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There are 10 ways to get from Bologna to Munich by train, bus, night train, rideshare, car, plane or subway

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to München Ost Ec

$55 - $100

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Munich, Munich central bus station N422 / ...

$30 - $55

8 alternative options

Train, night train  •  11h 3m

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Padova Rv / ...
  2. Take the night train from Padova to Muenchen Ost En

$49 - $110

Rideshare  •  6h 47m

  1. Take the rideshare from Bologna to Munich 350.9 miles

$32

Drive  •  5h 33m

  1. Drive from Bologna to Munich 350.6 miles

$80 - $130

Fly from Bologna, subway  •  4h 9m

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Munich (MUC) BLQ - MUC
  2. Take the subway from München Nordfriedhof to München Marienplatz

$57 - $246

Train to Florence, fly  •  5h 5m

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
  2. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Munich (MUC) FLR - MUC

$83 - $281

Train to Verona, fly  •  5h 37m

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Fly from Verona (VRN) to Munich (MUC) VRN - MUC

$62 - $299

Train to Venice, fly  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Munich (MUC) VCE - MUC

$63 - $321

Train, train to Pisa, fly  •  5h 53m

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
  2. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  3. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Munich (MUC) PSA - MUC

$103 - $372

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bologna to Munich is to rideshare which costs 28€ and takes 6h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Bologna to Munich is to fly and subway which costs 50€ - 220€ and takes 4h 9m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bologna, Bologna and arriving at Munich, Munich central bus station station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bologna Centrale and arriving at München Ost. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 35m.

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The distance between Bologna and Munich is 406 km. The road distance is 561 km.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Munich without a car is to train which takes 6h 35m and costs 50€ - 90€.

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The train from Bologna Centrale to München Ost takes 6h 35m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Bologna to Munich bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bologna, Bologna station.

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Bologna to Munich train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Bologna Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Munich is to train which takes 6h 35m and costs 50€ - 90€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 27€ - 45€ and takes 6h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Bologna to Munich.
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  • Distance: 253.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 35m

What companies run services between Bologna, Italy and Munich, Germany?

Trenitalia operates a train from Bologna to Munich twice daily. Tickets cost $55 - $100 and the journey takes 6h 35m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bologna to Munich 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 6h 55m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Flights from Florence to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Verona to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Venice to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from Pisa to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Bologna to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Flights from Florence to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Verona to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Venice to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Florence to Munich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to München Ost
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Padova
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $20
Night train from Padova to Muenchen Ost
Ave. Duration
8h 29m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Bologna C.Le to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $19
Train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
MVV
Phone
+49 89 41 42 43 44
Website
mvv-muenchen.de
Subway from München Nordfriedhof to München Marienplatz
Ave. Duration
9m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
mvv-muenchen.de
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bologna, Bologna to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bologna to Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$32
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Bologna Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Bologna to Munich bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Munich, Munich central bus station.

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Bologna to Munich train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at München Ost station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bologna to Munich is 561 km. It takes approximately 5h 33m to drive from Bologna to Munich.

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Air Dolomiti offers flights from Bologna Airport to Munich Airport.

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Book your Bologna to Munich bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 773+ hotels available in Munich. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Bologna and Munich. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Bologna Airport is to line 40 bus which takes 13m and costs 1€ - 3€.

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