Bologna

Capital of Emilia Romagna, Bologna is a city rich in art and culture.

The medieval center with its towers, 40 kilometers of porticoes and more than 50 museums is one of the best preserved in the world.

Bologna is a city with an eye to the future.
The BolognaFiere Exhibition Centre is an international point of reference, with easy and direct access.
It has a dedicated motorway exit and a railway station and a parking for 14,500 vehicles.

How to Get

Bologna, a road junction of primary importance since Roman times, is today the center of a transport network of fundamental significance in Europe and Italy. Here the major motorways that connect Europe with the south of Italy cross.

Bologna is the main Italian railway junction, with a safe and efficient high-speed line. Bologna Centrale Railway Station has more than 800 trains in transit every day.

The BLQ International Airport “G. Marconi” moves almost 10 million passengers a year. It is one of the largest airports in Italy for the number of international destinations served.

How to Get by Plane

BLQ International Airport "Guglielmo Marconi", connects Bologna to the main Italian and European airports. The Bologna airport is one of the most important stop in Italy for international flights and for wide range of choice of links: it serves 107 destinations every da.

It is linked to historic downtown center in 7 minutes time thanks to the brand new eco-fiendly Marconi Express monorail shuttle.

How to Get by Train

Thanks to high-speed trains, you can now arrive at Bologna Central Station in half an hour from Florence, in an hour from Milan, in an hour and a half from Venice, in 2 ½ hours from Rome, in 5 hours and 45 minutes from Bari.

The Metropolitan Railway System connects Bologna to all the cities of the Metropolitan City and of Emilia-Romagna region.

How to Get by Car

In Bologna there are the two main Italian motorways that junction, linking the north and south of the country (A1 and A14), thus it can be reached directly from all major Italian cities.

You can go towards Milan (with a deviation from Parma to Genoa), then Venice (A13) and Brenner (A22). You can also reach the south, to Rome or Reggio Calabria (A1) and from Bari or Lecce or Taranto (A14)