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.

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Train  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale Hotelzug / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...

$29 - $70

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Bus FlixBus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Como to Bologna, Bologna 421

$15 - $25

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Bus Autolinee Gambioli  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Como to Bologna

$21 - $32

Drive  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Como to Bologna 164.7 miles

$35 - $60

Train to Milan Linate, fly  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Bologna (BLQ) LIN - BLQ

$61 - $355

Fly from Milan Malpensa  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Bologna (BLQ) MXP - BLQ

$53 - $222

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

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The quickest way to get from Como to Bologna is to train which costs 24€ - 60€ and takes 2 h 5 min.

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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.

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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 5 min.

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The distance between Como and Bologna is 229 km. The road distance is 263.5 km.

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The best way to get from Como to Bologna without a car is to train which takes 2 h 5 min and costs 24€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to get from Como to Bologna, including transfers.

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

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Como to Bologna train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Como S. Giovanni station.

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The best way to get from Como to Bologna is to train which takes 2 h 5 min and costs 24€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13€ - 22€ and takes 3 h 45 min, you could also fly, which costs 45€ - 190€ and takes 5 h 28 min.

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Map of how to get from Como to Bologna.
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  • Distance: 143.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 5 min

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 5 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Como to Bologna once daily. Tickets cost $15 - $25 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min. Lirosi Linee also services this route 3 times a week.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Milan Linate to Bologna via Catania
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 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
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $290
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Bologna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $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
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
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Bologna via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Milan Linate to Bologna via Olbia
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Bologna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $290
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
Ernest
Website
flyernest.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Tirana
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
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
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
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
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 Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Como S.Giovanni to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
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 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Como to Bologna
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus from Como to Bologna
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it

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

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Como to Bologna bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bologna, Bologna station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Como to Bologna is 264 km. It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to drive from Como to Bologna.

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Air France, Brussels Airlines, Meridiana and five other airlines offer flights from Milan Linate Airport to Bologna Airport.

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