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There are 10 ways to get from Sète to Bologna by train, plane, 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.

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Train to Marseille, fly to Bologna  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Sète to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Bologna (BLQ) MRS - BLQ

$130 - $363

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Bus FlixBus  •  13h 35m

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

$47 - $87

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Fly Montpellier to Bologna  •  9h 25m

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

$136 - $484

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

  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  •  8h 37m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Sète to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Venice (VCE) MRS - VCE
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le

$91 - $301

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

  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

Train via Chambery-Challes-E  •  10h 55m

  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

Train  •  12h 59m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Sète to Gare de 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  •  14h 16m

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

$100 - $149

Drive  •  8h

  1. Drive from Sète to Bologna 520 miles

$120 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Sète to Bologna is to bus which costs 40€ - 80€ and takes 13h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Sète to Bologna is to train and fly which costs 110€ - 320€ and takes 6h 7m.

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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 13h 35m.

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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 10h 55m.

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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 10h 55m and costs 120€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 6h 7m 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 fly which takes 9h 25m and costs 110€ - 430€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 120€ - 200€ and takes 10h 55m, you could also bus, which costs 40€ - 80€ and takes 13h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Sète to Bologna.
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  • Distance: 389.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 7m

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

Air France, KLM and seven other airlines fly from Sète to Bologna every 2 hours. Alternatively, 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 10h 55m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Montpellier to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Montpellier to Bologna via Paris Orly, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Montpellier to Bologna via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Lyon to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Montpellier to Bologna via Paris Orly, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Lyon to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Marseille to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$24 - $180
Flights from Barcelona to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Montpellier to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Montpellier to Bologna via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Marseille to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Marseille to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Train operators
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 Gare de Sète to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
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
41m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $24
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Narbonne to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
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
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
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
44m
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
1h 58m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
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
2h 34m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $80
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 Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $45
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
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
1h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
renfe.com
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
2h 7m
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
5h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
11h 35m
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
4h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Schedules at
isilines.com
Eurolines FR

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The quickest flight from Marseille Airport to Bologna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sète to Bologna is 832 km. It takes approximately 8h to drive from Sète to Bologna.

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Ryanair, Air France and Hop! offer flights from Marseille Airport to Bologna Airport.

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There are 1656+ hotels available in Bologna. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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