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Naples to Bologna

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Trip Naples Bologna

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, bus, train
Distance292 mi
Direct lineYes

How to go from Naples to Bologna ?

Bologna is your next holiday destination but you're wondering how to go there and how it is possible to get the cheapest Naples to Bologna transport offers? In general, you browse several websites and spend hours without being sure that all transport solutions were considered.

Thanks to your multimodal search engine Vivanoda, you'll find on the same site all fares for buses, carpooling, trains and flights to get to Bologna. Simply enter your travel date to Bologna and Vivanoda does the rest. Finally, use the filters and sorting options to refine the results.

To reach your destination from Naples, you will travel with ÖBB, Alitalia, FlixBus, Ferrovia Circumvesuviana, Meridiana, Blablacar, Italo (NTV) or Fiumicino Express by buses, carpooling, trains or flights.

Which carriers to travel between Naples and Bologna?

Railway companies
Ferrovia Circumvesuviana provides a rail connection Naples-Rome with the train from Napoli Porta Nolana railway station (1.1 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Ottaviano at arrival (1.6 mi from centre)
ÖBB transports passengers on a rail line from Rome to Bologna with the train Euronight Tosca which leaves Roma Termini station to arrive at Bologna Centrale railway station (Emilia-Romagna Italy)
Italo (NTV) operates the train journey Naples-Bologna with the train from Napoli Centrale + Napoli P.zza Garibaldi railway station (1.4 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Bologna Centrale at arrival (0.8 mi from centre)
Trenitalia provides a rail connection from Naples to Bologna with the train Frecciargento which leaves Napoli Centrale + Napoli P.zza Garibaldi station to arrive at Bologna Centrale railway station (Emilia-Romagna Italy)
Bus companies
The bus company FlixBus operates the intercity service from the bus station of Napoli in Naples and to the one of Bologna (Emilia-Romagna Italy)
Fiumicino Express is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Naples (serving Naples bus station at 1.4 mi from centre) and the city of Rome where the coach will drop you off at Aeroporto Fiumicino station situated at about 14.3 mi from Rome city centre.
Meridiana carries out a flight from Naples NAP airport situated 3.7 mi away from the city centre of Naples to Bologna (arrival at Guglielmo Marconi BLQ airport)
Alitalia flies on the routes from Naples NAP airport (located 3.7 mi from Naples, Italy) to Rome (serving Fiumicino FCO airport) and from Fiumicino FCO airport situated 13.7 mi away from the city centre of Rome to Bologna (arrival at Guglielmo Marconi BLQ airport)
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Naples-Bologna (293.3 mi)

All modes of transport Naples-Bologna

If you've already chosen the mode of transport you'd like to travel with, go directly to the dedicated section:

Train Naples to Bologna

Railway stations from Naples

  • Napoli Porta Nolana
  • Napoli Centrale + Napoli P.zza Garibaldi

Arrival train stations in Bologna

  • Bologna Centrale

Naples Bologna railways companies

There are 2 carriers that operate rail journeys between Naples and Bologna: Trenitalia and Italo (NTV).
Trenitalia Naples BolognaItalo (NTV) Naples Bologna

Is there a direct train for the Naples-Bologna route?

Indeed, the cities of Bologna and Naples are linked with a direct train connection. Be careful, as this may depend on the date of your trip to Bologna and there may be fewer direct trains from Naples on certain days. To check prices and availabilities, launch now a search for a Naples-Bologna train ticket on Vivanoda.

Regional Train Naples Bologna

Night Train Naples Bologna

No need to pay an extra hotel room in Bologna when you have the possibility to travel by night aboard a sleeper train.

Highspeed Train Naples Bologna

Those are trains operating at very high speed and serving only a few cities including Naples and Bologna. They often operate on dedicated tracks.

Carpool from Naples to Bologna

Carpooling differs from the other means of transport because of an undefined timetable. This means that when looking for Naples-Bologna rides, you'll be more likely to find ones if you search only three days in advance (and not two months). This is interesting for lastminute travel to Bologna.

Ridesharing is a new way of travelling allowing people to share Naples-Bologna car journeys with others. This helps reduce travel costs for both the driver and the passenger, and also reduces the impact on the environment.

Cheap flights from Naples to Bologna

Which airlines operate the Naples to Bologna flights ?

Meridiana is the only airline flying with direct link to Bologna from the airport of Naples.
Meridiana Naples Bologna

To help you find cheaper flights to fly to Bologna, we wanted to give you a few pieces of advice:

  • Prefer flying to Bologna on a weekday (Monday to Thursday) and be flexible. Prices vary along the time depending many factors including the date and time of travel. So you'd better be able to have a 2- or 3-day flexibility to book your trip.
  • It is highly recommended to book your Naples Bologna flight several weeks (or even months) in advance. Most of the time, this is the number one yield management rule: cheapest price are available long time before departure (this targets leisure customers who are used to booking early).

Departure airport in Naples

  • NAP Naples

Destination airport in Bologna

  • BLQ Guglielmo Marconi

Naples to Bologna bus

There is a direct connection by intercity coach between Naples and Bologna.

Which coach companies to travel between Naples and Bologna?

To get to Bologna by bus from Naples, you only have the bus company FlixBus that serves the these two cities.

FlixBus Naples Bologna

You may still have doubts to get to Bologna by bus. Here are some reasons that may encourage you to take the bus to Bologna.

  • During the summer, forget the heat wave thanks to the air-conditioning almost all of the Naples Bologna coaches are equipped with.
  • Very low prices! On the Naples Bologna line, carrier fares are often unbeatable compared to other modes of transport: carpooling or train.
  • The fleet of FlixBus coaches is new and, therefore, greener than carpooling. Since the Naples Bologna road has already been built for a long time, buses don't require any additional infrastructure that distorts the landscape.

Departure bus stations in Naples

Depending on the company, it is requested to be present at the bus stop in Naples from 15 to 30 minutes before the indicated departure time. The name of the destination 'Bologna' is always mentioned on the front of the bus. Then, all you have to do is to validate your ticket with the driver of FlixBus, to deposit your luggage in the trunk and to find your seat.

  • Napoli
  • Naples

Bus stops at arrival in Bologna

When you arrive in Bologna, make sure you don't forget anything at your seat and in the hold.

  • Bologna

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