The cheapest trains from Venice to Bologna

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Cheapest

$16

Average

$30

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 $ 30 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 16.

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03:40PMVenice Santa Lucia2h06 05:46PMBologna Centrale
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02:40PMVenice Santa Lucia2h10 04:50PMBologna Centrale
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05:53AMVenice Mestre1h53 07:46AMBologna Centrale
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10:40AMVenice Santa Lucia2h06 12:46PMBologna Centrale
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07:40PMVenice Santa Lucia2h06 09:46PMBologna Centrale
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Timetable Venice to Bologna

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05:26AMVenice Santa Lucia1h33 06:59AMBologna Centrale
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05:53AMVenice Mestre1h53 07:46AMBologna Centrale
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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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07:26AMVenice Santa Lucia1h33 08:59AMBologna Centrale
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07:34AMVenice Mestre2h04 09:38AMBologna 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 Mestre1h19 09:59AMBologna Centrale
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08:40AMVenice Santa Lucia2h08 10:48AMBologna Centrale
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09:26AMVenice Santa Lucia1h33 10:59AMBologna Centrale
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09:40AMVenice Santa Lucia2h06 11:46AMBologna 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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11:26AMVenice Santa Lucia1h33 12:59PMBologna 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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01:26PMVenice Santa Lucia1h33 02:59PMBologna Centrale
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01:40PMVenice Santa Lucia2h06 03:46PMBologna Centrale
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02:14PMVenice Mestre1h37 03:51PMBologna Centrale
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02:26PMVenice Santa Lucia1h33 03:59PMBologna Centrale
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02:40PMVenice Santa Lucia2h10 04:50PMBologna Centrale
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02:52PMVenice Santa Lucia1h45 04:37PMBologna 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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05:26PMVenice Santa Lucia1h33 06:59PMBologna 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 Lucia4h29 12:09AMBologna Corticella
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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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Sat
Sep 18
$16Regionale
$11Itabus
Sun
Sep 19
$16Regionale
$4Itabus
Mon
Sep 20
$16Regionale
$11Itabus
Tue
Sep 21
$16Regionale
$14Itabus
Wed
Sep 22
$16Regionale
$11Itabus
Thu
Sep 23
$16Regionale
$9Itabus
Fri
Sep 24
$16Regionale
$11Itabus
Sat
Sep 25
$16Regionale
$9Itabus
Sun
Sep 26
$16Regionale
$9Itabus
Mon
Sep 27
$14Intercity Notte
$9Itabus
Tue
Sep 28
$14Intercity
$4Itabus
Wed
Sep 29
$14Intercity
$4Itabus
Thu
Sep 30
$14Intercity
$4Itabus
Fri
Oct 1
$16Regionale
$4Itabus
Sat
Oct 2
$12Intercity
$4Itabus
Sun
Oct 3
$12Intercity Notte
$9Itabus
Mon
Oct 4
$14Intercity Notte
$11Itabus
Tue
Oct 5
$12Intercity
$9Itabus
Wed
Oct 6
$12Intercity
$9Itabus
Thu
Oct 7
$12Frecciabianca
$4Itabus

The fastest trains from Venice to Bologna

Showing times and prices for Sep 18

Fastest Journey

1 h 15 m

Average

1 h 52 m

Trains per day

37

Distance

131 km

Of the 37 trains that leave Venice for Bologna every day 36 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 52 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 15 m .

The slowest trains will take 4 h 29 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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$451One-way
2nd Fastest
08:40AMVenice Mestre1h19 09:59AMBologna Centrale
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$451One-way
04:26PMVenice Santa Lucia1h33 05:59PMBologna Centrale
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$451One-way
12:26PMVenice Santa Lucia1h33 01:59PMBologna Centrale
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$451One-way
07:26AMVenice Santa Lucia1h33 08:59AMBologna Centrale
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$451One-way

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Train Information from Venice to Bologna

distanceDistance81 miles (130 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 6 min
priceAverage train ticket price$16 (€13)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesItalo, Regionale Veloce, Regionale, Frecciarossa, Intercity, Frecciargento, Frecciabianca, Intercity Notte or Trenitalia

Trains from Venice to Bologna cover the 81 miles (130 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 6 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. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $16 (€13), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $16 (€13). Travelers depart most frequently from Venezia Mestre and arrive in Bologna Centrale.

Italo
Trenitalia
Frecciarossa

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.

Venice to Bologna train information with Italo:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 41 min
  • Italo frequency: 3 a day

Italo has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train from Venice to Bologna:

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

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
What is the price of the cheapest train from Venice to Bologna?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Bologna from Venice for as low as $16 (€13)  for the next 7 days.
What is the price of a train ticket from Venice to Bologna?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $16 (€13)  for a train ticket from Venice to Bologna.
How many miles is it from Venice to Bologna by train?
The train distance from Venice to Bologna is around 81 miles (130 km).
How many hours is the train time between Venice and Bologna?
The Venice to Bologna train duration is on average 2 h 6 min, which is to be expected when traveling 81 miles (130 km) between Venice and Bologna. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, 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?

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

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Venezia Mestre and travel around 5 mile (s) / 8 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 Venice to Bologna?
When taking a train from Venice to Bologna, you can count on Italo, Regionale Veloce, Regionale, Frecciarossa, Intercity, Frecciargento, Frecciabianca, Intercity Notte or Trenitalia for the best way to get you to Bologna. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Venice and Bologna and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Can I purchase a direct train from Venice to Bologna?
Yes, there are 25 direct trains between Venice and Bologna per day with Italo, Frecciarossa, Frecciargento, Frecciabianca, Regionale, Intercity or Intercity Notte  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
How many trains are there to Bologna from Venice 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.
When can I take the first train from Venice to Bologna? When can I take the last train for the day?
The earliest train departing from Venice to Bologna leaves at 4: 53 AM. The last train departing from Venice to Bologna leaves at 9: 05 PM. You can find the latest Venice to Bologna train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
When should I buy the Venice to Bologna train for the best deals on tickets?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you purchase train tickets from Venice to Bologna within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $16 (€13) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Venice to Bologna a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Venice
Bologna
Venezia Santa Lucia
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