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Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from Rome to Bologna from various bus operators like FlixBus, Itabus or Autoservizi Salemi for the next days.
today
from $9
tomorrow
from $5
Tuesday
from $6
Wednesday
from $6
Thursday
from $6
Friday
from $9
Saturday
from $6

Cheapest bus trips today

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Itabus
    5h 5m
    9:00 AM
    Rome
    Tiburtina Bus Station
    2:05 PM
    Bologna
    Central Bus Station
    Itabus
    Premium Economy
    $9
  • Itabus
    5h 15m
    8:30 AM
    Rome
    Tiburtina Bus Station
    1:45 PM
    Bologna
    Central Bus Station
    Itabus
    Premium Economy
    $11
  • FlixBus
    5h 25m
    9:05 AM
    Rome
    Tiburtina Bus Station
    2:30 PM
    Bologna
    Central Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $21
  • BlaBlaCar Bus
    4h 55m
    4:30 PM
    Rome
    Tiburtina Bus Station
    9:25 PM
    Bologna
    Central Bus Station
    BlaBlaCar Bus
    Economy
    $27
  • FlixBus
    6h 0m
    9:15 AM
    Rome
    Tiburtina Bus Station
    3:15 PM
    Bologna
    Central Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $28

Cheapest bus trips tomorrow

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Itabus
    5h 5m
    9:00 AM
    Rome
    Tiburtina Bus Station
    2:05 PM
    Bologna
    Central Bus Station
    Itabus
    Premium Economy
    $5
  • Itabus
    4h 40m
    10:00 AM
    Rome
    Tiburtina Bus Station
    2:40 PM
    Bologna
    Central Bus Station
    Itabus
    Premium Economy
    $5
  • FlixBus
    5h 25m
    9:05 AM
    Rome
    Tiburtina Bus Station
    2:30 PM
    Bologna
    Central Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $6
  • FlixBus
    4h 35m
    4:30 PM
    Rome
    Tiburtina Bus Station
    9:05 PM
    Bologna
    Central Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $6
  • Autoservizi Salemi
    4h 30m
    6:00 AM
    Rome
    10:30 AM
    Bologna
    Autoservizi Salemi
    Economy
    $38

Cheapest bus trips Tuesday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    5h 25m
    9:20 AM
    Rome
    Tiburtina Bus Station
    2:45 PM
    Bologna
    Central Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $6
  • FlixBus
    5h 15m
    8:00 PM
    Rome
    Tiburtina Bus Station
    1:15 AM
    Bologna
    Central Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $6
  • Itabus
    5h 5m
    9:00 AM
    Rome
    Tiburtina Bus Station
    2:05 PM
    Bologna
    Central Bus Station
    Itabus
    Premium Economy
    $9
  • Itabus
    4h 40m
    10:00 AM
    Rome
    Tiburtina Bus Station
    2:40 PM
    Bologna
    Central Bus Station
    Itabus
    Premium Economy
    $9
  • Autoservizi Salemi
    4h 30m
    6:00 AM
    Rome
    10:30 AM
    Bologna
    Autoservizi Salemi
    Economy
    $38

Cheapest bus trips Wednesday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    6h 5m
    7:30 AM
    Rome
    Tiburtina Bus Station
    1:35 PM
    Bologna
    Central Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $6
  • FlixBus
    5h 25m
    9:05 AM
    Rome
    Tiburtina Bus Station
    2:30 PM
    Bologna
    Central Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $6
  • Itabus
    4h 40m
    7:00 AM
    Rome
    Tiburtina Bus Station
    11:40 AM
    Bologna
    Central Bus Station
    Itabus
    Premium Economy
    $8
  • Itabus
    4h 40m
    8:00 AM
    Rome
    Tiburtina Bus Station
    12:40 PM
    Bologna
    Central Bus Station
    Itabus
    Premium Economy
    $8
  • MarinoBus
    4h 50m
    11:00 PM
    Rome
    Tiburtina Bus Station
    3:50 AM
    Bologna
    Central Bus Station
    MarinoBus
    Economy
    $36

Cheapest bus trips Thursday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    6h 5m
    7:30 AM
    Rome
    Tiburtina Bus Station
    1:35 PM
    Bologna
    Central Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $6
  • FlixBus
    5h 25m
    9:05 AM
    Rome
    Tiburtina Bus Station
    2:30 PM
    Bologna
    Central Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $6
  • BlaBlaCar Bus
    4h 55m
    4:30 PM
    Rome
    Tiburtina Bus Station
    9:25 PM
    Bologna
    Central Bus Station
    BlaBlaCar Bus
    Economy
    $9
  • Autoservizi Salemi
    4h 30m
    6:00 AM
    Rome
    10:30 AM
    Bologna
    Autoservizi Salemi
    Economy
    $38
  • MarinoBus
    4h 50m
    11:00 PM
    Rome
    Tiburtina Bus Station
    3:50 AM
    Bologna
    Central Bus Station
    MarinoBus
    Economy
    $41

