To and From the Airport

Bologna - Marconi (BLQ):

Location: 6 km/4 miles NW of Bologna.
Website: Bologna Airport
Airport Overview: A single, small terminal with arrivals on the lower level and departures on the upper. Buses stop on the lower level. Car parks are directly in fron of the terminal.


By Taxi:
General: Taxis wait on the lower (arrivals) level. Exit the terminal and turn left. Taxis can be hard to hail in the city.
Meter Rates: A minimum €10 applies on all trips from the airport. Average cost €1.05 to €1.40 per km on top of a basic fare of ~€3.
Approximate Costs (Set fares): To Bologna city: ~€15 during the day and ~€18 after 2200. Takes 13-20 mins.
Taxi Companies: Radio Taxi 333 333 0749 or 051 37 27 27, Taxi Bologna 051 4590.

By Limo: Cosepuri offers chauffeur driven cars and minivans. Cost: 4-seater cars: To Bologna city €24 (max), Ferrara €90, Firenze/Florence €174, Forli €132, Imola €83, Modena €90, Parma €174, Ravenna €132, Reggio Emilia €132, Venezia/Venice €244. 16 seater minibuses also available. Contact: Tel +39 (0)51 519090 or 517070.




By Bus:
General: Buses stop on the lower level outside arrivals. Schedules are posted. The following buses run:
ATC Aerobus BLQ to Bologna: Route: Airport (arrivals level) - Pontelungo - Ospedale Maggiore (Hospital) - Bologna Via Ugo Bassi (opposite H&M) - San Pietro - Via dell'Independencia (opposite both Zara stores) - Arena del Sole - Bologna Main Train Station (Bus Stop D). Timings: Buses leave the airport daily at 0600, 0630, 0700, 0720, then every 10-15 mins until 2135, 2200, 2225, 2250, 2315, 2340 & 0015. Buses leave the train station in Bologna daily at 0530, 0600, 0630, 0648, then every 10-15 mins until 2045, 2105, 2130, 2155, 2220, 2245, 2310 & 2335. Travel Time: To Via Ugo Bassi ~15 mins, To Bologna train station ~25 mins. Cost: €6, pay the driver. This ticket is then valid for 60 mins on all buses in Bologna city. Contact: Tel +39 (0)51 290290
ATC AerBus to Modena: Route: Airport (arrivals level) - Modena (Ist Vignolese) - Modena (Stazione Piccola) - Modena (Largo Garibaldi) - Modena (Viale Caduti in Guerra) - Modena Main Train Station - Modena Bus Station (Autostazione). Timings: Buses leave Bologna airport daily at 0615, then every 2 hours until 1815, 2030 & 2230. Buses leave Modena Bus Station daily at 0515, then every 2 hours until 1915 & 2130. Buses leave Modena Train station 2 minutes later. Travel Time: To Modena Bus station ~50 mins. Cost: €12 one way, €20 round trip, pay the driver. Contact: Tel +39 (0)59 236530, 800 111 101
ATC Aerbus to Siena: Route: Bologna Bus Station - Bologna Airport (arrivals level) - Poggibonsi - Siena (Stellino) - Siena Train Station - Siena (Via Peruzzi) - Siena (Porta Pispini). Timings: Buses run twice per day, leaving Bologna airport at 1145 & 1845, arriving at Siena at 1400 & 2100. Buses leave Siena at 0720 & 1450. Contact: Tel +39 (0)577 208282 or see www.sena.it.
Bologna Shuttle to Milan Malpensa: Route: Bologna Airport (arrivals level) - Modena Nordo/Fiera - Reggio Emilia - Parma - Piacenza - Lodi - Rozzano - Milan Malpensa Airport Terminal 2 - Milan Malpensa Airport Terminal 1. Timings: Buses run twice per day, leaving Bologna airport at 0620 & 1520, arriving at Malpensa at 0900 & 1900. Buses leave Malpensa Airport T1 at 0900 & 1300, T2 at 0910 & 1310, arriving at Bologna airport at 1240 & 1640 respectively. Cost: One way to Reggio Emilia €18, Parma €22, Piacenza €36, Lodi €40 & Malpensa €56. Contact: Tel +39 (0)51 606 6586.
ATC Aerbus to Fiera: Route: Airport (arrivals level) - Fiera/Trade Fair Center. Timings: Buses run only when trade fairs are in operation. Contact: Tel +39 (0)51 290290
ATC Bus #54 to Villagio Speranza: Route: Airport (arrivals level) - Birra - Due Porti - Acquedotto Triumvirato - Triumvirato - Cinta - Borgo Panigale Station - Ducati - Villagio INA - Ariosto - Cavalieri Ducati - Villa Bellombra - Villagio Speranza. Timings: Buses leave the airport Mon-Sat every hour 0600-1900 & 2020.

By Train: The nearest main train station is in Bologna city centre.


Rental Cars:
On-Airport Rental Car Providers: AVIS +39 (0)51 6472032, AutoEuropa, Autovia +39 (0)51 6472452, Budget, EUROPCAR +39 (0)51 6472111, Hertz +39 (0)51 6472015, Maggiore +39 (0)51 6472007 & eSixT +39 (0)51 6472052 are all available in the arrivals area on the ground floor, either left or right as you exit.

Car Parking:
General: Car parks are directly in fron of the terminal and easily walkable.
Express Parking (Short term): €2.20 per hour or part hour. €22 per day thereafter.
Car Parks P1 & P2 (Med/long term): 1 hour €2.20, 2 hrs €4.40, 3 hrs €6.60, 7 hrs €9.50, 24 hrs €15. €15 per day thereafter.
Car Park P3 (Med/long term): 1 hour €2.20, 2 hrs €4.40, 3 hrs €6.60, 7 hrs €9, 24 hrs €13.50. €13.50 per day thereafter.
Valet Parking: Available

Money Services: ATM/Cash Machine in arrivals. Bureau de Change/Currency Exchange is in arrivals.
Notes: Baggage Trollies/Carts are available, but need a coin as a deposit. This is refunded on return of the cart.
Airport Website: www.bologna-airport.it
Airport Tel No: +39 051 647 9615.
Updated Mar13 ADV. Last Visit Sep10




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