Cheap train tickets from Venice to Bologna

Showing times and prices for Jan 30

Cheapest

$15

Average

$26

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 Venice to Bologna will cost around $ 26 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 15.

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08:40AMVenice Santa Lucia2h08 10:48AMBologna Centrale
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$151One-way
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11:40AMVenice Santa Lucia2h06 01:46PMBologna Centrale
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04:40PMVenice Santa Lucia2h06 06:46PMBologna Centrale
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12:40PMVenice Santa Lucia2h06 02:46PMBologna Centrale
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$151One-way
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06:40AMVenice Santa Lucia2h15 08:55AMBologna Centrale
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$151One-way

Train schedule from Venice to Bologna

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06:26AMVenice Santa Lucia1h33 07:59AMBologna Centrale
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06:40AMVenice Santa Lucia2h15 08:55AMBologna Centrale
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06:53AMVenice Santa Lucia1h49 08:42AMBologna Centrale
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07:05AMVenice Santa Lucia1h34 08:39AMBologna Centrale
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07:26AMVenice Santa Lucia1h33 08:59AMBologna Centrale
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07:40AMVenice Santa Lucia2h06 09:46AMBologna Centrale
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08:34AMVenice Mestre1h15 09:49AMBologna Centrale
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08:40AMVenice Santa Lucia2h08 10:48AMBologna Centrale
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08:40AMVenice Mestre1h19 09:59AMBologna Centrale
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09:20AMVenice Mestre1h19 10:39AMBologna Centrale
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09:26AMVenice Santa Lucia1h32 10:58AMBologna Centrale
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09:34AMVenice Mestre1h38 11:12AMBologna Centrale
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09:40AMVenice Santa Lucia2h06 11:46AMBologna Centrale
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10:17AMVenice Mestre1h22 11:39AMBologna Centrale
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10:26AMVenice Santa Lucia1h33 11:59AMBologna Centrale
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10:40AMVenice Santa Lucia2h06 12:46PMBologna Centrale
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11:05AMVenice Santa Lucia1h34 12:39PMBologna Centrale
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11:40AMVenice Santa Lucia2h06 01:46PMBologna Centrale
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12:26PMVenice Santa Lucia1h33 01:59PMBologna Centrale
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12:40PMVenice Santa Lucia2h06 02:46PMBologna Centrale
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01:05PMVenice Santa Lucia1h34 02:39PMBologna Centrale
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01:26PMVenice Santa Lucia1h33 02:59PMBologna Centrale
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01:40PMVenice Santa Lucia2h06 03:46PMBologna Centrale
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02:26PMVenice Santa Lucia1h33 03:59PMBologna Centrale
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02:34PMVenice Mestre1h40 04:14PMBologna Centrale
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02:40PMVenice Santa Lucia2h10 04:50PMBologna Centrale
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03:05PMVenice Santa Lucia1h34 04:39PMBologna Centrale
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03:26PMVenice Santa Lucia1h33 04:59PMBologna Centrale
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03:40PMVenice Santa Lucia2h06 05:46PMBologna Centrale
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04:26PMVenice Santa Lucia1h33 05:59PMBologna Centrale
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04:40PMVenice Santa Lucia2h06 06:46PMBologna Centrale
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05:05PMVenice Santa Lucia1h34 06:39PMBologna Centrale
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05:40PMVenice Santa Lucia2h08 07:48PMBologna Centrale
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06:26PMVenice Santa Lucia1h33 07:59PMBologna Centrale
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06:40PMVenice Santa Lucia2h06 08:46PMBologna Centrale
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07:26PMVenice Santa Lucia1h33 08:59PMBologna Centrale
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07:40PMVenice Santa Lucia2h06 09:46PMBologna Centrale
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11:05PMVenice Santa Lucia2h04 01:09AMBologna Centrale
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Sun
Jan 30
$15Regionale
$21Itabus
Mon
Jan 31
$15Regionale
$6Itabus
Tue
Feb 1
$13Intercity
$11Itabus
Wed
Feb 2
$13Intercity
$11Itabus
Thu
Feb 3
$12Intercity
$11Itabus
Fri
Feb 4
$15Regionale
$6Itabus
Sat
Feb 5
$12Intercity
$6Itabus
Sun
Feb 6
$12Frecciabianca
$6Itabus
Mon
Feb 7
$12Frecciabianca
$6Itabus
Tue
Feb 8
$12Intercity
$6Itabus
Wed
Feb 9
$12Frecciabianca
$6Itabus
Thu
Feb 10
$12Intercity
$6Itabus
Fri
Feb 11
$12Frecciabianca
$2Itabus
Sat
Feb 12
$12Frecciabianca
$6Itabus
Sun
Feb 13
$12Frecciabianca
$11Itabus
Mon
Feb 14
$12Frecciabianca
$8Itabus
Tue
Feb 15
$12Intercity
$2Itabus
Wed
Feb 16
$12Intercity
$2Itabus
Thu
Feb 17
$12Frecciabianca
$2Itabus
Fri
Feb 18
$12Frecciabianca
$8Itabus

