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We really liked Bologna Centrale - easy to get in and out of, great facility and a number of places to get un spuntino inside and nearby. You can also get a bus ticket to the airport from here as well as local bus passes....More
We used the trains a few times while travelling in northern Italy. Great journeys. No problems at all. Clean and tidy, and friendly staff at the Information Desks, all speaking English, though my smattering of Italian words came in handy!
DO book in ADVANCE! It’s...More
Having travelled on Day 1 of our holiday from Venezia Mestre, a poorly organised and chaotic station, Bologna Centrale we were actually pleasantly surprised about.
The signage was quite clear and the station was clean and comfortable. We were able to store our luggage quite...More
It is one of the busyist railway station in Italy. It gone trough a complete reconstruction and now it is very modern, with all the necessary information system. It has got 29 railway tracks and the 5th in passanger number in Italy.
The train station is big enough there for get there well in time because it has a lot of elevators before you will reach the gate.
You can reach the city centre in 20min by foot.
Just right outside there is airport shuttle bus €6pp...More
Several times been to Bologna on transit - this time have to stay both ways. The Stazione is well located. The bus stop to everywhere is in front and so many hotels to stay right in the vicinity. Good based for other Italian city trip....More
If one bases themselves in Bologna....it is the centre of north Italy railway’s and allows one some super days out. We took day trips to Ravenna, Modena, Ferrara, Mantova, Parma and Venice , mainly 1 hour trips with Venice 1 and half hours away....what a...More
Bologna Centrale is massive- no two ways about it, as it is effectively four stations in one (East, West, Central and Underground). One should bear in mind that all Frecce and Italo trains (the exception being the Frecciabianca) depart underground and also that there are...More
Beware of men offering to help with your bags and getting to the correct platform. They just seamed to work in pairs and take over once we got to the platform we offered them a tip but they demanded more and were very intimidating.