Duration 35 min
Distance 101.2 km
Average price 13€
Possible routes 5 found

Florence to Bologna

Rome2rio has found 5 ways to get from Florence to Bologna by train, bus and car. We recommend taking the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le, which is the fastest option and takes around 35 min.
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Train

  1. Firenze S.Maria Novella
  2. Bologna
Fastest
35 min
Bookable on Rome2rio
6€ - 45€
Alternative routes

Bus

  1. Florence, Florence
  2. Bologna
1h 44m
Bookable on Rome2rio
4€ - 65€

Bus via Aeroporto

  1. Florence Piazzale Montelungo
  2. Bologna
1h 53m
22€ - 25€

Rideshare

  1. Florence
  2. Bologna
1h 37m
Cheapest
5€

Drive

  1. Florence
  2. Bologna
1h 7m
13€ - 20€

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Florence to Bologna? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as "What is the cheapest mode of transport?", "What is the quickest option?", "How much do tickets usually cost?" and many more.

The cheapest way to get from Florence to Bologna is to rideshare which costs 5€ and takes 1h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Bologna is to train which costs 6€ - 45€ and takes 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Florence, Florence and arriving at Bologna, Bologna. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 44m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Firenze S.Maria Novella and arriving at Bologna C.Le. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

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The distance between Florence and Bologna is 80 km. The road distance is 101.2 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Bologna without a car is to train which takes 35 min and costs 6€ - 45€.

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The train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le takes 35 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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

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Florence to Bologna train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Firenze S.Maria Novella station.

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The best way to get from Florence to Bologna is to train which takes 35 min and costs 6€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 4€ - 65€ and takes 1h 44m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Bologna is 101 km. It takes approximately 1h 7m to drive from Florence to Bologna.

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There are 1481+ hotels available in Bologna. Prices start at 56€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Florence and Bologna. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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How to travel from Florence to Bologna

Find all the possible transport options for your trip from Florence to Bologna right here. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an informed decision about which option will suit you best. Click the map below to see more travel options.

What companies run services between Florence and Bologna?

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Florence to Bologna every 30 minutes. Tickets cost 11€ - 45€ and the journey takes 35 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Florence to Bologna twice daily. Tickets cost 4€ - 65€ and the journey takes 1h 44m. Six other operators also service this route.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 45€
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 25€
Bus operators
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
4€ - 65€
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 25€
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
5€ - 7€
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
8€
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
20€
Other operators
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€

Bologna, Italy

Bologna is the largest city (and the capital) of the Emilia-Romagna Region in Northern Italy. It is the seventh most populous city in Italy, located in the heart of a metropolitan area (officially recognized by the Italian government as a città metropolitana) of about one million. - Wikipedia

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