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There are 9 ways to get from Bologna to France by plane, 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.

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Fly Bologna to Marseille  •  4h 2m

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Marseille (MRS) BLQ - MRS

$97 - $317

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Bus FlixBus  •  15h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Paris, Paris N521

$66 - $106

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Fly Bologna to Lyon  •  4h 17m

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Lyon (LYS) BLQ - LYS

$85 - $323

Fly Bologna to Paris CDG  •  4h 46m

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Paris CDG (CDG) BLQ - CDG

$68 - $285

Train to Florence, fly to Paris CDG  •  5h 41m

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
  2. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Paris CDG (CDG) FLR - CDG

$94 - $380

Train  •  9h 23m

  1. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Torino Porta Susa 9950 / ...
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv

$165 - $198

Bus Eurolines FR  •  17h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Bologna to Paris Gallieni

$96 - $182

Train, Thello  •  15h 36m

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Verona Porta Nuova Rv / ...
  2. Take the Thello from Verona to Gare de Lyon 220

$132 - $182

Drive  •  10h 26m

  1. Drive from Bologna to Paris 688.8 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Bologna to France is to bus which costs 55€ - 95€ and takes 15h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Bologna to France is to fly which costs 80€ - 280€ and takes 4h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bologna to France. However, there are services departing from Bologna, Bologna and arriving at Notre-Dame - Quai De Montebello via Gare De Bercy - Popb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 24m.

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The distance between Bologna and France is 772 km. The road distance is 1102 km.

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The best way to get from Bologna to France without a car is to train which takes 9h 23m and costs 140€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 4h 2m to get from Bologna to France, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Bologna to France is to fly which takes 4h 2m and costs 80€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 140€ - 180€ and takes 9h 23m, you could also bus, which costs 55€ - 95€ and takes 15h 24m.

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The quickest flight from Bologna Airport to Marseille Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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Map of how to get from Bologna to France.
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  • Distance: 482.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 2m

What companies run services between Bologna, Italy and France?

Ryanair, Hop! and Air France fly from Bologna to Marseille once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bologna to Paris via Torino Porta Susa, Paris Gare de Lyon, and Gare de Lyon in around 9h 23m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bologna to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Bologna to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Bologna to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $470
Flights from Florence to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Bologna to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Florence to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Bologna to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Bologna to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Florence to Paris CDG via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bologna to Paris CDG via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Florence to Paris CDG via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$22 - $160
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Paris CDG via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
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
34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.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
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 4m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $270
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
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $19
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Night train from Verona to Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
12h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
thello.com
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 Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bologna to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
16h 39m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $180
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Yes, the driving distance between Bologna to France is 1102 km. It takes approximately 10h 26m to drive from Bologna to France.

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Ryanair, Air France and Hop! offer flights from Bologna Airport to Marseille Airport.

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There are 43+ hotels available in France. Prices start at $69 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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