How to Reach Bologna


By Air: Guglielmo Marconi international airport located close to the city centre. A taxi from airport to city centre would cost you EUR 15. An Aerobus will cost EUR 6; will drop you to the main terminus building. Can take bus 54, towards the west suburbs of Bologna.

By Train: Being the main rail transport hub of northern Italy, there are a number of trains services:

  • From Milan, travel time: 65 minutes.
  • From Florence, travel time: 37 minutes.
  • From Rome, travel time: 2hours 20 minutes.
  • From Venice, travel time: 2 hours.
  • From Paris, travel time: 11hours (overnight sleeper).


  • By Bus: Bologna tourism is greatly enhanced by its excellent public transport; one can buy ticket from the ticket centres prior boarding one or else on the bus itself. Useful maps and ticket details are available either on railway station, city centre and various small shops.
  • By Bikes: Available at many locations for hire is an excellent way of travelling in Bologna. Though be careful keeping them safe as they tend to get stolen.

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Bologna. The most preferred mode of transport in Bologna is Car.

Average distance: 14.73 km Average time: 30.4 min

  • Car 53.33%
    Driving 24.5 min Walking 3.38 min Overall average time for 19.23 kms 27.88 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 20%
    Bus 32.67 min Waiting 5.67 min Walking 4.33 min Overall average time for 10.83 kms 42.67 min
  • Walking 20%
    Walking 20 min Train 6.67 min Waiting 1.67 min Motorbike 1.67 min Overall average time for 10.53 kms 30 min
  • Bike 6.67%
    Bike 15 min Overall average time for 3 kms 15 min
Route Distance Time
Sasso marconi to Bologna 14.45 km 14 mins
Molinella to Bologna 39.35 km 39 mins
Castelnuovo rangone to Bologna 45.47 km 45 mins
Formigine to Bologna 55.33 km 55 mins
Portomaggiore to Bologna 56.43 km 56 mins
Borgo san lorenzo to Bologna 59.47 km 59 mins
Carpi to Bologna 60.03 km 1 hour 59 mins
Florence to Bologna 80.01 km 1 hour 20 mins
Forli to Bologna 83.41 km 1 hour 23 mins
Cesena to Bologna 107.98 km 1 hour 47 mins
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