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Overview: Train from London to Bologna

distanceDistance715 miles (1153 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from London to Bologna cover the 715 miles (1153 km) long journey taking on average 21 h 21 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Bologna Centrale.

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FAQs

Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between London and Bologna?

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

What is the status of international entry into Italy from United Kingdom?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Italy from London?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

When traveling in Italy, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/15/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between London and Bologna before traveling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to United Kingdom from Bologna, Italy?

Return travel from Italy to United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to London from Bologna?

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

Last checked on 1/17/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to London from Bologna.

How far is it from London to Bologna by train?

The distance to Bologna from London by train is approximately 715 miles (1153 km).

How long is a train between London and Bologna on average?

The train time to Bologna from London is on average 21 h 21 min  for the 715 miles (1153 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Bologna from London by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What is the departure train station in London and arrival train station in Bologna?

When taking a train from London, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. When you arrive in Bologna, your train can arrive in train stations including Bologna Centrale and Bologna Borgo Panigale.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from London Victoria   to Bologna Centrale.

Where is the train station in London to go to Bologna? Where is the train station in Bologna located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Bologna Centrale, located 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from the city center.

How many train services are there from London to Bologna a day?

The average number of trains departing London for Bologna is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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London Victoria is the most popular London 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 London for your trip to Bologna.
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Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Public transit options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Public transit options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
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Public transit options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
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Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Public transit options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139