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Travel Information to Bologna from Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance407 miles (656 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$33 - $131
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $33 (€30) • 12 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $131 (€117) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Air France or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 407 miles (656 km) between Frankfurt am Main and Bologna. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 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, Air France or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Frankfurt am Main to Bologna.

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

Is international entry into Bologna from Frankfurt am Main restricted?

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

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

  • 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Bologna, Italy?

The government of Italy 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 5/19/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Bologna closer to your planned date of departure here.

Return travel to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Italy is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Italy?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • 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 requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany 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 Frankfurt am Main, Germany was last verified on 5/21/22. 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 Frankfurt am Main from Bologna.

You can travel to Bologna from Frankfurt am Main 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.

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

This is compared to other travel options to Bologna:

Taking a bus is about $97 (€87) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $131 (€117) for this route.

Taking a bus is about $43 (€39) less than taking a train, which costs on average $77 (€69) for this route.

The fastest way to get to Bologna from Frankfurt am Main is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 20 min.

Other travel options to Bologna can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 12 h 45 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 10 h 22 min   on average.

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

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

  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Frankfurt am Main and Bologna 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 from Frankfurt am Main to Bologna:

  • Buses mostly depart from Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen (Terminal 1) and arrive in Bologna, Autostazione.
  • Flights mostly leave from Frankfurt am Main Airport and tend to arrive in Bologna Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Frankfurt am Main at Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in Bologna at Bologna Centrale.

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Bologna by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Frankfurt am Main to Bologna for $33 (€30) on Omio.
  • Travel with Air France to go to Bologna by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Air France Frankfurt am Main to Bologna tickets on Omio for $131 (€117).
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Bologna by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Frankfurt am Main to Bologna for $77 (€69).

Yes, there are direct routes from Frankfurt am Main to Bologna with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 1 direct train per day to Bologna with.

Direct services to Bologna 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.

Many of our customers traveling from Frankfurt am Main to Bologna don't make Bologna their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Bologna are Milan, Rome or Florence, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Bologna to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets cost $33 (€30) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $131 (€117) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $77 (€69) one way on average.

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

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