There are 3 ways to get from Vernazza to Bologna by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from La Spezia to Bologna 26 / ...

$10 - $23

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from La Spezia C. to Parma La Spezia - Parma / ...
  2. Take the train from Parma to Bologna C.Le Reg / ...

$17 - $40

Drive  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Vernazza to Bologna 150.1 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Vernazza to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Vernazza and arriving at Bologna C.Le via La Spezia C. and Parma. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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The distance between Vernazza and Bologna is 138 km. The road distance is 240.1 km.

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The best way to get from Vernazza to Bologna without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to get from Vernazza to Bologna, including transfers.

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Vernazza to Bologna train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from La Spezia C. station.

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The best way to get from Vernazza to Bologna is to bus which takes 4 h 16 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4 h 20 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Vernazza to Bologna is 240 km. It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to drive from Vernazza to Bologna.

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Map of how to get from Vernazza to Bologna.
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  • Distance: 86 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 16 min

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

Marino Autolinee operates a bus from Vernazza to Bologna 3 times a day. Tickets cost $17 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min. Ouibus also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vernazza to Bologna via La Spezia Centrale, La Spezia C., and Parma in around 4 h 20 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 La Spezia C. to Parma
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $20
Train from Parma to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Bus operators
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from La Spezia to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Book at
booking.marinobus.it
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from La Spezia to Bologna
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
Ouibus

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