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.
|Journey time||From 26m|
|Distance||21 miles (34 km)|
|Frequency||5 trains per day|
|Arrival station||Bologna Centrale|
|Changes||Direct trains available|
|Train and bus operators||Trenitalia|
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.
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.§
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.
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!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
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.
The fastest journey time by train from Imola to Bologna Centrale is 26 minutes.
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.
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.
The first train from Imola to Bologna Centrale leaves at 08:00. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
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.
Trains travelling from Imola to Bologna Centrale cover a distance of around 21 miles (34 km) during the journey.