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from Paris to Bologna

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

Our recommendation

To get from Paris to Bologna on 22 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:44Paris Gare de Lyon11h26 18:10Bologna Centrale
2 changes
06:44Paris Gare de Lyon11h26 18:10Bologna Centrale
2 changes
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09:15Paris Beauvais Tille Airport1h35 10:50Bologna Airport
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10:43Paris Gare de Lyon11h31 22:14Bologna Centrale
2 changes

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21 Oct
£305Air France
22 Oct
£211Air France
23 Oct
£305Air France
24 Oct
£199Air France
25 Oct
£164Malta Air
26 Oct
£164Malta Air
27 Oct
£119Malta Air
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£211Air France
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31 Oct
£137Air France
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£142Air France
2 Nov
£110Malta Air
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£17Malta Air
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£14Malta Air
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£14Malta Air
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£14Malta Air
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£18Malta Air
10 Nov
£86Malta Air

Travel Information from Paris to Bologna

distanceDistance520 miles (839 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£46 - £58
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £46 • 1 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £46 • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMalta Air or Flixbus

Take a flight or coach to travel 520 miles (839 km) from Paris to Bologna. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £46. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Malta Air or Flixbus among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or coach from Paris to Bologna.

Travel Tips

Travel from Paris 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 Paris to Bologna.
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Bologna, Italy if I’m coming from Paris, France?

Travel from Paris, France to Bologna, Italy is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Bologna from Paris restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Bologna, Italy from Paris?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Bologna, Italy?

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

  • Social distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 20/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Paris to Bologna closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Paris, France from Bologna, Italy?

The current restriction level for returning to Paris, France from Italy is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Paris, France from Bologna, Italy?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Paris from Bologna?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

Which rules do I need to follow in Paris, France regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to France must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 20/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Paris from Bologna here.

How do I go from Paris to Bologna?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Bologna from Paris. You can take a flight or coach.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Paris and Bologna?

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Paris to Bologna, which costs on average £46.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Bologna:

A flight is generally £12 less than a coach for the same route. A coach costs on average £58 from Paris to Bologna.

What is the quickest way from Paris to Bologna?

The fastest way to get to Bologna from Paris is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 35 min.

There are alternative travel options to Bologna that can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 14 h 50 min.

How many miles are between Paris and Bologna

The Paris to Bologna distance is approximately 520 miles (839 km).

What are the departure and arrival points in Paris and in Bologna?

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

  • Most travellers take a flight from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Bologna Airport.
  • Most travellers take a coach from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) to Bologna, Autostazione.
Which travel companies can get me from Paris to Bologna?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Paris to Bologna, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Malta Air for flights to Bologna. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Malta Air Paris to Bologna tickets on Omio for £46.
  • Flixbus can get you to Bologna by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Paris to Bologna for £58 on Omio.
Is there a way to travel directly from Paris to Bologna?

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

  • You'll find direct flight services to Bologna with Air France or Malta Air.
  • You can find direct coaches to take to Bologna with Flixbus.

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 buy tickets for this route.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Paris to Bologna?
Your journey from Paris to Bologna doesn't have to end in Bologna. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Milan, Rome or Florence. If you’d like to add Milan, Rome or Florence to your Paris to Bologna trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Bologna today!
When should I book a ticket between Paris and Bologna online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing £46 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets are costing on average £58 one way.

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