There are 10 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 Lyon  •  4 h 17 min

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

$85 - $324

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Bus FlixBus  •  15 h 21 min

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

$67 - $109

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Fly Bologna to Paris CDG  •  4 h 47 min

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

$68 - $285

Train to Venice, fly to Nice  •  5 h 47 min

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

$72 - $311

Train to Florence, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 57 min

  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 - $378

Train to Florence, fly to Paris Orly  •  5 h 45 min

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

$85 - $320

Train  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale Fr
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv

$183 - $226

Bus Eurolines FR  •  17 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna to Paris Gallieni

$98 - $186

Train, Thello  •  15 h 21 min

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

$142 - $200

Drive  •  10 h 26 min

  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 15 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bologna to France is to fly which costs 70€ - 280€ and takes 4 h 17 min.

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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 Ministere De L'economie Et Des Finances. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 21 min.

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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 9 h 23 min and costs 150€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 17 min 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 4 h 17 min and costs 70€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 150€ - 200€ and takes 9 h 23 min, you could also bus, which costs 55€ - 95€ and takes 15 h 21 min.

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The quickest flight from Bologna Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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

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

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Hop! offers flights from Bologna Airport to Lyon Airport.

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  • Distance: 482.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 17 min

What companies run services between Bologna, Italy and France?

Hop! flies from Bologna to Lyon twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bologna to Paris via Milano Centrale, Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, Paris Gare de Lyon, and Gare de Lyon in around 9 h 23 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bologna to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Bologna to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $470
Flights from Bologna to Paris CDG via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,300
Flights from Florence to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Bologna to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Venice to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Florence to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bologna to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Florence to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bologna to Paris CDG via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Venice to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Florence to Paris CDG via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Florence to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Bologna to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bologna to Paris CDG via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
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 Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Night train from Verona to Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $170
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
14 h 45 min
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
16 h 39 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $190
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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