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There are 7 ways to get from Brindisi to Bologna by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Brindisi to Bologna  •  2h 59m

  1. Fly from Brindisi (BDS) to Bologna (BLQ) BDS - BLQ

$30 - $224

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Bus  •  9h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Brindisi to Bologna MarinoBus / ...

$27 - $75

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Train to Bari, fly to Bologna  •  4h 41m

  1. Take the train from Brindisi to Bari Centrale
  2. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Bologna (BLQ) BRI - BLQ

$36 - $167

Fly Brindisi to Verona, train  •  4h 36m

  1. Fly from Brindisi (BDS) to Verona (VRN) BDS - VRN
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna C.Le

$111 - $274

Train  •  6h 46m

  1. Take the train from Brindisi to Bologna C.Le Fb / ...

$85 - $130

Bus, train  •  14h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Brindisi to Firenze Marozzi
  2. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale 8926 / ...

$84 - $103

Drive  •  7h 11m

  1. Drive from Brindisi to Bologna 487.5 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Brindisi to Bologna is to bus which costs 24€ - 65€ and takes 9h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Brindisi to Bologna is to fly which costs 26€ - 200€ and takes 2h 59m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brindisi and arriving at Bologna. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brindisi and arriving at Bologna C.Le. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 46m.

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The distance between Brindisi and Bologna is 690 km. The road distance is 780 km.

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The best way to get from Brindisi to Bologna without a car is to train which takes 6h 46m and costs 70€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 2h 59m to get from Brindisi to Bologna, including transfers.

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

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Brindisi to Bologna train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Brindisi station.

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The best way to get from Brindisi to Bologna is to fly which takes 2h 59m and costs 26€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 6h 46m, you could also bus, which costs 24€ - 65€ and takes 9h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Brindisi to Bologna.
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  • Distance: 431.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 59m

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

Ryanair and Alitalia fly from Brindisi to Bologna 4 times a day. Alternatively, Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Brindisi to Bologna every 3 hours. Tickets cost $85 - $130 and the journey takes 6h 46m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brindisi to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Bari to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Brindisi to Verona via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brindisi to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $330
Flights from Bari to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $190
Flights from Brindisi to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Brindisi to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
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 Brindisi to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$15 - $19
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Brindisi to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Brindisi to Bologna
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$56
Website
Marino Autolinee
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 Brindisi to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Brindisi to Bologna
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Brindisi to Firenze
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Website
Marozzi VT

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The quickest flight from Brindisi Airport to Bologna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Brindisi to Bologna bus services, operated by Marino Autolinee, arrive at Bologna station.

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Brindisi to Bologna train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Bologna C.Le station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brindisi to Bologna is 780 km. It takes approximately 7h 11m to drive from Brindisi to Bologna.

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Ryanair and Alitalia offer flights from Brindisi Airport to Bologna Airport.

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Book your Brindisi to Bologna bus tickets online with Distribusion and FlixBus.

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There are 1626+ hotels available in Bologna. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brindisi to Brindisi Airport is to bus which takes 10m and costs 1€.

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