How to travel from Bologna to Frankfurt am Main

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from Bologna to Frankfurt am Main

You can get from Bologna to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Bologna to Frankfurt am Main on May 28 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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01:00PMBologna Airport8h45 09:45PMFrankfurt am Main Airport
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Travel Information to Frankfurt am Main from Bologna

distanceDistance407 miles (656 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$33 - $132
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $33 (€30) • 13 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $132 (€118) • 3 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, HOP! Or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 407 miles (656 km) by bus, flight or train between Bologna and Frankfurt am Main. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $33 (€30). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, HOP! Or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Bologna to Frankfurt am Main.

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Travel to Frankfurt am Main 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 Bologna to Frankfurt am Main.
FAQs

Travel from Bologna, Italy to Frankfurt am Main, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Frankfurt am Main from Bologna restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Bologna?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • 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 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 5/26/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Bologna to Frankfurt am Main closer to your planned date of departure here.

Return travel to Bologna, Italy from Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Italy from Germany?

Entry into Italy is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Italy from Germany?

Requirements for reentering Italy:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Italy?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Italy to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Bologna, Italy was last verified on 5/26/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Bologna from Frankfurt am Main.

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Bologna and Frankfurt am Main. You can take a bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Frankfurt am Main from Bologna is by taking a bus with an average price of $33 (€30).

This is compared to other travel options to Frankfurt am Main:

Taking a bus is about $98 (€88) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $132 (€118) for this route.

A bus is generally $44 (€40) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $78 (€70) from Bologna to Frankfurt am Main.

The fastest way to get to Frankfurt am Main from Bologna is by flight with an average travel time of 3 h 55 min.

Other travel options to Frankfurt am Main can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 13 h   on average.

In comparison, getting to Frankfurt am Main by train can take on average 10 h 12 min.

The distance from Bologna to Frankfurt am Main is approximately 407 miles (656 km).

The average frequency per day from Bologna to Frankfurt am Main is:

  • 3 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Bologna to Frankfurt am Main as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Bologna to Frankfurt am Main:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Bologna, Autostazione to Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen (Terminal 1).
  • Most travelers take a flight from Bologna Airport to Frankfurt am Main Airport.
  • Most travelers board their train from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bologna to Frankfurt am Main, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Frankfurt am Main. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Bologna to Frankfurt am Main tickets on Omio for $33 (€30).
  • Travel with HOP! For flights to Frankfurt am Main. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for HOP! Bologna to Frankfurt am Main tickets on Omio for $132 (€118).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Frankfurt am Main by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Bologna to Frankfurt am Main tickets on Omio for $78 (€70).
Looking to extend your trip from Bologna to Frankfurt am Main? Many Omio customers who go from Bologna to Frankfurt am Main usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Paris or Munich. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Paris or Munich from Frankfurt am Main, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before traveling from Bologna to Frankfurt am Main, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $33 (€30) one way on average for this journey.
  • A plane ticket costs $132 (€118) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket costs $78 (€70) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Bologna to Frankfurt am Main tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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