There are 8 ways to get from Graz to Bologna by train, night bus, night train, car, plane, shuttle or bus

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Train  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Graz Hbf (Europaplatz) to Klagenfurt Hbf (Busbahnhof) Bus
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Bologna C.Le En

$68 - $125

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Night bus  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the night bus from Graz, Graz Webling to Bologna, Bologna N545

$30 - $55

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Train, night train  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Graz Hbf (Europaplatz) to Klagenfurt Hbf (Busbahnhof) Bus
  2. Take the night train from Klagenfurt Hauptbahnhof to Bologna Centrale Station Nj 1237

$67 - $100

Drive  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Graz to Bologna 356.2 miles

$85 - $130

Fly Graz to Bologna  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Graz (GRZ) to Bologna (BLQ) GRZ - BLQ

$150 - $683

Train to Vienna, fly to Bologna  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Bologna (BLQ) VIE - BLQ

$118 - $372

Fly Graz to Florence, train  •  6 h 49 min

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

$127 - $707

Shuttle, bus  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Graz Hbf to Venezia Mestre
  2. Take the bus from Mestre - Viale Stazione to Bologna - Piazza XX Settembre

$81 - $749

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Graz, Graz Webling and arriving at Bologna, Bologna. This bus operates Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 7 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Graz to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Graz Hbf (Europaplatz) and arriving at Bologna C.Le via Klagenfurt Hbf and Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 8 min.

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The distance between Graz and Bologna is 428 km. The road distance is 569.9 km.

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The best way to get from Graz to Bologna without a car is to train which takes 8 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 8 min to get from Graz to Bologna, including transfers.

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

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Graz to Bologna train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Graz Hbf (Europaplatz) station.

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The best way to get from Graz to Bologna is to train which takes 8 h 8 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 5 h 27 min.

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There is no direct flight from Graz Airport to Bologna Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Graz to Bologna.
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  • Distance: 267.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 8 min

What companies run services between Graz, Austria and Bologna, Italy?

You can take a train from Graz to Bologna via Klagenfurt Hbf (Busbahnhof), Klagenfurt Hbf, and Villach Hbf in around 8 h 8 min. Alternatively, Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and Air Dolomiti fly from Graz to Bologna hourly.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Graz to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $340
Flights from Graz to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Flights from Vienna to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $300
Flights from Graz to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $370
Flights from Graz to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Graz to Florence via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Graz to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Vienna to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Graz to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Graz to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Graz to Florence via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Graz Hbf (Europaplatz) to Klagenfurt Hbf (Busbahnhof)
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Graz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Villach Hbf to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$45 - $60
Train from Firenze Smn to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Klagenfurt Hauptbahnhof to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
nightjet.com
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
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Graz, Graz Webling to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Mestre - Viale Stazione to Bologna - Piazza XX Settembre
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Graz to Bologna is 570 km. It takes approximately 5 h 17 min to drive from Graz to Bologna.

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Air Dolomiti, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Graz Airport to Bologna Airport.

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Book your Graz to Bologna bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 1526+ hotels available in Bologna. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Graz to Graz Airport is to shuttle which takes 8 min and costs .

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