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Florence to Bologna Train Tickets E‑TICKET

Florence to Bologna Train Tickets
Italo

Leave it to Trenitalia or Italo to get you from Florence to Bologna by train quickly and comfortably! No matter which railway company you choose, you’ll reap such benefits as ticket flexibility, frequent daily departures, the choice of 4 passenger seating classes, plus an array of friendly onboard services and handy amenities to help make your travel experience a positively memorable one.

In as little as 35 minutes, you’ll arrive in historic Bologna, located in Italy’s prosperous Emilia-Romagna region. Home of the world’s oldest university still in operation, Bologna is also known for its lofty medieval towers, majestic theatres, various music and dance festivals, as well as its culinary heritage (having introduced “Bolognese sauce”). While in town, be sure to pay a visit to the ancient Towers of Bologna, Fountain of Neptune monument, Ducati transport museum, and Piazza Maggiore public square, where you’ll find the imposing San Petronio Basilica.

Purchase your Trenitalia or Italo e-ticket here and simply print it out at home or upload it to your smartphone or tablet upon email delivery. Then get ready to travel from Florence to Bologna by train, seat reservation included!

Trenitalia Journey details

Frequency
Trains depart approximately every 15 minutes during peak times and every 30 minutes otherwise, with an average of 42 non-stop departures daily

Travel time
35 minutes (fastest time)

Train stations
Florence Santa Maria Novella or Campo di Marte and Bologna Centrale

Train features
Trenitalia Frecciargento and Frecciarossa high-speed trains, reaching a maximum speed of 250km/h and 300km/h respectively.

Trenitalia e-ticket options
See Trenitalia page

Italo journey details

Frequency
Trains depart every 20-30 minutes during peak times and every hour otherwise, with an average with 26 total non-stop departures daily

Travel time
35 minutes (fastest time)

Train stations
Florence Santa Maria Novella and Bologna Centrale

Train features
Italo EVO and AGV high speed trains, reaching a maximum speed of 250km/h and 360km/h respectively

Italo e-ticket options
See Italo page

Train classes and services

Both train companies that operate in Italy offer four classes of service that rival the best in train travel, providing high levels of comfort with modern amenities. Think free Wi-Fi on board, spacious reclining leather seats, tasty food and drink selections with at-seat service in some classes, all with speedy service to top Italian city centers. Here are the class names used by Trenitalia and Italo:

  • Standard or Smart
    Affordable, comfortable, convenient.
  • Premium or Comfort
    Affordability with extra space. Premium comfort, smart price.
  • Business or Prima
    High-end comfort with a welcome service with a drink and a snack provided at-seat.
  • Executive or Club Executive
    Tailor-made excellence. Extra spacious wide armchairs offer maximum privacy and comfort. Enjoy a warm welcome on the platform, special meals and service at your seat and access to lounges at the main high-speed stations.

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Seat reservations
Your e-ticket includes travel in a specific seat.

E-ticket delivery
Receive your e-ticket as a PDF document, which you can print from home or send directly to your smartphone or tablet, and is valid for travel from Florence to Bologna by train.

Read more about Trenitalia train tickets here

Read more about Italo train tickets here

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