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from Milan to Bologna

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Fri
Sep 24
$21Regionale
$12Flixbus
Sat
Sep 25
$21Regionale
$12Flixbus
Sun
Sep 26
$21Regionale
$12Flixbus
Mon
Sep 27
$21Regionale
$14Itabus
Tue
Sep 28
$21Regionale
$6Itabus
Wed
Sep 29
$21Regionale
$6Itabus
Thu
Sep 30
$21Regionale
$2Flixbus
Fri
Oct 1
$21Regionale
$11Itabus
Sat
Oct 2
$21Intercity Notte
$2Flixbus
Sun
Oct 3
$19Intercity
$11Itabus
Mon
Oct 4
$21Intercity Notte
$2Flixbus
Tue
Oct 5
$21Intercity Notte
$2Itabus
Wed
Oct 6
$19Intercity
$2Flixbus
Thu
Oct 7
$19Intercity
$2Itabus
Fri
Oct 8
$21Regionale
$12Flixbus
Sat
Oct 9
$16Intercity
$2Flixbus
Sun
Oct 10
$16Intercity
$12Flixbus
Mon
Oct 11
$16Intercity
$2Flixbus
Tue
Oct 12
$16Intercity
$3Flixbus
Wed
Oct 13
$12Intercity
$2Flixbus
Thu
Oct 14
$16Intercity
$2Flixbus

Travel Information to Bologna from Milan

distanceDistance124 miles (200 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$12 - $21
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $12 (€10) • 2 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $21 (€17) • 2 h 6 min
carriersPopular travel companiesTrenitalia or Regionale

Travel 124 miles (200 km) by bus or train between Milan and Bologna. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 6 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $12 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Trenitalia or Regionale among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Milan to Bologna.

How to get from Milan to Bologna

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Milan to Bologna, 93,55% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Milan to Bologna and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips

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Travel 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 Milan to Bologna.
FAQs
How do I reach Bologna from Milan?

You can travel from Milan to Bologna 2 different ways: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Milan to Bologna?

The cheapest way to travel to Bologna from Milan is by taking a bus with an average price of $12 (€10).

This is compared to other travel options to Bologna:

Taking a bus is usually $9 (€7) less than taking a train to Bologna, which costs on average $21 (€17) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Milan to Bologna?

The fastest way from Milan to Bologna is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 6 min.

There are alternative travel options to Bologna that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 2 h 15 min   on average.

How far is Bologna from Milan?

The distance is approximately 124 miles (200 km) from Milan to Bologna.

How many services a day are there between Milan and Bologna?

The average frequency per day from Milan to Bologna is:

  • 50 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Milan to Bologna?

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Milan, Stazione Centrale and arrive in Bologna, Autostazione.
  • Trains mostly depart from Milano Centrale and arrive in Bologna Centrale.
Who can get me from Milan to Bologna?

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

  • You can travel by bus from Milan to Bologna with Trenitalia, and you can find Trenitalia Milan to Bologna tickets for $12 (€10) on Omio.
  • You can go to Bologna from Milan by train with Regionale. You'll see cheap train tickets for $21 (€17) with Regionale from Milan to Bologna on Omio.
Can I find a direct route from Milan to Bologna?

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

  • You'll find 50 direct trains a day to Bologna with Italo.

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 trip.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Milan to Bologna ends?
Omio customers who travel from Milan to Bologna often also extend their vacation to go to Rome, Florence or Naples. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Bologna and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I purchase my Milan to Bologna one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $12 (€10) one way.
  • A train ticket costs $21 (€17) one way on average for this route.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Milan
Bologna
Milano - Terminal Bus di Lampugnano
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines M1<br>Bus lines 68
Milano Centrale
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines M1, M2, M3, M5
Milano Porta Garibaldi
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