Directions from Bologna to Frankfurt am Main

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

Fly from Bologna  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Frankfurt (FRA) BLQ - FRA

$87 - $329

Cheapest option

Bus Simet SPA  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from BOLOGNA-Terminal Bus to VERONA-Autostazione P.Nuova Baltour
  2. Take the bus from Verona to Frankfurt

$54 - $82

7 alternative options

Train to Florence, fly  •  5 h 3 min

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

$113 - $382

Train to Venice, fly  •  5 h 38 min

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

$110 - $372

Train to Verona, fly  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Fly from Verona (VRN) to Frankfurt (FRA) VRN - FRA

$118 - $401

Train  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale Fr
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Basel SBB Ec
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

$180 - $311

Train, car train  •  13 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Verona Porta Nuova Fa / ...
  2. Take the car train from Verona Porta Nuova to Darmstadt Hbf

$143 - $188

Bus FlixBus  •  14 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station N77 / ...

$55 - $95

Drive  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Bologna to Frankfurt am Main 555.3 miles

$130 - $200

What companies run services between Bologna, Italy and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

Lufthansa and Air Dolomiti fly from Bologna to Frankfurt am Main every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bologna to Frankfurt am Main via Milano Centrale and Basel SBB in around 9 h 33 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Bologna to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $260
Flights from Florence to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Florence to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $250
Flights from Venice to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Venice to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $220
Flights from Verona to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $240
Flights from Verona to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Verona to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $240
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Venice to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Frankfurt via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Venice to Frankfurt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
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 Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $27
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
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
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
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $20
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $130
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 Darmstadt Hbf
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Bus operators
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from BOLOGNA-Terminal Bus to VERONA-Autostazione P.Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Simet SPA
Phone
+39.0983.520315
Email
simetspa@simetspa.it
Website
simetspa.it
Bus from Verona to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9 h 16 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
simetspa.it
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bologna, Bologna to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bologna and Frankfurt am Main is 656 km. The road distance is 888 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bologna to Frankfurt am Main is to bus which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 11 h 56 min.

The quickest way to get from Bologna to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which takes 4 h 2 min and costs 70€ - 280€.

No, there is no direct train from Bologna to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Bologna C.Le and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf via Milano Centrale and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 33 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bologna, Bologna and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 h 20 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to get from Bologna to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.