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: 12.88 km Average time: 32.04 min

  • Car 46.43%
    Driving 27.54 min Walking 2.85 min Overall average time for 18.09 kms 30.38 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 17.86%
    Bus 29.6 min Waiting 7.4 min Walking 6.6 min Overall average time for 8.5 kms 43.6 min
  • Motorbike 3.57%
    Motorbike 20 min Overall average time for 10 kms 20 min
  • Walking 21.43%
    Walking 25.83 min Motorbike 3.33 min Train 3.33 min Waiting 0.83 min Overall average time for 6.77 kms 33.33 min
  • Bike 7.14%
    Bike 16 min Walking 1 min Overall average time for 3.6 kms 17 min
  • Tram/Streetcar 3.57%
    Tram 30 min Overall average time for 25 kms 30 min
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