There are 8 ways to get from Naples to Bologna by train, bus, night 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...

$70 - $100

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from NAPOLI-C.so Lucci Metropark to BOLOGNA-Terminal Bus Baltour / ...

$22 - $65

6 alternative options

Night bus  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the night bus from Caserta to Bologna Napoli > Caserta > Roma > Bologna > Milan / ...

$23 - $49

Rideshare  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Naples to Bologna 361.1 miles

$36

Drive  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Naples to Bologna 358.8 miles

$85 - $130

Fly Naples to Bologna  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Bologna (BLQ) NAP - BLQ

$97 - $276

Train to Rome, fly to Bologna  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Bologna (BLQ) FCO - BLQ

$83 - $295

Fly Naples to Venice, train  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Venice (VCE) NAP - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le

$61 - $172

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Naples to Bologna hourly. Tickets cost $70 - $100 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min. Alternatively, Baltour operates a bus from Naples to Bologna 3 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 9 h 10 min. Five other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Naples to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Flights from Rome to Bologna
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from Naples to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $170
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Rome to Bologna
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Naples to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $160
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from NAPOLI-C.so Lucci Metropark to BOLOGNA-Terminal Bus
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Naples to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Neapol, Via Benedetto Brin to Boloňa, Autostaz.Piazza XX Settembre
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Naples to Bologna
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
Ouibus
Night bus from Caserta to Bologna
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
Ouibus
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Napoli to Bologna
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Night bus from Caserta to Bologna
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$44
Schedules at
marinobus.it
TTI Slr
Phone
+39081969167
Email
servizioclienti@leonettiroma.it
Website
leonettiroma.it
Bus from Naples Central Railway Station, Metropark Bus Terminal to Bologna Central Railway Station, Piazza XX Settembre
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
leonettiroma.it
Book at
ttisrl.it
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Naples to Bologna
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$36
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Naples to Bologna?

The distance between Naples and Bologna is 470 km. The road distance is 574 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Naples to Bologna?

The cheapest way to get from Naples to Bologna is to night bus which costs 18€ - 45€ and takes 8 h 15 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Naples to Bologna?

The quickest way to get from Naples to Bologna is to fly which takes 2 h 49 min and costs 75€ - 230€.

Is there a direct train between Naples and Bologna?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Napoli Centrale and arriving at Bologna C.Le. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

Is there a direct bus between Naples and Bologna?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from NAPOLI-C.so Lucci Metropark and arriving at BOLOGNA-Terminal Bus. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 10 min.

How long does it take to get from Naples to Bologna?

The train from Napoli Centrale to Bologna C.Le takes 3 h 35 min including transfers and departs hourly.