There are 4 ways to get from Rapallo to Bologna by train, bus 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.

Recommended option

Train via Pisa Centrale  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Rapallo to Pisa Centrale Fb / ...
  2. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn Rv / ...
  3. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...

$23 - $67

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Rapallo to La Spezia Centrale Reg / ...
  2. Take the bus from La Spezia to Bologna 26 / ...

$14 - $29

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Rapallo to Parma Reg
  2. Take the train from Parma to Bologna C.Le Reg / ...

$20 - $44

Drive  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Rapallo to Bologna 169.7 miles

$40 - $60

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Rapallo to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Rapallo and arriving at Bologna C.Le via Pisa C.Le and Firenze S.Maria Novella. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

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The distance between Rapallo and Bologna is 168 km. The road distance is 271.5 km.

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The best way to get from Rapallo to Bologna without a car is to train which takes 3 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to get from Rapallo to Bologna, including transfers.

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Rapallo to Bologna train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Rapallo station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rapallo to Bologna is 272 km. It takes approximately 2 h 43 min to drive from Rapallo to Bologna.

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Map of how to get from Rapallo to Bologna.
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  • Distance: 105.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 25 min

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

You can take a train from Rapallo to Bologna via Pisa Centrale, Pisa C.Le, Firenze Smn, and Firenze S.Maria Novella in around 3 h 25 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 Rapallo to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Rapallo to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$18 - $22
Train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Firenze Smn to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Rapallo to Parma
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$24 - $28
Train from Parma to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Rapallo to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$9 - $11
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from La Spezia to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Book at
booking.marinobus.it
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from La Spezia to Bologna
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
Ouibus

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