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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Berlin Tegel to Bologna  •  6 h 1 min

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

$69 - $177

Cheapest option

Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Bologna  •  4 h 43 min

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

$33 - $181

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Fly Berlin Tegel to Venice, train  •  6 h 48 min

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

$85 - $285

Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Venice, train  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Venice (VCE) SXF - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le

$44 - $199

Train via München Ost  •  11 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Gesundbrunnen to München Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from München Ost to Bologna Centrale Ec

$177 - $284

Train  •  18 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to München Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Bologna C.Le En

$233 - $374

Bus FlixBus  •  20 h

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz to Dresden, Dresden central station 070 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Bologna, Bologna N467

$71 - $128

Bus Autokar Polska  •  22 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Alexanderstraße to Szczecin Glowny Krzystofa Kolumba
  2. Take the bus from Szczecin to Bologna

$60 - $85

Drive  •  10 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Bologna 717.4 miles

$170 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Bologna is to bus which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 22 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Bologna is to fly which costs 28€ - 160€ and takes 4 h 43 min.

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

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Berlin Gesundbrunnen and arriving at Bologna Centrale via München Hbf and München Ost. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 49 min.

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The distance between Berlin and Bologna is 906 km. The road distance is 1147.8 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Bologna without a car is to train which takes 11 h 49 min and costs 150€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 1 min to get from Berlin to Bologna, including transfers.

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

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Berlin to Bologna train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Berlin Gesundbrunnen station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Bologna is to fly which takes 6 h 1 min and costs 60€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 150€ - 250€ and takes 11 h 49 min, you could also bus, which costs 60€ - 120€ and takes 20 h.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Bologna.
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  • Distance: 566.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 1 min

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

Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and nine other airlines fly from Berlin to Bologna hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin to Bologna via München Hbf and München Ost in around 11 h 49 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Bologna via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Venice via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Venice via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $450
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Bologna via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Venice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Bologna via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $4,100
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Bologna via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Venice via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$850 - $4,400
Train operators
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
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
9 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$85 - $110
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
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
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 Berlin Gesundbrunnen to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Ost to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Website
bahn.de
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 Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz to Dresden, Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Interglobus
Phone
(+48) 91 48 50 422
Email
biuro@followme.pl
Website
interglobus.pl
Bus from Berlin Alexanderstraße to Szczecin Glowny Krzystofa Kolumba
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
interglobus.pl
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Szczecin to Bologna
Ave. Duration
19 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl

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There is no direct flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Bologna Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min 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, arrive at Bologna Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Bologna is 1148 km. It takes approximately 10 h 39 min to drive from Berlin to Bologna.

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Eurowings, Turkish Airlines, Brussels Airlines and eight other airlines offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Bologna Airport.

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

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There are 1556+ hotels available in Bologna. Prices start at $57 USD 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€ - 4€.

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