How to travel from Bologna to Taranto

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from Bologna to Taranto

You can get from Bologna to Taranto by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Bologna to Taranto on Aug 15 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:50AMBologna Airport1h15 08:05AMBari Palese Airport
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10:35AMBologna13h45 12:20AMTaranto
1 transfer
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09:55PMBologna Airport1h20 11:15PMBrindisi Airport
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02:35PMBologna Airport1h15 03:50PMBari Palese Airport
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03:00PMBologna Airport3h30 06:30PMBari Palese Airport
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Travel Information between Bologna and Taranto

distanceDistance407 miles (657 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$66 - $368
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $66 (€61) • 7 h 1 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $368 (€341) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMarino Autolinee, Malta Air or Intercity Notte

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 407 miles (657 km) from Bologna to Taranto. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $66 (€61). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Marino Autolinee, Malta Air or Intercity Notte among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Bologna to Taranto.

Travel Tips: Travel from Bologna to Taranto

Travel to Taranto 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 Taranto.

There are 4 ways to get from Bologna to Taranto: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Bologna to Taranto is by taking a train with an average price of $66 (€61).

This is compared to other travel options to Taranto:

Taking a train is about $11 (€10) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $77 (€71) for this journey.

Taking a train is usually $302 (€280) less than taking a flight to Taranto, which costs on average $368 (€341) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel from Bologna to Taranto is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 9 h 15 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 7 h 1 min   of travel time.

Taranto is approximately 407 miles (657 km) away from Bologna.

The average frequency per day from Bologna to Taranto is:

  • 2 buses a day.
  • Around 9 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Bologna and Taranto as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Bologna to Taranto:

  • Buses mostly depart from Bologna, Piaza XX Settembre and arrive in Taranto, Porto Mercantile.
  • Trains mostly depart from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Taranto, Porto Mercantile.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Bologna to Taranto:

  • You can travel to Taranto from Bologna by bus with Marino Autolinee. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $77 (€71) with Marino Autolinee from Bologna to Taranto.
  • You can go to Taranto from Bologna by plane with Malta Air. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $368 (€341) with Malta Air from Bologna to Taranto on Omio.
  • You can travel from Bologna to Taranto by train with Intercity Notte. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $66 (€61) with Intercity Notte from Bologna to Taranto.

Yes, there are direct routes from Bologna to Taranto with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 2 direct buses a day to Taranto with Flixbus, Marino Autolinee or BlaBlaCar.
  • You can find 2 direct trains per day to Taranto with Frecciarossa, Intercity or Intercity Notte.

Direct services to Taranto tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Bologna to Taranto often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Rome, Bari or Naples. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Bologna and Taranto itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Taranto and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Bologna to Taranto, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $77 (€71) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost $368 (€341) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $66 (€61) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Bologna to Taranto online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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