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The cheapest trains from Naples to Bologna

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Cheapest

$97

Average

$97

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.

The average ticket from Naples to Bologna will cost around $ 97 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 97.

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11:20AMNaples Centrale3h43 03:03PMBologna Centrale
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07:20AMNaples Centrale3h43 11:03AMBologna Centrale
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06:20PMNaples Centrale3h43 10:03PMBologna Centrale
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05:50AMNaples Centrale3h53 09:43AMBologna Centrale
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03:35PMNaples Centrale3h43 07:18PMBologna Centrale
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Timetable Naples to Bologna

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05:50AMNaples Centrale3h53 09:43AMBologna Centrale
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06:20AMNaples Centrale3h43 10:03AMBologna Centrale
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07:02AMNaples Centrale3h41 10:43AMBologna Centrale
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07:20AMNaples Centrale3h43 11:03AMBologna Centrale
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07:40AMNaples Centrale3h28 11:08AMBologna Centrale
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08:20AMNaples Centrale3h43 12:03PMBologna Centrale
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08:30AMNaples Centrale3h48 12:18PMBologna Centrale
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08:58AMNaples Centrale3h45 12:43PMBologna Centrale
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09:35AMNaples Centrale3h43 01:18PMBologna Centrale
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10:20AMNaples Centrale3h43 02:03PMBologna Centrale
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11:20AMNaples Centrale3h43 03:03PMBologna Centrale
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11:35AMNaples Centrale3h33 03:08PMBologna Centrale
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12:20PMNaples Centrale3h43 04:03PMBologna Centrale
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01:20PMNaples Centrale3h43 05:03PMBologna Centrale
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01:35PMNaples Centrale3h43 05:18PMBologna Centrale
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02:20PMNaples Centrale3h43 06:03PMBologna Centrale
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03:20PMNaples Centrale3h43 07:03PMBologna Centrale
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03:35PMNaples Centrale3h43 07:18PMBologna Centrale
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04:35PMNaples Centrale3h43 08:18PMBologna Centrale
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05:20PMNaples Centrale3h43 09:03PMBologna Centrale
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05:35PMNaples Centrale3h33 09:08PMBologna Centrale
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06:20PMNaples Centrale3h43 10:03PMBologna Centrale
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$50Intercity
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Jul 9
$57Regionale
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Jul 10
$41Intercity
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The fastest trains from Naples to Bologna

Showing times and prices for Jun 23

Fastest Journey

3 h 28 m

Average

3 h 42 m

Trains per day

22

Distance

471 km

Of the 22 trains that leave Naples for Bologna every day 22 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 471 km distance in an average of 3 h 42 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 28 m .

The slowest trains will take 3 h 53 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
07:40AMNaples Centrale3h28 11:08AMBologna Centrale
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$971One-way
2nd Fastest
11:35AMNaples Centrale3h33 03:08PMBologna Centrale
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05:35PMNaples Centrale3h33 09:08PMBologna Centrale
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07:02AMNaples Centrale3h41 10:43AMBologna Centrale
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11:20AMNaples Centrale3h43 03:03PMBologna Centrale
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$971One-way

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Journey Summary

Naples to Bologna Train Information

Avg. Train Duration
8 hours 3 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $49
Trains depart from:Naples
Trains arrive in:Bologna
Distance:471 km
Train Companies:Intercity, Italo, Regionale, Intercity Notte
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Italo, Frecciarossa and Trenitalia trains between Naples and Bologna

For as little as $53 (€42) you can travel by train from Naples to Bologna with Italo, Frecciarossa and Trenitalia. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

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Enjoy traveling between Naples and Bologna by taking a train with Italo! The Italian high-speed train covers around 9, 900 miles (16, 000 km) of railroad lines in Italy and travels at speeds of up to 186 mph (300 kmh). There are four different train classes to choose from: Smart, Comfort, Prima, and Club Executive. The modern train cars are equipped with a high level of comfort and even offer cinema screens in the Smart class. Standard services in all Italo trains include bathrooms, free WiFi, power outlets, reclining leather seats, and footrests.