Cheapest bus trips Friday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Itabus
    4h 40m
    8:00 AM
    Rome
    Tiburtina Bus Station
    12:40 PM
    Bologna
    Central Bus Station
    Itabus
    Premium Economy
    $9
  • FlixBus
    4h 40m
    1:40 AM
    Rome
    Tiburtina Bus Station
    6:20 AM
    Bologna
    Central Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $10
  • BlaBlaCar Bus
    4h 55m
    4:30 PM
    Rome
    Tiburtina Bus Station
    9:25 PM
    Bologna
    Central Bus Station
    BlaBlaCar Bus
    Economy
    $11
  • Autoservizi Salemi
    4h 30m
    6:00 AM
    Rome
    10:30 AM
    Bologna
    Autoservizi Salemi
    Economy
    $38
  • MarinoBus
    4h 50m
    11:00 PM
    Rome
    Tiburtina Bus Station
    3:50 AM
    Bologna
    Central Bus Station
    MarinoBus
    Economy
    $41

Cheapest bus trips Saturday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    5h 30m
    4:50 PM
    Rome
    Tiburtina Bus Station
    10:20 PM
    Bologna
    Central Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $6
  • BlaBlaCar Bus
    4h 55m
    4:30 PM
    Rome
    Tiburtina Bus Station
    9:25 PM
    Bologna
    Central Bus Station
    BlaBlaCar Bus
    Economy
    $6
  • FlixBus
    4h 40m
    1:40 AM
    Rome
    Tiburtina Bus Station
    6:20 AM
    Bologna
    Central Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $10
  • Autoservizi Salemi
    4h 30m
    6:00 AM
    Rome
    10:30 AM
    Bologna
    Autoservizi Salemi
    Economy
    $38
  • Autoservizi Salemi
    4h 30m
    6:00 AM
    Rome
    Tiburtina Bus Station
    10:30 AM
    Bologna
    Central Bus Station
    Autoservizi Salemi
    Economy
    $42

Frequency of bus connections between Rome and Bologna

See here how frequent the connections between Rome and Bologna are, during different times and days of the week.
Friday is the busiest day, with more than 39 daily buses from Rome to Bologna. Saturday has instead the fewest connections, with only 24 daily coaches between Rome and Bologna.
The busiest time of the day is the Morning, with 96 buses from Rome to Bologna, while Night sees the fewest connections between Rome and Bologna, with 5 offers.

Facts about the bus from Rome to Bologna

Compare all providers like FlixBus, Itabus and Autoservizi Salemi that travel 31 times every day by bus from Rome to Bologna in one click! Book your bus ticket from Rome to Bologna starting from $5!

Cheapest Bus $5
Fastest Bus 4h 30m
Earliest Bus 6:00 AM
Latest Bus 11:50 PM
Daily Bus Routes 31 Ø
Distance 188.4 miles
Bus Companies FlixBus, Itabus, Autoservizi Salemi, MarinoBus and BlaBlaCar Bus

Cheapest bus connections from Rome to Bologna

Every day, 31 buses from 5 bus companies leave Rome for Bologna: in the table below, you will find the cheapest prices for a bus ticket for this route, starting from 05/26/2024 and for the following days.

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday 05/26
$9
Monday 05/27
$5
Tuesday 05/28
$7
Wednesday 05/29
$8
Thursday 05/30
$9
Friday 05/31
$9
Saturday 06/01
$7
Sunday 06/02
$11
Monday 06/03
$7
Tuesday 06/04
$7
Wednesday 06/05
$9
Thursday 06/06
$5
Friday 06/07
$4
Saturday 06/08
$4
Sunday 06/09
$4
Monday 06/10
$8
Tuesday 06/11
$8
Wednesday 06/12
$8
Thursday 06/13
$4
Friday 06/14
$10
Saturday 06/15
$4
Sunday 06/16
$17
Monday 06/17
$7
Tuesday 06/18
$5
Wednesday 06/19
$9
Thursday 06/20
$4
Friday 06/21
$7
Saturday 06/22

The cheapest time to travel from Rome to Bologna

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from Rome to Bologna, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from $5, Monday is the cheapest day for a bus from Rome to Bologna. Sunday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from $9.
Morning is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from Rome to Bologna, with $5. Night is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from $10.

How to save money travelling from Rome to Bologna

Travel can be expensive, but it doesn't need to be! Do you want to avoid paying a terrible price for your trip? Then follow these quick steps to save money:

Book the ticket from Rome to Bologna in advance! The earlier you book, the cheaper usually the price is. Also, you will be sure to have a place on the bus from Rome to Bologna, compared instead if you buy it at the last moment, or directly at the station.

