The cheapest trains from Naples to Bologna

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Cheapest

$96

Average

$96

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 $ 96 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 96.

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05:55PMNaples Centrale3h48 09:43PMBologna Centrale
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05:18AMNaples Centrale3h45 09:03AMBologna Centrale
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Timetable Naples to Bologna

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05:18AMNaples Centrale3h45 09:03AMBologna Centrale
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05:35AMNaples Centrale3h33 09:08AMBologna Centrale
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05:50AMNaples Centrale3h53 09:43AMBologna Centrale
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06:35AMNaples Centrale3h35 10:10AMBologna 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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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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05:20PMNaples Centrale3h43 09:03PMBologna Centrale
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06:20PMNaples Centrale3h43 10:03PMBologna Centrale
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07:20PMNaples Centrale3h43 11:03PMBologna Centrale
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Sat
Sep 18
$56Regionale
$42Itabus
$376Alitalia Cityliner
Sun
Sep 19
$56Regionale
$32Itabus
$296Alitalia Cityliner
Mon
Sep 20
$56Regionale
$32Itabus
$296Alitalia Cityliner
Tue
Sep 21
$50Intercity
$27Itabus
$227Alitalia Cityliner
Wed
Sep 22
$50Intercity
$27Itabus
$296Alitalia Cityliner
Thu
Sep 23
$50Intercity
$23Itabus
$196Alitalia Cityliner
Fri
Sep 24
$56Regionale
$27Itabus
$227Alitalia Cityliner
Sat
Sep 25
$56Regionale
$27Itabus
$227Alitalia Cityliner
Sun
Sep 26
$56Regionale
$27Itabus
$227Alitalia Cityliner
Mon
Sep 27
$50Intercity
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$146Alitalia Cityliner
Tue
Sep 28
$50Intercity
$19Itabus
$122Alitalia Cityliner
Wed
Sep 29
$37Intercity
$19Itabus
$146Alitalia Cityliner
Thu
Sep 30
$37Intercity
$23Itabus
$122Alitalia Cityliner
Fri
Oct 1
$50Intercity
$19Itabus
$117Alitalia Cityliner
Sat
Oct 2
$40Intercity Notte
$23Itabus
$142Alitalia Cityliner
Sun
Oct 3
$50Italo
$27Itabus
$117Alitalia Cityliner
Mon
Oct 4
$50Intercity
$27Itabus
$117Alitalia Cityliner
Tue
Oct 5
$21Intercity
$19Itabus
$117Alitalia Cityliner
Wed
Oct 6
$21Intercity
$19Itabus
$117Alitalia
Thu
Oct 7
$21Intercity
$17Flixbus
$117Alitalia Cityliner

The fastest trains from Naples to Bologna

Showing times and prices for Sep 18

Fastest Journey

3 h 28 m

Average

3 h 41 m

Trains per day

25

Distance

471 km

Of the 25 trains that leave Naples for Bologna every day 25 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 41 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.

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07:40AMNaples Centrale3h28 11:08AMBologna Centrale
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$961One-way
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05:35AMNaples Centrale3h33 09:08AMBologna Centrale
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11:35AMNaples Centrale3h33 03:08PMBologna Centrale
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05:35PMNaples Centrale3h33 09:08PMBologna Centrale
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06:35AMNaples Centrale3h35 10:10AMBologna Centrale
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Train Information from Naples to Bologna

distanceDistance292 miles (471 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 42 min
priceAverage train ticket price$57 (€46)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesItalo, Frecciarossa, Trenitalia, Intercity, Intercity Notte, Frecciargento, Regionale or Regionale Veloce

Trains from Naples to Bologna cover the 292 miles (471 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 42 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 journey for as low as $50 (€40), but the average price of train tickets is $57 (€46). Travelers depart most frequently from Napoli Centrale and arrive in Bologna Centrale.

Italo
Trenitalia
Frecciarossa

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 journey 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) from Naples to Bologna. Once you’ve picked the perfect Italo ticket, book your cheap train from Naples to Bologna on Omio today!

Italo's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train between Naples and Bologna are the following:

  • 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.

 

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FAQs
How much does a cheap train to Bologna from Naples cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Naples to Bologna to cost as little as $50 (€40)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train from Naples to Bologna?
The train price from Naples to Bologna is on average $57 (€46)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
How many miles is it from Naples to Bologna by train?
The Naples to Bologna train distance is approximately 292 miles (471 km).
How long is the train ride to Bologna from Naples?
On average the Naples to Bologna train time is 6 h 42 min  covering the 292 miles (471 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Naples to Bologna do I depart from? Which Bologna train station from Naples do I arrive in?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Napoli Centrale   and arrive in Bologna Centrale.

Where is the Naples train station located? Where is the Bologna train station located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Napoli Centrale and travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Bologna Centrale and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city center in Bologna.

Which train companies can take me from Naples to Bologna?
For the trip 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 providers that offer services between Naples and Bologna on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Is there a direct train from Naples to Bologna?
Yes, there are 25 direct trains from Naples to Bologna per day with Italo  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
How many trains per day are there to Bologna from Naples?
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 first Naples to Bologna train departs at 5: 31 AM   and the last train from Naples to Bologna leaves at 8: 05 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Naples to Bologna on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I book train tickets to Bologna from Naples to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you book train tickets to Bologna from Naples within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $57 (€46) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Naples to Bologna a few months in advance.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bologna
Bologna Centrale
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