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There are 6 ways to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Milan by train, bus, car, plane 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.

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Train  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna Borgo Panigale to Bologna C.Le Reg
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale Fr / ...

$25 - $48

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Bus  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Milan, Milan 420 / ...

$12 - $28

4 alternative options

Line 40 bus, train  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the line 40 bus from Aeroporto to Stazione Centrale 40
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Rogoredo Fr / ...

$29 - $48

Drive  •  2 h

  1. Drive from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Milan 131.6 miles

$30 - $50

Fly  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Milan Linate (LIN) BLQ - LIN

$54 - $295

Shuttle  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Bologna Airport to Milano Linate airport

$43 - $346

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The cheapest way to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Milan is to bus which costs 10€ - 25€ and takes 3 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Milan is to train which costs 21€ - 45€ and takes 1 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Milan. However, there are services departing from Bologna Borgo Panigale and arriving at Milano Centrale via Bologna C.Le. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 21 min.

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The distance between Bologna Airport (BLQ) and Milan is 195 km. The road distance is 210.6 km.

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The best way to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Milan without a car is to train which takes 1 h 21 min and costs 21€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Milan, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Milan is to train which takes 1 h 21 min and costs 21€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 10€ - 25€ and takes 3 h 57 min, you could also fly, which costs 45€ - 260€ and takes 3 h 36 min.

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

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Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Milan train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Milano Centrale station.

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Map of how to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Milan.
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  • Distance: 122.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 21 min

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

You can take a train from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Milan via Bologna C.Le in around 1 h 21 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Milan every 4 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $20 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bologna to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Bologna to Milan Linate via Catania
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bologna to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bologna to Milan Linate via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bologna to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $320
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 Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Rogoredo
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Milano Rogoredo Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
TPER - Trasporto Passeggeri Emilia Romagna
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 Bologna, Bologna to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs to Milano - Autostazione San Donato
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Bologna to Milan San Donato
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus

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Yes, the driving distance between Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Milan is 211 km. It takes approximately 2 h to drive from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Milan.

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Brussels Airlines, Air France, British Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Bologna Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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