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There are 10 ways to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Bologna by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Bologna

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Bologna (BLQ)

Fly to Florence, train

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Florence (FLR)
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale

Fly to Venice, train

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Venice (VCE)
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna Centrale

Fly to Pisa, bus, train

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Pisa (PSA)
  2. Take the bus from Pisa Airport to Piazza Stazione
  3. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale

Fly to Venice Treviso, train

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Venice Treviso (TSF)
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna Centrale

Train via Bamberg

  1. Take the train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Bamberg
  2. Take the train from Bamberg to Muenchen Hbf
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Bologna Centrale

Train

  1. Take the train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Muenchen Hbf
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Bologna Centrale

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] to Trento
  2. Take the bus from Trento to Bologna

Bus via Prague

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Airport BER to Prague
  2. Take the bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Bologna Stazione Autolinee

Drive

  1. Drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Bologna

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Bologna by train

The train journey time between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and Bologna is around 18h 39m and covers a distance of around 1190 km. This includes an average layover time of around 6h 48m. The fastest train normally takes 13h 16m. Operated by S-Bahn Berlin, Deutsche Bahn Intercity, DB Fernverkehr and others, the Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Bologna train service departs from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 and arrives in Bologna Centrale. Typically 19 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
11h 50m
Layover time:
6h 48m
Total time:
18h 39m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
13h 16m
Train distance:
1190 km
Trains per week:
19
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
62 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:57
Last train departs at:
18:37

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Bologna train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Bologna is to bus via Prague which costs €45 - €70 and takes 19h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Bologna is to fly which costs €22 - €160 and takes 2h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 and arriving at Bologna via Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] and Trento. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 and arriving at Bologna Centrale via Berlin Suedkreuz, Bamberg and Muenchen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 38m.

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It is 890 km from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Bologna. It is approximately 1146.8 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Bologna without a car is to train via Bamberg which takes 13h 38m and costs €130 - €300.

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It takes approximately 2h 23m to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Bologna, including transfers.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Bologna bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] station.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Bologna train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Suedkreuz station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Bologna is to fly which takes 2h 23m and costs €22 - €160. Alternatively, you can train via Bamberg, which costs €130 - €300 and takes 13h 38m, you could also bus, which costs €55 - €100 and takes 18h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Bologna.
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  • Distance: 889.8 km
  • Duration: 2h 23m

What companies run services between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER), Germany and Bologna, Italy?

Ryanair, Lufthansa and five other airlines fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Bologna every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Bologna via S Südkreuz Bhf, Berlin Suedkreuz, Bamberg, and Muenchen Hbf in around 13h 38m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €330
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €330
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €300
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €290
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €430
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€120 - €430
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Pisa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €260
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €400
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €600
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €450
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€18 - €200
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€22 - €140
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€17 - €150
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €420
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €700
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €480
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bologna via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€100 - €390
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Venice via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Venice via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €480
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €440
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€220 - €450
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €270
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bologna via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €850
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €600
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €15
Base Standard
€25 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€14 - €20
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€35 - €55
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€14 - €21
Smart Low Cost
€12 - €17
Smart Flex
€26 - €40
Train from Mestre to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €45
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€17 - €24
Smart Low Cost
€14 - €21
Smart Flex
€30 - €45
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 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €21
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€19 - €21
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€10 - €15
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 Berlin Suedkreuz to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bamberg to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€150 - €220
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from S Südkreuz Bhf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Bamberg to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from S Südkreuz Bhf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Bamberg to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
Flixtrain
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
People Mover
Website
pisa-airport.com
Bus from Pisa Airport to Piazza Stazione
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
pisa-airport.com
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] to Trento
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trento to Bologna
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Berlin Airport BER to Prague
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€17 - €21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Trento Monte Grappa to Bologna Terminal Bus 200 MT Da Stazione FS
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Marino Autolinee
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Bologna Stazione Autolinee
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
RegioJet

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Bologna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Bologna bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bologna station.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Bologna train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, arrive at Bologna Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Bologna is 1147 km. It takes approximately 10h 1m to drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Bologna.

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