Birmingham to Bologna train

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Bologna

distanceDistance815 miles (1315 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Birmingham to Bologna cover the 815 miles (1315 km) long route taking on average 22 h 48 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Bologna Centrale.

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FAQs

Travel between Birmingham, United Kingdom and Bologna, Italy by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Italy from United Kingdom?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Italy from Birmingham?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

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

All travelers in Italy must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 5/19/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Birmingham to Bologna as this information can change.

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Bologna to Birmingham is: Fully open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Italy?

Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Bologna?

What are the requirements?

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the safety rules to follow in Birmingham, United Kingdom?

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

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last checked on 5/18/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Birmingham from Bologna here.

The train distance from Birmingham to Bologna is around 815 miles (1315 km).
On average the Birmingham to Bologna train travel time is 22 h 48 min  for the 815 miles (1315 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

There are a few train stations in Birmingham to start your journey from including Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham International. In Bologna you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Bologna Centrale, Bologna Borgo Panigale and Bologna Mazzini.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street   and arrive in Bologna Centrale.

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Birmingham New Street and need to travel around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Bologna most often arrive at Bologna Centrale and need to travel around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from this train station to the city center.

The average number of trains departing Birmingham for Bologna is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Bologna
Birmingham New Street is the most popular Birmingham railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Birmingham for your trip to Bologna.
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Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales

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