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There are 4 ways to get from Mantua to Ravenna by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, line 156 bus  •  4h 5m

  1. Take the train from Mantova to Bologna Centrale Fa
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Forli Ic / ...
  3. Take the line 156 bus from Forlì to Circonvallazione al Molino 156

€19 - €92

Cheapest option

Train, line 299 bus, line 206 bus, line 296 bus  •  5h 51m

  1. Take the train from Mantova to Bologna Centrale Fa
  2. Take the line 299 bus from Piazza Dei Martiri to Medicina 299
  3. Take the line 206 bus from Medicina to Lugo Foro Boario 206 / ...
  4. Take the line 296 bus from Lugo Foro Boario to Ravenna De Gasperi 296

€17 - €61

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Verona to Ravenna 423

€18 - €22

Drive  •  1h 53m

  1. Drive from Mantua to Ravenna 191.2 km

€24 - €35

Mantua to Ravenna by train and bus

The journey time between Mantua and Ravenna is around 3h 48m and covers a distance of around 197 km. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 48m. Operated by Trenitalia Frecce, Trenitalia Intercity, Trenitalia and others, the Mantua to Ravenna service departs from Mantova and arrives in Circonvallazione al Molino. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 48m
Fastest journey time:
3h 48m
Journey distance:
197 km
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€20
Carbon emissions:
12 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:00
Last service departs at:
06:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Mantua to Ravenna train and bus schedules

Mantua → Ravenna
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mantua to Ravenna is to bus which costs €17 - €22 and takes 4h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Mantua to Ravenna is to drive which costs €24 - €35 and takes 1h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mantua to Ravenna. However, there are services departing from Mantua and arriving at Ravenna via Verona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 40m.

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The distance between Mantua and Ravenna is 138 km. The road distance is 191.2 km.

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The best way to get from Mantua to Ravenna without a car is to train and line 156 bus which takes 4h 5m and costs €19 - €95.

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It takes approximately 4h 5m to get from Mantua to Ravenna, including transfers.

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Mantua to Ravenna bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Verona station.

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Mantua to Ravenna bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Ravenna station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mantua to Ravenna is 191 km. It takes approximately 1h 53m to drive from Mantua to Ravenna.

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There are 246+ hotels available in Ravenna. Prices start at €87 per night.

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  • Distance: 138.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 5m

What companies run services between Mantua, Italy and Ravenna, Italy?

FlixBus operates a bus from Verona to Ravenna once daily. Tickets cost €12 - €15 and the journey takes 3h.

Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Mantova to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €16
Base Standard
€25 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €50
Train from Bologna Centrale to Forli
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €40
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€9 - €13
Base Standard
€22 - €30
Base Premium
€28 - €40
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Forli
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€5 - €8
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 Bologna Centrale to Forli
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€4 - €10
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€9 - €10
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale to Forlì
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €35
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€13 - €19
Smart Low Cost
€11 - €16
Smart Flex
€24 - €35
Bus operators
Start Romagna
Phone
+39 199 115 577
Email
servizioclienti@startromagna.it
Website
startromagna.it
Bus from Forlì to Circonvallazione al Molino
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Schedules at
startromagna.it
2nd Class
€4 - €7
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Verona to Ravenna
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
TPER spa
Phone
051.350111
Website
tper.it
Bus from Piazza Dei Martiri to Medicina
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €6
Schedules at
TPER spa
2nd Class
€2 - €4
1st Class
€3 - €6
Bus from Medicina to Lugo Foro Boario
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€2 - €5
Schedules at
TPER spa
2nd Class
€2 - €4
1st Class
€3 - €5
Bus from Lugo Foro Boario to Ravenna De Gasperi
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€2 - €5
Schedules at
TPER spa
2nd Class
€2 - €4
1st Class
€3 - €5

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