There are 6 ways to get from Bologna to Cesena by train, bus, night train, car, rideshare or shuttle

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  •  46 min

  1. Ic / ...

$6 - $23

Cheapest option

Bus, line 92 bus  •  2 h

  1. 5
  2. 92

$2 - $4

4 alternative options

Night train  •  58 min

  1. Icn

$15 - $23

Drive  •  58 min

  1. 56.3 miles

$13 - $20

Rideshare  •  1 h 23 min

  1. 57.8 miles


Shuttle  •  2 h 15 min

$35 - $180

Questions & Answers

The distance between Bologna and Cesena is 82 km. The road distance is 90 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bologna to Cesena is to bus and line 92 bus which costs 2€ - 3€ and takes 2 h.

The quickest way to get from Bologna to Cesena is to train which takes 46 min and costs 5€ - 20€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bologna C.Le and arriving at Cesena. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 46 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Bologna to Cesena. However, there are services departing from Bologna - Piazza XX settembre and arriving at Barriera via Forlì. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h.

The train from Bologna C.Le to Cesena takes 46 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Bologna to Cesena hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $23 and the journey takes 46 min. Trenitalia also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bologna to Cesena via Forlì station and Forlì in around 2 h.

Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity
+39 06 68475475
Train from Bologna Centrale to Cesena
Ave. Duration
45 min
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $15
1st Class
$12 - $15
Bus operators
Società Autocooperative Trasporti Italiani S.p.A.
Bus from Bologna - Piazza XX settembre to Forlì station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
3 times a week
Schedules at
Start Romagna
+39 199 115 577
Bus from Forlì to Barriera
Ave. Duration
43 min
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
Other operators
Rideshare from Bologna to Cesena
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
Book at

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