There are 10 ways to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Bologna by plane, train, car, car train or bus

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Fly to Bologna  •  2h 4m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Bologna (BLQ) AMS - BLQ

73€ - 278€

Cheapest option

Bus via Milan  •  21h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Milan, Milan N836
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Bologna, Bologna N426 / ...

65€ - 98€

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Fly to Florence, train  •  3h 6m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Florence (FLR) AMS - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale

69€ - 284€

Fly to Verona, train  •  3h 25m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Verona (VRN) AMS - VRN
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna Centrale

69€ - 400€

Fly to Venice, train  •  3h 47m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Venice (VCE) AMS - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna Centrale

66€ - 294€

Train via Paris  •  12h 51m

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Paris Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Bologna Centrale Fr

258€ - 393€

Train  •  14h 40m

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Freiburg
  3. Take the train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Milano Centrale Ec
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bologna Centrale Fr / ...

164€ - 299€

Drive, car train  •  17h 54m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the car train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova
  3. Drive from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna

106€ - 205€

Bus  •  28h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Duivendrecht to Verona 890 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Verona to Bologna MarinoBus / ...

71€ - 103€

Drive  •  12h 13m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Bologna 1308.4 km

180€ - 260€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Bologna is to bus via Milan which costs 60€ - 100€ and takes 21h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Bologna is to fly which costs 70€ - 280€ and takes 2h 4m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Schiphol Airport and arriving at Bologna Centrale via Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 51m.

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The distance between Amsterdam Airport (AMS) and Bologna is 994 km. The road distance is 1308.4 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Bologna without a car is to train via Paris which takes 12h 51m and costs 250€ - 400€.

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It takes approximately 2h 4m to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Bologna, including transfers.

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Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Bologna train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Schiphol Airport station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Bologna is to fly which takes 2h 4m and costs 70€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can train via Paris, which costs 250€ - 400€ and takes 12h 51m, you could also bus via Milan, which costs 60€ - 100€ and takes 21h 18m.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Bologna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Bologna train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Bologna Centrale station.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Bologna.
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  • Distance: 994.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 4m

What companies run services between Amsterdam Airport (AMS), Netherlands and Bologna, Italy?

KLM, Lufthansa and two other airlines fly from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Bologna every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Bologna via Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Torino Porta Susa in around 12h 51m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 600€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 550€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 360€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 460€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 850€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 850€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
390€ - 850€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 750€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Verona via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 1300€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Verona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 320€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 800€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 850€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230€ - 800€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 750€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 750€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 800€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 360€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 800€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 310€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 310€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 480€
Train operators
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 Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
11€ - 15€
Base Standard
25€ - 35€
Base Premium
30€ - 45€
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 50€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
12€ - 17€
Base Standard
27€ - 40€
Base Premium
30€ - 50€
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
14€ - 20€
Base Standard
30€ - 45€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
27€ - 90€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
27€ - 40€
Base Standard
50€ - 70€
Base Premium
60€ - 90€
Train from Milano Centrale to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
18€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
18€ - 25€
Base Standard
35€ - 50€
Base Premium
45€ - 65€
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 Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
12€ - 14€
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 17€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
15€ - 17€
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 21€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
19€ - 21€
Train from Milano Centrale to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 29€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
26€ - 29€
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 25€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
7€ - 9€
Base 2nd Class
13€ - 16€
Base 1st Class
22€ - 25€
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
7€ - 28€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
7€ - 10€
Base 2nd Class
15€ - 19€
Base 1st Class
25€ - 28€
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 35€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
8€ - 11€
Base 2nd Class
18€ - 22€
Base 1st Class
28€ - 32€
Train from Milano Centrale to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 40€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
10€ - 13€
Base 2nd Class
23€ - 28€
Base 1st Class
35€ - 39€
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
110€ - 150€
1st Class
150€ - 220€
TGV inOui
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 130€
1st Class
120€ - 150€
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 19€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
1st Class
14€ - 19€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
110€ - 160€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
14h 16m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
55€ - 130€
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
59€
Motorcycle
99€
Vehicle
109€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 60€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 16€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
Baltour
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Milan to Bologna
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15€
Website
Marino Autolinee
Bus from Verona to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€
Website
Marino Autolinee
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Milan Lampugnano to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15€
Schedules at
saj.it
Autolinee Federico
Phone
+39 0965 630 028
Email
prenotazioni@autolineefederico.it
Website
autolineefederico.it
Bus from Milan Lampugnano Station to Bologna
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Schedules at
autolineefederico.it
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Milano to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 22€
Website
Marozzi VT
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Milano - Lampugnano to Bologna
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Amsterdam, Duivendrecht to Verona
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
Eurolines FR
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Milan Lampugnano to Bologna
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Milano to Bologna
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord

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