Trains from
Rome to Bologna Centrale

Rome to Bologna Centrale route details

Route overview
Avg. journey time2h 26m
Trains per day46
Fare range€10-€109
Distance305km
First & last trains
First train departs at00:23
Last train departs at23:15
Fastest journey
Fastest route1h 55m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationRome
Destination StationBologna Centrale

Train times for Sat 21 Oct

22:35
03:13
Rome
Bologna Centrale
4h 38mDirect
23:15
07:07
Rome
Bologna Centrale
7h 52m2 changes
06:29
08:35
Rome
Bologna Centrale
2h 06mDirect
06:45
08:42
Rome
Bologna Centrale
1h 57mDirect

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Rome to Bologna Centrale start at €28.66 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€28.66
14 days
in advance
€35.63
Avg. single price
On the day
€52.37
Avg. single price

What is the minimum price of a ticket from Rome to Bologna Centrale?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Rome to Bologna Centrale is €9.9. To buy train tickets from Rome to Bologna Centrale for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

How long does it take to travel from Rome to Bologna Centrale by train?

The average journey time between Rome and Bologna Centrale is 2 hours and 26 minutes and the fastest journey time is 1 hour and 55 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 49 trains per day travelling from Rome to Bologna Centrale. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Rome to Bologna Centrale?

The first train from Rome to Bologna Centrale departs at 00:23. The last train from Rome to Bologna Centrale departs at 23:15. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Rome and Bologna Centrale?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Rome to Bologna Centrale without having to change trains. There are 46 direct trains from Rome to Bologna Centrale. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

How do I get back to Rome?

By train, of course. See trains from Bologna Centrale to Rome.

  • *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. “14 days in advance” includes days 13 and 15.
  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Rome to Bologna Centrale for a typical week day using timetable data for 21/10/2017. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 01/08/2017 for travel on 21/10/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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