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Cheap train tickets and times from Florence to Bologna

Showing times and prices for Jun 19

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

33 m

Average

45 m

Trains per day

83

Distance

81 km

Cheap train tickets from Florence to start from $12 with an average ticket price of $16.

The fastest train from Florence to takes 33m in comparison to an average duration of 45m and covers a distance of 81 km.

83 trains that leave Florence for every day with 78 travelling directly.

Cheapest
Regionale
05:17PM2h13
Florence Rifredi
07:30PMBologna Centrale
$121One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
Regionale
06:13AM2h07
Florence Rifredi
08:20AMBologna Centrale
$121One-way
1 transfer
2nd Cheapest
Regionale
06:44PM2h49
Florence Rifredi
09:33PMBologna Borgo Panigale
$161One-way
2 transfers
Regionale
05:40PM3h08
Florence Santa Maria Novella
08:48PMBologna Centrale
$191One-way
1 transfer
Regionale
01:40PM3h15
Florence Santa Maria Novella
04:55PMBologna Centrale
$191One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from Florence to Bologna

distanceDistance50 miles (81 km)
durationAverage train duration38 min
priceAverage train ticket price$13 (€11)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 50 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesItalo, Frecciarossa, Regionale, Intercity, Intercity Notte, Frecciargento or Trenitalia

Trains from Florence to Bologna cover the 50 miles (81 km) long route taking on average 38 min with our travel partners like Italo, Frecciarossa, Regionale, Intercity, Intercity Notte, Frecciargento or Trenitalia. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $11 (€9), but the average price of train tickets is $13 (€11). Travelers depart most frequently from Florence Santa Maria Novella and arrive in Bologna Centrale.

Train providers: Italo, Frecciarossa and Regionale from Florence to Bologna trains

Italo, Frecciarossa and Regionale trains will get you from Florence to Bologna from $11 (€9). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Step on board a Frecciarossa train and relax as you travel across Italy. Trenitalia’s Frecciarossa high-speed trains make about 200 connections across Italy per day and are renowned for their comfort, speed and reduced environmental impact. Frecciarossa trains reach speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh), so you can travel 50 miles (81 km) quickly between Florence and Bologna. When booking your Frecciarossa train between Florence and Bologna, you can choose between four different classes: Standard, Premium, Business, and Executive. While each class offers different levels of comfort, all Frecciarossa classes provide free WiFi access, power outlets, air conditioning, bathrooms, luggage storage, onboard entertainment, and restaurant and bar services to passengers.

Prices for the Florence to Bologna train start as low as $137 (€120) one-way on Omio. Simply check the latest Trenitalia Frecciarossa train schedule for your ideal departure and arrival times, choose between the Super Economy, Economy, and Base fares, and book your cheap train between Florence and Bologna on Omio today!

Train information from Florence to Bologna with Frecciarossa:

  • Average Duration: 37 min
  • Cheapest Price: $137
  • Frecciarossa frequency: 29 a day

Frecciarossa, Italo, Frecciargento, Intercity, Intercity Notte, Regionale classes from Florence to Bologna

Check and compare train options, travel classes, and amenities for trains from Florence to Bologna with Frecciarossa, Italo, Frecciargento, Intercity, Intercity Notte, Regionale

Frecciarossa

Executive
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable armchair
  • Extra legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • 74 cm wide seats
  • Folding table
  • 2 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included in base fare ticket
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Needs to be disassembled in a bag or a fully closed folding bike*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat and restaurant
  • Meal included
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Youth fares available
  • No quiet area/zone
  • No luggage restriction
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Free access to FRECCIALounge and FRECCIAClub
  • Free entertainment access
  • Meeting area

Frecciarossa

Business
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • 69 cm wide seats
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included in base fare ticket
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Needs to be disassembled in a bag or a fully closed folding bike*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat and restaurant
  • Meal included
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Youth fares available
  • Quiet area/zone
  • No luggage restriction
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • FRECCIAClub and FRECCIALounge access reserved for CartaFRECCIA Argento, Oro or Platino or Salottino ticket owner
  • Free entertainment access
  • Meeting area bookable

Frecciarossa

Premium
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom
  • No solo seats available
  • Standard seat width
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included in base fare ticket
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Needs to be disassembled in a bag or a fully closed folding bike*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat and restaurant
  • Snacks included
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Youth fares available
  • No quiet area/zone
  • No luggage restriction
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • FRECCIAClub and FRECCIALounge access reserved for CartaFRECCIA Argento, Oro or Platino or Salottino ticket owner
  • Free entertainment access
  • No access to meeting area

Frecciarossa

Standard
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Non extra legroom
  • No solo seats available
  • Standard seat width
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included in base fare ticket
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Needs to be disassembled in a bag or a fully closed folding bike*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat and restaurant
  • No meal included
  • No meal or snacks included
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Youth fares available
  • No quiet area/zone
  • No luggage restriction
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • FRECCIAClub and FRECCIALounge access reserved for CartaFRECCIA Argento, Oro or Platino or Salottino ticket owner
  • Free entertainment access
  • No access to meeting area

Train tickets from Florence to Bologna: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 16 €
2 weeks earlier 14 €14.%
3 weeks earlier 13 €23%
1 month before 14 €14.%
2 months earlier 14 €14.%
3 months earlier 15 €7%


Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Florence - Bologna. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from Florence - Bologna 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 23% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Florence - Bologna with 2 months in advance you save up to about 14% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 7%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

FAQs: Trains from Florence to Bologna

FAQs: Travel by train from Florence to Bologna easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Florence to Bologna.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Florence to Bologna can start from as little as $11 (€9) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Florence to Bologna is $13 (€11); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Florence to Bologna train travel time is 38 min   for the 50 mile (81 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Florence to Bologna leaves at 5: 09 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Florence to Bologna leaves at 9: 25 PM.
Yes, there are 50 direct trains a day from Florence to Bologna with Italo, Frecciarossa, Regionale or Intercity. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Yes, you can take a high-speed train from Florence to Bologna with Italo, Frecciarossa or Frecciargento. Overall you can travel with the following companies: Italo, Frecciarossa, Regionale, Intercity, Intercity Notte, Frecciargento or Trenitalia.
For the best Florence to Bologna train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Italo, Frecciarossa, Regionale, Intercity, Intercity Notte, Frecciargento or Trenitalia. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Florence and Bologna to compare what amenities they may offer.
Yes, you can take a night train from Florence to Bologna with Intercity Notte. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

When departing from Florence, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Florence Santa Maria Novella, Florence Campo di Marte and Florence Rifredi. When arriving in Bologna, you can end your journey in train stations like Bologna Centrale, Bologna S. Vitale and Bologna Borgo Panigale.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Florence Santa Maria Novella, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Bologna Centrale, located 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Bologna from Florence is worth doing with a journey time of 38 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Florence to Bologna is May.
You have options as you can travel to Bologna from Florence 2 different ways: train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Florence and Bologna

Florence
Bologna
Florence Santa Maria Novella is the most popular Florence 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 Florence for your trip to Bologna.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+39 0552352595
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 21: 00
Public transit options for Florence Santa Maria Novella
Tram lines: T1, T2
Bus lines: 6, 11, 12, 13, 17, 23, 36, 37, C4
Train lines: FR, FA, Italo
Amenities at station
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+39 892021
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 07: 15 - 20: 45
Public transit options for Florence Campo di Marte
Bus lines: 12, 13, 33
Train lines: FA, IC, ICN, R
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Florence StatutoParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
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