How to get from Ferrara to Bologna

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from Ferrara to Bologna

You can get from Ferrara to Bologna by train, bus or flight.

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train

To get from Ferrara to Bologna on 27 Jun we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

18:45Ferrara1h03 19:48Bologna Centrale
1 change
£51One-way
Cheapest
12:00Ferrara, Piazzale della Stazione0h45 12:45Bologna
0 changes
£41One-way
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19:38Ferrara1h08 20:46Bologna Centrale
1 change
£51One-way
09:01Ferrara1h14 10:15Bologna Centrale
1 change
£51One-way
18:11Ferrara0h28 18:39Bologna Centrale
0 changes
£121One-way

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Travel Information from Ferrara to Bologna

distanceDistance27 miles (43 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • £4 • 28 min
carriersPopular travel companiesItabus or Regionale

Travel 27 miles (43 km) by coach, flight, ferry or train to Bologna from Ferrara. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Itabus or Regionale among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Ferrara to Bologna.

Travel Tips: Travel from Ferrara to Bologna

Travel 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 Ferrara to Bologna.
FAQs

There are 4 travel options from Ferrara to Bologna: coach, flight, ferry or train.

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from Ferrara to Bologna. Tickets for a flight cost on average £1.

This is compared to other travel options to Bologna:

A flight is about £4 less than a coach, which costs on average £4 for this journey.

A flight is generally £1 less than a ferry for the same journey. A ferry costs on average £1 from Ferrara to Bologna.

A flight is £4 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Ferrara to Bologna costing on average £4.

The quickest way to travel to Bologna from Ferrara is by train, which takes on average 28 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

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You should expect to travel around 27 miles (43 km) from Ferrara to Bologna.

The average frequency per day from Ferrara to Bologna is:

  • Around 4 coaches per day.
  • 33 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Ferrara and Bologna as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Ferrara to Bologna:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Ferrara and arrive in Bologna, Piaza XX Settembre.
  • Most travellers take a train from Ferrara to Bologna Centrale.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Ferrara to Bologna:

  • You can go to Bologna from Ferrara by coach with Itabus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £4 with Itabus from Ferrara to Bologna on Omio.
  • You can go to Bologna from Ferrara by train with Regionale. You'll see cheap train tickets for £4 with Regionale from Ferrara to Bologna on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Ferrara to Bologna with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct coach to Bologna with BlaBlaCar with 4 direct coaches per day.
  • You can find 33 direct trains per day to take to Bologna with Italo.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Bologna tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this journey.

Looking to extend your trip from Ferrara to Bologna? Many Omio customers who go from Ferrara to Bologna usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Milan, Rome or Florence. If you're looking to explore Milan, Rome or Florence from Bologna, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip to Bologna from Ferrara, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £4 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £1 one way.
  • Ferry tickets are costing on average £1 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £4 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Ferrara to Bologna online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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