How to travel from Paris to Bologna

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from Paris to Bologna

How to get from Paris to Bologna by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Paris to Bologna is by taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Paris Orly Airport (ORY)
07:20PMBologna Airport (BLQ)
0 transfers
BlaBlaCar Bus
Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine)
0 transfers
Air France
Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)
05:05PMBologna Airport (BLQ)
0 transfers
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Paris, Massy-Palaiseau
0 transfers
Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine)
0 transfers
Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine)
0 transfers
GetJet Airlines
Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)
08:05AMBologna Airport (BLQ)
1 transfer
Transavia France
Paris Orly Airport (ORY)
12:27AMBologna Centrale
2 transfers
Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)
08:05AMBologna Airport (BLQ)
1 transfer

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Travel Information to Bologna from Paris

distanceDistance520 miles (839 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$73 - $50
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $50 (€43) • 14 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $73 (€63) • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Ryanair or Trenitalia

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 520 miles (839 km) from Paris to Bologna. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are FlixBus, Ryanair or Trenitalia among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Paris to Bologna.

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Find the best route from Paris to Bologna with Omio's travel partners Air France, Vueling Airlines and Trenitalia! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.

Trenitalia is the national railway of Italy, providing a comprehensive network of trains across the country including trains from Paris to Bologna. It operates a variety of train types, including high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento, and Frecciabianca, as well as regional and intercity services. Frecciarossa trains are the fastest, reaching speeds of up to 300 km/h, while Frecciargento and Frecciabianca offer a more leisurely journey. Passengers can choose from a range of ticket types, including Economy, Standard, and Business Class. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, Wi-Fi, and a range of food and beverage options. Popular routes include Milan to Rome, Venice to Florence, and Naples to Bari.

    BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS) is a popular French travel company from France operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe and connecting over 300 destinations. It is a subsidiary of the French carpooling service, BlaBlaCar. Standard amenities on BlaBlaCar Bus include toilets, air conditioning, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long travel journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. There is also free Wi-Fi available on select routes. The only ticket type from BlaBlaCar Bus is the Standard ticket, which allows each traveler to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags.

      Brussels Airlines is Belgium’s leading airline. Check the ticket fares for your travel from Paris to Bologna: Economy Classic, Economy Flex and Business.

        FAQs: Travel from Paris to Bologna

        FAQs: 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 Paris to Bologna.

        There are 3 options to travel from Paris to Bologna including taking a train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to go to Bologna from Paris is by taking a bus, which costs on average $50 (€43).

        This is compared to other ways of getting from Paris to Bologna:

        A bus is () less than a ferry for this route with tickets for a ferry from Paris to Bologna costing on average ().

        Taking a bus costs $23 (€20) less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of $73 (€63).

        Taking a bus costs $169 (€146) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $219 (€189).

        The quickest way to travel from Paris to Bologna is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 40 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

        Bus takes 14 h 15 min on average.

        Train takes 8 h 4 min on average.

        You should expect to travel around 520 miles (839 km) between Paris and Bologna.

        The average frequency per day from Paris to Bologna is:

        • 2 buses a day.
        • 1 train per day.

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

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

        • Buses mostly leave from Paris, Porte Maillot and tend to arrive in Bologna, Stazione Centrale.
        • Flights most often depart from Paris at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and arrive in Bologna at Bologna Airport.
        • Trains mostly leave from Paris Gare du Nord and tend to arrive in Bologna Centrale.

        The following travel companies offer services from Paris to Bologna:

        • FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus, BlaBlaCar or STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Can take you to Bologna by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for FlixBus from Paris to Bologna for $50 (€43).
        • Ryanair, Malta Air, Vueling Airlines, Air France, Lufthansa, Alitalia, KLM Cityhopper, Air Baltic, KLM, Lufthansa Cityline (2), Air Dolomiti, Brussels Airlines, SWISS, LAER, Volotea or Royal Air Maroc can get you to Bologna by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Ryanair from Paris to Bologna for $38 (€33) on Omio.
        • Travel with Trenitalia, TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV INOUI or Regionale to go to Bologna by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Regionale Paris to Bologna tickets on Omio for $219 (€189).

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

        • You can check for a direct bus to Bologna with FlixBus or BlaBlaCar Bus with 2 direct buses per day.

        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.

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