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.

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Train  •  3 h 35 min

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

$55 - $95

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Naples, Naples to Bologna, Bologna 543 / ...

$19 - $55

6 alternative options

Night bus  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the night bus from Caserta to Bologna Marinobus / ...

$24 - $45

Rideshare  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Naples to Bologna 361.1 miles

$33

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 - $275

Fly Naples to Venice, train  •  4 h 48 min

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

$58 - $202

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

$80 - $290

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Naples to Bologna is to bus which costs 17€ - 50€ and takes 7 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Naples to Bologna is to fly which costs 85€ - 250€ and takes 2 h 49 min.

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The distance between Naples and Bologna is 470 km. The road distance is 574.1 km.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Naples, Naples and arriving at Bologna, Bologna. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 50 min.

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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.

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The best way to get from Naples to Bologna is to train which takes 3 h 35 min and costs 50€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 50€ and takes 7 h 50 min, You could also fly, which costs 85€ - 250€ and takes 2 h 49 min..

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Naples to Bologna train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Napoli Centrale station.

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Map of how to get from Naples to Bologna.
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  • Distance: 294 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 35 min

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Naples to Bologna hourly. Tickets cost $65 - $95 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min. Trenitalia Intercity also services this route 3 times a week. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Naples to Bologna 4 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 7 h 50 min. Five other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Naples to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Flights from Naples to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Rome to Bologna
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $170
Flights from Naples to Venice via Split
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $170
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Naples to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $160
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Rome to Bologna
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
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
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Intercity
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Naples, Naples to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Napoli - Corso A. Lucci Parcheggio Metropark to Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
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
$19 - $25
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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
$42
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Night bus from Caserta to Bologna
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Naples to Bologna
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
Ouibus
Night bus from Caserta to Bologna
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
Ouibus
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
$24 - $40
Schedules at
leonettiroma.it
Book at
ttisrl.it
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Naples to Bologna
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$33
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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