There are 13 ways to get from Amsterdam to Bologna by plane, train, car train, bus, bus and ferry or car

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Fly Amsterdam to Bologna  •  4 h 20 min

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

$83 - $325

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Train to Eindhoven, fly to Bologna  •  5 h 44 min

  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 to Florence, train  •  5 h 37 min

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

$80 - $309

Fly Amsterdam to Verona, train  •  5 h 44 min

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

$92 - $426

Fly Amsterdam to Venice, train  •  6 h 32 min

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

$69 - $303

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to Bologna  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Koln Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Bologna (BLQ) CGN - BLQ

$122 - $341

Fly Amsterdam to Pisa, train  •  6 h 20 min

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

$85 - $341

Train  •  13 h 12 min

  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 / ...

$313 - $404

Train, cartrain  •  18 h 49 min

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

$132 - $236

Bus  •  20 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Duisburg 068 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Duisburg to Bologna, Bologna N537 / ...

$77 - $140

Bus, bus and ferry  •  23 h 31 min

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

$113 - $143

Drive, train  •  12 h 42 min

  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  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Bologna 812.9 miles

$190 - $290

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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 Duisburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 45 min.

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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 RER, Paris Gare de Lyon and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 12 min.

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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 13 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 20 min 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 4 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 13 h 12 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 20 h 45 min.

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

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

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  • Distance: 622.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 20 min

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

KLM, Lufthansa and four other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Bologna every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Bologna via Paris-Nord, Paris Nord RER, Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Gare de Lyon, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Porta Susa in around 13 h 12 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Verona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Flights from Amsterdam to Verona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Amsterdam to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Amsterdam to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Amsterdam to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Amsterdam to Verona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $360
Flights from Amsterdam to Verona via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Amsterdam to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Amsterdam to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $400
Flights from Amsterdam to Verona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Flights from Amsterdam to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Verona via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Amsterdam to Pisa via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Pisa via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Pisa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Amsterdam to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Amsterdam to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $350
Flights from Eindhoven to Bologna via Alghero
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$27 - $350
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Florence
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Pisa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Venice via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $430
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.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
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 Firenze Smn to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $25
Train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
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
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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 Koln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$180 - $260
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
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
14 h 16 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
$69
Motorcycle
$115
Vehicle
$127
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 Duisburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Duisburg to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Book at
eurolines.ch
Bus and ferry from Zurich to Bologna
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Book at
eurolines.ch

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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 12 h 15 min to drive from Amsterdam to Bologna.

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Austrian Airlines, KLM, Lufthansa and Air France offer flights from Amsterdam 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 1526+ hotels available in Bologna. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs .

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