There are 9 ways to get from Berlin to Bologna by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly Berlin Tegel to Bologna  •  5h 41m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Bologna (BLQ) TXL - BLQ

89€ - 399€

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Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Bologna  •  4h 25m

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Bologna (BLQ) SXF - BLQ

39€ - 132€

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Fly Berlin Tegel to Venice, train  •  6h 19m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Venice (VCE) TXL - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna Centrale

64€ - 395€

Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Venice Treviso, train  •  6h 7m

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Venice Treviso (TSF) SXF - TSF
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna Centrale

49€ - 211€

Train  •  12h 14m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Rosenheim Ice
  2. Take the train from Rosenheim to Bologna Centrale Ecb

160€ - 221€

Bus  •  17h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Trento, Trento N95
  2. Take the bus from Trento, Trento to Bologna, Bologna N537 / ...

58€ - 69€

Bus, train  •  18h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin - Bus station to Bolzano Berlin - Bus station > Leipzig > Nuremberg > Munich - Bus station > Kiefersfelden - Allemagne > Kiefersfelden - Autriche > Innsbruck > Brennero - Autriche > Brennero - Italie > Bolzano > Milan
  2. Take the train from Ora Auer to Bologna Centrale Re / ...

42€ - 135€

Train, night train  •  14h 5m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Ice
  2. Take the night train from Muenchen Hbf to Bologna Centrale Nj

161€ - 219€

Drive  •  10h 30m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Bologna 1145.1 km

150€ - 230€

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Bologna is to fly which costs 35€ - 140€ and takes 4h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Bologna is to fly which costs 35€ - 140€ and takes 4h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin station to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Berlin, Berlin central bus station and arriving at Bologna, Bologna via Trento, Trento. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Bologna Centrale via Rosenheim. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 14m.

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The distance between Berlin and Bologna is 906 km. The road distance is 1145.1 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Bologna without a car is to train which takes 12h 14m and costs 160€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 5h 41m to get from Berlin to Bologna, including transfers.

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

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Berlin to Bologna train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Bologna is to fly which takes 5h 41m and costs 85€ - 400€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 160€ - 230€ and takes 12h 14m, you could also bus, which costs 55€ - 70€ and takes 17h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Bologna.
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  • Distance: 905.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 41m

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

Lufthansa, KLM and 10 other airlines fly from Berlin to Bologna hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Bologna via Rosenheim in around 12h 14m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 480€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 480€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 410€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Venice via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
60€ - 300€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 390€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 330€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 360€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 460€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Bologna via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 380€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Venice via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
60€ - 300€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 270€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 490€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Bologna via Krakow
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
45€ - 230€
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 160€
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
25€ - 120€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Bologna via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 400€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Venice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 300€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 500€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 240€
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Bologna via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
180€ - 750€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 250€
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Bologna via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 550€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Bologna via Budapest
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
45€ - 260€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 700€
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 Venezia Mestre to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
14€ - 20€
Base Standard
30€ - 45€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
Train from Ora Auer to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
20€ - 70€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
20€ - 28€
Base Standard
40€ - 55€
Base Premium
45€ - 70€
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 Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 21€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
19€ - 21€
Train from Ora Auer to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 35€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
30€ - 33€
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 Venezia Mestre to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 45€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
17€ - 24€
Smart Low Cost
14€ - 21€
Smart Flex
30€ - 45€
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
1h 40m
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 Hbf to Rosenheim
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
110€ - 160€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Rosenheim to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Trento, Trento
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trento, Trento to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
14€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Trento to Bologna
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€
Website
Marino Autolinee
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Berlin - Bus station to Bolzano
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
24€ - 30€
Website
Blablabus

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There is no direct flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Bologna Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h and has one stopover.

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

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Berlin to Bologna train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, arrive at Bologna Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Bologna is 1145 km. It takes approximately 10h 30m to drive from Berlin to Bologna.

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Brussels Airlines, Finnair, Ryanair and nine other airlines offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Bologna Airport.

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Book your Berlin to Bologna train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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

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There are 1641+ hotels available in Bologna. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Tegel Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs 2€ - 3€.

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