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Duration 6h 3m
Distance 544.6 km
Average price 180€
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The train between Geneva and Bologna takes 6h 3m. There is at least one train per day from Geneva to Bologna. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Geneve
  2. Milano Centrale
  3. Bologna
5h 32m
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119€ - 248€

Geneva to Bologna train times

Trains run once daily between Geneva and Bologna. The earliest departure is at 07:39 in the morning, and the last departure from Geneva is at 13:39 which arrives into Bologna at 19:42. All services require a transfer at MILANO CENTRALE and take an average of 6h 3m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Geneve and arriving at Bologna Centrale via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 32m.

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The distance between Geneva and Bologna is 448 km. The road distance is 544.6 km.

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Geneva to Bologna train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Geneve station.

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Geneva to Bologna train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Bologna Centrale station.

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