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Bologna to Imola by train

It takes an average of 35m to travel from Bologna to Imola by train, over a distance of around 21 miles (33 km). There are normally 9 trains per day travelling from Bologna to Imola and tickets for this journey start from $4.91 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 20m
PriceFrom $4.91
Distance21 miles (33 km)
Frequency9 trains per day
Departure stationBologna
Arrival stationImola
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsTrenitalia

Bologna to Imola train times

Check out the next trains departing from Bologna to Imola for Tuesday May 18th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
11:35 00:45 1h 10m, direct
05:34 05:54 20m, direct
07:00 07:54 54m, 1 change
00:34 00:54 20m, direct
03:34 03:54 20m, direct
04:34 04:55 21m, direct
09:00 09:59 59m, 1 change
09:06 09:38 32m, direct
09:44 10:07 23m, direct

Trenitalia trains from Bologna to Imola

You can travel from Bologna to Imola on Trenitalia trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Trenitalia is the national railway company of Italy, with a fleet including high-speed trains (Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca), Intercity and Intercity night trains and regional trains. Trenitalia offers discounts and special promotions on selected routes, two types of discounted tickets for young people under 30 and people over 60.

Cheap train tickets from Bologna to Imola

The price of train tickets from Bologna to Imola starts at $4.91 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Bologna to Imola by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Bologna to Imola

Want to know more about your journey from Bologna to Imola? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Bologna to Imola take?

The average journey time by train between Bologna and Imola is 35 minutes, with around 9 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Bologna and Imola by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Bologna to Imola is 20 minutes.

How much does the train from Bologna to Imola cost?

Train tickets from Bologna to Imola can start from as little as $4.91 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Bologna to Imola?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Bologna to Imola without having to change trains. There are 7 direct trains from Bologna to Imola each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Bologna to Imola leave?

The first train from Bologna to Imola leaves at 11:35. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Bologna to Imola leave?

The last train from Bologna to Imola leaves at 09:44. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Bologna and Imola by train?

Trains travelling from Bologna to Imola cover a distance of around 21 miles (33 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Imola to Bologna.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Bologna to Imola for a typical week day using timetable data for 05/18/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 05/11/2021 for travel on 05/11/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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