The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Bologna to La Spezia will cost around $ 25 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 25.
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Of the 1 buses that leave Bologna for La Spezia every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 126 km distance in an average of 2 h 25 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h 25 m .
The slowest buses will take 2 h 25 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||78 miles (126 km)|
|Average bus duration||2 h 25 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$24 (€20)|
|Bus providers||Marino Autolinee, Flixbus or BlaBlaCar|
Buses from Bologna to La Spezia cover the 78 miles (126 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 25 min with our travel partners like Marino Autolinee, Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $24 (€20), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $23 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Bologna Centrale and arrive in La Spezia, Port.
You can travel by bus between Bologna and La Spezia with FlixBus for as low as $23 (€19). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
FlixBus has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your FlixBus tickets between Bologna and La Spezia and when traveling by bus:
Buses from Bologna to La Spezia are scheduled to depart once daily. The distance between the two cities is about 78 miles (126 km), and the direct trip takes about 2h 35min. Your bus ticket will give you access to the sights of La Spezia, the busy military and commercial harbor in northern Italy on the Mediterranean Sea. Tourists are attracted to the city by its rich history, art and beautifully rugged coastline. The city is also often used as a jumping-off point for visitors who will be touring the Cinque Terre, which is a string of five seaside villages along the Italian Riviera coastline.
The journey from Bologna to La Spezia takes about 2h 35min by bus. It is a direct, non-stop trip between the two cities. Along the way, passengers can relax and enjoy the views of the Apennine Mountains that run the length of Italy.
Buses depart from Bologna to La Spezia once per day at about 4:10 a.m. every day of the week, including weekends and holidays. This is a direct, non-stop route. With no transfers to worry about, this is a comfortable, economical and convenient way to travel between the two northern Italian cities.
Departure bus station: The Bologna Bus Station is the main bus station in the city. It is located next to the city’s central railway station and is located just within the Viali di Circonvallazione (the streets that surround the historic city center), only 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from the Piazza Maggiore in the center of the city. Both the #11 and #27 TPER city buses regularly make the 5min trip from the Piazza Maggiore to the Bologna Bus Station. Facilities at the station include restrooms, bus ticket counters, a self-service café, shops, telephones, and parking. Although there is no luggage storage in the bus station, there is a luggage storage facility on the first floor of the central railway station. The bus station is pretty easy to navigate, so you only need to arrive about 15min before your scheduled departure to allow time to find your bus, check in with your ticket and check your luggage.
Arrival bus station: In La Spezia, the bus arrives at a bus stop outside the Viale Italia Ferry Terminal. Although there are no facilities at the bus stop, the stop is located in a well-developed area surrounded by the parks, shops and restaurants of the Old Town neighborhood of La Spezia. A luggage storage facility is available in the Central Train Station, which is located next to the Piazza Medaglie d’Oro in the Umberto I Quarter neighborhood near Old Town. It is a short 6min walk of about one-third mile (550 m) along the Via Persio Aulo Flacco from the bus stop to the Piazza Cesare Battisti near the center of Old Town. The city’s local buses and trolleybuses do not travel this route. Alternatively, it is about a 7min bus ride to the city’s Central Train Station on the #3 city bus, and from there passengers can reach a variety of destinations in the city and the region by bus or by train.
MarinoBus is the bus company that provides service from Bologna to La Spezia. MarinoBus is an Italian bus company that was founded in 1957 to serve southern Italy. The company has since expanded its service and now includes all major Italian cities and tourist destinations as well as many major cities throughout Europe.
MarinoBus offers year-round bus transportation service from Bologna to La Spezia. Buses are scheduled to depart daily (including weekends and holidays) at around 4:10 each morning. The direct trip between the cities takes only about 2h 35min. MarinoBus has a fleet of state-of-the-art buses designed provide passengers with a comfortable journey. The MarinoBus ticket policy allows for partial refunds; specifically, a percentage of the ticket price will be returned if the passenger notifies MarinoBus of the cancellation up to 48 hours before the scheduled departure. The ticket policy allows for changes of the travel date, time and destination as long as the change is made at least 18 hours before the scheduled departure; passengers need only pay difference in price for the new bus ticket, minus a small service fee. Children under 12 years of age can travel at a reduced rate, but they must travel with an adult. Parents must provide their own child safety seat if one is needed for the trip. Children aged 14 and up may travel on their own as long as their parent or guardian provides a signed parental authorization form.
MarinoBus takes pride in maintaining a fleet of modern, updated buses featuring comfortable reclining seats, Wi.Fi, air conditioning, electrical outlets, restrooms, and a mini bar on all of their buses. Passengers may bring one carry-on bag with a maximum size of 16 x 12 x 6 inches (40 x 30 x 15 cm) on board, which should be stored in the overhead bin. In addition, up to two pieces of checked luggage are allowed per person. Each checked item must not exceed a weight of 26.5 pounds (12kg) or size of 55 inches (140 cm) combined length, depth and width. For a small fee, passengers may bring a bike on the bus, but it will be counted as one of the checked luggage items and it must be disassembled and stored in a travel bag. Pets are allowed on board, but only one pet is allowed per passenger, and a ticket must be purchased for the pet (pet tickets are offered at a reduced rate in off-peak travel times, subject to available space on the bus). Pets must weigh less than 22 pounds (10kg) and must be transported in a travel crate. Passengers with disabilities should contact the company directly to inquire about necessary travel accommodations.
When taking a bus from Bologna, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Bologna, Autostazione, Bologna, Piaza XX Settembre and Bologna, Imola highway exit. When you arrive in La Spezia, your bus can arrive in bus stations including La Spezia, Port, La Spezia, Piazza Chiodo and La Spezia, Via Giosuè Carducci.
Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Bologna Centrale to La Spezia, Port.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their buses from Bologna Centrale and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to get to this bus station.
Passengers arriving in La Spezia most often arrive at La Spezia, Port and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this bus station to the city center.
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