The cheapest trains from Paris to Bologna

Showing times and prices for Sep 29

Cheapest

$144

Average

$144

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 Paris to Bologna will cost around $ 144 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 144.

Cheapest
06:44AMParis Gare de Lyon11h26 06:10PMBologna Centrale
2 changes
$1441One-way

Timetable Paris to Bologna

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06:44AMParis Gare de Lyon11h26 06:10PMBologna Centrale
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Wed
Sep 29
$88Flixbus
$64Malta Air
Thu
Sep 30
$90Flixbus
$176Air France
Fri
Oct 1
$87Flixbus
$103Malta Air
Sat
Oct 2
$59Flixbus
$139Air France
Sun
Oct 3
$87Flixbus
$39Malta Air
Mon
Oct 4
$59Flixbus
$64Malta Air
Tue
Oct 5
$62Flixbus
$19Malta Air
Wed
Oct 6
$62Flixbus
$28Malta Air
Thu
Oct 7
$74Flixbus
$139Air France
Fri
Oct 8
$59Flixbus
$81Malta Air
Sat
Oct 9
$53Flixbus
$142Alitalia
Sun
Oct 10
$59Flixbus
$19Malta Air
Mon
Oct 11
$59Flixbus
$32Malta Air
Tue
Oct 12
$62Flixbus
$32Malta Air
Wed
Oct 13
$62Flixbus
$33Malta Air
Thu
Oct 14
$62Flixbus
$116Alitalia
Fri
Oct 15
$59Flixbus
$70Malta Air
Sat
Oct 16
$54Flixbus
$116Alitalia
Sun
Oct 17
$54Flixbus
$19Malta Air
Mon
Oct 18
$59Flixbus
$28Malta Air

The fastest trains from Paris to Bologna

Showing times and prices for Sep 29

Fastest Journey

11 h 26 m

Average

11 h 26 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

839 km

It's difficult to get from Paris to Bologna without transferring at least 2 times.

Fastest
06:44AMParis Gare de Lyon11h26 06:10PMBologna Centrale
2 changes
$1441One-way

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Train Information to Bologna from Paris

distanceDistance520 miles (839 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersFrecciarossa, Thello or Trenitalia

Trains from Paris to Bologna cover the 520 miles (839 km) long trip taking on average 13 h 42 min with our travel partners like Frecciarossa, Thello or Trenitalia. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Bologna Centrale.

Train companies

Frecciarossa and Trenitalia Paris – Bologna

Travel between Paris and Bologna on Frecciarossa and Trenitalia trains with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Trenitalia
Frecciarossa

One of the best ways to travel from Paris to Bologna is by taking a train with Trenitalia. Omio helps you find the ideal Trenitalia train between Paris and Bologna by showing you Trenitalia’s current train schedules and timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like baggage allowance) and the best prices for this Paris to Bologna trip. You can expect to travel 520 miles (839 km) from Paris to Bologna on a train with Trenitalia. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains from Paris to Bologna, you can check straight away if the Trenitalia ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your Trenitalia train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip between Paris and Bologna!

    When purchasing your Trenitalia train tickets between Paris and Bologna, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Refund or voucher policy
    • In the case of Trenitalia cancellations, the customer will be contacted directly. If the customer does not intend to travel, they can still obtain a full refund by submitting a cancellation request (relevant special conditions might apply) by filling in a request form for an electronic credit here: https://reclami-e-suggerimenti.trenitalia.com/rimborsi/en/Anagrafica.aspx
    • Alternatively, the customer can request a refund for the payment method they used at the time of purchase by contacting a Trenitalia ticket office and presenting the communication received. Find the refund request form for regional trains here: https://www.trenitalia.com/content/dam/tcom/allegati/trenitalia/in_regione/Modulo_Indennit%C3%A0_Rimborsi_Coronavirus_posta_mail.pdf.
    • For further information and cancellation procedures go to the Trenitalia website: https://www.trenitalia.com/en/info_contacts/refund-for-journey-cancellation.html Or in Italian here: https://www.trenitalia.com/it/informazioni/rimborso-per-rinuncia-al-viaggio-febbraio-2020.html

    Train tickets from Paris to Bologna: when to book to save $

    Time Price Savings
    1 week earlier 89 €
    2 weeks earlier 74 €20%
    3 weeks earlier 67 €33%
    1 month before 72 €24%
    2 months earlier 67 €33%
    3 months earlier 67 €33%


    Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Paris - Bologna. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

    The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

    • Buying your train ticket from Paris - Bologna 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 33% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
    • If you book a ticket Paris - Bologna with 2 months in advance you save up to about 33% compared to the initial price.
    • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 33%.
    • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

    Travel Tips

    Trains from Paris to Bologna
    Travel by train to Bologna easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Paris to Bologna.
    FAQs
    Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Paris and Bologna?

    Travel by train between Paris, France and Bologna, Italy is: Partially open.

    Is international entry into Bologna from Paris restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Italy from Paris?

    Entry Requirements:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
    • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

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

    The above information was last checked on 9/27/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Paris and Bologna closer to your date of departure here

    What restrictions are there on reentering France from Bologna, Italy?

    The restriction level for your return train to Paris, France from Bologna is: Partially open.

    Is my return train into Paris from Bologna restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Bologna?

    Conditions of reentry:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
    • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

    What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

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

    • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask required: Mandatory

    Last checked on 9/26/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Paris from Bologna closer to your date of departure here here.

    How many miles is it from Paris to Bologna by train?
    The distance from Paris to Bologna by train is approximately 520 miles (839 km).
    How many hours is the train time to Bologna from Paris?
    On average the Paris to Bologna train travel time is 13 h 42 min  for the 520 miles (839 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
    When traveling by train from Paris to Bologna, which train station in Paris do I depart from and which train station in Bologna do I arrive in?

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Paris Gare de Lyon   and arrive in Bologna Centrale.

    Where do I find the Paris train station to Bologna? Where is the Bologna train station?

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon 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.

    What train companies go from Paris to Bologna?
    For the trip from Paris to Bologna you can take a train with Frecciarossa, Thello or Trenitalia. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Paris to Bologna on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    How many trains are there to Bologna from Paris a day?
    On average, there are 2 trains a day from Paris to Bologna. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.