Italo trains offer value for money on routes from Naples to Bologna, and we can help you find the best deals available. Check out the latest Italo train schedule and tickets available for the Naples to Bologna trip on Omio to book the best ticket. Italo offers three types of fares with different prices and flexibility: Low Cost, Economy, and Flex. When you ride with Italo, you can expect to travel 292 miles (471 km) between Naples and Bologna. Once you’ve picked the perfect Italo ticket, book your cheap train from Naples to Bologna on Omio today!

These are Italo's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from Naples to Bologna:

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Trains from Naples to Bologna

Travel on trains from Naples to Bologna for a pleasant trip. You can expect to reach your destination in less than 3h 30min if you take one of the fastest trains. There are about 46 trains that run from Naples to Bologna. The trains cover a distance of about 292 miles (471 km) from the Campania region to the capital of Emilia. Passengers can expect an average journey time of about 4h 52min and choose from direct trains or trains that involve a change or two along the way. When you reach Bologna Centrale, head to the city's central square, Piazza Maggiore, to visit the famous San Petronio Basilica and savor Bologna's culinary heritage of Tortilleni, Tagliatelle and other kinds of pasta.

 

Naples to Bologna Train Time: Daily Departures

Passengers can select from a schedule of 46 trains that run from Naples to Bologna daily. The trains follow a similar schedule on weekdays and weekends with a frequency of about 10min to 30min. The earliest departure from Naples is scheduled around 5:00 a.m. on Monday to Saturday, while on Sundays, the earliest departure is at about 5:23 a.m. The last train that leaves Naples is available at approximately 10:05 p.m. on weekdays and constitutes an overnight journey. Whereas, on Saturdays, the last overnight train is deputed to leave at about 9:46 p.m. and around 7:31 p.m. on Sundays.

 

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

With about 38 trains that provide direct trains from Naples to Bologna, it’s easy to avoid journeys that involve making a transfer along the way. The fastest trains have a journey time of 3h 23min to 4h25min. However, the longest journey from Naples to Bologna can range from about 6h 31min up to 13h06min as they have one or two transfer stops along the way, and these trains tend to operate at a slower speed.

 

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Naples to Bologna?

Departure train station: The departure station in Naples is Naples Centrale and lies right in the city center. The station is equipped with a host of convenience facilities, including shops, restaurants, restrooms, a ticket office, a tourist information desk, currency exchange, left luggage services, and a premium passenger lounge. At the station's underground level, passengers can connect to the Napoli Piazza Garibaldi station for taking Metro trains and Circumvesuviana trains to reach other towns in the region.

Arrival train station: The arrival station in Bologna is Bologna Centrale. It lies to the north of the city center by about 0.9 miles (1.5 km) and a 20min walk. Most of the station's services are available at the station's ground level. They comprise shops, fast-food restaurants, sundries, cafes, restrooms, ATMs, a luggage storage office, pharmacy, bicycle rental facility, and Freccia Club lounge. You can take the bus right outside the station to get to the city center and other attractions in Bologna within a few minutes.

Which train companies travel from Naples to Bologna?

Trenitalia and Italo are the providers that run trains from Naples to Bologna. Italo trains are premium high-speed trains with exclusive services on board and provide the second-fastest journey time of about 3h 45min with no transfers along the way. On the other hand, Trenitalia provides wider choices of high-speed Frecciarossa trains with the fastest journey time of about 3h 28min and slow-speed Intercity and Regionale trains that tend to have long journey times up to 13h 06min. While Italo trains run at a lower frequency of about 13 trains daily, Trenitalia provides a choice of about 33 trains, including an overnight train that starts in the night before 11:00 p.m. to reach Bologna in the morning before 9:00 a.m.

