The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Ravenna to Bologna is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 5 trains that leave Ravenna for Bologna every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||42 miles (68 km)|
|Average train duration||59 min|
|Average train ticket price||$9 (€8)|
|Train companies||Regionale or Intercity Notte|
Trains from Ravenna to Bologna cover the 42 miles (68 km) long journey taking on average 59 min with our travel partners like Regionale or Intercity Notte. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $9 (€8), but the average price of train tickets is $9 (€8). Travelers depart most frequently from Ravenna and arrive in Bologna Centrale.
Trains from Ravenna to Bologna typically depart a little less than 25 times daily. This means there are a little over 150 trains every week. You can expect to cover about 42 miles (68 km) and it should take around 1h or a little more. There are many direct trains from Ravenna to Bologna, but there are also some journeys that require 1 or 2 changes. Once you get to Bologna, there are many attractions to visit, such as Piazza Maggiore, the Two Towers, and the Fountain of Neptune.
There are a little over 20 trains from Ravenna to Bologna per day, so a little more than 160 trains per week. There are several direct trains that depart per day, but there are also a few journeys that require either 1 or 2 transfers, usually at Castel Bolognese-Riolo Terme and Faenza. The first train of the day usually departs around 5 a.m. and the last train of the day usually leaves around 10:50 p.m. and gets you to Bologna just before midnight.
Trains from Ravenna to Bologna usually take close to 1h to reach Bologna, sometimes a little more depending on if your journey requires a change at Castel Bolognese-Riolo Terme or Faenza. Direct routes typically take 1h or a few minutes more, while journeys requiring 1 or 2 transfers typically last about 1h 30min.
Departure train station: Trains going from Ravenna to Bologna will depart from the Ravenna Railway Station. This station is located 1 mile (2 km) from the city center and you can walk there within about 20 minutes. Cycling is also popular in the city center, and you can rent a bike at the station. The Ravenna Railway station has public toilets, shops, a bar, and assistance for the disabled.
Arrival train station: Trains going from Ravenna to Bologna will almost always arrive into Bologna Centrale. Bologna Centrale station is also located about 1 mile (2 km) from the city center. You can reach Piazza Maggiore, the main square, on foot within about 20-25min. You can also take a bus from the train station to the center within about 10-15 minutes. Bologna Centrale has a luggage office, a travelers' lounge, several restaurants and shops, public restrooms, wifi, and a bike rental station. It also offers assistance for disabled passengers.
The only train company operating the route from Ravenna to Bologna right now is Trenitalia. They offer both direct routes and routes that require either 1 or 2 changes.
Trenitalia currently offers a little over 20 departures from Ravenna to Bologna per day. This means there are about 160 trains per week. Trains usually leave once or twice per hour from 5 a.m. until almost 11 p.m. The direct trains take about 1h or maybe a little more to reach Bologna Centrale. However, journeys requiring 1 or 2 changes in Castel Bolognese-Riolo Terme or Faenza usually take around 1h 30min to reach the final destination at Bologna Centrale. Trenitalia’s journeys from Ravenna to Bologna are usually aboard their Regionale trains.
The amenities you have access to on board Trenitalia's trains from Ravenna to Bologna will depend on which seating class and type of ticket you decide to buy. If you get a Standard ticket, you get free wifi, power outlets, tables with bistro service, and an entertainment monitor. In Premium, you’ll have all those amenities, plus bigger seats, free newspapers and a welcome beverage - either tea, coffee, or prosecco. Business class has access to the amenities previously mentioned in addition to more leg room and table service. Executive class travelers can access the FRECCIA Club, a private meeting room, and swiveling chairs. There is no luggage limit and luggage is free to travel as long as it fits without disturbing other passengers or workers. Disassembled bikes can be brought on board the train for free. You also have the option to place assembled bikes in the bicycle carriage for an additional fee. Cats and other small animals can travel for free if they stay in their crate during the ride. Dogs are allowed for a small fee if they are muzzled and leashed. However, this does not apply to guide dogs. Trenitalia also offers assistance for disabled travelers upon request. The Regionale trains all have carriages that are equipped to be wheelchair-accessible.
To find cheap train tickets from Ravenna to Bologna, book as far in advance as you can. Tickets for this journey usually go on sale a few months before the planned departure date and prices will rise as your travel date approaches. Tickets for shorter and faster journeys will usually be more expensive, so if you’re trying to save money you can book the journeys that require 1 or 2 changes. Trenitalia also offers several ticket types: Base, Economy, and Super Economy. The cheapest will be Super Economy. However, this will give you less flexibility to change your ticket if you need to. Economy tickets can be bought up to 2 days before the departure date and these allow you to change your ticket for free 1 time. Base tickets are the best deal if you want flexibility with your ticket: you can change your ticket as many times as you need to. Standard seating will also be the cheapest of the seating classes offered. You can also check to see if you are eligible for any family or group discounts when you are booking your train tickets. It's also a good idea to book tickets online, as they will often be cheaper than buying them at the station and may provide more opportunities for discounts and promotions.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Ravenna, which is located around 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Bologna Centrale, located 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre.
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