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Overview: Train from Bologna to Taranto

distanceDistance407 miles (657 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 51 min
priceAverage train ticket price£21 (€24)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersIntercity, Frecciabianca, Intercity Notte or Frecciarossa

Trains from Bologna to Taranto cover the 407 miles (657 km) long route taking on average 8 h 51 min with our travel partners like Intercity, Frecciabianca, Intercity Notte or Frecciarossa. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £17, but the average price of train tickets is £21. Travellers depart most frequently from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Taranto, Porto Mercantile.

Train companies: Frecciarossa trains Bologna to Taranto

Frecciarossa trains will get you to Taranto from Bologna from £17. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.


Looking for a smooth and easy way to travel from Bologna to Taranto? Book your Trenitalia Frecciarossa train from Bologna to Taranto with Omio today! Trenitalia is Italy’s national train company that offers a wide variety of connections throughout the country, including the Bologna to Taranto route. Omio shows you current Frecciarossa timetables and tickets to cover the 407 miles (657 km) distance. You can choose from fares like Super Economy, Economy, and Base for the best deals on this trip. Trenitalia discount cards can also be applied when purchasing your Frecciarossa ticket on Omio.

All Frecciarossa classes provide free WiFi access, power outlets, air conditioning, toilets, luggage storage, onboard entertainment, and restaurant and bar services to passengers. Frecciarossa covers long distances and connects major cities in Italy in just a few hours thanks to its high speed. These trains are renowned for their comfort, speed and reduced environmental impact and can reach speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh). Frecciarossa offers all travellers ultimate comfort, flexibility and convenience, and you can book Frecciarossa tickets with us in a few steps!

    Travel Tips: Trains from Bologna to Taranto

    Travel by train to Taranto 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 Bologna to Taranto.

    How much do cheap trains from Bologna to Taranto cost?

    Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Taranto from Bologna for the next 7 days starting from £17  one way.

    What is the cost of a train ticket from Bologna to Taranto on average?

    If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Bologna to Taranto train prices are on average £21  one way.

    What is the distance by train from Bologna to Taranto?

    When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Bologna to Taranto via train to be approximately 407 miles (657 km).

    How long is the train journey to Taranto from Bologna?

    The train time to Taranto from Bologna is on average 8 h 51 min  for the 407 miles (657 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Bologna to Taranto by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

    Which train station from Bologna to Taranto do I depart from? Which Taranto train station from Bologna do I arrive in?

    There are a few train stations in Bologna to start your journey from including Bologna Centrale and Bologna Borgo Panigale. In Taranto you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Taranto, Porto Mercantile, Taranto, Cimino and Taranto, via Di Palma.

    Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Bologna Centrale   and arrive in Taranto, Porto Mercantile.

    Where is the Bologna train station located? Where is the Taranto train station located?

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Bologna Centrale, which is located around 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Taranto, Porto Mercantile, located 0.4 miles (743 m) away from the city centre.

    Which train companies should I travel with from Bologna to Taranto?

    For the best Bologna to Taranto train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Intercity, Frecciabianca, Intercity Notte or Frecciarossa. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Taranto from Bologna to compare what amenities they may offer.

    How many train services per day are there from Bologna to Taranto?

    On average, there are 2 trains a day from Bologna to Taranto. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

    When is the earliest train from Bologna to Taranto? When is the last train from Bologna to Taranto?

    You can take the first train from Bologna to Taranto at 08: 58   or take the last train from Bologna to Taranto leaving at 23: 27. Look for the latest Bologna Taranto train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.

    How far in advance should I buy train tickets to Taranto from Bologna for the best deals?

    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you buy train tickets to Taranto from Bologna within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £21 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Bologna to Taranto a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Bologna Centrale is the most popular Bologna railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Bologna for your journey to Taranto.
    Amenities at station
    Phone Number
    +39 892021
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 21: 00
    Public transport options for Bologna Centrale
    Bus lines: 21, 25, 30, 36, 61, 62, 77, BLQ
    Monorail lines: Marconi Express
    Train lines: FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, R, Italo, ÖBB EC, EN