Fastest train times from Venice to Bologna

Showing times and prices for Jan 30

Fastest Journey

1 h 15 m

Average

1 h 45 m

Trains per day

38

Distance

131 km

Of the 38 trains that leave Venice for Bologna every day 38 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 131 km distance in an average of 1 h 45 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 15 m .

The slowest trains will take 2 h 15 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
08:34AMVenice Mestre1h15 09:49AMBologna Centrale
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$381One-way
2nd Fastest
09:20AMVenice Mestre1h19 10:39AMBologna Centrale
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$291One-way
2nd Fastest
08:40AMVenice Mestre1h19 09:59AMBologna Centrale
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$381One-way
10:17AMVenice Mestre1h22 11:39AMBologna Centrale
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$291One-way
09:26AMVenice Santa Lucia1h32 10:58AMBologna Centrale
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$381One-way

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Overview: Train from Venice to Bologna

distanceDistance81 miles (130 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 38 min
priceAverage train ticket price$14 (€12)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersItalo, Regionale Veloce, Regionale, Frecciarossa, Intercity, Frecciargento, Frecciabianca, Intercity Notte or Trenitalia

Trains from Venice to Bologna cover the 81 miles (130 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 38 min with our travel partners like Italo, Regionale Veloce, Regionale, Frecciarossa, Intercity, Frecciargento, Frecciabianca, Intercity Notte or Trenitalia. 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 $12 (€10), but the average price of train tickets is $14 (€12). Travelers depart most frequently from Venezia Mestre and arrive in Bologna Centrale.

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

Find the best trains between Venice and Bologna with Omio's travel partners Italo, Frecciarossa and Trenitalia from $12 (€10). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

Trenitalia
Italo
Frecciarossa

Trenitalia is not only Italy's national railroad company but also the country's largest train operator with an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed at which they travel. The company's flagship trains are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca. Trenitalia also operates intercity, regional and night trains. Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In most cases, the trains also provide barrier-free access.

Find the perfect train to cover the 81 miles (130 km) long route between Venice and Bologna with Trenitalia. Trenitalia offers different fares like the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. You can even use Trenitalia discount cards on Omio. Make sure to look out for the latest offers from Trenitalia on Omio to score special deals! Check out the current Trenitalia schedule and book a cheap train between Venice and Bologna in just a few steps. On Omio you can find all the information you need for the Venice to Bologna route, such as departure and arrival times, train stations, number of stops, journey times and more.

Venice to Bologna train information with Trenitalia:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 7 min
  • Trenitalia frequency: 10 a day

When purchasing your Trenitalia train tickets to Bologna from Venice, 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

Trains from Venice to Bologna

Trains in Italy are an effective way of traveling between cities, with a number of companies offering both domestic and international train routes. Trains from Venice to Bologna are operated by Trenitalia and Italo. Over 40 trains travel from Venice to Bologna per day, with the first train departing Venice at 5:37 a.m. and the last train leaving at 12:08 a.m. High-speed Trenitalia Frecciargento and Italo trains take as little as 1:13 h to arrive in Bologna. Regular regional trains can take up to 3½ hours to arrive in Bologna. All trains depart from either Venice's Santa Lucia or Mestre train station and arrive at Bologna Centrale train station. The vast majority of trains traveling from Venice to Bologna are direct; however, occasional trains require a transfer in Verona.

