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11 h 17 m
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It's difficult to get from Frankfurt am Main to Bologna without transferring at least once.
|Distance||407 miles (656 km)|
|Average train duration||11 h 2 min|
|Average train ticket price||$151 (€137)|
|Train frequency||2 a day|
|Train providers||Trenitalia, Frecciarossa or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Bologna cover the 407 miles (656 km) long trip taking on average 11 h 2 min with our travel partners like Trenitalia, Frecciarossa or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $151 (€137), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $110 (€100). Travelers depart most frequently from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in Bologna Centrale.
For as little as $110 (€100) you can travel by train from Frankfurt am Main to Bologna with Trenitalia, Frecciarossa and Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.
Enjoy the train ride between Frankfurt am Main and Bologna with Trenitalia, Italy’s main provider of train services throughout the country with an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The company's flagship trains are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca that can travel at speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh). Trenitalia also operates intercity, regional and night trains. Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In many cases, Trenitalia trains also provide barrier-free access.
Trenitalia tickets to Bologna from Frankfurt am Main are available on Omio, and you can find the best deals for them in just a few steps. Trenitalia offers three different ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. Trenitalia also has discount and loyalty cards for qualified travelers, which you can use on Omio. When traveling on a Trenitalia train between Frankfurt am Main and Bologna, you can expect to travel 407 miles (656 km). Check Trenitalia’s train times and tickets for the Frankfurt am Main to Bologna journey and buy your cheap ticket on Omio today!
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train from Frankfurt am Main to Bologna. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Deutsche Bahn from Frankfurt am Main to Bologna train information:
Looking for a smooth and easy way to travel to Bologna from Frankfurt am Main? Book your Trenitalia Frecciarossa train between Frankfurt am Main and Bologna with Omio today! Trenitalia is Italy’s national train company that offers a wide variety of connections throughout the country, including the Frankfurt am Main to Bologna trip. Omio shows you current Frecciarossa schedules and tickets to cover the 407 miles (656 km) distance. You can choose from fares like Super Economy, Economy, and Base for the best deals on this trip. Trenitalia discount cards can also be applied when purchasing your Frecciarossa ticket on Omio.
All Frecciarossa classes provide free WiFi access, power outlets, air conditioning, bathrooms, luggage storage, onboard entertainment, and restaurant and bar services to passengers. Frecciarossa covers long distances and connects major cities in Italy in just a few hours thanks to its high speed. These trains are renowned for their comfort, speed and reduced environmental impact and can reach speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh). Frecciarossa offers all travelers ultimate comfort, flexibility and convenience, and you can book Frecciarossa tickets with us in a few steps!
Travel between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Bologna, Italy by train is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Italy, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 7/1/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Frankfurt am Main and Bologna before traveling.
The restriction level for your return train to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Bologna is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 7/1/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Frankfurt am Main from Bologna closer to your date of departure here here.
There are a few train stations in Frankfurt am Main to start your trip from including Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion. 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 Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in Bologna Centrale.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, is located 9.3 miles (15 km) from the city center of Frankfurt am Main.
The most popular arrival train station, Bologna Centrale, is located 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city center of Bologna.
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