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Madrid to Bologna by train
Fastest journey21hr 52m
Trains per day5
Avg. journey time29hr 51m
Travelling from Madrid to Bologna by train
Fast trains from Madrid to Bologna take around 21 hours and 52 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,314 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Madrid and Bologna.
1. Are there direct trains from Madrid to Bologna?
Journeys between Madrid and Bologna usually involve 3 changes of train.
We usually find around 14 departures on the route from Madrid to Bologna every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 9 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Madrid to Bologna?
The Madrid to Bologna train travel time is normally about 21 hours and 52 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Madrid to Bologna train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Bologna is usually scheduled to depart Madrid around 05:50 and the last train is around 21:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Madrid around 06:20, and the last at 21:30.
What's the Madrid to Bologna train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Madrid to Bologna are $238.41.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $343 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $333. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Madrid to Bologna train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 and a half months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Madrid to Bologna by train.
Which train companies operate between Madrid and Bologna?
More than one train company operates on the route from Madrid to Bologna, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Frecciarossa 1000
- IC Notte
- Regionale Veloce
- Train Express Regional
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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