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There are 6 ways to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Firenze Santa Maria Novella by bus, train, car, towncar or shuttle

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Recommended option

Line 40 bus, train via Bologna Centrale  •  1h 24m

  1. Take the line 40 bus from Aeroporto to Stazione Centrale 40
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N. Fr / ...

12€ - 51€

5 alternative options

Bus  •  1h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport to Florence Piazzale Montelungo Bologna BLQ - Firenze

20€

Line 40 bus, train  •  1h 59m

  1. Take the line 40 bus from Aeroporto to Stazione Centrale 40
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze Santa Maria Novella 8145 / ...

18€ - 46€

Drive  •  1h 6m

  1. Drive from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Firenze Santa Maria Novella 105.3 km

14€ - 21€

Towncar  •  1h 6m

  1. Take a town car from Bologna Airport to Firenze Santa Maria Novella 105.3 km

Shuttle  •  1h 38m

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

17€ - 35€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Firenze Santa Maria Novella is to drive which costs 14€ - 21€ and takes 1h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Firenze Santa Maria Novella is to drive which costs 14€ - 21€ and takes 1h 6m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport and arriving at Florence Piazzale Montelungo. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 25m.

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The distance between Bologna Airport (BLQ) and Firenze Santa Maria Novella is 84 km. The road distance is 105.3 km.

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The best way to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Firenze Santa Maria Novella without a car is to line 40 bus and train via Bologna Centrale which takes 1h 24m and costs 12€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 1h 24m to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Firenze Santa Maria Novella, including transfers.

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Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Firenze Santa Maria Novella bus services, operated by Appennino Shuttle, depart from Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport station.

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Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Firenze Santa Maria Novella bus services, operated by Appennino Shuttle, arrive at Florence Piazzale Montelungo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Firenze Santa Maria Novella is 105 km. It takes approximately 1h 6m to drive from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Firenze Santa Maria Novella.

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There are 5533+ hotels available in Firenze Santa Maria Novella. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Firenze Santa Maria Novella.
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  • Distance: 83.7 km
  • Duration: 1h 24m

What companies run services between Bologna Airport (BLQ), Italy and Firenze Santa Maria Novella, Italy?

Appennino Shuttle operates a bus from Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport to Florence Piazzale Montelungo every 3 hours. Tickets cost 20€ and the journey takes 1h 25m.

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 Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
11€ - 15€
Base Standard
25€ - 35€
Base Premium
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 Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
12€ - 14€
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 Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
14€ - 20€
Smart Low Cost
12€ - 17€
Smart Flex
26€ - 40€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
14€ - 20€
Smart Low Cost
12€ - 17€
Smart Flex
26€ - 40€
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 Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
7€ - 10€
Bus operators
Appennino Shuttle
Phone
+39 055 5001302
Email
info@appenninoshuttle.it
Website
appenninoshuttle.it
Bus from Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport to Florence Piazzale Montelungo
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
20€
Website
Appennino Shuttle
Shuttle Italy Airport
Phone
+39 0541 60010
Email
info@shuttleriminibologna.it
Website
shuttleitalyairport.it
Shuttle from Bologna Airport to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 35€
Schedules at
shuttleitalyairport.it
Adult
17€ - 35€
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Bologna Airport to Firenze Santa Maria Novella

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