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There are 6 ways to get from Savona 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 Trenitalia Frecce  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Savona to Milano Centrale Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...

$46 - $83

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Bus Marino Autolinee  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Savona to La Spezia
  2. Take the bus from La Spezia to Bologna MarinoBus / ...

$17 - $28

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Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Genoa, Genoa to Bologna, Bologna N482 / ...

$19 - $32

Train Trenitalia  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Savona to Genova Brignole Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Bologna C.Le Rv

$25 - $54

Drive  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Savona to Bologna 203.2 miles

$45 - $75

Fly  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Bologna (BLQ) GOA - BLQ

$59 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Savona to Bologna is to bus which costs 15€ - 25€ and takes 5 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Savona to Bologna is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Savona to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Savona and arriving at Bologna via La Spezia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Savona to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Savona and arriving at Bologna C.Le via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 29 min.

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The distance between Savona and Bologna is 228 km. The road distance is 325.1 km.

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The best way to get from Savona to Bologna without a car is to train which takes 3 h 29 min and costs 40€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to get from Savona to Bologna, including transfers.

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

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Savona to Bologna train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Savona station.

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The best way to get from Savona to Bologna is to train which takes 3 h 29 min and costs 40€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 15€ - 25€ and takes 5 h 28 min, you could also fly, which costs 50€ - 230€ and takes 5 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Savona to Bologna.
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  • Distance: 142.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 29 min

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

You can take a train from Savona to Bologna via Milano Centrale in around 3 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Savona to Bologna via La Spezia in around 5 h 28 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Genoa to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Genoa to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Genoa to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Genoa to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Genoa to Bologna via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Train operators
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 Savona to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.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 Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
italotreno.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 Savona to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Train from Genova Brignole to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $45
Bus operators
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Savona to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from La Spezia to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
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
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 Genoa, Genoa to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Genoa Airport to Bologna Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Savona to Bologna is 325 km. It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to drive from Savona to Bologna.

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Vueling Airlines, Ryanair, Lufthansa and three other airlines offer flights from Genoa Airport to Bologna Airport.

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Book your Savona to Bologna bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 1579+ hotels available in Bologna. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Savona to Genoa Airport is to train which takes 43 min and costs 2€ - 7€.

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