There are 5 ways to get from Bologna to Brescia 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.

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Train  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Brescia Fr / ...

$22 - $40

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Bus  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Brescia, Brescia 415 / ...

$11 - $20

3 alternative options

Train Trenitalia  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Verona Porta Nuova Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Brescia Fr / ...

$15 - $49

Rideshare  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bologna to Brescia 121.3 miles

$13

Drive  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Bologna to Brescia 120.9 miles

$29 - $45

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bologna, Bologna and arriving at Brescia, Brescia. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bologna C.Le and arriving at Brescia. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 47 min.

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The distance between Bologna and Brescia is 146 km. The road distance is 193.4 km.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Brescia without a car is to train which takes 1 h 47 min and costs .

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The train from Bologna C.Le to Brescia takes 1 h 47 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Bologna to Brescia bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bologna, Bologna station.

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Bologna to Brescia train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Bologna C.Le station.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Brescia is to train which takes 1 h 47 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 20 min.

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Bologna to Brescia bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brescia, Brescia station.

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Bologna to Brescia train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Brescia station.

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Map of how to get from Bologna to Brescia.
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  • Distance: 91.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 47 min

What companies run services between Bologna, Italy and Brescia, Italy?

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Bologna to Brescia 3 times a day. Tickets cost $25 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 47 min. ItaloTreno also services this route once daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bologna to Brescia once daily. Tickets cost $12 - $20 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
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 Brescia
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Brescia
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Brescia Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Brescia Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
italotreno.it
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 C.Le to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $19
Bus operators
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 Brescia, Brescia
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $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 Brescia - Autostazione Via Solferino -22 - 23
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Bologna to Brescia
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bologna to Brescia
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Bologna to Brescia is 193 km. It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to drive from Bologna to Brescia.

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Book your Bologna to Brescia bus tickets online with FlixBus, Distribusion and Busbud.

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There are 803+ hotels available in Brescia. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Bologna and Brescia. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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