There are 4 ways to get from Bologna to Carrara by train, bus 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 via Pisa Centrale  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le Rv / ...
  3. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Carrara Avenza Reg / ...

$27 - $49

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna to La Spezia 26

$20 - $21

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Carrara Avenza Firenze - Pisa - Livorno / ...

$27 - $46

Drive  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Bologna to Carrara 126.6 miles

$30 - $45

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

You can take a train from Bologna to Carrara via Firenze S.Maria Novella, Firenze Smn, Pisa C.Le, and Pisa Centrale in around 3 h 15 min. Alternatively, Marino Autolinee operates a bus from Bologna to Carrara once daily. Tickets cost $17 and the journey takes 2 h 25 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$12 - $15
Train from Pisa Centrale to Carrara Avenza
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10
Train from Firenze Smn to Carrara Avenza
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$18 - $22
Bus operators
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Bologna to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Book at
booking.marinobus.it

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Bologna to Carrara?

The distance between Bologna and Carrara is 109 km. The road distance is 203 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bologna to Carrara?

The cheapest way to get from Bologna to Carrara is to bus which costs 16€ - 18€ and takes 4 h 44 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Bologna to Carrara?

The quickest way to get from Bologna to Carrara is to drive which takes 2 h 7 min and costs 25€ - 40€.

Is there a direct train between Bologna and Carrara?

No, there is no direct train from Bologna to Carrara. However, there are services departing from Bologna C.Le and arriving at Carrara Avenza via Firenze Smn and Pisa Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

Is there a direct bus between Bologna and Carrara?

No, there is no direct bus from Bologna to Carrara. However, there are services departing from Bologna and arriving at Carrara Ospedale via La Spezia - Via Chiodo and Direzione Est Sarzana Piazza Martiri Del. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 44 min.

How long does it take to get from Bologna to Carrara?

It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to get from Bologna to Carrara, including transfers.