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There are 5 ways to get from Bologna to Follonica by train, bus, night train 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 Livorno  •  3h 42m

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fa / ...
  2. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Livorno C.Le Rv / ...
  3. Take the train from Livorno Centrale to Follonica Rv / ...

17€ - 55€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs to PISA - Via Pietrasantina Parcheggio Baltour
  2. Take the bus from Pisa, Pisa to Follonica 512

14€ - 22€

3 alternative options

Train  •  4h 3m

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

17€ - 46€

Night train, train  •  4h 26m

  1. Take the night train from Bologna Centrale to Livorno Centrale Nj
  2. Take the train from Livorno Centrale to Follonica Rv / ...

20€ - 39€

Drive  •  2h 45m

  1. Drive from Bologna to Follonica 159.5 miles

30€ - 50€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bologna to Follonica is to bus which costs 13€ - 23€ and takes 5h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Bologna to Follonica is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bologna to Follonica. However, there are services departing from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs and arriving at Follonica via Pisa, Pisa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 19m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bologna to Follonica. However, there are services departing from Bologna C.Le and arriving at Follonica via Firenze Smn and Livorno Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 42m.

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The distance between Bologna and Follonica is 180 km. The road distance is 255.1 km.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Follonica without a car is to train via Livorno which takes 3h 42m and costs 17€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 3h 42m to get from Bologna to Follonica, including transfers.

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Bologna to Follonica bus services, operated by Baltour, depart from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs station.

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

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The best way to get from Bologna to Follonica is to train via Livorno which takes 3h 42m and costs 17€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13€ - 23€ and takes 5h 19m.

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Map of how to get from Bologna to Follonica.
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  • Distance: 112.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 42m

What companies run services between Bologna, Italy and Follonica, Tuscany, Italy?

You can take a train from Bologna to Follonica via Firenze S.Maria Novella, Firenze Smn, and Livorno Centrale in around 3h 42m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bologna to Follonica via Pisa, Pisa in around 5h 19m.

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 Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
13€ - 20€
Website
trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
Italo Treno
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 Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
11€ - 14€
Train from Firenze Smn to Livorno C.Le
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
12€ - 14€
Train from Livorno Centrale to Follonica
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 13€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
10€ - 13€
Train from Firenze Smn to Follonica
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 25€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
21€ - 25€
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Livorno Centrale to Follonica
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 20€
Website
trenitalia.com
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Bologna Centrale to Livorno Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
15€ - 20€
Schedules at
nightjet.com
Bus operators
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
flixbus.it
Bus from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs to PISA - Via Pietrasantina Parcheggio
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 13€
Website
Baltour
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Pisa, Pisa to Follonica
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
5€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bologna to Follonica is 255 km. It takes approximately 2h 45m to drive from Bologna to Follonica.

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There are 1255+ hotels available in Follonica. Prices start at 70€ per night.

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