There are 4 ways to get from Padua to Modena by train, bus, night bus, rideshare 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.

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Train  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Padova to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Modena Fb / ...

$23 - $34

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Padua to Modena 99.1 miles

$9

2 alternative options

Bus, Leonetti Bus  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Padua, Padova to Bologna, Bologna N440 / ...
  2. Take the Leonetti Bus from Bologna Central Railway Station, Piazza XX Settembre to Modena, Via Benedetto Bacchini Bracigliano

$15 - $22

Drive  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Padua to Modena 98 miles

$23 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Padua to Modena is to rideshare which costs 8€ and takes 2 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Padua to Modena is to drive which costs 20€ - 29€ and takes 1 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Padua to Modena. However, there are services departing from Padua, Padova and arriving at Modena, Via Benedetto Bacchini via Bologna Central Railway Station, Piazza XX Settembre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Padua to Modena. However, there are services departing from Padova and arriving at Modena via Bologna C.Le. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 40 min.

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The distance between Padua and Modena is 113 km. The road distance is 156.8 km.

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The best way to get from Padua to Modena without a car is to train which takes 1 h 40 min and costs 20€ - 29€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 40 min to get from Padua to Modena, including transfers.

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Padua to Modena bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Padua, Padova station.

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Padua to Modena train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Padova station.

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Padua to Modena bus services, operated by TTI Slr, arrive at Modena, Via Benedetto Bacchini station.

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Map of how to get from Padua to Modena.
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  • Distance: 70.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 40 min

What companies run services between Padua, Italy and Modena, Italy?

You can take a train from Padua to Modena via Bologna C.Le in around 1 h 40 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Padova to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Modena
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Padova Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Padua, Padova to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
TTI Slr
Phone
+39081969167
Email
servizioclienti@leonettiroma.it
Website
leonettiroma.it
Night bus from Bologna Central Railway Station, Piazza XX Settembre to Modena, Via Benedetto Bacchini
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
leonettiroma.it
Book at
ttisrl.it
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Padua to Modena
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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