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Overview: Train from Naples to Bologna

distanceDistance292 miles (471 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price$52 (€44)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersItalo, Frecciarossa, Trenitalia, Intercity, Intercity Notte, Frecciargento, Regionale or Regionale Veloce

Trains from Naples to Bologna cover the 292 miles (471 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 22 min with our travel partners like Italo, Frecciarossa, Trenitalia, Intercity, Intercity Notte, Frecciargento, Regionale or Regionale Veloce. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $36 (€30), but the average price of train tickets is $52 (€44). Travelers depart most frequently from Napoli Centrale and arrive in Bologna Centrale.

Train providers: Italo, Frecciarossa and Trenitalia from Naples to Bologna trains

Italo, Frecciarossa and Trenitalia trains will get you from Naples to Bologna from $36 (€30). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

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Italo is a brand of high-speed trains operated by the Italian train company Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (NTV). Its fleet of trains includes the Italo AGV 575, the premier high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), and the Italo EVO, an eco-friendly train that can reach a maximum speed of 150 mph (250 km/h). Italo offers four different class options, but each train car is modernly equipped with a high level of comfort. You can choose between the Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive classes. Standard services in all Italo trains include bathrooms, free WiFi, power outlets, reclining leather seats, footrests, snack machines and Italo Live (free onboard entertainment featuring a selection of movies, music and games). Italo offers three types of fares with different prices and flexibility: Low Cost, Economy, and Flex.

Train information from Naples to Bologna with Italo:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 47 min
  • Average Price: $72
  • Italo frequency: 7 a day

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Italo when booking your train tickets to Bologna from Naples due to the coronavirus:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID

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.

 

Travel Tips: Trains from Naples to Bologna

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FAQs

How much do cheap train tickets from Naples to Bologna cost?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Bologna from Naples for as low as $36 (€30)  for the next 7 days.

What is the price of a train ticket from Naples to Bologna?

If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Naples to Bologna train price to come in at an average of $52 (€44)  one way.

What is the distance to Bologna from Naples by train?

The distance to Bologna from Naples by train is approximately 292 miles (471 km).

How long is the train from Naples to Bologna?

While the time it takes to travel 292 miles (471 km) to Bologna from Naples can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Naples to Bologna train journey time is on average 6 h 22 min.

What train station in Naples goes to Bologna? What train station do I come into Bologna from Naples?

When departing from Naples, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Napoli Centrale and Napoli P. Za Garibaldi. When arriving in Bologna, you can end your trip in train stations like Bologna Centrale and Bologna Borgo Panigale.

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?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Napoli Centrale, which is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 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.

Which train companies can take me to Bologna from Naples?

For the journey from Naples to Bologna you can take a train with Italo, Frecciarossa, Trenitalia, Intercity, Intercity Notte, Frecciargento, Regionale or Regionale Veloce. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Naples to Bologna on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

Can I find a direct train from Naples to Bologna?

Yes, there are 25 direct trains per day from Naples to Bologna, and you can find a direct train for this route with Italo, Frecciarossa or Intercity  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.

How many train services per day are there between Naples and Bologna?

The average number of trains departing Naples for Bologna is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When does the first train depart from Naples to Bologna? When does the last train depart from Naples to Bologna?

The earliest train for this trip departs from Naples at 9: 31 AM. The last train leaves from Naples at 1: 46 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Naples to Bologna and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How early should I book train tickets from Naples to Bologna to score the best deals?

You can find trains from Naples to Bologna to cost on average $52 (€44) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Naples to Bologna train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Bologna
Napoli Centrale is the most popular Naples 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 Naples for your trip to Bologna.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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Phone Number
+39 892021
ticketOfficeHours
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Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 21: 10
Public transit options for Napoli Centrale
Metro lines: 1, 2
Tram lines: 1, 2
Bus lines: 116, 130, 150, 151, 175, 191, 195, 196, 202 (Filobus), 254 (Filobus), 254 (Filobus), 455, 460, 469, 472, 475, 606, Alibus, N1, N3, N4, N5, N8, R2, R5
Train lines: FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, R, Circumvesuviana (3, 12, 14, 15), Italo