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Cesena to Bologna by train

It takes an average of 1h 10m to travel from Cesena to Bologna by train, over a distance of around 51 miles (82 km). There are normally 30 trains per day travelling from Cesena to Bologna and tickets for this journey start from $9.04 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 43m
PriceFrom $9.04
Distance51 miles (82 km)
Frequency30 trains per day
First train00:02
Last train22:23
Departure stationCesena
Arrival stationBologna
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsTrenitalia, Italo

Cesena to Bologna train times

Check out the next trains departing from Cesena to Bologna for martedì ott 5º 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
09:38 11:15 1h 37m, 1 change
10:10 11:26 1h 16m, direct
11:07 12:00 53m, direct
13:07 14:00 53m, direct
13:59 14:47 48m, direct
14:10 15:26 1h 16m, direct
14:32 15:15 43m, direct
14:46 15:54 1h 8m, 1 change
15:07 16:00 53m, direct
15:19 16:15 56m, 1 change

Italo, Trenitalia, Frecciargento and Intercity trains from Cesena to Bologna

You can travel from Cesena to Bologna on Italo, Trenitalia, Frecciargento and Intercity 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.

Italo is a high-speed train operator that runs services between many of the major cities across Italy. All Italo trains are modern, air conditioned, and have free WiFi available for all travellers. There are four comfort classes, or "ambiances", as Italo like to call them – Smart (the cheapest price), Comfort (with wider seats and extra legroom), Prima (with a welcome selection of food and drink, fast track boarding and extra space), and Executive Club (with all Prima services, extra-wide seats, access to Italo Club lounges and personal entertainment screens at your seat).

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.

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Frecciargento "silver arrow" high-speed trains connect the main cities of the north-west, central and southern Italy at speeds of up to 155 mph (250 km/h). All Frecciargento trains are equipped with a food carriage, free WiFi, reclining seats and power sockets. There are two levels of service – First Class and Second Class. First Class travellers can enjoy reclining leather seats, welcome service with drink and a sweet or savoury snack, and a free morning newspaper.

PhotoChris0693, under licence CC3.0

Trenitalia's Intercity trains run on standard lines outside the high-speed network, offering more than 90 trains a day that guarantee long and medium distance connections, ensuring wide coverage of the rail network. All Intercity trains are modern and comfortable with plenty of seats, retractable tables, power sockets, air conditioning, courtesy lights and plenty of luggage space. Intercity Night trains allow you to travel overnight in cabins with beds, berths or seating.

Cheap train tickets from Cesena to Bologna

The price of train tickets from Cesena to Bologna starts at $9.04 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 Cesena to Bologna 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 Cesena to Bologna

Want to know more about your journey from Cesena to Bologna? 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 Cesena to Bologna take?

The average journey time by train between Cesena and Bologna is 1 hour and 10 minutes, with around 30 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 Cesena and Bologna by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Cesena to Bologna is 43 minutes.

How much does the train from Cesena to Bologna cost?

Train tickets from Cesena to Bologna can start from as little as $9.04 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 Cesena to Bologna?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Cesena to Bologna without having to change trains. There are 20 direct trains from Cesena to Bologna each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Cesena to Bologna leaves at 00:02. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Cesena to Bologna leaves at 22:23. 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 Cesena and Bologna by train?

Trains travelling from Cesena to Bologna cover a distance of around 51 miles (82 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Bologna to Cesena.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Cesena to Bologna for a typical week day using timetable data for 10/05/2021. 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 09/28/2021 for travel on 09/28/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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