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There are 6 ways to get from Venice Airport (VCE) to Bologna by train, bus, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le Rv / ...

$12 - $31

Cheapest option

Bus via Venice, Venice Mestre  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Venice, Venice Mestre to Bologna, Bologna 482 / ...

$9 - $15

4 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Venice Airport, Venice to Bologna, Bologna 418 / ...

$9 - $16

Bus SAIS Autolinee  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Mestre - Viale Stazione to Bologna - Piazza XX Settembre

$24 - $36

Drive  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Venice Airport (VCE) to Bologna 98.1 miles

$23 - $35

Towncar  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take a town car from Venice Airport to Bologna 98.1 miles

$35 - $140

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Venice Airport (VCE) to Bologna is to bus which costs 7€ - 13€ and takes 3 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Venice Airport (VCE) to Bologna is to towncar which costs 30€ - 120€ and takes 1 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Venice Airport, Venice and arriving at Bologna, Bologna. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

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The distance between Venice Airport (VCE) and Bologna is 137 km. The road distance is 156.9 km.

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The best way to get from Venice Airport (VCE) to Bologna without a car is to train which takes 2 h 22 min and costs 10€ - 27€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to get from Venice Airport (VCE) to Bologna, including transfers.

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Venice Airport (VCE) to Bologna bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Venice Airport, Venice station.

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The best way to get from Venice Airport (VCE) to Bologna is to train which takes 2 h 22 min and costs 10€ - 27€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 8€ - 14€ and takes 2 h 45 min.

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Venice Airport (VCE) to Bologna bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bologna, Bologna station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice Airport (VCE) to Bologna is 157 km. It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to drive from Venice Airport (VCE) to Bologna.

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Map of how to get from Venice Airport (VCE) to Bologna.
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  • Distance: 85.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 22 min

What companies run services between Venice Airport (VCE), Italy and Bologna, Italy?

Trenitalia operates a train from Venice Airport (VCE) to Bologna hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $24 and the journey takes 1 h 49 min. ItaloTreno also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Venice Airport (VCE) to Bologna once daily. Tickets cost $9 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 45 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 Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Venice Airport, Venice to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Venice, Venice Mestre to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Mestre to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
marinobus.it
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Mestre - Viale Stazione to Bologna - Piazza XX Settembre
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Venice Airport to Bologna
Estimated price
$35 - $140

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