There are 4 ways to get from Sestri Levante to Bologna by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 1 min

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

$19 - $41

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Bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Sestri Levante to Bologna, Bologna 505

$15 - $26

2 alternative options

Train via La Spezia Centrale  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Sestri Levante to La Spezia Centrale Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from La Spezia C. to Parma Reg
  3. Take the train from Parma to Bologna C.Le Reg / ...

$19 - $44

Drive  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Sestri Levante to Bologna 157 miles

$35 - $55

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sestri Levante and arriving at Bologna, Bologna. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sestri Levante to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Sestri Levante and arriving at Bologna C.Le via Parma. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 1 min.

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The distance between Sestri Levante and Bologna is 156 km. The road distance is 251.2 km.

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The best way to get from Sestri Levante to Bologna without a car is to train which takes 4 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 1 min to get from Sestri Levante to Bologna, including transfers.

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

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Sestri Levante to Bologna train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Sestri Levante station.

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The best way to get from Sestri Levante to Bologna is to train which takes 4 h 1 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 20 min.

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

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Sestri Levante to Bologna train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Bologna C.Le station.

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Map of how to get from Sestri Levante to Bologna.
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  • Distance: 97.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 1 min

What companies run services between Sestri Levante, Italy and Bologna, Italy?

You can take a train from Sestri Levante to Bologna via Parma in around 4 h 1 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Sestri Levante to Bologna 5 times a week. Tickets cost $15 - $26 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min.

Train operators
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 Sestri Levante to Parma
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $26
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 Sestri Levante to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Train from La Spezia C. to Parma
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $20
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 Sestri Levante to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Sestri Levante to Bologna is 251 km. It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to drive from Sestri Levante to Bologna.

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