How to travel from Munich to Bologna

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from Munich to Bologna

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

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To get from Munich to Bologna on Dec 01 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Bologna from Munich

distanceDistance251 miles (405 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$60 - $245
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $60 (€55) • 6 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $245 (€224) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Vueling or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 251 miles (405 km) to Bologna from Munich. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $60 (€55). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Vueling or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Munich to Bologna.

Travel Tips: Travel from Munich to Bologna

Travel Tips: 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 Munich to Bologna.
FAQs

Travel between Munich, Germany and Bologna, Italy is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Germany enter Italy?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Bologna from Munich?

Conditions of entry into Italy:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Bologna, Italy?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Italy has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information was last checked on 11/17/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Bologna from Munich.

The current restriction level for returning to Munich, Germany from Italy is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Munich, Germany from Bologna, Italy?

Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Munich from Bologna?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Munich, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 11/6/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Munich from Bologna here.

You can travel to Bologna from Munich 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Munich to Bologna is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $60 (€55) compared to other travel options to Bologna:

Taking a bus is usually $185 (€169) less than taking a flight to Bologna, which costs on average $245 (€224) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is usually $38 (€35) less than taking a train to Bologna, which costs on average $98 (€90) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Bologna from Munich is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 5 min.

Other travel options to Bologna can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 6 h 45 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Bologna by train can take on average 6 h 36 min.

The distance from Munich to Bologna is approximately 251 miles (405 km).

The average frequency per day from Munich to Bologna is:

  • Around 6 buses per day.
  • Around 1 train per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Munich to Bologna:

  • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Munich to Bologna depart from München, ZOB to Bologna, Piaza XX Settembre.
  • Most travelers board their plane from Munich Airport and arrive in Bologna Airport.
  • Most travelers board their train from München Hbf and arrive in Bologna Centrale.

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

  • You can travel between Munich and Bologna by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $60 (€55) with Flixbus from Munich to Bologna.
  • You can take a flight from Munich to Bologna with Vueling. Cheap tickets can be found for $245 (€224) with Vueling from Munich to Bologna.
  • You can go to Bologna from Munich by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $98 (€90) with Deutsche Bahn from Munich to Bologna on Omio.

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

  • You can find 3 direct buses per day to take to Bologna with Flixbus.
  • You'll find 1 direct train a day to Bologna with Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | Euro City (EC).

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.

Omio customers who travel from Munich to Bologna often also extend their vacation to go to Milan, Rome or Florence. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Bologna and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $60 (€55) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $245 (€224) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $98 (€90) one way.

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

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