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Taking the train from Imola to Bologna Centrale in 26 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from Imola to Bologna Centrale? We've got you covered.

It usually takes around 41 minutes to travel the 34 km from Imola to Bologna Centrale by train, although you can get there in as little as 26 minutes on the fastest services. You'll normally find around 5 trains per day running on this route. You won't need to worry about making any changes along the way either as direct trains are available. You can travel with Trenitalia trains during your journey, as they are the main operator of services on this route.

Train tickets from Imola to Bologna Centrale start from $2.43 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.

Keen to book your train tickets to Bologna Centrale? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train schedule below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.

Imola to Bologna Centrale by train

It takes an average of 41m to travel from Imola to Bologna Centrale by train, over a distance of around 21 miles (34 km). There are normally 5 trains per day traveling from Imola to Bologna Centrale and tickets for this journey start from $2.43 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 26m
PriceFrom $2.43
Distance21 miles (34 km)
Frequency5 trains per day
First train08:00
Last train17:56
Departure stationImola
Arrival stationBologna Centrale
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsTrenitalia

Imola to Bologna Centrale train times

Check out the next trains departing from Imola to Bologna Centrale for Tuesday Dec 13th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
07:00 07:26 26m, direct
08:00 08:26 26m, direct
09:00 09:26 26m, direct
12:55 14:00 1h 5m, 1 change
16:56 18:01 1h 5m, 1 change

Trenitalia trains from Imola to Bologna Centrale

You can travel from Imola to Bologna Centrale 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 Imola to Bologna Centrale

The price of train tickets from Imola to Bologna Centrale starts at $2.43 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 Imola to Bologna Centrale 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 Imola to Bologna Centrale

Want to know more about your journey from Imola to Bologna Centrale? 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 Imola to Bologna Centrale take?

The average journey time by train between Imola and Bologna Centrale is 41 minutes, with around 5 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 Imola and Bologna Centrale by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Imola to Bologna Centrale is 26 minutes.

How much does the train from Imola to Bologna Centrale cost?

Train tickets from Imola to Bologna Centrale can start from as little as $2.43 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 Imola to Bologna Centrale?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Imola to Bologna Centrale without having to change trains. There are 3 direct trains from Imola to Bologna Centrale each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Imola to Bologna Centrale leaves at 08:00. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Imola to Bologna Centrale leaves at 17:56. 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 Imola and Bologna Centrale by train?

Trains travelling from Imola to Bologna Centrale cover a distance of around 21 miles (34 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Imola to Bologna Centrale for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/13/2022. 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 06/05/2022 for travel on 06/05/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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