There are 6 ways to get from Bologna to Modena by train, bus, rideshare, taxi, car or shuttle

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Train  •  32 min

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

$3 - $8

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Rideshare  •  55 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bologna to Modena 28.7 miles

$3

4 alternative options

Bus  •  37 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna to Modena - Gottardi Bus Terminal 4 / ...

$3 - $10

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bologna to Modena 28.8 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Bologna to Modena 28.8 miles

$6 - $10

Shuttle  •  1 h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Bologna to Modena

$30 - $85

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bologna and arriving at Modena - Gottardi Bus Terminal. Services depart three times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bologna C.Le and arriving at Modena. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 32 min.

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The distance between Bologna and Modena is 37 km. The road distance is 46.1 km.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Modena without a car is to train which takes 32 min and costs .

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The train from Bologna C.Le to Modena takes 32 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Bologna to Modena bus services, operated by Marino Autolinee, depart from Bologna station.

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

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The best way to get from Bologna to Modena is to train which takes 32 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 37 min.

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Bologna to Modena bus services, operated by Marino Autolinee, arrive at Modena - Gottardi Bus Terminal station.

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

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Map of how to get from Bologna to Modena.
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  • Distance: 23.1 miles
  • Duration: 32 min

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

Trenitalia operates a train from Bologna to Modena every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $8 and the journey takes 32 min. Alternatively, Marino Autolinee operates a bus from Bologna to Modena once daily. Tickets cost $5 and the journey takes 37 min. Two other operators also service this route.

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
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$6 - $8
Bus operators
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Bologna to Modena - Gottardi Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Book at
booking.marinobus.it
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus from Bologna to Modena
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it
TTI Slr
Phone
+39081969167
Email
servizioclienti@leonettiroma.it
Website
leonettiroma.it
Bus from Bologna Central Railway Station, Piazza XX Settembre to Modena, Via Benedetto Bacchini
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
leonettiroma.it
Book at
ttisrl.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.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bologna to Modena
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Bologna to Modena
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Taxi Auto Pubbliche
Phone
+39 051 246555
NCC Noleggio
Phone
+39 329 213 5536
Website
nccangelo.com
Cotabo
Phone
+39 051 372727
Website
cotabo.it

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Yes, the driving distance between Bologna to Modena is 46 km. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from Bologna to Modena.

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

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