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Cheapest price$8.52
Shortest Duration2h 15m
Trips per day21
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How much does a bus ticket from Milan to Bologna cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Milan to Bologna were $11.74.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Milan to Bologna is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 29 days out, tickets are on average $4.78 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Milan to Bologna?

The distance between Milan and Bologna is approximately 124.99 miles, or 201.10 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 2 hours and 51 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 15 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Milan to Bologna?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Milan to Bologna by bus is usually on Tuesday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Thursday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Milan to Bologna?

On average there are 21 scheduled bus trips per day. FlixBus has the most regularly scheduled departures from Milan to Bologna, with an average of 20 trips per day and 418 monthly trips. 3 bus carriers serve the route from Milan to Bologna. Of the 21 trips there are 21 trips that are direct connections to Bologna.

3 carriers offer Milan to Bologna bus trips

FlixBus

Book FlixBus from Milan to Bologna from $8.52. There are 20 trips per day offered by FlixBus from Milan to Bologna and you can expect on average to pay $12.33 for a FlixBus ticket to Bologna. In Milan, FlixBus departs to Bologna from Coach Station and 2 other stations. In Bologna, FlixBus arrives at Piazza XX Settembre 6,

An average trip on FlixBus from Milan to Bologna takes 2 hours and 52 minutes, while the fastest available FlixBus trip will get you to Bologna in 2 hours and 15 minutes,

On weekends, FlixBus offers 27 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $12.49 for a weekend trip to Bologna.

Restroom
WiFi
Meal
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Beverage
Avg. Time
2h 52m
Avg. Price
$12.33

GoOpti

Book GoOpti from Milan to Bologna from $294.26. There are 2 trips per day offered by GoOpti from Milan to Bologna and you can expect on average to pay $315.83 for a GoOpti ticket to Bologna. In Milan, GoOpti departs to Bologna from Centrale Piazza Duca D'Aosta, In Bologna, GoOpti arrives at Bologna Central Train Station,

An average trip on GoOpti from Milan to Bologna takes 4 hours and 30 minutes, while the fastest available GoOpti trip will get you to Bologna in 2 hours and 15 minutes,

Avg. Time
4h 30m
Avg. Price
$315.83

Marino

Book Marino from Milan to Bologna from $9.96. There are 5 trips per day offered by Marino from Milan to Bologna and you can expect on average to pay $12.50 for a Marino ticket to Bologna. In Milan, Marino departs to Bologna from Via Giulio Natta - Lampugnano and one other station. In Bologna, Marino arrives at Piazza XX Settembre 6,

An average trip on Marino from Milan to Bologna takes 2 hours and 51 minutes, while the fastest available Marino trip will get you to Bologna in 2 hours and 15 minutes,

Restroom
WiFi
Satellite TV
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 51m
Avg. Price
$12.50
There are 5 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Bologna will depart from these stations in Milan:
  • Coach Station
  • San Donato
  • Metro Line 1 Stop
  • Via Giulio Natta - Lampugnano
  • Centrale Piazza Duca D'Aosta
Buses arrive in Bologna at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Bologna for trips arriving from Milan:
  • Piazza XX Settembre 6
  • Bologna Central Train Station