There are 4 ways to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Florence by train, bus, car or shuttle

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

Recommended option

Train  •  59 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna Borgo Panigale to Bologna C.Le Reg
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...

$17 - $26

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna Airport to Florence Bologna APT

$23 - $30

Drive  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Florence 65.2 miles

$15 - $23

Shuttle  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Bologna Airport to Florence Rimini

$20 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Florence is to drive which costs 13€ - 20€ and takes 1 h 6 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Florence is to train which costs 14€ - 23€ and takes 59 min.

More details

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bologna Airport and arriving at Florence. Services depart every three hours. The journey takes approximately 1 h 20 min.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Florence. However, there are services departing from Bologna Borgo Panigale and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella via Bologna C.Le. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 59 min.

More details

The distance between Bologna Airport (BLQ) and Florence is 83 km. The road distance is 104.3 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Florence without a car is to train which takes 59 min and costs 14€ - 23€.

More details

It takes approximately 59 min to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Florence, including transfers.

More details

Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Florence bus services, operated by Appennino Shuttle, depart from Bologna Airport station.

More details

Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Florence train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Bologna Borgo Panigale station.

More details

The best way to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Florence is to train which takes 59 min and costs 14€ - 23€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 20€ - 25€ and takes 1 h 20 min.

Mode details

Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Florence bus services, operated by Appennino Shuttle, arrive at Florence station.

More details

Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Florence train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Firenze S.Maria Novella station.

More details

Map of how to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Florence.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 52.2 miles
  • Duration: 59 min

What companies run services between Bologna Airport (BLQ), Italy and Florence, Italy?

You can take a train from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Florence via Bologna C.Le in around 59 min. Alternatively, Appennino Shuttle operates a bus from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Florence every 3 hours. Tickets cost $23 - $30 and the journey takes 1 h 20 min.

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 Bologna Borgo Panigale to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$2 - $3
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 Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Appennino Shuttle
Phone
+39 055 5001302
Email
info@appenninoshuttle.it
Website
appenninoshuttle.it
Bus from Bologna Airport to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Schedules at
appenninoshuttle.it
Adults
$23 - $30
Shuttle Rimini Bologna
Phone
+39 0541 60010
Email
info@shuttleriminibologna.it
Website
shuttleriminibologna.it
Shuttle from Bologna Airport to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Schedules at
shuttleriminibologna.it
Book at
shuttleriminibologna.palisis.com
Adult
$20 - $40

Want to know more about travelling around Italy

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.