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There are 4 ways to get from Bologna to San Gimignano by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Poggibonsi Firenze - Empoli - Siena / ...

$14 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Poggibonsi 1518

$10 - $16

2 alternative options

Bus Baltour  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs to POGGIBONSI - Distributore Esso Salceto Baltour

$11 - $15

Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Bologna to San Gimignano 95 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Bologna to San Gimignano is to bus which costs 9€ - 13€ and takes 3 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bologna to San Gimignano is to drive which costs 19€ - 29€ and takes 1 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bologna to San Gimignano. However, there are services departing from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs and arriving at Porta San Giovanni via Poggibonsi F.S.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 19 min.

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The distance between Bologna and San Gimignano is 117 km. The road distance is 151.9 km.

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The best way to get from Bologna to San Gimignano without a car is to train which takes 3 h 13 min and costs 12€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to get from Bologna to San Gimignano, including transfers.

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Bologna to San Gimignano bus services, operated by Baltour, depart from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs station.

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The best way to get from Bologna to San Gimignano is to train which takes 3 h 13 min and costs 12€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 9€ - 13€ and takes 3 h 19 min.

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Bologna to San Gimignano bus services, operated by Baltour, arrive at POGGIBONSI - Distributore Esso Salceto station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bologna to San Gimignano is 152 km. It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to drive from Bologna to San Gimignano.

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Map of how to get from Bologna to San Gimignano.
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  • Distance: 72.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 13 min

What companies run services between Bologna, Italy and San Gimignano, Italy?

You can take a train from Bologna to San Gimignano via Firenze S.Maria Novella, Firenze Smn, Poggibonsi, and Poggibonsi F.S. in around 3 h 13 min. Alternatively, Baltour operates a bus from Bologna to San Gimignano 4 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 2 h 14 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 Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.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 Bologna C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Firenze Smn to Poggibonsi
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $12
Bus operators
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs to POGGIBONSI - Distributore Esso Salceto
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
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 Poggibonsi
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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