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There are 4 ways to get from Stresa to Bologna by train, car or plane

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Train Trenitalia Frecce  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Stresa to Milano Centrale Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...

$34 - $66

Cheapest option

Train Trenitalia  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Stresa to Milano Porta Garibaldi Reg
  2. Take the train from Lodi to Bologna C.Le Rv / ...

$21 - $54

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h

  1. Drive from Stresa to Bologna 189.4 miles

$45 - $70

Train, fly  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Stresa to Busto Arsizio
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Bologna (BLQ) MXP - BLQ

$46 - $224

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The cheapest way to get from Stresa to Bologna is to train which costs 18€ - 50€ and takes 5 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stresa to Bologna is to train which costs 29€ - 60€ and takes 2 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stresa to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Stresa and arriving at Bologna C.Le via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 9 min.

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The distance between Stresa and Bologna is 268 km. The road distance is 303.1 km.

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The best way to get from Stresa to Bologna without a car is to train which takes 2 h 9 min and costs 29€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 9 min to get from Stresa to Bologna, including transfers.

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Stresa to Bologna is 303 km. It takes approximately 3 h to drive from Stresa to Bologna.

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  • Distance: 167.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 9 min

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

You can take a train from Stresa to Bologna via Milano Centrale in around 2 h 9 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $490
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Prague
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Palermo
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Catania
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Lamezia Terme
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $490
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Prague
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Ernest
Website
flyernest.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Tirana
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $450
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
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 Stresa to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
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 Stresa to Milano Porta Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$12 - $14
Train from Lodi to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$24 - $29
Train from Stresa to Busto Arsizio
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10

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