There are 4 ways to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Chiavari by 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.

Recommended option

Train via Milan  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Chiavari Ic / ...

23€ - 150€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs to Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps Baltour / ...

17€ - 63€

2 alternative options

Train  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Parma Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Parma to Chiavari Re

19€ - 73€

Drive  •  2h 34m

  1. Drive from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Chiavari 257.6 km

35€ - 55€

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The cheapest way to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Chiavari is to bus which costs 17€ - 65€ and takes 8h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Chiavari is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2h 34m.

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The distance between Bologna Airport (BLQ) and Chiavari is 158 km. The road distance is 257.6 km.

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The best way to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Chiavari without a car is to train via Milan which takes 5h 1m and costs 23€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 5h 1m to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Chiavari, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Chiavari is to train via Milan which takes 5h 1m and costs 23€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 65€ and takes 8h 13m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Chiavari is 258 km. It takes approximately 2h 34m to drive from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Chiavari.

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There are 1597+ hotels available in Chiavari. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Chiavari.
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  • Distance: 158.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 1m

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

You can take a train from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Chiavari via Stazione Centrale, Bologna Centrale, and Milano Centrale in around 5h 1m. Alternatively, Baltour operates a bus from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Chiavari twice daily. Tickets cost 13€ - 18€ and the journey takes 5h 15m. Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord also services this route 3 times a week.

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 Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
25€ - 85€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
25€ - 35€
Base Standard
45€ - 65€
Base Premium
55€ - 85€
Train from Milano Centrale to Chiavari
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 60€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
16€ - 22€
Base Standard
30€ - 45€
Base Premium
40€ - 60€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Parma
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
10€ - 15€
Base Standard
25€ - 35€
Base Premium
30€ - 45€
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 Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 30€
Website
Italo Treno
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 Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
12€ - 16€
Base 2nd Class
30€ - 40€
Base 1st Class
47€ - 51€
Train from Milano Centrale to Chiavari
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 35€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
9€ - 12€
Base 2nd Class
20€ - 24€
Base 1st Class
31€ - 35€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Parma
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 25€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
7€ - 9€
Base 2nd Class
13€ - 16€
Base 1st Class
22€ - 25€
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 Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
22€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
39€ - 43€
Train from Milano Centrale to Chiavari
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 24€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
22€ - 24€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Parma
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
12€ - 14€
Train from Parma to Chiavari
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 23€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
21€ - 23€
Bus operators
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs to Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13€ - 18€
Website
Baltour
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Bologna to Genova
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord

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