Route overview
Avg. journey time2h 13m
Trains per day44
Fare range€4-€100
Train operatorsflixbus,
First & last trains
First train departs at06:29
Last train departs at23:55
Fastest journey
Fastest route1h 55m
Origin StationRome
Destination StationBologna

Train times for Tue 26 Dec

2h 05mDirect
2h 06mDirect
2h 05mDirect
2h 06mDirect
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 start at €34.77 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

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

The minimum price of a train ticket from Rome to Bologna is €4.4. To buy train tickets from Rome to Bologna 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 by train?

The average journey time between Rome and Bologna is 2 hours and 13 minutes and the fastest journey time is 1 hour and 55 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 45 trains per day travelling from Rome to Bologna. 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?

The first train from Rome to Bologna departs at 06:29. The last train from Rome to Bologna departs at 23:55. 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?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Rome to Bologna without having to change trains. There are 44 direct trains from Rome to Bologna. 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 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 for a typical week day using timetable data for 26/12/2017. 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 18/09/2017 for travel on 19/09/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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