There are 4 ways to get from Desenzano del Garda to Bologna by train, bus or car

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 10 min

  1. Take the train from Desenzano to Verona Porta Nuova Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna C.Le Fa / ...

$11 - $37

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Desenzano del Gard - Porto to Verona-Piazzale XXV Aprile-Stazione FS Ln026
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna Centrale Ec

$12 - $23

Bus  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Desenzano del Gard - Porto to Verona-Piazzale XXV Aprile-Stazione FS Ln026
  2. Take the bus from Verona to Bologna, Bologna 453 / ...

$12 - $18

Drive  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Desenzano del Garda to Bologna 105.1 miles

$25 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Desenzano del Garda to Bologna is to bus which costs 10€ - 16€ and takes 4 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Desenzano del Garda to Bologna is to drive which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 39 min.

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The distance between Desenzano del Garda and Bologna is 126 km. The road distance is 168.1 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 10 min to get from Desenzano del Garda to Bologna, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Desenzano del Garda to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Desenzano del Gard - Porto and arriving at Bologna, Bologna via Verona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Desenzano del Garda to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Desenzano and arriving at Bologna C.Le via Verona Porta Nuova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Desenzano del Garda to Bologna.
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  • Distance: 78.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 10 min

What companies run services between Desenzano del Garda, Italy and Bologna, Italy?

You can take a train from Desenzano del Garda to Bologna via Verona Porta Nuova in around 2 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Desenzano del Garda to Bologna via Verona-Piazzale XXV Aprile-Stazione FS and Verona in around 4 h 1 min.

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 Desenzano to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Desenzano del Garda to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
italotreno.it
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $19
Bus operators
SIA
Phone
(+39) 030 2889911
Email
sia@arriva.it
Website
trasportibrescia.it
Bus from Desenzano del Gard - Porto to Verona-Piazzale XXV Aprile-Stazione FS
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arriva.it
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 Verona to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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