There are 6 ways to get from Genoa to Bologna by train, bus, rideshare, 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 Trenitalia Frecce  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Milano Centrale Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...

$36 - $68

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Genoa, Genoa to Bologna, Bologna N482 / ...

$16 - $28

4 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Bologna C.Le Rv

$21 - $45

Rideshare  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Gênes to Bologna 184.4 miles

$20

Drive  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Genoa to Bologna 185 miles

$40 - $65

Fly  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Bologna (BLQ) GOA - BLQ

$57 - $317

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Genoa to Bologna is to rideshare which costs 17€ and takes 3 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Genoa to Bologna is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2 h 54 min.

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The distance between Genoa and Bologna is 190 km. The road distance is 296.1 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to get from Genoa to Bologna, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Genoa, Genoa and arriving at Bologna, Bologna. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Genova Brignole and arriving at Bologna C.Le. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 31 min.

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What companies run services between Genoa, Italy and Bologna, Italy?

You can take a train from Genoa to Bologna via Milano Centrale in around 3 h 28 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Genoa to Bologna 4 times a day. Tickets cost $16 - $28 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Genoa to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from Genoa to Bologna via Olbia
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Genoa to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Genoa to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Genoa to Bologna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Genoa to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Genova Brignole to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Train from Genova Brignole to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $45
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
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Genoa, Genoa to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Genova to Bologna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Book at
booking.marinobus.it
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps to Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Gênes to Bologna
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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