There are 5 ways to get from Varenna to Bologna by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Varenna Esino to Milano Centrale Re_8
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...

$32 - $66

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Bus  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Bergamo to Bologna *Int_BERGAMO* Marinobus

$25 - $37

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Drive  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Varenna to Bologna 179.3 miles

$40 - $65

Train to Milan Linate, fly  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Varenna Esino to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Bologna (BLQ) LIN - BLQ

$64 - $351

Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Varenna Esino to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Bologna (BLQ) MXP - BLQ

$53 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Varenna to Bologna is to bus which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 6 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Varenna to Bologna is to train which costs 27€ - 60€ and takes 2 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Varenna to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Varenna Esino and arriving at Bologna C.Le via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 31 min.

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The distance between Varenna and Bologna is 233 km. The road distance is 286.9 km.

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The best way to get from Varenna to Bologna without a car is to train which takes 2 h 31 min and costs 27€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to get from Varenna to Bologna, including transfers.

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Varenna to Bologna train services, operated by Trenord, depart from Varenna Esino station.

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The best way to get from Varenna to Bologna is to train which takes 2 h 31 min and costs 27€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 6 h 44 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Varenna to Bologna.
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  • Distance: 145.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 31 min

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

You can take a train from Varenna to Bologna via Milano Centrale in around 2 h 31 min. Alternatively, Marino Autolinee operates a bus from Varenna to Bologna once daily. Tickets cost $20 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Milan Linate to Bologna via Catania
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
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
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $290
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $490
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Bologna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 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 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Palermo
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Catania
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Milan Linate to Bologna via Olbia
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Bologna via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Bologna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $290
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Budapest
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Ernest
Website
flyernest.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Tirana
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Train operators
Trenord
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Varenna Esino to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $22
Schedules at
trenord.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Schedules at
trenord.it
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Bergamo to Bologna *Int_BERGAMO*
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
marinobus.it

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Yes, the driving distance between Varenna to Bologna is 287 km. It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to drive from Varenna to Bologna.

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Meridiana, Brussels Airlines, Air France and five other airlines offer flights from Milan Linate Airport to Bologna Airport.

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