There are 7 ways to get from Villach to Bologna by train, bus, night train, car, shuttle or plane

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Train  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Bologna C.Le En

$27 - $60

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Bus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Villach to Udine, Udine 944
  2. Take the bus from Udine, Udine to Bologna, Bologna N536 / ...

$16 - $39

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Night train  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the night train from Villach Hbf to Bologna C.Le En / ...

$27 - $65

Drive  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Villach to Bologna 246.7 miles

$55 - $90

Shuttle to Ljubljana, fly  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Villach to Ljubljana Airport
  2. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Bologna (BLQ) LJU - BLQ

$173 - $555

Fly from Klagenfurt  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Klagenfurt (KLU) to Bologna (BLQ) KLU - BLQ

$65 - $307

Train, train to Trieste, fly  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Udine
  2. Take the train from Udine to Trieste Aeroporto
  3. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Bologna (BLQ) TRS - BLQ

$67 - $298

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Villach to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Villach and arriving at Bologna, Bologna via Udine, Udine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Villach Hbf and arriving at Bologna C.Le. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 22 min.

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The distance between Villach and Bologna is 306 km. The road distance is 394.7 km.

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The best way to get from Villach to Bologna without a car is to train which takes 4 h 22 min and costs .

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The train from Villach Hbf to Bologna C.Le takes 4 h 22 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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Villach to Bologna train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Villach Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Villach to Bologna is to train which takes 4 h 22 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 45 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 7 h 17 min.

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There is no direct flight from Ljubljana Airport to Bologna Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Villach to Bologna bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bologna, Bologna station.

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Map of how to get from Villach to Bologna.
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  • Distance: 191.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 22 min

What companies run services between Villach, Austria and Bologna, Italy?

Trenitalia operates a train from Villach to Bologna once daily. Tickets cost $27 - $60 and the journey takes 4 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Villach to Bologna via Udine, Udine in around 6 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Ljubljana to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Flights from Ljubljana to Bologna via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Ljubljana to Bologna via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Klagenfurt to Bologna via Vienna, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Klagenfurt to Bologna via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $450
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $320
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from Klagenfurt to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Bologna via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Klagenfurt to Bologna via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via Catania
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Trieste to Bologna via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Bologna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Klagenfurt to Bologna via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
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 Villach Hbf to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$45 - $60
Train from Udine to Trieste Aeroporto
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$6 - $8
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Night train from Villach Hbf to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Villach Hbf to Udine
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $24
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Villach Hauptbahnhof to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
nightjet.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Villach Hbf to Udine
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Villach to Udine, Udine
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Udine, Udine to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Udine to Bologna *Int_UDINE*
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
marinobus.it
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Udine, Autostaz. Viale Europa Unita to Bologna, Autostaz.Piazza XX Settembre
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Touristik Kärnten Transfer
Phone
+43 660 9030012
Email
office@touristik-kaernten-transfer.at
Website
touristik-kaernten-transfer.at
Shuttle from Villach to Ljubljana Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$53
Schedules at
touristik-kaernten-transfer.at

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Villach to Bologna is 395 km. It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to drive from Villach to Bologna.

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Air France, Ryanair, Austrian Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Ljubljana Airport to Bologna Airport.

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Book your Villach to Bologna train tickets online with Loco2.

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Book your Villach to Bologna bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 1526+ hotels available in Bologna. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Villach to Ljubljana Airport is to shuttle which takes 1 h and costs .

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