There are 6 ways to get from Bologna to Graz by bus, train, night train, car or plane

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Bus  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Graz, Graz Webling N545

$30 - $60

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Train  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Villach Hbf En
  2. Take the train from Klagenfurt Hbf (Busbahnhof) to Graz Hbf (Europaplatz) Bus

$67 - $122

Night train, train  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the night train from Bologna Centrale Station to Klagenfurt Hauptbahnhof Nj 1234
  2. Take the train from Klagenfurt Hbf (Busbahnhof) to Graz Hbf (Europaplatz) Bus

$69 - $100

Drive  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Bologna to Graz 353.7 miles

$85 - $130

Fly to Graz  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Graz (GRZ) BLQ - GRZ

$150 - $683

Fly to Vienna, train  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Vienna (VIE) BLQ - VIE
  2. Take the train from Flughafen Wien to Graz Hbf

$116 - $373

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bologna, Bologna and arriving at Graz, Graz Webling. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 7 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bologna to Graz. However, there are services departing from Bologna C.Le and arriving at Graz Hbf (Europaplatz) via Villach Hbf and Klagenfurt Hbf (Busbahnhof). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 13 min.

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The distance between Bologna and Graz is 428 km. The road distance is 565.9 km.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Graz without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 10 min and costs .

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The bus from Bologna, Bologna to Graz, Graz Webling takes 7 h 10 min including transfers and departs five times a week.

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

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

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The best way to get from Bologna to Graz is to bus which takes 7 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 8 h 13 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 5 h 52 min.

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There is no direct flight from Bologna Airport to Graz Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Bologna to Graz.
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  • Distance: 267.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 10 min

What companies run services between Bologna, Italy and Graz, Austria?

FlixBus operates a bus from Bologna to Graz 5 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 7 h 10 min. Eurolines IT also services this route twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bologna to Graz via Villach Hbf, Klagenfurt Hbf, and Klagenfurt Hbf (Busbahnhof) in around 8 h 13 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $320
Flights from Bologna to Graz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Flights from Bologna to Graz via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Flights from Bologna to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $270
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bologna to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Bologna to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Train operators
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 Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$45 - $60
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Klagenfurt Hbf (Busbahnhof) to Graz Hbf (Europaplatz)
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Flughafen Wien to Graz Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Bologna Centrale Station to Klagenfurt Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
nightjet.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 Graz, Graz Webling
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Bologna to Graz train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Graz Hbf (Europaplatz) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bologna to Graz is 566 km. It takes approximately 5 h 22 min to drive from Bologna to Graz.

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Air Dolomiti, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Bologna Airport to Graz Airport.

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Book your Bologna to Graz bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 310+ hotels available in Graz. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Bologna Airport is to line 40 bus which takes 13 min and costs .

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