There are 3 ways to get from Venice Airport (VCE) to Bologna Airport (BLQ) by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 33 min

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

$25 - $72

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Venice Airport to Bologna Cortina Express Flybus / ...

$11 - $37

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Venice Airport (VCE) to Bologna Airport (BLQ) 98 miles

$23 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Venice Airport (VCE) to Bologna Airport (BLQ) is to bus which costs 9€ - 35€ and takes 2 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Venice Airport (VCE) to Bologna Airport (BLQ) is to drive which costs 20€ - 30€ and takes 1 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Venice Airport (VCE) to Bologna Airport (BLQ). However, there are services departing from Venice Airport and arriving at Aeroporto via Stazione Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 39 min.

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The distance between Venice Airport (VCE) and Bologna Airport (BLQ) is 136 km. The road distance is 156.8 km.

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The best way to get from Venice Airport (VCE) to Bologna Airport (BLQ) without a car is to train which takes 2 h 33 min and costs 21€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to get from Venice Airport (VCE) to Bologna Airport (BLQ), including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Venice Airport (VCE) to Bologna Airport (BLQ) is to train which takes 2 h 33 min and costs 21€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 9€ - 35€ and takes 2 h 39 min.

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Map of how to get from Venice Airport (VCE) to Bologna Airport (BLQ).
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  • Distance: 85.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 33 min

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Venice Airport (VCE) to Bologna Airport (BLQ) hourly. Tickets cost $22 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min. ItaloTreno also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, Cortina Express operates a bus from Venice Airport (VCE) to Bologna Airport (BLQ) 3 times a day. Tickets cost $32 and the journey takes 2 h 1 min. FlixBus also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
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 Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Venice, Venice to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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