There are 4 ways to get from Bologna to Mantua by train, night bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Modena Fb / ...
  2. Take the train from Modena to Mantova Reg / ...

$15 - $26

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Rideshare  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bologna to Mantua 69.8 miles

$8

2 alternative options

Night bus  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the night bus from Bologna *Int_BOLZANO* to Mantova Marinobus

$9

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Bologna to Mantua 69.3 miles

$16 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Bologna to Mantua is to rideshare which costs 6€ and takes 1 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bologna to Mantua is to drive which costs 14€ - 21€ and takes 1 h 8 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Bologna *Int_BOLZANO* and arriving at Mantova. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bologna to Mantua. However, there are services departing from Bologna C.Le and arriving at Mantova via Modena. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 29 min.

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The distance between Bologna and Mantua is 86 km. The road distance is 110.9 km.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Mantua without a car is to train which takes 2 h 29 min and costs 13€ - 23€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to get from Bologna to Mantua, including transfers.

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Bologna to Mantua bus services, operated by Marino Autolinee, depart from Bologna *Int_BOLZANO* station.

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

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Bologna to Mantua bus services, operated by Marino Autolinee, arrive at Mantova station.

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Map of how to get from Bologna to Mantua.
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  • Distance: 53.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 29 min

What companies run services between Bologna, Italy and Mantua, Italy?

You can take a train from Bologna to Mantua via Modena in around 2 h 29 min.

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 Modena
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Modena to Mantova
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$9 - $12
Bus operators
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Night bus from Bologna *Int_BOLZANO* to Mantova
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bologna to Mantua
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Bologna to Mantua train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Mantova station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bologna to Mantua is 111 km. It takes approximately 1 h 8 min to drive from Bologna to Mantua.

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There are 384+ hotels available in Mantua. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Bologna and Mantua. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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