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There are 12 ways to get from Bologna to Düsseldorf by plane, train, bus, car train or car

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Fly Bologna to Dusseldorf  •  4h 59m

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Dusseldorf (DUS) BLQ - DUS

$62 - $201

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Fly Bologna to Cologne Bonn, train  •  5h 18m

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) BLQ - CGN
  2. Take the train from Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf to Düsseldorf Hbf

$71 - $272

Train to Venice, fly to Dusseldorf  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Dusseldorf (DUS) VCE - DUS

$64 - $307

Fly Bologna to Frankfurt, train  •  5h 28m

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Frankfurt (FRA) BLQ - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Düsseldorf Hbf

$121 - $383

Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Dusseldorf  •  6h 17m

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Porta Garibaldi
  2. Take the train from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Dusseldorf (DUS) MXP - DUS

$70 - $253

Fly Bologna to Eindhoven, train  •  7h 6m

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Eindhoven (EIN) BLQ - EIN
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven to Venlo
  3. Take the train from Venlo to Dusseldorf Hbf

Train  •  11h 39m

  1. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale Station
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Basel SBB Ece / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ice

$170 - $339

Bus FlixBus  •  16h

  1. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Düsseldorf N537

$65 - $110

Train, car train  •  16h 25m

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Verona Porta Nuova Rv / ...
  2. Take the car train from Verona Porta Nuova to Düsseldorf Hbf Uex 1384

$74 - $159

Bus Eurolines FR  •  21h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Bologna to Strasbourg
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Düsseldorf

$141 - $221

Drive, train  •  10h 34m

  1. Drive from Bologna to Augsburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Augsburg Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ice

$197 - $286

Drive  •  10h 13m

  1. Drive from Bologna to Düsseldorf 678.5 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Bologna to Düsseldorf is to fly which costs 50€ - 180€ and takes 4h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Bologna to Düsseldorf is to fly which costs 50€ - 180€ and takes 4h 59m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bologna, Bologna and arriving at Düsseldorf. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16h.

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No, there is no direct train from Bologna to Düsseldorf. However, there are services departing from Bologna Centrale and arriving at Düsseldorf Hbf via Milano Centrale, Basel SBB and Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 39m.

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The distance between Bologna and Düsseldorf is 822 km. The road distance is 1085.7 km.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Düsseldorf without a car is to train which takes 11h 39m and costs 140€ - 300€.

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It takes approximately 4h 59m to get from Bologna to Düsseldorf, including transfers.

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

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Bologna to Düsseldorf train services, operated by ItaloTreno, depart from Bologna Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Düsseldorf is to fly which takes 4h 59m and costs 50€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 140€ - 300€ and takes 11h 39m, you could also bus, which costs 55€ - 95€ and takes 16h.

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Map of how to get from Bologna to Düsseldorf.
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  • Distance: 513.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 59m

What companies run services between Bologna, Italy and Düsseldorf, Germany?

Eurowings, Lufthansa and six other airlines fly from Bologna to Düsseldorf hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bologna to Düsseldorf via Milano Centrale Station, Milano Centrale, Basel SBB, and Mannheim Hbf in around 11h 39m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Bologna to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Bologna to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Venice to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Venice to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Bologna to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Bologna to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $260
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Bologna to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Bologna to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Flights from Venice to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dusseldorf via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bologna to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bologna to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Venice to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bologna to Dusseldorf via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Bologna to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $350
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Venice to Dusseldorf via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Bologna to Dusseldorf via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$150 - $480
SunExpress Deutschland
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Venice to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Bologna to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $400
Train operators
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln/Bonn Flughafen to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Basel SBB to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Augsburg Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
bahn.de
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 Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Train from Bologna C.Le to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $19
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 Milano Porta Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Eindhoven to Venlo
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Eurobahn
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
eurobahn.de
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Milano Centrale to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$30 - $120
First
$75 - $190
Train from Basel Sbb to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Verona Porta Nuova to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
$68
Motorcycle
$114
Vehicle
$126
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 Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bologna to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
11h 43m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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The quickest flight from Bologna Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 20m.

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

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Bologna to Düsseldorf train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Düsseldorf Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bologna to Düsseldorf is 1086 km. It takes approximately 10h 13m to drive from Bologna to Düsseldorf.

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Eurowings, Scandinavian Airlines, Alitalia and four other airlines offer flights from Bologna Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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Book your Bologna to Düsseldorf bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 1069+ hotels available in Düsseldorf. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Bologna Airport is to line 40 bus which takes 13m and costs 1€ - 3€.

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