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

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Bus  •  1h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Mantova, Mantova 453 / ...

$6 - $11

3 alternative options

Train  •  2h 40m

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

$7 - $18

Rideshare  •  1h 36m

  1. Take the rideshare from Bologna to Mantua 69.8 miles

$7

Drive  •  1h 8m

  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 1h 36m.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bologna, Bologna and arriving at Mantova, Mantova. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1h 25m.

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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 2h 40m.

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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 bus which takes 1h 25m and costs 5€ - 9€.

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The bus from Bologna, Bologna to Mantova, Mantova takes 1h 25m including transfers and departs four times a week.

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

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

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The best way to get from Bologna to Mantua is to bus which takes 1h 25m and costs 5€ - 9€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 6€ - 16€ and takes 2h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Bologna to Mantua.
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  • Distance: 53.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 25m

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Bologna to Mantua 4 times a week. Tickets cost $6 - $11 and the journey takes 1h 25m. Marino Autolinee also services this route once a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bologna to Mantua via Modena in around 2h 40m.

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 Modena
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$6 - $8
Train from Modena to Mantova
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$9 - $11
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 Mantova, Mantova
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Bologna to Mantova
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$9
Website
Marino Autolinee
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
1h 36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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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 1h 8m to drive from Bologna to Mantua.

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There are 375+ hotels available in Mantua. Prices start at $55 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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