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Bus Information between Geneva and Bologna

distanceDistance277 miles (447 km)
durationAverage bus duration8 h 50 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$73 (€59)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus or BlaBlaCar

Buses from Geneva to Bologna cover the 277 miles (447 km) long journey taking on average 8 h 50 min with our travel partners like Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $49 (€40), but the average price of bus tickets is $73 (€59). Travelers depart most frequently from Genève and arrive in Bologna, Autostazione.

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Geneva to Bologna with FlixBus

Buy your official FlixBus bus tickets from Geneva to Bologna from $49 (€40) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular journey.

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Flixbus is one of Europe's biggest bus companies which was created in Germany and offers bus services around Europe and US. Flixbus offers only one ticket type called Standard for your upcoming bus trip from Geneva to Bologna.

It’s easy to book your FlixBus bus ticket from Geneva to Bologna online with Omio! Simply check the current FlixBus bus schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Geneva and Bologna as well as relevant travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) for that bus and book cheap FlixBus bus tickets online. Prices for FlixBus buses between Geneva and Bologna start at $49 (€40) one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 277 miles (447 km). If you search for FlixBus buses in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the FlixBus tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when traveling by bus between Geneva and Bologna. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Geneva to Bologna FlixBus bus ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

FlixBus has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by bus between Geneva and Bologna:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by bus from Geneva, Switzerland to Bologna, Italy?

Travel between Geneva, Switzerland and Bologna, Italy by bus is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Italy from Switzerland?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Italy from Geneva?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Bologna, Italy?

When traveling in Italy, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 10/26/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus between Geneva and Bologna before traveling.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Geneva, Switzerland from Bologna, Italy?

The restriction level for your return bus to Geneva, Switzerland from Bologna is: Partially open.

Is my return bus into Geneva from Bologna restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Bologna?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Geneva, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 10/23/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Geneva from Bologna closer to your date of departure here here.

How much are cheap buses to Bologna from Geneva?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Geneva to Bologna buses for as little as $49 (€40)  in the next 7 days.
How much is the bus from Geneva to Bologna on average?
The Geneva to Bologna bus ticket price is on average $73 (€59)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.
How many miles is it from Geneva to Bologna by bus?
You should expect to travel around 277 miles (447 km)  between Geneva and Bologna by bus.
How long is a bus from Geneva to Bologna on average?
On average the Geneva to Bologna bus time is 8 h 50 min  covering the 277 miles (447 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the bus from Geneva to Bologna depart from? Which Bologna bus station do I come into from Geneva?

Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Genève   to Bologna, Autostazione.

Where do I find the Geneva bus station to Bologna? Where is the Bologna bus station?

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this route, called Genève, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Geneva.

The most popular arrival bus station, Bologna, Autostazione, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center of Bologna.

What bus providers offer a service from Geneva to Bologna?
For the route from Geneva to Bologna you can take a bus with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services to Bologna from Geneva on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
When is the earliest bus from Geneva to Bologna? When is the last bus from Geneva to Bologna?
The earliest bus departing from Geneva to Bologna leaves at 5: 30 AM. The last bus departing from Geneva to Bologna leaves at 6: 30 PM. You can find the latest Geneva to Bologna bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
When should I book the Geneva to Bologna bus for the best deals on tickets?
You can find buses between Geneva and Bologna to cost on average $73 (€59) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying bus tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Geneva to Bologna bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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