There are 6 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 30 min

  1. VE-NA / ...

$22 - $35

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 56 min

  1. 96.5 miles

$8 - $16

4 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 25 min

  1. 418 / ...

$9 - $15

Bus via Mestre Fs C4  •  2 h 47 min

  1. 482 / ...

$10 - $18

Night train  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Icn

$22 - $35

Drive  •  1 h 32 min

  1. 96.4 miles

$23 - $35

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

ItaloTreno operates a train from Venice to Bologna hourly. Tickets cost $22 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min. Trenitalia Frecce also services this route hourly. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Venice to Bologna 5 times a day. Tickets cost $9 - $15 and the journey takes 2 h 25 min. Baltour also services this route 6 times a week.

Train operators
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Venice, Venice to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Venice, Venice Mestre to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from VENEZIA-Tronchetto Stazione to BOLOGNA-Terminal Bus
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Bus from VENEZIA MESTRE-Vle Staz.fronte N.8 to BOLOGNA-Terminal Bus
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Mestre to Bologna *Int_UDINE*
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Venice to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

Want to know more about travelling around Italy

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Questions & Answers

The distance between Venice and Bologna is 131 km. The road distance is 154 km.

The cheapest way to get from Venice to Bologna is to bus which costs 7€ - 13€ and takes 2 h 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Venice to Bologna is to train which takes 1 h 30 min and costs 18€ - 29€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Venezia Santa Lucia Station and arriving at Bologna Centrale Station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Venice, Venice and arriving at Bologna, Bologna. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 25 min.

The train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Bologna Centrale Station takes 1 h 30 min including transfers and departs hourly.