't book in advance. Number two is to compare travel times since there can be significant differences. So, if you don't want to spend too much time on the road, simply pick the fastest bus.

Bus stops in Bologna and Rome

  Stations
Bologna (Italy)
Piazza XX Settembre 6, Bologna (Italy)
  Stations
Piazza dei Cinquecento 64, Rome (Italy)
Largo Guido Mazzoni 4, 00162 Rome (Italy)
Piazza Venezia , Rome (Italy)

More on bus features and services

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We’ll help you pick the best offer so that your bus trip from Bologna to Rome and back is as, or even more comfortable than taking the train or flying.

Bologna and Rome: Useful Info

Bologna
366,133
Rome
2.32 Million
Taxi
$6.02
$7.05
Bologna
Rome
A cab ride in Bologna is 15% cheaper than in Rome.
Local buses
$1.54
$1.78
Bologna
Rome
A bus fare in Bologna is 14% cheaper than in Rome.
Beer
$5.93
$5.04
Bologna
Rome
A large beer in Bologna is 16% more expensive than in Rome.
Water
$0.40
$0.71
Bologna
Rome
A bottle of water in Bologna is 44% cheaper than in Rome.
Meal
$15.85
$16.00
Bologna
Rome
A meal in Bologna is 1% cheaper than in Rome.