If you are flexible with your travel dates, always consider that you can buy extremely cheap train tickets if you avoid travelling in the weekends and if you choose to travel during the low season.
If the train timetable doesn't fit in your schedule or budget, bus and carpooling can provide you some time and price alternatives, without substantially changing the duration of the journey.
Which stations do the trains to Bologna leave from?
Trains leave Florence from Firenze Campo Di Marte, Firenze Rifredi, Firenze Santa Maria Novella or Firenze S.M.N. and arrive at Bologna Centrale or Bologna S. Ruffillo.
Travelling by train to Bologna from Florence: how many daily connections are there?
102 connections are available every day to travel from Florence to Bologna by train. Please know that there are 58 routes which are direct lines versus only 13 routes which include at least one change. Consequently, we strongly recommend you to select a ticket for a direct line if you prefer not to change trains. Please notice that even if the trip is longer, a ticket with one change is sometimes much more efficient especially if there are too few connections and if you look for a ticket at the last moment.
How long do you need to get to Bologna by train?
The average duration of the journey is 1 hour and 14 minutes, but the fastest connections take you to Bologna in 1 hour and 4 minutes. The first train leaves from Florence at 01:07, while the last one leaves at 22:09.