There are 4 ways to get from La Spezia to Bologna by bus, train 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.

Recommended option

Bus Marino Autolinee  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from La Spezia to Bologna 26 / ...

$17

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from La Spezia to Bologna, Bologna 505

$14 - $23

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale Fb / ...
  2. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn Rv / ...
  3. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...

$38 - $63

Drive  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Drive from La Spezia to Bologna 132.8 miles

$30 - $50

What companies run services between La Spezia, Italy and Bologna, Italy?

Marino Autolinee operates a bus from La Spezia to Bologna 3 times a day. Tickets cost $17 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from La Spezia to Bologna via La Spezia, La Spezia Centrale, Pisa Centrale, Pisa C.Le, Firenze Smn, and Firenze S.Maria Novella in around 3 h 51 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
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
Trenitalia
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from La Spezia to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Book at
booking.marinobus.it
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from La Spezia to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between La Spezia and Bologna is 128 km. The road distance is 213 km.

The cheapest way to get from La Spezia to Bologna is to bus which costs 14€ and takes 2 h 50 min.

The quickest way to get from La Spezia to Bologna is to drive which takes 2 h 8 min and costs 27€ - 40€.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from La Spezia and arriving at Bologna. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 50 min.

The bus from La Spezia to Bologna takes 2 h 50 min including transfers and departs three times a day.