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Overview: Train from Paris to Bologna

distanceDistance520 miles (839 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesTrenitalia, Thello or Frecciarossa

Trains from Paris to Bologna cover the 520 miles (839 km) long journey taking on average 11 h 51 min with our travel partners like Trenitalia, Thello or Frecciarossa. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Bologna Centrale.

Train companies: Trenitalia and Frecciarossa trains Paris to Bologna

You can travel by train to Bologna from Paris with Trenitalia and Frecciarossa. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Trenitalia
Frecciarossa

Trenitalia is not only Italy's national railway company but also the country's largest train operator with an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed at which they travel. The company's flagship trains are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca. Trenitalia also operates intercity, regional and sleeper trains. Toilets and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In most cases, the trains also provide barrier-free access.

Find the perfect train to cover the 520 miles (839 km) long route to Bologna from Paris with Trenitalia. Trenitalia offers different fares like the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. You can even use Trenitalia discount cards on Omio. Make sure to look out for the latest offers from Trenitalia on Omio to score special deals! Check out the current Trenitalia timetable and book a cheap train from Paris to Bologna in just a few steps. On Omio you can find all the information you need for the Paris to Bologna trip, such as departure and arrival times, train stations, number of stops, journey times and more.

    There’s no need to fly between Italian hotspots when you can simply take a Frecciarossa train to reach your destination in just a few hours. Frecciarossa is the premier high-speed train service from Trenitalia, Italy’s national railway company, with around 200 connections made across Italy per day. These trains reach speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh), making them one of the fastest in the world. You can expect to travel 520 miles (839 km) to Bologna from Paris on a Frecciarossa high-speed train. All Frecciarossa classes provide free WiFi access, power outlets, air conditioning, toilets, luggage storage, onboard entertainment, and restaurant and bar services to passengers.

    You can find the best deals on cheap Frecciarossa train tickets right here. As an official travel partner of Trenitalia, Omio shows you all travel information for the Paris to Bologna journey, such as departure and arrival times, stops, train stations, journey times, and cheap fares. Once you’re ready, buy your Paris to Bologna train ticket on Omio and enjoy travelling in full comfort on a Frecciarossa train!

      Travel Tips: Trains from Paris to Bologna

      Travel by train to Bologna 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 Paris to Bologna.
      FAQs

      Travel by train between Paris, France and Bologna, Italy is: Partially open.

      Is international entry into Bologna from Paris restricted?

      International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

      Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Italy from Paris?

      Entry Requirements:

      • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
      • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
      • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
      • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

      What are the safety rules to follow in Bologna, Italy?

      The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

      • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
      • Face mask required: Mandatory

      The above information was last checked on 19/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Paris and Bologna closer to your date of departure here.

      Return travel from Italy to France is: Partially open.

      Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Paris from Bologna?

      Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

      Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Bologna?

      Requirements for reentering:

      • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
      • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
      • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
      • Health declaration required

      What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

      The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

      • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
      • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

      Last checked on 20/05/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Paris from Bologna.

      You should expect to travel around 520 miles (839 km)  to Bologna from Paris by train.
      On average the Paris to Bologna train time is 11 h 51 min  covering the 520 miles (839 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

      There are a few train stations in Paris to start your journey from including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. In Bologna you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Bologna Centrale, Bologna Borgo Panigale and Bologna Mazzini.

      Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon   and arrive in Bologna Centrale.

      You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Paris Gare de Lyon, located approximately 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from the city centre of Paris. The most popular arrival train station in Bologna, called Bologna Centrale, is located around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from its city centre.

      When taking a train from Paris to Bologna, you can count on Trenitalia, Thello or Frecciarossa for the best way to get you to Bologna. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Paris to Bologna and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
      On average, there is 1 train a day from Paris to Bologna. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

      Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

      Paris
      Bologna
      Paris Gare de Lyon is the most popular Paris 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 Paris for your journey to Bologna.
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      Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
      Public transport options for Paris Gare de Lyon
      Metro lines: 1, 14
      Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 72, 77, 91
      Train lines: TGV, RER A, RER D, Transilien R
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      Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
      Public transport options for Paris Gare du Nord
      Metro lines: 4, 5
      Bus lines: 65, 26, 43
      Train lines: RER B, D, E
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      +33 184943635
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      Mon - Fri: 06: 45 - 20: 30 | Sat: 09: 00 - 20: 00 | Sun: 09: 00 - 20: 30
      Public transport options for Paris Gare de l'Est
      Metro lines: 4, 5, 7
      Bus lines: 31, 32, 35, 38, 39, 46, 54, 56, 91
      Train lines: RER B, TGV, TGV/ICE, TER, Intercités, OUIGO, Transilien, Russian Railways
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      +33 892353535
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      Mon - Fri: 08: 00 - 19: 30 | Sat: 10: 00 - 18: 00
      Public transport options for Paris Gare Saint-Lazare
      Metro lines: 3, 9, 12, 13, 14
      Bus lines: 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 32, 42, 43, 66, 80, 94, 95, 528, RoissyB
      Train lines: TER, Intercités, Transilien J, Transilien L, RER E
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      LockersLockers
      ParkingParking
      ATMATM
      TaxisTaxis
      AccessibilityAccessibility
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      Phone Number
      +33 892353535
      ticketOfficeHours
      Ticket Office Hours
      Mon - Sun: 10: 45 - 18: 00
      Public transport options for Gare de Paris Bercy
      Metro lines: 6, 14
      Bus lines: 24, 87, N32, N35
      Train lines: TER, Intercités
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      Phone Number
      +33 892353535
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      Mon - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 00
      Public transport options for Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
      Metro lines: 5, 10
      Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 89, 91, 215
      Train lines: TER Centre-Val de Loire, Intercités, Intercités de Nuit, Transilien, RER C

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