There are 5 ways to get from Venice to Bologna by train, bus, night train, rideshare or car

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  •  1 h 27 min

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

$21 - $35

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Rideshare  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Venice to Bologna 96.5 miles

$7 - $16

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Venice, Venice to Bologna, Bologna N536 / ...

$8 - $35

Night train  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the night train from Venezia S.Lucia to Bologna C.Le Icn

$22 - $35

Drive  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Venice to Bologna 96.4 miles

$23 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Venice to Bologna is to rideshare which costs 6€ - 14€ and takes 1 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Bologna is to train which costs 18€ - 29€ and takes 1 h 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Venice, Venice and arriving at Bologna, Bologna. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Venezia S.Lucia and arriving at Bologna C.Le. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 27 min.

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The distance between Venice and Bologna is 131 km. The road distance is 154.2 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Bologna without a car is to train which takes 1 h 27 min and costs 18€ - 29€.

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The train from Venezia S.Lucia to Bologna C.Le takes 1 h 27 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Venice to Bologna bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Venice, Venice station.

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Venice to Bologna train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Venezia S.Lucia station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Bologna is to train which takes 1 h 27 min and costs 18€ - 29€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 7€ - 30€ and takes 2 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Bologna.
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  • Distance: 81.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 27 min

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Venice to Bologna hourly. Tickets cost $22 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 27 min. ItaloTreno also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Venice to Bologna every 4 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $15 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min. SAIS Autolinee also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Bus operators
FlixBus
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 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Venice - Tronchetto to Bologna - Piazza XX Settembre
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Venice to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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