If you can, avoid travelling at peak times. Instead of weekend, try travelling during the week. Travelling in the evening or at night it’s also cheaper, and later buses from Rome to Bologna are also emptier.

Beloved bus companies from Rome to Bologna

These are the most booked bus companies between Rome to Bologna from our users.

All bus stations and stops in Rome and Bologna

In the map below, you can see where to find all bus stations in Rome and Bologna.

Service and Comfort on the bus from Rome to Bologna

Want to know which seat classes are available on the buses from Rome to Bologna? Or which bus companies serve the route Rome to Bologna? Below you will find answers to your questions.

FAQs about the Rome to Bologna bus

How much does a Rome Bologna bus trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $5 and takes 5h 5m to reach Bologna. Compare offers to save money!

How much could I save by comparing buses from Rome to Bologna?

This route is offered by 5 companies with a range of ticket prices between $5 and $71. Thus, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to make sure you get the cheapest bus ticket to Bologna.

On average, how many connections are available from Rome to Bologna each day?

Every day, the Rome to Bologna bus route is served by approximately 31 connections. With our search, you can compare bus times to find the perfect trip.

How long does a bus journey from Rome to Bologna take?

The fastest bus from Rome to Bologna is offered by Autoservizi Salemi and takes 4h 30m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $40. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Rome to Bologna?

The earliest bus arriving in Bologna from Rome starts at 6:00 AM. However, information regarding departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search to find exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last bus from Rome to Bologna?

The latest bus trip departing from Rome for Bologna starts at 11:50 PM. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. So just use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which bus companies operate the Rome Bologna route?

When traveling by bus from Rome to Bologna, passengers can travel with FlixBus, Itabus and Autoservizi Salemi. With our search, you can compare all available bus tickets to book the one that works for you.

Is there a direct bus between Rome and Bologna?

You can check all the direct connections between Rome and Bologna by using our search and looking at the Changes section in our filters. These are some of the companies which offer a direct bus: FlixBus, Itabus and Autoservizi Salemi.

What can I take with me on the Rome to Bologna bus route?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you're allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the Rome Bologna bus route free of charge. Simply use our search to find a bus that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Rome Bologna bus route?

The equipment on board differs depending on the provider. However, many long-distance buses have WiFi so you can tell your friends your exact location during the journey. To make traveling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Rome to Bologna on your planned travel date.

Available seat classes which are offered on the bus route Rome to Bologna

Economy
Economy

The cheapest option available for your ticket, it usually comes with reclinable seats and AC.

Premium Economy
PremiumEconomy

A mix between Economy and Business, it offers extra legroom, WI-FI and possible snacks.

Alternate transport types from Rome to Bologna

Did not find the right bus? Here is a selection of alternate transport types from the schedule from Rome to Bologna for the next days.

Cheap train tickets from Rome to Bologna

Here is a selection of the cheapest trains from the schedule from Rome to Bologna for the next days.
  • Trenitalia
    4h 10m
    12:40 PM
    Rome
    Tiburtina Train Station
    4:50 PM
    Bologna
    Central Station
    Trenitalia
    Economy
    from $18
  • Italotreno
    2h 8m
    6:30 AM
    Rome
    Termini Central Station
    8:38 AM
    Bologna
    Central Station
    Italotreno
    Economy
    from $22
  • Italotreno
    2h 15m
    6:48 AM
    Rome
    Tiburtina Bus Station
    9:03 AM
    Bologna
    Central Station
    Italotreno
    Economy
    from $54
  • Trenitalia
    2h 18m
    5:10 AM
    Rome
    Termini Central Station
    7:28 AM
    Bologna
    Central Station
    Trenitalia
    Business
    from $101

Cheap carpooling from Rome to Bologna

Here is a selection of the cheapest carpooling offers from the schedule from Rome to Bologna for the next days.
  • BlaBlaCar
    4h 20m
    3:20 PM
    Rome
    7:40 PM
    Bologna
    BlaBlaCar
    Economy
    from $24
  • BlaBlaCar
    4h 0m
    9:00 AM
    Rome
    1:00 PM
    Bologna
    BlaBlaCar
    Economy
    from $26
  • BlaBlaCar
    4h 0m
    12:30 PM
    Rome
    4:30 PM
    Bologna
    BlaBlaCar
    Economy
    from $27
  • BlaBlaCar
    3h 50m
    9:00 AM
    Rome
    12:50 PM
    Bologna
    BlaBlaCar
    Economy
    from $30

More bus routes from Rome and Bologna

Here’s an overview of the most popular bus routes from Rome and from Bologna. Simply click on the connection of your choice, and you will find all the details about your bus route!

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