Flights to Bologna

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Last minute flights to Bologna

Departure Wed, 10 Jan Return Sun, 14 Jan
STN London
BLQ Bologna
return from £32
Departure Mon, 18 Dec Return Mon, 08 Jan
EDI Edinburgh
BLQ Bologna
return from £78
Departure Mon, 01 Jan Return Tue, 16 Jan
MAN Manchester
BLQ Bologna
return from £150
Departure Sun, 24 Dec Return Thu, 28 Dec
BRS Bristol
BLQ Bologna
return from £323
Popular flight routes to Bologna
London - Bologna
return from £38
Manchester - Bologna
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Bristol - Bologna
return from £210
Cardiff - Bologna
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Munich - Bologna
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Bilbao - Bologna
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Trips to Bologna

Bologna travel

Bologna is the capital of the Emilia-Romagna region in the north of Italy, famous for its well-preserved monuments, fantastic gastronomy and art collections. The city's history began in the 6th century when it was made the capital of the Etruscan Po Valley. Several occupations, a popular rebellion, papal control Napoleonic rule and WWII were at the centre of its historic events. Today, Bologna is an important centre for high technology industries as well as a popular trade-fair venue owing to its strategic location. It is no surprise that flights to Bologna are plentiful to cater to the needs of holidaymakers and business travellers.

Things to do and places to see in Bologna

The city is probably one of the best-kept secrets of Italy with many tourists and holidaymakers skipping this pretty town. However, Bologna can compete with any other region in Italy, offering many attractions to see and do from historic to gastronomy tours. Visit beautiful chapels, people-watch at picturesque squares and admire medieval architecture. Savour regional dishes, enjoy a drink or two at a cafe or bar and head out in the evening to enjoy the night life. When you book cheap flights to Bologna, you will have so much on your plate that your main concern is to fit everything in your schedule.

When visiting Bologna, be sure to:

  • See the 22 chapels in the huge Gothic Church of the San Petronio Basilica
  • Go to the Towers of Bologna for amazing views of the city
  • Laze around Piazza Maggiore and admire the lovely buildings surrounding it
  • Gape at the pretty Fountain of Neptune
  • Tour the interconnected churches at Santo Stefano
  • Drive up to the hilltop where the Sanctuary of the Madonna di San Luca is located
  • Visit the town hall and museum of Palazzo d'Accursio
  • Check out the 13th century Palazzo Re Enzo
  • Drop in at the International Museum and Library of Music set in a splendid palace
  • Enjoy the exhibits and collections at the Bologna Museum of Modern Art
  • Relish a decadent meal at a traditional restaurant and enjoy mortadella, tortellini, ragu and gelato

Bologna airports

Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport is the main airport that caters to the air travel needs of Bologna city. It is very near to the city centre. The airport has two terminals (Main Terminal and East Terminal) to handle passengers on trips to Bologna. It offers duty-free shops, restaurants, business lounges, cash dispensing machines, car rental and parking lots.

  • Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport

    Top airlines

    The top carriers at the airport in Bologna are the following: Alitalia, Ryanair and Wizz Air.


    The airport is located roughly 6km from the city centre of Bologna.

    Transport options

    Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport is accessible using the motorways of A1 from Milano, A13 from Padova and A14 from Ancona. From the Bologna Centrale Railway Station, you can reach the airport by taking the Aerobus-BLQ shuttle service. Taxis and courtesy hotel shuttles are other ways to connect to and from the airport or city centre.

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