Bologna airport to train station

Bologna airport to train station: how to get there

How far is Bologna Airport from Bologna city centre? The Airport is 6 kilometers far from the city center and the Central Train Station. The air terminal is dedicated to Guglielmo Marconi and has become a landmark for Italian and international transport over the years. Especially for its location, not far from the high-speed lines.

According to Wikipedia, Bologna Airport is the seventh most frequented airport in Italy with 7.680.992 total passengers, including 25% national and 75% international arrivals.

Another record to consider? The Marconi terminal is the sixth national airport in Italy after Rome-Fiumicino, Milan-Malpensa, Bergamo-Orio al Serio, Venice-Tessera and Milan-Linate.  But now let’s go: are you asking, how do I get from Bologna Airport to the train station?

Bus Bologna Airport to train station

You can get from Bologna Airport to train station by Aerobus. The shuttle service connects Bologna Airport to train station and buses are marked by a BLQ sign. The routes are scheduled every 11 minutes.

The shuttle stops in Pontelungo and Ospedale Maggiore (get off only), in Mille (city centre) and Railway station. On the contrary, from City Centre /Central Train Station to Airport, passengers can only board at Ospedale Maggiore and Pontelungo. Buses take about 20 minutes. Of course, the service is guaranteed even in Christmas holidays, but the frequency is reduced. I’m talking about December 24, 25 and 31 December and January 1.

Aerobus ticket: how much does it cost?

The fare is EUR 6.00 per single run, tickets are validated once you have boarded. You can buy them in the automatic ticket machines or on the official website. Children under 1 meter in height do not pay for the ticket.

As for the aerobus timetables, the first trip from the airport is at 5.00 am, the last one is at 11.35 pm. Vehicles are always at travelers’ disposal, the service is active every day of the year and in case of strike, the buses will still be guaranteed until 8.30 am in the morning and from 04.30 pm to 07.30 pm in the evening. It is important to know that buses are equipped to accommodate people with disabilities, too.

Taxi from Bologna Airport

You can take a taxi, too, to get from Bologna Airport to city centre. The trip costs from EUR 15.00 to EUR 18.00, then you have to add 0,50 cents per suitcase.

taxi from Bologna airport

For the 5th and each additional passenger, you have to add EUR 1.00 per passenger. Here you are the Taxi fare table. The phone numbers, indeed, are here (you can choose between two taxi companies in Bologna):

  • Cotabo: 051 372727.
  • Consorzio Autonomo Taxisiti: 051 538083.

To get from Bologna airport to train station, taxi are faster than buses. There is actually a better solution: the car rental Bologna Airport.

Car rental Bologna Airport

How to get from Bologna Airport to Bologna Centrale: are you looking for another solution? I have just explained you how to get there by bus or taxi.

There is actually another way, which can change your idea of travel and vacation: you can take a car to enjoy a very different experience. The trip takes about 15 minutes. If you want to check out the way, you can have a look at the directions provided by Google Maps.

Read more: How to get from Malpensa Airport to Milan city center (and vice versa)

Clabservice: car hire Bologna Airport

As for car rental in Bologna Airport, you will have two options: you can hire a car at the airport terminal or you can rent a car with private driver in advance.

In just one click, a private driver will be at your full disposal to get from Bologna Airport to city centre and to discover this beautiful town. What do you think about? Do you know other solution to get from Bologna Airport to train station and city centre? Let’s talk together in the comments below.

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Alessia Baldassarre

Freelance copywriter. A true passion for journalism, online communication and Social media, I specialize in Seo Copywriting in Italian and English language. Curious about life, I spend hours observing its facets, trying to explain its rules.

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  1. Terry Moon says:

    I need to get from Bologna train station to Airport Hotel Bologna on 20 June 2019 with 2 people and 2 suitcases. How much will this cost and where do I pick up taxi?

    1. Walter Carniato says:

      Good day Terry
      Please send an e.mail to
      the dispatch will reply you quickly or send a txt message to +39 3292981382
      Have a nice day

  2. Kate says:

    I want to book a taxi from Bologna Train Station to the Airport. How much does this cost, and can I book online. Many Thanks

    1. Walter Carniato says:

      A taxi is likely to be the better option when demand is low cost, but We aren’t a taxi service. If you want a customized price, send us your e.mail or text messages to +393292981382 You are al time welcome!

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