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Train Information between Bologna and Cesena

distanceDistance51 miles (82 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 6 min
priceAverage train ticket price$9 (€7)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesRegionale Veloce, Regionale or Intercity

Trains from Bologna to Cesena cover the 51 miles (82 km) long route taking on average 1 h 6 min with our travel partners like Regionale Veloce, Regionale or Intercity. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $9 (€7), but the average price of train tickets is $9 (€7). Travelers depart most frequently from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Cesena.

Trains from Bologna to Cesena

On a typical day, there are around 5 to 10 trains from Bologna to Cesena for travelers to choose from. Per week, the total is approximately 50 trains that are serviced. A variety of circumstances can impact how long your train will last, including the type of train that is being used for your specific voyage and how many stops your train will make before reaching your final destination. Typically, trains for this route take anywhere from 45min to 1h. Trains from Bologna to Cesena will almost always be direct and will not require you to make any transfers. Once you reach Cesena, you will find that there are many interesting sights for you to visit, including the Park of the Saltern of Cervia and the Rocca Malatestiana.

Bologna to Cesena Train Time: Daily Departures

On any given day, there may be between 5 and 10 trains that depart Bologna for Cesena. Each week, there are usually around 50 trains for travelers to choose from. Departures for this route usually begin at 08:00 a.m., while the final voyage of the day may leave closer to 11:00 p.m.

How long is the journey by train from Bologna to Cesena?

The amount of time that your trip takes will usually depend on factors such as what type of train is being used for your journey and the number of stops that your train will have before arriving at your final destination. However, you can normally expect for your train to last anywhere from 45min to 1h. Almost all the voyages that are offered are direct and do not require passengers to transfer trains.

What are the departure and arrival stations for the Bologna to Cesena route?

Departure train station: When you travel from Bologna to Cesena by train, your train will depart from Bologna Centrale railway station. This station is one of the main travel hubs in the region and it can be found right on the northern edge of the city center. It’s just a few min away from bus lines A, C, and 11, all of which can be used to travel here from other parts of the city. At this station, there are public restrooms, access to free Wi-Fi, outlets to charge electronic devices, sitting areas, shops that sell refreshments, and luggage lockers. It’s recommended that you arrive at the departure station with at least 30min to spare before your train is scheduled to depart.

Arrival train station: When you reach Cesena, your train will arrive at Cesena railway station. This station is also in the city center and it’s within walking distance of bus lines 6, 11, 12, and 21. Like Bologna Centrale railway station, Cesena railway station has areas for travelers to sit and relax, public restrooms, a few small shops, outlets, drinking fountains, and free Wi-Fi for passengers.

Which train companies travel from Bologna to Cesena?

When you are booking trains from Bologna to Cesena, you will find that the main travel provider for these journeys is Trenitalia. Trenitalia is an Italian travel company that has become known as one of the country’s largest travel providers and services several hundred trains each day between some of the biggest cities. Almost all of the trains that Trenitalia offers for this route are direct, so you will not have to worry about needing to transfer trains before reaching your destination. However, while you will not need to transfer trains, your train may still stop in additional cities that are along the same route.

Trenitalia trains from Bologna to Cesena

Each day, Trenitalia offers anywhere from 5 to 10 trains from Bologna to Cesena. Per week, the total number of journeys that are offered is around 50 trains. Many factors can have an impact on how long trains between these two cities take, including the specific type of train that is serviced for the journey, as well as how many stops your train makes before arriving in Cesena. However, you can expect your trip to take anywhere from 45min to 1h. Almost all of the trains that Trenitalia offers from Bologna to Cesena will be direct, so you don’t need to worry about having a transfer on your itinerary. For this route, you will depart from Bologna Centrale railway station and arrive at Cesena railway station. For short trips such as this, Trenitalia will typically use Intercity or regional trains. Approximately the same number of trips are offered during the week as there are on weekends.

Train Bologna to Cesena: Services on Board

For this trip, there is typically just one booking class, which is referred to as Second Class. With a Second Class ticket, you will have your own comfortable seat that has an outlet next to it. You will also be able to access unlimited Wi-Fi for free during your journey. With Trenitalia’s luggage policy, customers are able to bring up to one carry-on bag or item and two large pieces of luggage without having to pay an additional fee. Each train car has an ample amount of storage space, including overhead areas, which you can use to keep your items. If you would like to bring a bicycle in place of a piece of luggage, you may do so, but only if your bicycle is foldable. Make sure to place it in a bag prior to boarding. Small animals can be brought on these trains if they are kept in an animal container. Trenitalia trains are accessible for those with disabilities.

How to find cheap train tickets from Bologna to Cesena?

Those that are hoping to find cheap trains from Bologna to Cesena can use a few different tactics to find affordable tickets. For example, if you have the option for your specific route, try to book a train that requires a transfer, as these will almost always be cheaper than direct trains. When you book your reservation as far in advance as possible, it will make it easier for you to find particularly affordable fares, as prices will usually rise as your departure day approaches. When possible, try to be flexible with the day and time that you’ll be traveling, as this will make it easier for you to opt for the most affordable option.

 

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FAQs
How much does a cheap train to Cesena from Bologna cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Bologna to Cesena trains for as little as $9 (€7)  in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train from Bologna to Cesena?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Bologna to Cesena train to cost on average $9 (€7)  one way.
What is the distance to Cesena from Bologna by train?
The Bologna to Cesena train distance is approximately 51 miles (82 km).
How long is the train to Cesena from Bologna?
The Bologna to Cesena train duration is on average 1 h 6 min, which is to be expected when traveling 51 miles (82 km) to Cesena from Bologna. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Bologna and arrival train station in Cesena?

Omio customers book a train from Bologna Centrale   to Cesena   most frequently for this route.

Where is the departure train station in Bologna located? Where is the arrival train station in Cesena located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Bologna Centrale, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Bologna. The most popular arrival train station in Cesena, called Cesena, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city center.

Which train companies can take me to Cesena from Bologna?
Take the Bologna to Cesena train with Regionale Veloce, Regionale or Intercity. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route to Cesena from Bologna as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains are there from Bologna to Cesena a day?
On average, there are 16 trains a day from Bologna to Cesena. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When can I take the first train from Bologna to Cesena? When can I take the last train for the day?
The first Bologna to Cesena train departs at 4: 34 AM   and the last train from Bologna to Cesena leaves at 8: 34 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Bologna to Cesena on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I purchase train tickets between Bologna and Cesena to score the best deals?
You can find trains between Bologna and Cesena to cost on average $9 (€7) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Bologna to Cesena train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bologna
Cesena
Bologna Centrale
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