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Easiest way to get to Florence from Bologna Airport

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Easiest way to get to Florence from Bologna Airport

Hi,

We'll be landing in Bologna on Jan 15 and want to go to Florence. I heard there's a shuttle from the airport but the website does not seem to work. It gives me an error message. I was wondering what's the easiest way to get from the airport to Florence? Luggage is no issue. Should we go to the city first and then catch the high-speed train or should we take the shuttle?

What's the easiest way to get to the city centre and is the train station nearby?

Thanks!

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1. Re: Easiest way to get to Florence from Bologna Airport

The direct shuttle from Bologna Airport to Florence (1h35) is run by Appennino: https:/…prenotazioneAffiliato.asp

Otherwise, the BLQ airport bus goes to Bologna Centrale station and stops right in front of it, and from there it takes 35 mins by train to Firenze SMN (by Frecciarossa headed to Naples or Frecciargento to Rome).

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2. Re: Easiest way to get to Florence from Bologna Airport

Hi,

the best way to get to Florence from Bologna Airport is BLQ (or cab) + train to Florence (Freccia Rossa or Italo)

BLQ bus: https://aerobus.bo.it/

Train to Florence: you can choose Italo or Freccia (2 different companies)

https://www.italotreno.it/it

trenitalia.com/tcom/Le-Frecce/Collegamenti-e…

I suggest you to book your seats before your departure, in this way you will get a discount.

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3. Re: Easiest way to get to Florence from Bologna Airport

Above message is right, but bear in mind that Discounted tickets can't be changed or refunded after the departure of the booked train. If you arrive at the track only one minute late you have wasted your money.

Trenitalia is the company that runs Freccia-something high speed trains.

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