The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
This is the last train of the day.
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11 h 55 m
12 h 29 m
Trains per day
Of the 2 trains that leave Jena for Bologna every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||443 miles (715 km)|
|Average train duration||10 h 38 min|
|Average train ticket price||$142 (€128)|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Jena to Bologna cover the 443 miles (715 km) long route taking on average 10 h 38 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $88 (€79), but the average price of train tickets is $142 (€128). Travelers depart most frequently from Jena-Göschwitz and arrive in Bologna Centrale.
Buy your official Deutsche Bahn train tickets between Jena and Bologna from $88 (€79) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable route.
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 to Bologna from Jena. 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.
Travel between Jena, 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:
All travelers in Italy must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 6/27/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Jena to Bologna as this information can change.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Bologna to Jena is: Fully open
Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
What are the requirements?
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 6/27/22. 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 Jena from Bologna here.
There are a few train stations in Jena to start your trip from including Jena-Göschwitz, Jena West and Jena Saalbahnhof. 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 Jena-Göschwitz and arrive in Bologna Centrale.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Jena-Göschwitz, which is located around 4.3 miles (7 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Bologna Centrale, located 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city center.
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