You can get from Bologna to Venice by train, bus or flight.
To get from Bologna to Venice on Oct 17 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||81 miles (130 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$14 - $16|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $14 (€11) • 1 h 45 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • $16 (€13) • 1 h 36 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or Regionale|
Travel 81 miles (130 km) by bus or train to Venice from Bologna. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 36 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $14 (€11). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Regionale among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Bologna to Venice.
Anyone who wants to travel in Italy from Bologna to Venice can choose between regular bus and train connections. Flying isn't really a practical option, given that the two cities are only around 200 kilometers apart, and the train can take as little as 1 hour 25 minutes in any case. Both buses and trains take a couple of hours, arriving in central locations that allow visitors rapid access to Venice's architectural and artistic treasures.
Return trips from Venice to Bologna are also available.
Catching the bus is a great way to travel from Bologna to Venice. Plenty of different companies run buses from Bologna to Venice including Baltour and Flixbus, with a total journey time of 2 hours 15 minutes. The first bus of the day departs from Bologna's main bus station at 10:00 a.m., getting to Venice just after midday. Aside from that, there is also an 11:30 a.m. bus and a final departure at 7:25 p.m. All buses get into Tronchetto bus station, not far from the center of Venice.
Trains from Bologna to Venice are probably last approximately 2 hours and are the easiest way to travel between these two cities. Trenitalia and Italo both run trains along the Bologna-Venice route, but be aware that there is a significant difference between regional services and express trains. Services are extremely frequent, starting at 6:20 a.m. and finishing as late as 3:18 a.m. - so there should always be a suitable departure time for your schedule. All trains arrive at the centrally located Santa Lucia station, close to most Venetian hotels.
There are 2 ways to travel from Bologna to Venice including taking a bus or train.
The cheapest way to travel between Bologna and Venice is by taking a bus with an average price of $14 (€11).
This is compared to other travel options to Venice:
A bus is $2 (€2) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Bologna to Venice costing on average $16 (€13).
The fastest way from Bologna to Venice is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 36 min.
There are alternative travel options to Venice that can usually take longer:
In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 1 h 45 min of travel time.
The distance is approximately 81 miles (130 km) from Bologna to Venice.
The average frequency per day from Bologna to Venice is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Bologna to Venice as scheduled services by bus 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 Venice:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bologna to Venice, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Bologna to Venice with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Venice 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 route.
Before traveling from Bologna to Venice, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Bologna to Venice 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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