 

Italo trains from Naples to Bologna

About 13 Italo trains from Naples to Bologna run at a frequency of about 10-40min from approximately 6:20 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and 1h from around 10:20 a.m. to 4:20 p.m. Italo trains run directly from Naples to Bologna with no transfer stops at a maximum speed up to 190 mph (300 km/h). They provide an average journey time ranging from around 3h 28min to 3h 43min.

 

Trenitalia trains from Naples to Bologna

Passengers opting for Trenitalia trains can make their choice from direct, high-speed, slower trains and trains that involve making one or more transfer stops. Trenitalia trains are available from early morning to nighttime and include an overnight Intercity Notte train. The journey time of Trenitalia trains ranges from about 3h 23min up to 12h 16min. Passengers can select from Frecciarossa, Intercity and Regionale trains according to their needs and preferences.

 

Train Naples to Bologna: Services on board

Passengers boarding Italo trains can pick tickets from Smart, Prima, and Club Executive. All coaches are equipped with free Wi-fi, a cinema coach, reclining leather seats with footrests, independent power sockets, and a snack area. You can opt for Prima and Club Executive for the added luxury of extra space, complimentary refreshments, free newspapers, and fast track services that let you by-pass queues at checkpoints. You may bring up to 3 pieces of luggage on Italo trains; however, on Smart coaches, baggage exceeding 30x21x12 inches (75x53x30 cm) is not allowed. Passengers boarding Trenitalia trains can expect exclusive services of comfortable seating, free Wi-fi, an entertainment portal, and bistro service on Frecciarossa trains with options to book Standard, Premium, Business, and Executive tickets for added comfort. Passengers opting for Trenitalia Regionale and Intercity trains can expect standard services. There are no luggage restrictions on Trenitalia trains as long as it fits the allocated luggage spaces.

 

How to find cheap train tickets from Naples to Bologna?

When assessing cheap ticket fares for train travel from Naples to Bologna, you can rely on Omio, a smart travel booking platform, to find the best options. Passengers can avail of cheap fares by booking tickets in advance. Moreover, if you are flexible with travel dates and have an accommodating schedule, you can opt for some of the slower trains to save on fares. These cheap trains from Naples to Bologna tend to take a longer trip duration and usually involve a change or two. You can also select a train during off-peak hours, for instance, in the early morning, noon, or after 7:00 p.m. Besides, you can also take advantage of special fares for children, senior citizens, students, and group travel deals.

 

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FAQs
How much does a cheap train to Bologna from Naples cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Naples to Bologna for as low as $53 (€42)  for the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train between Naples and Bologna?
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Naples to Bologna train to cost on average $60 (€47)  one way.
How far is Naples to Bologna by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Naples to Bologna by train to be approximately 292 miles (471 km).
How long is the train ride from Naples to Bologna?
On average the Naples to Bologna train travel time is 9 h 35 min  for the 292 miles (471 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Naples goes to Bologna? What train station do I come into Bologna from Naples?

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

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Napoli Centrale, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Naples.

The most popular arrival train station, Bologna Centrale, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Bologna.

What train companies offer a service between Naples and Bologna?
For the best Naples to Bologna train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Italo, Frecciarossa, Trenitalia or Frecciargento. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Naples to Bologna to compare what amenities they may offer.
Are there any nonstop train services from Naples to Bologna?
If you’re looking for a direct train from Naples to Bologna, consider traveling with Italo, Frecciarossa or Intercity. Nonstop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
When can I take the first train from Naples to Bologna? When can I take the last train for the day?
The earliest train departing from Naples to Bologna leaves at 6: 30 AM. The last train departing from Naples to Bologna leaves at 7: 35 PM. You can find the latest Naples to Bologna train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I buy train tickets to Bologna from Naples to score the best deals?
If you buy a train ticket from Naples to Bologna within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $60 (€47) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Naples and Bologna are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
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