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There are 7 ways to get from Strasbourg to Bologna by train, bus, night 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  •  7h 36m

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Ece / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...

$139 - $239

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  12h 30m

  1. Take the night bus from Strasbourg to Verona, Verona N401
  2. Take the bus from Verona, Verona to Bologna, Bologna 454 / ...

$48 - $79

5 alternative options

Bus  •  11h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Bologna

$80 - $140

Drive  •  7h 4m

  1. Drive from Strasbourg to Bologna 440.7 miles

$100 - $160

Fly from Strasbourg  •  5h 34m

  1. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Bologna (BLQ) SXB - BLQ

$171 - $717

Train to Saarbrucken, fly  •  9h 12m

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Sarreguemines
  2. Fly from Saarbrucken (SCN) to Bologna (BLQ) SCN - BLQ

$303 - $635

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly  •  6h 18m

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Bologna (BLQ) FRA - BLQ

$127 - $396

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Strasbourg to Bologna is to night bus and bus which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 12h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Strasbourg to Bologna is to fly which costs 140€ - 650€ and takes 5h 34m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Strasbourg and arriving at Bologna. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 11h 42m.

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No, there is no direct train from Strasbourg to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Strasbourg and arriving at Bologna C.Le via Basel SBB and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 36m.

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The distance between Strasbourg and Bologna is 531 km. The road distance is 705.2 km.

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The best way to get from Strasbourg to Bologna without a car is to train which takes 7h 36m and costs 120€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 7h 36m to get from Strasbourg to Bologna, including transfers.

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Strasbourg to Bologna bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Strasbourg station.

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Strasbourg to Bologna train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Strasbourg station.

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The best way to get from Strasbourg to Bologna is to train which takes 7h 36m and costs 120€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 70€ - 120€ and takes 11h 42m, you could also fly, which costs 140€ - 650€ and takes 5h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Strasbourg to Bologna.
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  • Distance: 332 miles
  • Duration: 7h 36m

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

You can take a train from Strasbourg to Bologna via Basel SBB and Milano Centrale in around 7h 36m. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Strasbourg to Bologna 4 times a week. Tickets cost $80 - $140 and the journey takes 11h 42m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Saarbrucken to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Flights from Saarbrucken to Bologna via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Saarbrucken to Bologna via Hamburg, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Saarbrucken to Bologna via Luxembourg, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Saarbrucken to Bologna via Hamburg, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Saarbrucken to Bologna via Luxembourg, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Saarbrucken to Bologna via Luxembourg, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Bologna via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $750
Flights from Strasbourg to Bologna via Nice, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $750
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Bologna via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $750
Flights from Strasbourg to Bologna via Nice, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Saarbrucken to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Bologna via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Bologna via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Strasbourg to Sarreguemines
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$26 - $40
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
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
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $39
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Bologna
Ave. Duration
11h 42m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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
Night bus from Strasbourg to Verona, Verona
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Verona, Verona to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Strasbourg to Bologna bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Bologna station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Strasbourg to Bologna is 705 km. It takes approximately 7h 4m to drive from Strasbourg to Bologna.

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Aegean Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa and four other airlines offer flights from Strasbourg 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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The best way to get from Strasbourg to Strasbourg Airport is to train which takes 10m and costs 8€ - 12€.

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