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There are 10 ways to get from Sète to Bologna by train, bus, 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 via Chambery-Challes-E  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Valence TGV Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Valence TGV to Chambery-Challes-E
  3. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...

$148 - $227

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Bus FlixBus  •  13 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Montpellier to Bologna, Bologna 482

$47 - $87

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Train  •  13 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Sete to Marseille-St-Charles Ic
  2. Take the train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe Ec
  3. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Bologna C.Le Rv

$113 - $181

Bus Eurolines FR  •  14 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Montpellier to Nice
  2. Take the bus from Nice to Bologna

$100 - $149

Drive  •  8 h

  1. Drive from Sète to Bologna 520 miles

$120 - $190

Train to Marseille, fly to Bologna  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Sete to Vitrolles Aeroport Marseille
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Bologna (BLQ) MRS - BLQ

$127 - $356

Fly Montpellier to Bologna  •  8 h

  1. Fly from Montpellier (MPL) to Bologna (BLQ) MPL - BLQ

$136 - $484

Train to Lyon, fly to Bologna  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Bologna (BLQ) LYS - BLQ

$138 - $407

Train to Marseille, fly to Venice, train  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Sete to Vitrolles Aeroport Marseille
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Venice (VCE) MRS - VCE
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le

$88 - $294

Train, train to Barcelona, fly to Bologna  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Sete to Narbonne
  2. Take the train from Narbonne to Barcelona Sants
  3. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Bologna (BLQ) BCN - BLQ

$84 - $295

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sète to Bologna is to bus which costs 40€ - 80€ and takes 13 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sète to Bologna is to train and fly which costs 120€ - 360€ and takes 6 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sète to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Sète - Quai Noel Guignon and arriving at Bologna, Bologna via Montpellier. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sète to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Sete and arriving at Bologna C.Le via Montpellier Saint-Roch, Valence TGV, Chambery-Challes-E and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 5 min.

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The distance between Sète and Bologna is 624 km. The road distance is 831.9 km.

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The best way to get from Sète to Bologna without a car is to train which takes 11 h 5 min and costs 120€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 11 h 5 min to get from Sète to Bologna, including transfers.

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

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Sète to Bologna train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Montpellier Saint-Roch station.

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The best way to get from Sète to Bologna is to train which takes 11 h 5 min and costs 120€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 80€ and takes 13 h 40 min, you could also fly, which costs 110€ - 430€ and takes 8 h.

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Map of how to get from Sète to Bologna.
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  • Distance: 389.9 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 5 min

What companies run services between Sète, France and Bologna, Italy?

You can take a train from Sète to Bologna via Montpellier Saint-Roch, Valence TGV, Chambery-Challes-E, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Porta Susa in around 11 h 5 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Sète to Bologna 5 times a week. Tickets cost $45 - $85 and the journey takes 11 h 40 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Strasbourg, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Montpellier to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Montpellier to Bologna via Nantes, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
Flights from Montpellier to Bologna via Paris Orly, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Montpellier to Bologna via Nantes, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Lyon to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Strasbourg, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Montpellier to Bologna via Nantes, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
Flights from Montpellier to Bologna via Paris Orly, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Lyon to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Barcelona to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Barcelona to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Montpellier to Bologna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Barcelona to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Marseille to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Marseille to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $85
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $80
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$90 - $120
Train from Sete to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $24
1st Class
$34 - $37
Train from Narbonne to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Montpellier St. Roch Station to Gare de Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
renfe.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
Train from Valence TGV to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Sete to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Sete to Vitrolles Aeroport Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $100
Train from Sete to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $24
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Narbonne to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 Torino Porta Susa to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Marseille-Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
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 Genova Piazza Principe to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $45
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
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 - $30
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 Montpellier to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Montpellier to Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Schedules at
isilines.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Nice to Bologna
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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