There are 6 ways to get from Como to Bologna by train, bus, car or plane

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

Train  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Hotelzug / ...
  2. Fr / ...

$29 - $70

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. 421

$15 - $26

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 7 min

  1. R17 / ...
  2. Baltour

$18 - $34

Drive  •  2 h 37 min

  1. 164.7 miles

$35 - $60

Fly from Milan Malpensa  •  5 h 28 min

  1. MXP - BLQ

$53 - $222

Train to Milan Linate, fly  •  5 h 36 min

  1. LIN - BLQ

$61 - $355

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

You can take a train from Como to Bologna via Milano Centrale in around 2 h 4 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Como to Bologna once daily. Tickets cost $15 - $26 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Flights from Milan Linate to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Milan Linate to Bologna via Catania
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Milan Linate to Bologna via Reggio Calabria, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $290
Flights from Milan Linate to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $490
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Milan Linate to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Milan Linate to Bologna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Milan Linate to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Mahon
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Palermo
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Catania
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Milan Linate to Bologna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $490
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Budapest
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Bologna via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Train operators
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Como to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from MILANO-Davanti StazRogoredo to BOLOGNA-Terminal Bus
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
http://www.baltour.it/

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Como and Bologna is 229 km. The road distance is 264 km.

The cheapest way to get from Como to Bologna is to bus which costs 13€ - 22€ and takes 3 h 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Como to Bologna is to train which takes 2 h 4 min and costs 24€ - 60€.

No, there is no direct train from Como to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Como S. Giovanni and arriving at Bologna C.Le via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 4 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Como and arriving at Bologna, Bologna. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to get from Como to Bologna, including transfers.