The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Bologna to Salerno will cost around £ 71 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 49.
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3 h 53 m
5 h 51 m
Trains per day
Of the 38 trains that leave Bologna for Salerno every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 509 km distance in an average of 5 h 51 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 53 m .
The slowest trains will take 12 h 12 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||315 miles (508 km)|
|Average train duration||8 h 9 min|
|Average train ticket price||£37 (€42)|
|Train frequency||17 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 17 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Frecciarossa, Italo, Intercity, Trenitalia, Intercity Notte or Frecciargento|
Trains from Bologna to Salerno cover the 315 miles (508 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 9 min with our travel partners like Frecciarossa, Italo, Intercity, Trenitalia, Intercity Notte or Frecciargento. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £37, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £28. Travellers depart most frequently from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Salerno.
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Italo is a brand of high-speed trains operated by the Italian train company Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (NTV). Its fleet of trains includes the Italo AGV 575, the premier high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), and the Italo EVO, an eco-friendly train that can reach a maximum speed of 150 mph (250 km/h). Italo offers four different class options, but each train carriage is modernly equipped with a high level of comfort. You can choose between the Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive classes. Standard services in all Italo trains include toilets, free WiFi, power outlets, reclining leather seats, footrests, snack machines and Italo Live (free onboard entertainment featuring a selection of movies, music and games). Italo offers three types of fares with different prices and flexibility: Low Cost, Economy, and Flex.
Bologna to Salerno train information with Italo:
Italo has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train from Bologna to Salerno:
There are a few train stations in Bologna to start your trip from including Bologna Centrale and Bologna Borgo Panigale. In Salerno you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Salerno, Salerno Torrione and Salerno Irno.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Salerno.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Bologna Centrale and travel around 0.9 miles (1.4 km) from the city centre to this train station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Salerno and need to travel approximately 0.4 miles (719 m) from the train station to the city centre in Salerno.
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