Reaching Bologna


Bologna international airport is served by all the major European airline companies, operating daily flights (often more than 1 in a day)  connecting with with the main european (but not only) intercontinental airports.

International connections that could be relevant to the workshop participants (are among others):

Amsterdam (NL) served by KLM

Barcelona (E) served by Ryanair, Vueling and Iberia

Brussels (B) Served by Ryanair and Brussels Airlines

Copenhagen (DK) Served by SAS

Dubai (UAE) Served by Emirates

Frankfurt (D) Served by Lufthansa

Istanbul (TR) Served By Pegasus and Turkish airlines

London (UK) Served by Ryanair, Easyjet and British Airways

Madrid (E) Served by Ryanair and Iberia

Moscow (Ru) Served by Aeroflot

Munich (D) Served by Transavia and Lufthansa/Air Dolomiti

Paris (F) Served by Vueling and Air France

Rome (I) Served by Alitalia

Wien (A) Served by Austrian Airlines

The complete list of the Bologna airport connections (national and International) can be found at the following web address: The precise Flights schedule can be downloaded also from the same site.

Obviously the cost of a plane ticket to bologna depends very much on the distance, the company and the period of the year. It is recommended that potential participants to the workshop get information about the plane ticket costs from specialised web-sites such as


Downtown Bologna is connected with the airport by a bus service (called "Aerobus") operating at approximately 20 min. frequency. The bus leaves the airport outside the arrival hall and goes directly to the Bologna railway central station. The cost of the one way ticket is 6 Euro and it can be bought on board (only cash) or in advance form the site:

Taxi Service

The cost of a taxi ride from the airport to downtown Bologna is approximately 20 Euro.



Bologna is an important Junction in the Italian Railway system and is easily connected with several main Italian Towns  (Milan, Turin, Rome, Florence, Venice, Naples.....) by the service operated by the high speed train "Freccia Rossa" (Red Arrow). Time table information and ticket purchase can be obtained from the site:

Ticket cost vary very much according to the period of the year (the earlier is bought the cheaper it is)

The German railways are also operating a Munich-Bologna train connection. Information can be obtained from: