There are 4 ways to get from Bologna to Trento by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Trento Fa / ...

$15 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Trento N452 / ...

$12 - $40

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bologna to Trento 140.8 miles

$15

Drive  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Bologna to Trento 140.7 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Bologna to Trento is to rideshare which costs 13€ and takes 2 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bologna to Trento is to train which costs 13€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 53 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bologna, Bologna and arriving at Trento. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bologna C.Le and arriving at Trento. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 53 min.

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The distance between Bologna and Trento is 176 km. The road distance is 225.1 km.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Trento without a car is to train which takes 1 h 53 min and costs 13€ - 35€.

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The train from Bologna C.Le to Trento takes 1 h 53 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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Map of how to get from Bologna to Trento.
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  • Distance: 109.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 53 min

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Bologna to Trento 5 times a day. Tickets cost $28 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 53 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bologna to Trento 4 times a day. Tickets cost $12 - $22 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min. Two other operators also service this route.

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 Trento
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Centrale to Trento
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$28 - $33
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Trento
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
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 Trento
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Bologna *Int_BOLZANO* to Trento
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bologna to Trento
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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