Travel Information

By plane

Bologna is served by the International Airport “G. Marconi” (BLQ), located approximately 6km NW from the city center

BLQ airport presently counts 67 destinations (56 international destinations) and direct connections with all major European hubs: e.g., Munich MUC (1h 10’ travel time), Frankfurt FRA (1h 25’), Wien VIE (1h 25’), London LHR (1h 25’), Paris CDG (1h 40’), Amsterdam AMS (2h 05’)

BLQ Airport is connected to the city center by a shuttle bus with runs every 11’.

By train

The railway station “Bologna Centrale” is one of the main Italian railway junctions. It offers high-speed train connections (via Trenitalia Frecciarossa with the major Italian cities: e.g., Florence (34’ travel time), Milan (1h 01’), Venice (1h 25’), Rome (2h 15’). "Bologna Centrale" also offers direct connections (via Deutsche Bahn‎ with Munich HBF (6h 35’).

By car

Bologna is located at the intersection of the main Italian highways A1 (Milan-Naples), A14 (Bologna-Taranto) and A13 (Bologna-Padova) and less than 50 km from the intersection between A1 and A22 (Brennero-Modena). Further information and advice on how to plan your trip by car can be found at "Autostrade per l'Italia" web site