How to get from Paris to Bologna

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from Paris to Bologna

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

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To get from Paris to Bologna on 13 Aug we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

20:20Paris Beauvais Tille Airport1h35 21:55Bologna Airport
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22:00Paris, Quai de Bercy15h10 13:10Bologna
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08:15Paris Beauvais Tille Airport1h35 09:50Bologna Airport
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07:20Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport1h40 09:00Bologna Airport
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22:05Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport1h40 23:45Bologna Airport
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Travel Information between Paris and Bologna

distanceDistance520 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£2 - £133
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £2 • 13 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £133 • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or ITA

Travel 520 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train between Paris and 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 train is the best option with prices starting as low as £2. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or ITA among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight 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.

Travel between Paris, France and Bologna, Italy is: Fully open.

Can travellers from France enter Italy?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Bologna from Paris?

Conditions of entry into Italy:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Bologna, Italy?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Italy has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 28/07/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip between Paris and Bologna.

The restriction level for your return to Paris, France from Italy is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Paris from Bologna restricted?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

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

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Paris, France?

You should observe these safety measures in France as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 08/08/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Paris from Bologna closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel between Paris and Bologna. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Paris to Bologna, which costs on average £2.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Bologna:

A train is generally £65 less than a coach for the same trip. A coach costs on average £67 from Paris to Bologna.

A train journey is usually £132 less than a journey to Bologna by plane, which costs on average £133 for the same trip.

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, going by coach can take 14 h 10 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 13 h 35 min   on average.

The Paris to Bologna distance is approximately 520 miles.

The average frequency per day from Paris to Bologna is:

  • Around 2 coaches per day.
  • 2 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Paris to 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 for travellers from Paris to Bologna:

  • Coaches from Paris to Bologna most often leave from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Bologna, Piaza XX Settembre.
  • Flights from Paris to Bologna most often leave from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and arrive in Bologna Airport.
  • Trains from Paris to Bologna most often leave from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Bologna Centrale.

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

  • You can travel between Paris and Bologna by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £67 with Flixbus from Paris to Bologna.
  • You can take a flight from Paris to Bologna with ITA. Cheap tickets can be found for £133 with ITA from Paris to Bologna.

Yes, there are direct services available between Paris and Bologna with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct coach with BlaBlaCar Bus with 2 direct coaches per day.
  • You can travel directly by plane with Ryanair or Air France with direct flights per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Bologna as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Paris and Bologna.

Omio customers who travel from Paris to Bologna often also extend their holiday to go to Milan, Rome or Florence. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Bologna and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • Coach tickets cost £67 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £133 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £2 one way on average.

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

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