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There are 7 ways to get from Bologna to Samos by plane, ferry, train or bus

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Fly to Samos

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Samos (SMI)

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Fly to Chios, ferry

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Chios (JKH)
  2. Take the ferry from Chios to Vathy Samou

Fly to Ikaria Island, ferry

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Ikaria Island (JIK)
  2. Take the ferry from Ag. Kirykos to Vathy Samou

Train, Bus, ferry

  1. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Pescara Centrale
  2. Take the Bus from Pescara to Kičevo
  3. Take the train from Kichevo to Skopje
  4. Take the train from Skopje to Thessaloniki
  5. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Vathy Samou

Bus, train, ferry

  1. Take the Bus from Bologna to Larissa
  2. Take the train from Larissa to Athens
  3. Take the ferry from Piraeus to Vathy Samou

Bus, ferry via Istanbul

  1. Take the bus from Bologna to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Istanbul
  3. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Kusadası
  4. Take the ferry from Kuşadası to Vathy

Bus, ferry

  1. Take the Bus from Bologna to Drama
  2. Take the ferry from Kavala to Vathy Samou

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bologna to Samos is to fly which costs €24 - €160 and takes 11h 13m.

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The fastest way to get from Bologna to Samos is to fly. Taking this option will cost €24 - €160 and takes 11h 13m.

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The distance between Bologna and Samos is 1505 km.

The best way to get from Bologna to Samos without a car is to train and Bus and ferry which takes 41h 20m and costs €120 - €340.

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It takes approximately 11h 13m to get from Bologna to Samos, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Bologna Airport to Samos Airport. The quickest flight takes 10h 20m and has one stopover.

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Samos is 1h ahead of Bologna. It is currently 12:28 PM in Bologna and 1:28 PM in Samos.

Air Dolomiti, Aegean Airlines, Lufthansa and four other airlines offer flights from Bologna Airport to Samos Airport.

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There are 86+ hotels available in Samos. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Bologna Airport is to shuttle which takes 7 min and costs €5 - €26.

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Map of how to get from Bologna to Samos.
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  • Distance: 1505 km
  • Duration: 11h 13m

What companies run services between Bologna, Italy and Samos, Greece?

Air Dolomiti, Airbus France and five other airlines fly from Bologna to Samos twice daily.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Samos via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€19 - €130
Flights from Bologna to Samos via Heraklion, Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€22 - €140
Flights from Bologna to Samos via Santorini, Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€21 - €140
Flights from Bologna to Samos via Bucharest Otopeni, Athens
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€22 - €140
Flights from Bologna to Chios via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €240
Flights from Bologna to Chios via Athens, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€65 - €250
Flights from Bologna to Chios via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Friday
Estimated price
€14 - €100
Flights from Bologna to Ikaria Island via Athens
Ave. Duration
22h 20m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €300
Flights from Bologna to Ikaria Island via Athens, Limnos
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€80 - €310
Flights from Bologna to Ikaria Island via Budapest, Athens
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€21 - €140
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Bologna to Samos via Athens
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€19 - €130
Flights from Bologna to Samos via Athens, Chios
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€19 - €130
Flights from Bologna to Chios via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€15 - €100
Flights from Bologna to Chios via Athens, Mytilini
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€15 - €100
Flights from Bologna to Chios via Thessaloniki, Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€15 - €100
Flights from Bologna to Chios via Mykonos, Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€16 - €100
Flights from Bologna to Ikaria Island via Budapest, Athens
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€24 - €170
Flights from Bologna to Ikaria Island via Istanbul, Athens
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Flights from Bologna to Ikaria Island via Rome, Athens
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €280
Flights from Bologna to Ikaria Island via Sabiha Gokcen, Athens
Ave. Duration
21h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €270
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Bologna to Samos via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€19 - €130
Flights from Bologna to Samos via Heraklion, Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€22 - €140
Flights from Bologna to Samos via Santorini, Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€21 - €140
Flights from Bologna to Chios via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Friday
Estimated price
€14 - €100
Flights from Bologna to Ikaria Island via Budapest, Athens
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€21 - €140
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Samos via Munich
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €400
Flights from Bologna to Samos via Cologne Bonn, Munich
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€85 - €470
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Pescara Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €90
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€27 - €40
Base Standard
€50 - €70
Base Premium
€60 - €90
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Pescara Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€21 - €30
Railways of the Republic North Macedonia Transport AD
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Email
mztransportad@mztransportad.com.mk
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Kichevo to Skopje
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€7 - €23
Website
Railways of the Republic North Macedonia Transport AD
Train from Skopje to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €50
Website
Railways of the Republic North Macedonia Transport AD
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Larissa to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €22
Website
Greek Railways (OSE)
Book at
Raileurope.com
Airport
€10
Bus operators
Durmo Tours
Phone
+389 42 217 370
Email
durmotours@yahoo.com
Website
durmotours.com.mk
Bus from Pescara to Kičevo
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€29 - €45
Schedules at
durmotours.eu
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus from Bologna to Larissa
Ave. Duration
27h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€120 - €190
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Bus from Bologna to Drama
Ave. Duration
34h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€190 - €280
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Bologna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
21h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Schedules at
matpu.com
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Kusadası
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
MetroTurizm
Ferry operators
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Ferry from Chios to Vathy Samou
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€25 - €80
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
€47 - €51
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€55 - €70
Economy
€25 - €35
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€45 - €55
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€65 - €80
Ferry from Ag. Kirykos to Vathy Samou
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€23 - €75
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
€46 - €50
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€55 - €70
Economy
€23 - €30
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€40 - €55
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€60 - €75
Ferry from Thessaloniki to Vathy Samou
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€50 - €130
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
€65 - €70
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€80 - €100
Economy
€50 - €70
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€80 - €100
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€100 - €130
Ferry from Piraeus to Vathy Samou
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €100
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
€56 - €59
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€65 - €85
Economy
€35 - €50
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€60 - €75
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€80 - €100
Ferry from Kavala to Vathy Samou
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€50 - €120
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
€62 - €67
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€75 - €95
Economy
€50 - €65
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€75 - €90
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€95 - €120
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Ferry from Piraeus to Vathy Samou
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€30 - €90
Website
Hellenic Seaways
Business
€40 - €60
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€65 - €90
Economy
€30 - €45
4 Bed Inside Cabin
€50 - €70
Barel Travel
Website
bareltravel.com
Ferry from Kuşadası to Vathy
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€0 - €25
Schedules at
bareltravel.com
Adult
€25
Child
€13
Infant
€0
Meander Travel
Website
meandertravel.com
Ferry from Kusadasis to Vathy, Samos
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€27 - €35
Schedules at
meandertravel.com

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