There are 2 ways to get from Bologna to Lake Garda by train, car or car ferry

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Train, drive, car ferry  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Verona Porta Nuova Fa
  2. Drive from Domegliara to Torri
  3. Take the car ferry from Torri to Maderno 2 / ...

$29 - $48

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Drive  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Bologna to Lake Garda 125.1 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Bologna to Lake Garda is to drive which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bologna to Lake Garda is to drive which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 18 min.

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The distance between Bologna and Lake Garda is 140 km. The road distance is 200.1 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to get from Bologna to Lake Garda, including transfers.

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The nearest airport to Lake Garda is Verona (VRN) Airport which is 34 km away. Other nearby airports include Milan Bergamo (BGY) (76.4 km), Milan Linate (LIN) (111.7 km), Venice (VCE) (130.2 km) and Milan Malpensa (MXP) (153.3 km).

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Map of how to get from Bologna to Lake Garda.
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  • Distance: 87.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 11 min

What companies run services between Bologna, Italy and Lake Garda, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Bologna to Lake Garda. However, you can take the train to Verona Porta Nuova, take the train to Domegliara, take the drive to Torri, take the car ferry to Maderno, then take the drive to Lake Garda. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Lake Garda.

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