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There are 5 ways to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Venice by train, bus, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train  •  2h 52m

  1. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia Re / ...

18€ - 81€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs to VENEZIA - VENEZIA - Tronchetto stazione people mover Baltour

15€ - 20€

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Bologna Airport to Ferrara
  2. Take the train from Ferrara to Venezia S. Lucia Re / ...

Drive  •  1h 33m

  1. Drive from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Venice 155.1 km

19€ - 28€

Towncar  •  1h 33m

  1. Take a town car from Bologna Airport to Venice 155.1 km

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The cost-effective way to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Venice is to bus, which costs 15€ - 20€ and takes 4h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Venice is to drive which costs 19€ - 28€ and takes 1h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Venice. However, there are services departing from Aeroporto and arriving at VENEZIA - VENEZIA - Tronchetto stazione people mover via Ospedale Maggiore and Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 10m.

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The distance between Bologna Airport (BLQ) and Venice is 130 km. The road distance is 155.1 km.

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The best way to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Venice without a car is to train which takes 2h 52m and costs 17€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 2h 52m to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Venice, including transfers.

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Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Venice bus services, operated by Baltour, depart from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs station.

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The best way to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Venice is to train which takes 2h 52m and costs 17€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 15€ - 20€ and takes 4h 10m.

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Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Venice bus services, operated by Baltour, arrive at VENEZIA - VENEZIA - Tronchetto stazione people mover station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Venice is 155 km. It takes approximately 1h 33m to drive from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Venice.

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Map of how to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Venice.
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  • Distance: 129.9 km
  • Duration: 2h 52m

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

Trenitalia operates a train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia hourly. Tickets cost 11€ - 22€ and the journey takes 2h 8m. Trenitalia Frecce also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, Baltour operates a bus from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs to VENEZIA - VENEZIA - Tronchetto stazione people mover 3 times a day. Tickets cost 8€ - 11€ and the journey takes 2h 30m.

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 Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 22€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
20€ - 22€
Train from Ferrara to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 16€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
14€ - 16€
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 Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
15€ - 21€
Base Standard
30€ - 45€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
Train from Ferrara to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 50€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
12€ - 17€
Base Standard
27€ - 40€
Base Premium
30€ - 50€
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 Ferrara to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
15€ - 22€
Smart Low Cost
13€ - 18€
Smart Flex
28€ - 40€
Bus operators
Ferrara Bus & Fly
Phone
+39 (0) 532 19 44444
Website
ferrarabusandfly.it
Bus from Bologna Airport to Ferrara
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
ferrarabusandfly.it
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs to VENEZIA - VENEZIA - Tronchetto stazione people mover
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
Baltour
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Bologna Airport to Venice

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