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There are 5 ways to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Milan by train, car, plane or shuttle

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Train via Milano Rogoredo  •  1h 34m

  1. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Rogoredo Fr / ...

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Shuttle  •  4h 52m

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

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Train  •  1h 36m

  1. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale Station 9972 / ...

Drive  •  2h

  1. Drive from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Milan 210.5 km

Fly  •  3h 24m

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

Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Milan by train and subway

265 Weekly Services
1h 34m Average Duration
€74 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Milan is to drive which costs €35 - €55 and takes 2h.

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The fastest way to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Milan is to train via Milano Rogoredo which takes 1h 34m and costs €70 - €150.

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No, there is no direct train from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Milan. However, there are services departing from Bologna Airport and arriving at Duomo M3 via Bologna Centrale and Rogoredo Fs. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 34m.

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The distance between Bologna Airport (BLQ) and Milan is 215 km. The road distance is 210.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Milan without a car is to train via Milano Rogoredo which takes 1h 34m and costs €70 - €150.

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It takes approximately 1h 34m to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Milan, including transfers.

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Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Milan train services, operated by ItaloTreno, depart from Bologna Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Milan is to train via Milano Rogoredo which takes 1h 34m and costs €70 - €150. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs €50 - €250 and takes 3h 24m.

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Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Milan train services, operated by ItaloTreno, arrive at Milano Centrale Station.

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

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  • Distance: 214.8 km
  • Duration: 1h 34m

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Rogoredo hourly. Tickets cost €18 - €65 and the journey takes 54 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Alitalia, Air Dolomiti and six other airlines fly from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Milan hourly.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Milan Linate via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€430 - €1100
Flights from Bologna to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€380 - €900
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bologna to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €250
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Bologna to Milan Linate via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€430 - €1100
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 Rogoredo
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €65
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/en/frecce.html
Super Economy
€18 - €25
Base Standard
€35 - €50
Base Premium
€45 - €65
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 06 8937 1892
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale to Milan Rogoredo
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
https://www.italotreno.it/en
Smart Economy
€35 - €50
Smart Flex
€40 - €50
Train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
https://www.italotreno.it/en
Smart Economy
€40 - €50
Smart Flex
€40 - €55
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 Rogoredo
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €19
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/
2nd Class
€14 - €19
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 848 44 66 88
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Rogoredo
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €120
Website
https://www.sbb.ch/en
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Bologna Airport to Milano Linate airport
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€35 - €300
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€36 - €39
Private
€160 - €300

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