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Departure Thu, 12 Dec Return Wed, 18 Dec
STN London
BLQ Bologna
return from £23
Departure Mon, 16 Dec Return Mon, 23 Dec
LGW London
BLQ Bologna
return from £120
Departure Mon, 09 Dec Return Mon, 16 Dec
MAN Manchester
BLQ Bologna
return from £59
Departure Fri, 27 Dec Return Sun, 29 Dec
BHX Birmingham
BLQ Bologna
return from £329
Popular flight routes to Bologna
London - Bologna
return from £39
Manchester - Bologna
return from £42
Edinburgh - Bologna
return from £105
Bristol - Bologna
return from £209
Bordeaux - Bologna
return from £108
Minsk - Bologna
return from £184

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. Check out our offers flight + hotel to Bologna!

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
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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.

    Location

    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.

  • Amerigo Vespucci Airport

    Top airlines

    Amongst various Airlines, some prominent airlines that provide services at the Florence airport include Iberia, Vueling and Swiss International Airlines. You can also find cheap flights to Florence at Opodo.

    Location

    The Florence airport (FLR) is situated 4km from the city centre, on the north-west outskirts of Florence.

    Transport options

    The airport, being only 4km from the city centre, is well connected to all the main highways and can easily be reached within 15 minutes in a taxi, and in about 20 minutes when using Busitalia SITA Nord "Vola in Bus" bus shuttle. It is also easily accessible to other Tuscan cities as it is located just off the A11 and A1 Firenze Nord exit.

FAQ's about Bologna

🖱️ When's the best time to book flights to Bologna?
The top month to book flights to Bologna is July, based on our Opodo UK customers. The next most popular booking period for Bologna flights is September. In third place: August. By this we mean when travellers book their tickets. For the best time to actually travel to Bologna, read on.
📅 When's the best time to go to Bologna?
We checked our customers' flight searches, and the winner of best time to fly to Bologna is... August. The next best month to travel to Bologna is September. And let's not forget July, the third top choice for when to go to Bologna. However if you prefer things on the less busy side, we can also tell you (quietly) that the least popular month for flights to Bologna is January.
🕑 How long before a flight to Bologna should I be at the airport?
If you want to be on time for your flight to Bologna, make sure to be at the airport at least two to three hours in advance. Check-ins, security controls, customs and boarding the airplane can take some time. At Opodo you can find the best deals for flights to Bologna departing from over 8 cities and choose from a variety of services that will improve your time at the airport and guarantee a much better travel experience, such as priority boarding and additional luggage. For more convenience, when booking your flight to Bologna at Opodo you can also add insurance or opt for a refundable fare and have a problem-free trip!
✈️ What is the name of Bologna’s airport?
Bologna is served by 1 airport[s]. Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport operates flights towards both domestic and international destinations within 8 cities, such as London, Manchester and Birmingham, the most popular routes.
📌 How far is Bologna’s airport from the city centre?
Bologna’s airport Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport is located 4 miles from the city centre.
💶 How much is the trip from the airport to Bologna’s city centre?
By Public transport: The price for the trip is about 1.28 GBP per person. By taxi: If you have more budget and prefer to take a taxi from Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport , for example, the average price for the ride to Bologna centre is around 4.26 GBP per km. By car: For more convenience and freedom during your stay, Opodo has the best offers of car rentals in Bologna. Pick your preferred car type and get from Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport to Bologna city centre on your own terms.
🗺️ How to get from the airport to Bologna city centre?
There are many ways to get from Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport to central Bologna:
🚗 Driving:
If you go by car or decide to take a taxi, be aware of traffic. The average travel time from Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport to Bologna city centre when driving is 20 mins, but it may vary depending on the time of the day.
By bus:
Another way to go to Bologna city center is by bus. On average, it is possible to get there in around 49 mins
By Bus
Commuting from Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport to central Bologna by Bus takes around 49 mins, depending on the time and the day of the week.
💳 How much should I budget for a trip to Bologna?
If you are going to Bologna, here is a list with an average price of some goods:
  • - Inexpensive Restaurant: 12.79 GBP
  • - Mid Range Restaurante: 42.63 GBP
  • - Cheap Restaurant: 6.82 GBP
  • - Domestic Beer: 4.26 GBP
  • - Imported Beer: 3.41 GBP
  • - Coffee: 1.20 GBP
  • - SoftDrink: 1.94 GBP
  • - Water: 0.85 GBP

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