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There are 5 ways to get from Pavia to Bologna by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train Trenitalia Frecce  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Pavia to Milano Rogoredo S13 / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Rogoredo to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...

$27 - $49

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Pavia to Bologna 126.4 miles

$11 - $16

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Pavia to Bologna, Bologna 429 / ...

$12 - $20

Train Trenitalia  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Pavia Porta Garibaldi to Casalpusterlengo R37
  2. Take the train from Piacenza to Bologna C.Le Rv / ...

$17 - $41

Drive  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Pavia to Bologna 126.3 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Pavia to Bologna is to rideshare which costs 10€ - 14€ and takes 2 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pavia to Bologna is to train which costs 23€ - 45€ and takes 1 h 47 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pavia and arriving at Bologna, Bologna. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Pavia to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Pavia and arriving at Bologna C.Le via Milano Rogoredo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 47 min.

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The distance between Pavia and Bologna is 189 km. The road distance is 202.1 km.

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The best way to get from Pavia to Bologna without a car is to train which takes 1 h 47 min and costs 23€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to get from Pavia to Bologna, including transfers.

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Pavia to Bologna bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Pavia station.

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Pavia to Bologna train services, operated by Trenord, depart from Pavia station.

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The best way to get from Pavia to Bologna is to train which takes 1 h 47 min and costs 23€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 10€ - 18€ and takes 2 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Pavia to Bologna.
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  • Distance: 117.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 47 min

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

You can take a train from Pavia to Bologna via Milano Rogoredo in around 1 h 47 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Pavia to Bologna once daily. Tickets cost $12 - $20 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min. Marino Autolinee also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Trenord
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Pavia to Milano Rogoredo
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Schedules at
trenord.it
Train from Pavia Porta Garibaldi to Casalpusterlengo
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Schedules at
trenord.it
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 Pavia to Milano Rogoredo
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$5 - $7
Train from Piacenza to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
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 Milano Rogoredo to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Rogoredo Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
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 Pavia to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Pavia to Bologna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
marinobus.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 Pavia to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Pavia to Bologna bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bologna, Bologna station.

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Pavia to Bologna train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Bologna C.Le station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pavia to Bologna is 202 km. It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to drive from Pavia to Bologna.

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There are 1556+ hotels available in Bologna. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Pavia and Bologna. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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