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

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

Recommended option

Bus  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from BOLOGNA-Terminal Bus to POGGIBONSI-Distrib.Esso Salceto Baltour

$11 - $15

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station VE-RM
  2. Take the bus from Firenze Autostazione to Poggibonsi F.S. 131

$24 - $34

Train  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Poggibonsi Reg / ...

$23 - $39

Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Bologna to San Gimignano 95 miles

$22 - $35

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

Baltour operates a bus from Bologna to San Gimignano every 4 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bologna to San Gimignano via Firenze S.Maria Novella, Poggibonsi, and Poggibonsi F.S. in around 3 h 34 min.

Train operators
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Poggibonsi
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $13
Bus operators
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from BOLOGNA-Terminal Bus to POGGIBONSI-Distrib.Esso Salceto
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
http://www.baltour.it/

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bologna and San Gimignano is 117 km. The road distance is 152 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bologna to San Gimignano is to bus which costs 9€ - 13€ and takes 3 h 18 min.

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

No, there is no direct bus from Bologna to San Gimignano. However, there are services departing from BOLOGNA-Terminal Bus and arriving at Porta San Giovanni via Poggibonsi F.S.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 18 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to get from Bologna to San Gimignano, including transfers.