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There are 11 ways to get from Amsterdam to Bologna by plane, train, car train, bus, bus and ferry or car

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Recommended option

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Bologna  •  4h 15m

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

$83 - $325

Cheapest option

Train to Eindhoven, fly to Bologna  •  5h 47m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Eindhoven
  2. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Bologna (BLQ) EIN - BLQ

$51 - $288

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Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence, train  •  5h 53m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Florence (FLR) AMS - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale

$90 - $309

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice, train  •  6h 34m

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

$69 - $303

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Verona, train  •  5h 52m

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

$92 - $425

Train  •  13h 11m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal 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 C.Le Fr / ...

$314 - $396

Train, car train  •  18h 54m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the car train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova
  3. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna C.Le Fa / ...

$131 - $234

Bus  •  19h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Milan, Milan N836
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Bologna, Bologna N524 / ...

$71 - $128

Bus, bus and ferry  •  23h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Zurich
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Zurich to Bologna

$108 - $138

Drive, train  •  12h 42m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Augsburg Hbf Ice
  3. Drive from Augsburg Hbf to Bologna

$226 - $345

Drive  •  12h 15m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Bologna 812.9 miles

$190 - $290

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Bologna is to bus which costs 60€ - 120€ and takes 19h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Bologna is to fly which costs 70€ - 290€ and takes 4h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Bologna, Bologna via Milan, Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 21m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Bologna C.Le via Paris Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 11m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Bologna is 996 km. The road distance is 1300.6 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Bologna without a car is to train which takes 13h 11m and costs 270€ - 350€.

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It takes approximately 4h 15m to get from Amsterdam to Bologna, including transfers.

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

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Amsterdam to Bologna train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Bologna is to fly which takes 4h 15m and costs 70€ - 290€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 270€ - 350€ and takes 13h 11m, you could also bus, which costs 60€ - 120€ and takes 19h 21m.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Bologna.
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  • Distance: 622.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 15m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Bologna, Italy?

KLM, Lufthansa and two other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Bologna every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Bologna via Paris-Nord, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Porta Susa in around 13h 11m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Verona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $360
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Verona via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Verona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via Basel
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Venice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $900
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence via London City
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Flights from Eindhoven to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $400
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $350
Train operators
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
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 Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Amsterdam Centraal to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$180 - $260
inOui TGV
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
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $270
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
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
$65 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
$68
Motorcycle
$114
Vehicle
$126
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.

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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 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
flixbus.it
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
$12 - $17
Website
Baltour
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Bologna
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17
Website
Marino Autolinee
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Milan to Bologna
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
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
$20 - $25
Website
Marozzi VT
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
saj.it
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Book at
eurolines.ch
Bus and ferry from Zurich to Bologna
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Book at
eurolines.ch

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Bologna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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

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Amsterdam to Bologna train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Bologna C.Le station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Bologna is 1301 km. It takes approximately 12h 15m to drive from Amsterdam to Bologna.

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British Airways, Air Dolomiti, KLM and Lufthansa offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Bologna Airport.

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Book your Amsterdam to Bologna bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 1656+ hotels available in Bologna. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 16m and costs 5€ - 11€.

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