There are 6 ways to get from Monte Carlo to Bologna by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 54m

  1. Take the train from Monaco Monte Carlo to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bologna Centrale Fr / ...

34€ - 92€

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Train via Genoa  •  7h 3m

  1. Take the train from Monaco Monte Carlo to Genova P.Za Principe Ec
  2. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Bologna Centrale Re

33€ - 59€

4 alternative options

Bus  •  13h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Bologna Barcelona - Bologna

Drive  •  4h 28m

  1. Drive from Monte Carlo to Bologna 460.1 km

60€ - 95€

Fly to Bologna  •  6h 4m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Bologna (BLQ) NCE - BLQ

88€ - 728€

Fly to Venice, train  •  6h 10m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Venice (VCE) NCE - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna Centrale

52€ - 214€

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The cheapest way to get from Monte Carlo to Bologna is to train which costs 30€ - 95€ and takes 5h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Monte Carlo to Bologna is to drive which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 4h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Monte Carlo to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Monaco Monte Carlo Casino and arriving at Bologna via Nice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 14m.

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No, there is no direct train from Monte Carlo to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Monaco Monte Carlo and arriving at Bologna Centrale via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 54m.

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The distance between Monte Carlo and Bologna is 323 km. The road distance is 460.1 km.

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The best way to get from Monte Carlo to Bologna without a car is to train which takes 5h 54m and costs 30€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 5h 54m to get from Monte Carlo to Bologna, including transfers.

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Monte Carlo to Bologna bus services, operated by Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord, depart from Nice station.

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Monte Carlo to Bologna train services, operated by Thello, depart from Monaco Monte Carlo station.

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The best way to get from Monte Carlo to Bologna is to train which takes 5h 54m and costs 30€ - 95€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13h 14m, you could also fly, which costs 85€ - 750€ and takes 6h 4m.

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Map of how to get from Monte Carlo to Bologna.
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  • Distance: 323.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 54m

What companies run services between Monte Carlo, Monaco and Bologna, Italy?

You can take a train from Monte Carlo to Bologna via Milano Centrale in around 5h 54m. Alternatively, Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord operates a bus from Nice to Bologna 3 times a week, and the journey takes 11h 15m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 420€
Flights from Nice to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 390€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 230€
Flights from Nice to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 200€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nice to Bologna via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 250€
Flights from Nice to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 280€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Nice to Bologna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 300€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Nice to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 450€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nice to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Nice to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 460€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Nice to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 220€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Nice to Bologna via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 250€
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Nice to Bologna via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 350€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 110€
Train operators
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Monaco Monte Carlo to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
20€ - 28€
Website
Thello
Train from Monaco Monte Carlo to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
Thello
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 Milano Centrale to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
18€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
18€ - 25€
Base Standard
35€ - 50€
Base Premium
45€ - 65€
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
14€ - 20€
Base Standard
30€ - 45€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
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 Milano Centrale Station to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 50€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
19€ - 27€
Smart Low Cost
17€ - 24€
Smart Flex
35€ - 50€
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 45€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
17€ - 24€
Smart Low Cost
14€ - 21€
Smart Flex
30€ - 45€
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 Milano Centrale to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 29€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
26€ - 29€
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19€ - 40€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
34€ - 38€
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 21€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
19€ - 21€
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 Milano Centrale to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
Bus operators
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Nice to Bologna
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord

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

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Monte Carlo to Bologna bus services, operated by Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord, arrive at Bologna station.

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Monte Carlo to Bologna train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Bologna Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Monte Carlo to Bologna is 460 km. It takes approximately 4h 28m to drive from Monte Carlo to Bologna.

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Austrian Airlines, Vueling Airlines, Eurowings and eight other airlines offer flights from Nice Airport to Bologna Airport.

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There are 2085+ hotels available in Bologna. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Monte Carlo to Nice Airport is to bus which takes 45 min and costs 1€ - 22€.

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