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There are 5 ways to get from Follonica 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  •  3h 2m

  1. Take the train from Follonica to Firenze Smn Firenze - Pisa - Livorno / ...
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...

18€ - 46€

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Bus  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Follonica to Florence, Florence 512
  2. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Bologna, Bologna 536 / ...

13€ - 26€

3 alternative options

Train via Bologna Centrale  •  3h 14m

  1. Take the train from Follonica to Firenze Smn Firenze - Pisa - Livorno / ...
  2. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale 8926 / ...

27€ - 47€

Train via Livorno  •  3h 28m

  1. Take the train from Follonica to Livorno C.Le Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Livorno C.Le to Firenze Smn Rv / ...
  3. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...

18€ - 55€

Drive  •  2h 45m

  1. Drive from Follonica to Bologna 158.3 miles

30€ - 50€

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The cheapest way to get from Follonica to Bologna is to bus which costs 13€ - 26€ and takes 5h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Follonica to Bologna is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Follonica to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Follonica and arriving at Bologna, Bologna via Florence, Florence. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 11m.

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No, there is no direct train from Follonica to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Follonica and arriving at Bologna C.Le via Firenze S.Maria Novella. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 2m.

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The distance between Follonica and Bologna is 180 km. The road distance is 253.3 km.

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The best way to get from Follonica to Bologna without a car is to train which takes 3h 2m and costs 17€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 3h 2m to get from Follonica to Bologna, including transfers.

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

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Follonica to Bologna train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Follonica station.

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The best way to get from Follonica to Bologna is to train which takes 3h 2m and costs 17€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13€ - 26€ and takes 5h 11m.

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Map of how to get from Follonica to Bologna.
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  • Distance: 112.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 2m

What companies run services between Follonica, Tuscany, Italy and Bologna, Italy?

You can take a train from Follonica to Bologna via Firenze Smn and Firenze S.Maria Novella in around 3h 2m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Follonica to Bologna via Florence, Florence in around 5h 11m.

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 Follonica to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 25€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
21€ - 25€
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
11€ - 14€
Train from Follonica to Livorno C.Le
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 13€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
10€ - 13€
Train from Livorno C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
12€ - 14€
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 Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
13€ - 20€
Website
trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Follonica to Livorno Centrale
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 20€
Website
trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Follonica to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Florence, Florence to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
4€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
flixbus.it
Bus from Firenze - Terminal Tramvia Villa Costanza to Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
Baltour
Autolinee Federico
Phone
+39 0965 630 028
Email
prenotazioni@autolineefederico.it
Website
autolineefederico.it
Bus from Florence - Villa Constanza to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Schedules at
autolineefederico.it
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Florence, Parcheggio Villa Costanza to Bologna, Autostaz.Piazza XX Settembre
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
RegioJet

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Follonica to Bologna is 253 km. It takes approximately 2h 45m to drive from Follonica to Bologna.

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There are 1955+ hotels available in Bologna. Prices start at 55€ per night.

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