There are 9 ways to get from Geneva 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  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Milano Centrale Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...

$111 - $184

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Milan Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Milano to Bologna 120R / ...

$27 - $45

7 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Bologna, Bologna 507 / ...

$30 - $55

Bus Gruppo Di Maio  •  11 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Torino
  2. Take the bus from Torino to Bologna - Piazza XX Settembre

$43 - $64

Drive  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Bologna 340.5 miles

$80 - $120

Fly Geneva to Bologna  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Bologna (BLQ) GVA - BLQ

$91 - $302

Fly Geneva to Florence, train  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Florence (FLR) GVA - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le

$72 - $290

Fly Geneva to Venice, train  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Venice (VCE) GVA - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le

$68 - $297

Train to Lyon, fly to Bologna  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Bologna (BLQ) LYS - BLQ

$114 - $369

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Bologna is to bus which costs SFr 26 - SFr 45 and takes 7 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Bologna is to fly and train which takes 4 h 35 min and costs SFr 70 - SFr 290.

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The distance between Geneva and Bologna is 448 km. The road distance is 545 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to get from Geneva to Bologna, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Geneva and arriving at Bologna, Bologna. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Geneve and arriving at Bologna C.Le via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 21 min.

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What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Bologna, Italy?

You can take a train from Geneva to Bologna via Milano Centrale in around 5 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Bologna via Milan and Milano in around 7 h 59 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Lyon to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Geneva to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Frecce
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
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Milan
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Milano to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan, Milan to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Geneva to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
saj.it
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Geneva to Torino
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Book at
eurolines.ch
Gruppo Di Maio
Phone
+39 0827 34 117
Email
info@gruppodimaio.it
Website
gruppodimaio.it
Bus from Torino to Bologna - Piazza XX Settembre
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
gruppodimaio.it

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