There are 5 ways to get from Bologna to Savona by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna to La Spezia 26 / ...
  2. Take the bus from La Spezia to Savona

$17 - $28

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Train  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Genova Brignole Reg
  2. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Savona Reg / ...

$24 - $52

Bus, train  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Genoa, Genoa N504 / ...
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Savona Reg / ...

$20 - $41

Drive  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Bologna to Savona 204.4 miles

$45 - $75

Fly  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Genoa (GOA) BLQ - GOA

$59 - $341

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No, there is no direct bus from Bologna to Savona. However, there are services departing from Bologna and arriving at Savona via La Spezia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bologna to Savona. However, there are services departing from Bologna C.Le and arriving at Savona via Genova Brignole. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 17 min.

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The distance between Bologna and Savona is 228 km. The road distance is 327.1 km.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Savona without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to get from Bologna to Savona, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Bologna to Savona is to bus which takes 5 h 14 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 17 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 5 h 42 min.

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There is no direct flight from Bologna Airport to Genoa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h and has one stopover.

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Bologna to Savona bus services, operated by Lirosi Linee, arrive at Savona station.

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Map of how to get from Bologna to Savona.
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  • Distance: 142.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 14 min

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

You can take a bus from Bologna to Savona via La Spezia in around 5 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bologna to Savona via Genova Brignole in around 5 h 17 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Genoa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Bologna to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Bologna to Genoa via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bologna to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bologna to Genoa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bologna to Genoa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
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 Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $45
Train from Genova Brignole to Savona
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Savona
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Savona
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
thello.com
Bus operators
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Bologna to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Book at
booking.marinobus.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
Bus from Bologna to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from La Spezia to Savona
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bologna, Bologna to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bologna to Savona is 327 km. It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to drive from Bologna to Savona.

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Vueling Airlines, Air Dolomiti, Air France and two other airlines offer flights from Bologna Airport to Genoa Airport.

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There are 876+ hotels available in Savona. Prices start at $64 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 .

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