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How to get from Bologna airport to the center (from the center of Bologna to the airport)

The international Bologna airport Guglielmo Marconi or Bologna airport (Aeroporto Guglielmo Marconi di Bologna or Aeroporto di Bologna) - the tenth international airport in Italy in terms of passenger traffic. Named Bologna airport, in honor of the engineer and Nobel laureate Guglielmo Marconi.

Bologna airport is 9 km from the tourist centre of Bologna and the Central train station of Bologna.

Airport regularly sends and receives flights from many European cities. Cheap flights to Bologna...

From Bologna airport in Bologna and from Bologna city centre to the airport

Bologna airport has a well-developed transport links to the city centre, so you can easily get from the airport to the center or from Bologna city centre to the airport.

Taxi/Shuttle Service

To get from the airport Bologna to Bologna city center and other cities and resorts in Italy, more convenient and faster than a taxi. Book a taxi/Shuttle service is possible in advance, even from home. At any time of the day, at the airport, you will meet your driver with a sign, which will be written your name and surname. For taxi is enough to tell us your flight details! To know the cost of taxi ride here...

Car rental

If you are planning to travel to Italy, then the ideal option would be to rent a car. To choose and order a car in advance, at the appointed time, your car will be waiting for you outside the airport. The rental price starts from 21 Euros per night in high season. To see and pick up the car here...

Public transport

From public transport: monorail train, shuttle buses and public city buses.

Monorail train

The Marconi Express Monorail Train ("Marconi Express") connects the airport with the Bologna Central Station. Stops at the Lazzaretto intermediate station.

The train takes its passengers to the center of Bologna in just 7 minutes. It runs from approximately 05:40 a.m. to 00:00 a.m., 365 days a year; 8 departures per hour and every 7 minutes during rush hours.

The cost of a full ticket is 8.70 euros, round-trip - 16 euros. In the case of a round-trip ticket purchase, the return trip must be made within 30 days after the first journey.

There are also family and group tickets. Family - 2 adults + 3 children aged 5 to 16 years: one way € 18, round-trip € 34. Group - minimum 10 people: one way € 7 per person, round-trip € 14 per person.

The fare between Lazzaretto and Bologna Centrale stations is € 1.70.

To find the monorail station at the airport, upon arrival you just need to follow the signs to the Marconi Express, which will take passengers to the first floor of the terminal, and from there to the track connecting the terminal to the railway station.

Location scheme of the station at the Bologna airport

Departing from Bologna station, you must go through the connecting passage with the station, which is located on the side of the railway tracks (on the side of Via de' Carracci).

Location scheme of the station at the station of Bologna

Tickets can be purchased: at vending machines at departure points and at other ticket offices at the airport, train station and city center; on the Marconi Express website and applications.

All the necessary information about the monorail, as well as where to buy tickets and download the application, can be found on the company's official website.

Shuttle Airbus

Regular Shuttle Aerobus-BLQ - fastest way to get from Bologna airport in Bologna, and from Bologna city centre to the airport.

A Shuttle bus connects the airport to Bologna center and train station (Bologna Centrale). The last stop: airport Bologna - train station Bologna.

The scheme of the route and stops of the Shuttle Aerobus

Timetable Shuttle: daily, with regularity every 11 minutes - the first trip from the airport at 5:30am 00:15; the first trip from the station at 5:00, the last at 23:35.

The journey time isapproximately 20 minutes, depending on traffic. The fare one way is 6 Euros per person, the price includes Luggage. Children below 1 metre is free.

Tickets for the Shuttle can also be used on municipal public transport TPER the urban area of Bologna for 75 minutes. If the ticket is purchased online, for use in other vehicles, in addition to Airbus, e-ticket, to be replaced by magnetic, using the automatic machines located at the airport and the Central railway station.

Tickets can be purchased online at the official website of the company, as well as at the airport or near the station or at the ticket office TPER.

Where to buy the ticket at the airport of Bologna:

1. At the machines located on the first floor near the exit, near the check-in for flights, or in vending machines located on the street (near the airport building) just before the stop of the Airbus.

2. Tickets can be purchased from the sellers of the cigarette Department of the store Carrefour Express, located on the first floor of the airport building. Go to Carrefour and immediately at the front left, where they sell cigarettes, lottery tickets, etc. buy a ticket.

Where to buy the ticket at the railway station:

Near the railway station of Bologna is a stop that says "Aerobus", here, at the bus stop located vending machines for tickets. If you have any problems or questions, stop there are workers who are always ready to help.

Public buses

The cheapest way to get from Bologna airport to the centre or from the centre of Bologna to the airport.

From the airport to the center, and from center to the airport, this car will have to go with change. There is no direct bus.

The fare will amount to 1.30 Euro.

Tickets at the airport sell in the same store Carrefour Express, and tickets for the Shuttle bus. You can also purchase a ticket directly in the bus, in the machine, but the tickets on the bus will cost € 1.50 and the machine only accepts coins.

Ticket when entering the bus, and at every subsequent change in the route should be marked. The journey is 75 minutes after the compost. So that you can reach the centre on one ticket with a change, the main thing that the time does not exceed 75 minutes.

Stop at the airport is to the left from the main exit of the airport. Exit, turn left and go to end. Here is the bus schedule. We need bus number 54.

The traffic scheme and schedules of bus No. 54 from the airport

The traffic scheme and schedules of bus No. 54 from the stop Birra to the airport

Out of the 54 bus to four stops. First of Birra, the next - Due Ponti, then Acquedotto Triumvirato and Triumvirato. Next the bus turns right, and if you need a center of Bologna, we left.

Out on one of the four stops, will not leave from the bus stop, waiting for the next bus. The center will take buses No. 81 and 91. Both buses make a few stops in the center and end train station of Bologna. If you want a historical center, it is best to get off at the stop Marconi.

Stop Birra, if you go from Bologna airport to the center

Stop Birra, if you drive from Bologna city centre to the airport

The scheme of movement of bus № 81

The scheme of movement of bus № 91

From the centre of Bologna, following the bus 81 or 91 should go only to any of the above 4 stops (Birra, Due Ponti, Acquedotto Triumvirato or Triumvirato).

If there is no time to wait at the airport bus No. 54 to the stop Birra walkable distance of about a kilometer.

Tickets for buses 81 and 91 and some other urban routes are not sold in the bus (possibly because not all the buses are equipped with machines). In this case, tickets must be purchased at some coffee bars and tobacco shops. Stop Birra (the one in the direction of the airport) tickets are sold at the bar.

If you are going within 24 hours, more use of public transport to the city centre of Bologna, you can buy a 24-hour pass for€ 5. The ticket should verify (validate) in the beginning of the route and each subsequent route change by inserting the ticket into the validator.

To clarify the schedule of city buses and the cost of the tickets on the official website of Tper.

Attention! The schedule of movement of public transport and the cost of the passages may vary. Please check before you travel.

If you want to stay over near the airport of Bologna:

- 4-star FlyOn Hotel & Conference Center with its own garden, located 1.5 kilometers from Bologna airport. It offers a fitness centre and free Parking. The rooms are equipped with air conditioning and a TV with satellite channels. Featuring a private bathroom with a bath or shower. In some room rates include Breakfast buffet.

- 3-star hotel Brianza, located 1.8 kilometers from the airport. It offers non-Smoking rooms with satellite TV and free private Parking and Wi-Fi. Facilities include a TV lounge and a bar.

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