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There are 6 ways to get from Bologna Centrale Station to Ravenna by train, bus, rideshare 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  •  2h 1m

  1. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Faenza Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Faenza to Ravenna Re

€6 - €44

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Rideshare  •  1h 34m

  1. Take the rideshare from Bologna to Ravenna 78.5 km

€5

4 alternative options

Train, line 156 bus  •  2h 10m

  1. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Forli Ic / ...
  2. Take the line 156 bus from Forlì to Circonvallazione al Molino 156 / ...

€9 - €47

Bus, line 156 bus  •  3h

  1. Take the bus from Bologna - Autostazione Piazza XX Settembre to Forlì - Terminal autobus Piazzale Martiri d'Ungheria 5
  2. Take the line 156 bus from Forlì to Circonvallazione al Molino 156 / ...

€7 - €11

Line 299 bus, line 206 bus, line 296 bus  •  4h 15m

  1. Take the line 299 bus from Piazza Dei Martiri to Medicina 299
  2. Take the line 206 bus from Medicina to Lugo Foro Boario 206 / ...
  3. Take the line 296 bus from Lugo Foro Boario to Ravenna De Gasperi 296

€7 - €15

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Bologna Centrale Station to Ravenna 80.3 km

€9 - €15

Bologna Centrale Station to Ravenna by train

The train journey time between Bologna Centrale Station and Ravenna is around 2h 19m and covers a distance of around 82 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 7m. Operated by Trenitalia Intercity, Trenitalia and Trenitalia Frecce, the Bologna Centrale Station to Ravenna train service departs from Bologna Centrale and arrives in Ravenna. Typically eight trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2h 19m
Fastest train time:
2h 7m
Train distance:
82 km
Trains per week:
8
Cheapest price:
€6
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:34
Last train departs at:
08:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bologna Centrale Station to Ravenna train schedules

Bologna Centrale Station → Ravenna
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ravenna is 1500.

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Bologna Centrale Station to Ravenna is to rideshare, which costs €5 and takes 1h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Bologna Centrale Station to Ravenna is to drive which costs €9 - €15 and takes 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bologna Centrale Station to Ravenna. However, there are services departing from Bologna - Autostazione Piazza XX Settembre and arriving at Circonvallazione al Molino via Forlì. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h.

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No, there is no direct train from Bologna Centrale Station to Ravenna. However, there are services departing from Bologna Centrale and arriving at Ravenna via Faenza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 1m.

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The distance between Bologna Centrale Station and Ravenna is 69 km. The road distance is 80.3 km.

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The best way to get from Bologna Centrale Station to Ravenna without a car is to train which takes 2h 1m and costs €5 - €45.

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It takes approximately 2h 1m to get from Bologna Centrale Station to Ravenna, including transfers.

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Bologna Centrale Station to Ravenna bus services, operated by Società Autocooperative Trasporti Italiani S.p.A., depart from Bologna - Autostazione Piazza XX Settembre station.

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Bologna Centrale Station to Ravenna train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, depart from Bologna Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Bologna Centrale Station to Ravenna is to train which takes 2h 1m and costs €5 - €45. Alternatively, you can bus and line 156 bus, which costs €7 - €11 and takes 3h.

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Map of how to get from Bologna Centrale Station to Ravenna.
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  • Distance: 68.9 km
  • Duration: 2h 1m

What companies run services between Bologna Centrale Station, Italy and Ravenna, Italy?

You can take a train from Bologna Centrale Station to Ravenna via Faenza in around 2h 1m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bologna Centrale Station to Ravenna via Bologna - Autostazione Piazza XX Settembre and Forlì in around 3h.

Train operators
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 Faenza
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€4 - €7
Train from Bologna Centrale to Forli
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€5 - €8
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 Faenza
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€3 - €8
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€7 - €8
Train from Faenza to Ravenna
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€2 - €6
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€5 - €6
Train from Bologna Centrale to Forli
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€4 - €10
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€9 - €10
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 Faenza
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €40
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€8 - €12
Base Standard
€21 - €28
Base Premium
€27 - €40
Train from Bologna Centrale to Forli
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €40
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€9 - €13
Base Standard
€22 - €30
Base Premium
€28 - €40
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 Forlì
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €35
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€13 - €19
Smart Low Cost
€11 - €16
Smart Flex
€24 - €35
Bus operators
Start Romagna
Phone
+39 199 115 577
Email
servizioclienti@startromagna.it
Website
startromagna.it
Bus from Forlì to Circonvallazione al Molino
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Schedules at
startromagna.it
2nd Class
€4 - €7
Società Autocooperative Trasporti Italiani S.p.A.
Phone
0874.63999
Email
info@satiautobus.com
Website
satiautobus.com
Bus from Bologna - Autostazione Piazza XX Settembre to Forlì - Terminal autobus Piazzale Martiri d'Ungheria
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€3 - €4
Schedules at
satiautobus.com
TPER spa
Phone
051.350111
Website
tper.it
Bus from Piazza Dei Martiri to Medicina
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €6
Schedules at
TPER spa
2nd Class
€2 - €4
1st Class
€3 - €6
Bus from Medicina to Lugo Foro Boario
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€2 - €5
Schedules at
TPER spa
2nd Class
€2 - €4
1st Class
€3 - €5
Bus from Lugo Foro Boario to Ravenna De Gasperi
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€2 - €5
Schedules at
TPER spa
2nd Class
€2 - €4
1st Class
€3 - €5
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bologna to Ravenna
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€5
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Bologna Centrale Station to Ravenna bus services, operated by Start Romagna, arrive at Circonvallazione al Molino station.

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Bologna Centrale Station to Ravenna train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Ravenna station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bologna Centrale Station to Ravenna is 80 km. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Bologna Centrale Station to Ravenna.

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