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There are 5 ways to get from Castelfranco Emilia to European University Institute by train, bus or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Castelfranco Emilia to Bologna Centrale
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.

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Line 87 bus, train

  1. Take the line 87 bus from Castelfranco E. Circondaria Sud to Mille
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.

Line 87 bus, train via Bologna Autostazione Piazza XX Settembre

  1. Take the line 87 bus from Castelfranco Emilia to Bologna Autostazione Piazza XX Settembre
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze Santa Maria Novella

Line 87 bus, bus

  1. Take the line 87 bus from Castelfranco E. Circondaria Sud to Pontelungo
  2. Take the bus from Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport to Florence Piazzale Montelungo

Drive

  1. Drive from Castelfranco Emilia to European University Institute

Castelfranco Emilia to European University Institute by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Castelfranco Emilia and European University Institute is around 2h 14m and covers a distance of around 124 km. This includes an average layover time of around 51 min. Services are operated by Trenitalia, Trenitalia Frecce, Trenitalia Intercity and others. Typically 21 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

21 Weekly Services
2h 14m Average Duration
€9 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Castelfranco Emilia to European University Institute is to line 87 bus and train which costs €9 - €55 and takes 2h 41m.

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The fastest way to get from Castelfranco Emilia to European University Institute is to drive. Taking this option will cost €15 - €23 and takes 1h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Castelfranco Emilia to European University Institute. However, there are services departing from Castelfranco E. Circondaria Sud and arriving at San Domenico 01 via Pontelungo, Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport and Stazione Piazza Adua. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 14m.

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The distance between Castelfranco Emilia and European University Institute is 90 km. The road distance is 118.1 km.

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The best way to get from Castelfranco Emilia to European University Institute without a car is to train which takes 2h 14m and costs €9 - €55.

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It takes approximately 2h 14m to get from Castelfranco Emilia to European University Institute, including transfers.

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Castelfranco Emilia to European University Institute bus services, operated by TPER spa, depart from Castelfranco E. Circondaria Sud station.

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The best way to get from Castelfranco Emilia to European University Institute is to train which takes 2h 14m and costs €9 - €55. Alternatively, you can line 87 bus and bus, which costs €29 - €33 and takes 4h 14m.

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Castelfranco Emilia to European University Institute bus services, operated by Appennino Shuttle, arrive at Florence Piazzale Montelungo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Castelfranco Emilia to European University Institute is 118 km. It takes approximately 1h 21m to drive from Castelfranco Emilia to European University Institute.

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Map of how to get from Castelfranco Emilia to European University Institute.
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  • Distance: 90 km
  • Duration: 2h 14m

What companies run services between Castelfranco Emilia, Italy and European University Institute, Italy?

You can take a train from Castelfranco Emilia to European University Institute via Bologna Centrale, Firenze S.M.N., Autostazione Busitalia Firenze, and La Lastra_V in around 2h 14m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Castelfranco Emilia to European University Institute via Pontelungo, Aeroporto, Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport, Florence Piazzale Montelungo, Stazione Piazza Adua, and San Domenico 01 in around 4h 14m.

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 Castelfranco Emilia to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€2 - €5
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€4 - €5
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €15
Base Standard
€25 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€7 - €10
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€14 - €20
Smart Low Cost
€12 - €17
Smart Flex
€26 - €40
Bus operators
TPER spa
Phone
051.350111
Website
tper.it
Bus from Castelfranco E. Circondaria Sud to Mille
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €5
Schedules at
TPER spa
2nd Class
€2 - €4
1st Class
€3 - €5
Bus from Castelfranco Emilia to Bologna Autostazione Piazza XX Settembre
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €6
Schedules at
TPER spa
2nd Class
€2 - €4
1st Class
€3 - €6
Bus from Castelfranco E. Circondaria Sud to Pontelungo
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Schedules at
TPER spa
2nd Class
€2 - €3
1st Class
€2 - €4
Appennino Shuttle
Phone
+39 055 5001302
Email
info@appenninoshuttle.it
Website
appenninoshuttle.it
Bus from Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport to Florence Piazzale Montelungo
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€20
Website
Appennino Shuttle

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