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Venice to Bologna Train Cost

Average prices for trains from Venice to Bologna when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€25

1 Day in Advance

€24

1 Week in Advance

€16

2 Weeks in Advance

€16

1 Month in Advance

€16

3 Months in Advance

€15

Venice to Bologna Trains: General Information


Travelers can offset some of cost of Venice to Bologna train tickets by planning ahead and booking tickets as far in advance as possible.

  • autobus All Venice to Bologna trains are run by either Trenitalia or Italo.
  • autobus Most trains are direct, while occasional trains require a transfer usually in Verona. All trains depart from either Venice's Santa Lucia or Mestre train stations and arrive at Bologna Centrale train station.
  • autobus The Venice to Bologna train journey takes as little as 1 hour and 13 minutes to arrive in Bologna.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Venice to Bologna train tickets 1 day in advance of the travel date.




Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Venice to Bologna trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 4% cheaper on average to book a Venice to Bologna train ticket 1 day in advanced as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • Venice to Bologna train costs are 36% cheaper on average when booked 1 week in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.

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

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 17 €
2 weeks earlier 14 €21%
3 weeks earlier 13 €31%
1 month before 13 €31%
2 months earlier 13 €31%
3 months earlier 14 €21%


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 Venice - 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 Venice - Bologna 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 31% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Venice - Bologna with 2 months in advance you save up to about 31% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 21%.
  • 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 Venice 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 Venice to Bologna.
FAQs

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

Train tickets between Venice and Bologna for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $12 (€10)  one way in the next 7 days.

How much is the train to Bologna from Venice on average?

If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Venice to Bologna train price to come in at an average of $14 (€12)  one way.

How far is it from Venice to Bologna by train?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Bologna from Venice by train to be approximately 81 miles (130 km).

What is the Venice to Bologna train travel time?

On average the Venice to Bologna train time is 1 h 38 min  covering the 81 miles (130 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When traveling by train from Venice to Bologna, which train station in Venice do I depart from and which train station in Bologna do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Venice to start your journey from including Venezia Mestre, Venezia Santa Lucia and Venice. In Bologna you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Bologna Centrale and Bologna Borgo Panigale.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Venezia Mestre   and arrive in Bologna Centrale.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Venezia Mestre, is located 5.5 miles (8.9 km) from the city center of Venice.

The most popular arrival train station, Bologna Centrale, is located 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from the city center of Bologna.

What train companies go from Venice to Bologna?

For the best Venice to Bologna train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Italo, Regionale Veloce, Regionale, Frecciarossa, Intercity, Frecciargento, Frecciabianca, Intercity Notte or Trenitalia. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Venice and Bologna to compare what amenities they may offer.

Is there a direct train from Venice to Bologna?

Yes, there are 25 direct trains per day from Venice to Bologna with Italo, Frecciarossa, Frecciabianca, Regionale, Intercity or Intercity Notte, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your train ticket.

How many trains are there from Venice to Bologna a day?

On average, there are 25 trains a day from Venice to Bologna. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

What time is the earliest train from Venice to Bologna? What time is the last train from Venice to Bologna?

You can take the first train from Venice to Bologna at 5: 53 AM. The last train from Venice to Bologna that you can take departs at 10: 05 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Venice to Bologna schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.

How early should I purchase train tickets from Venice to Bologna to score the best deals?

The price of a one way train ticket from Venice to Bologna is on average $14 (€12) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets between Venice and Bologna available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Venice
Bologna
Venezia Mestre is the most popular Venice 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 Venice for your trip to Bologna.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+39 892021
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 20: 30
Public transit options for Venezia Mestre
Bus lines: 2, 3, 10, 15, 18, 25a, 31, 31H, 32, 32H, 33H, 34H, 43, 53, 86, N1, 8AE
Train lines: FR, FA, FB, EC, RJ, IC, EN, ICN, R, Italo
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+39 0415298711
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 21: 00
Public transit options for Venezia Santa Lucia
Bus lines: 1, 2, 4. 1, 4. 2, 5. 1, 5. 2, 3, N
Train lines: FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, R, RER, EC, EN, RJ, VSOE