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There are 9 ways to get from Bologna to Positano by train, bus, night bus, subway, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Napoli Centrale Fr / ...

$81 - $142

Cheapest option

Night bus, subway  •  10 h 51 min

  1. Take the night bus from Bologna to Naples Ouibus / ...
  2. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Sorrento Tr3

$28 - $65

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Bus  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Rome N524 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Roma to Positano Marozzi

$37 - $65

Drive  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Bologna to Positano 390.7 miles

$90 - $140

Fly Bologna to Naples, subway  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Naples (NAP) BLQ - NAP
  2. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Meta

$104 - $283

Fly Bologna to Rome, train, subway  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Rome (FCO) BLQ - FCO
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Centrale Station
  3. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Meta

$75 - $293

Train to Verona, fly to Naples, subway, line 5070 bus  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Fly from Verona (VRN) to Naples (NAP) VRN - NAP
  3. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Meta
  4. Take the line 5070 bus from Meta to Positano Sponda

$59 - $363

Train to Venice, fly to Naples, subway, line 5070 bus  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Naples (NAP) VCE - NAP
  3. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Meta
  4. Take the line 5070 bus from Meta to Positano Sponda

$55 - $173

Train to Venice Treviso, fly to Naples, subway, line 5070 bus  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice Treviso (TSF) to Naples (NAP) TSF - NAP
  3. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Meta
  4. Take the line 5070 bus from Meta to Positano Sponda

$72 - $314

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bologna to Positano is to night bus and subway which costs 24€ - 60€ and takes 10 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bologna to Positano is to train which costs 70€ - 130€ and takes 5 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bologna to Positano. However, there are services departing from Bologna, Bologna and arriving at Positano via Roma. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 35 min.

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The distance between Bologna and Positano is 501 km. The road distance is 625.1 km.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Positano without a car is to train which takes 5 h 15 min and costs 70€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 15 min to get from Bologna to Positano, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Bologna to Positano is to train which takes 5 h 15 min and costs 70€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 10 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Bologna Airport to Naples Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Bologna to Positano bus services, operated by Marozzi VT, arrive at Positano station.

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Map of how to get from Bologna to Positano.
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  • Distance: 313.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 15 min

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Bologna to Positano hourly. Tickets cost $65 - $95 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min. ItaloTreno also services this route hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bologna to Positano via Rome and Roma in around 10 h 35 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bologna to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Flights from Bologna to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from Verona to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Venice to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $170
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$22 - $170
Flights from Venice Treviso to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Verona to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $370
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Bologna to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
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 Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
EAV
Phone
+39 800 211 388
Email
b@eavsrl.it
Website
eavsrl.it
Subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Sorrento
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
eavsrl.it
Subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Meta
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
eavsrl.it
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 Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$29 - $35
Train from Bologna C.Le to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $19
Train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
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 Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Bologna, Bologna to Naples, Naples
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs to Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Bologna to Roma
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
marinobus.it
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Bologna, Autostaz.Piazza XX Settembre to Rome, Largo Mazzoni
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
regiojet.com
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Roma to Positano
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Night bus from Bologna to Naples
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
Ouibus
TTI Slr
Phone
+39081969167
Email
servizioclienti@leonettiroma.it
Website
leonettiroma.it
Night bus from Bologna Central Railway Station, Piazza XX Settembre to Naples Central Railway Station, Metropark Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
leonettiroma.it
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ttisrl.it

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Yes, the driving distance between Bologna to Positano is 625 km. It takes approximately 6 h 8 min to drive from Bologna to Positano.

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Ryanair and Alitalia offer flights from Bologna Airport to Naples Airport.

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There are 4593+ hotels available in Positano. Prices start at $60 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 1€ - 3€.

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