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Journey timeFrom 1h 43m
Price$11.56 - $68.92
Distance199km (124 miles)
Frequency26 trains per day
Departure stationAncona
Arrival stationBologna Centrale
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operators

Ancona to Bologna Centrale train times

Check out the next trains departing from Ancona to Bologna Centrale for Wednesday 23rd Oct 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDurationTrainOperated by
02:5604:491h 53m, directInterCityNight 35642Trenitalia
03:0705:132h 06m, directInterCityNight 35648Trenitalia
03:1705:302h 13m, directInterCityNight 35644Trenitalia
05:0007:012h 01m, directFrecciargento 8802Trenitalia
06:1008:102h 00m, directFrecciarossa 9802Trenitalia
06:2008:151h 55m, directFrecciargento 8804Trenitalia
07:1609:151h 59m, directFrecciargento 8806Trenitalia
07:4210:262h 44m, directRegionale 11528Trenitalia
08:3811:012h 23m, directIntercity 604Trenitalia
09:2911:151h 46m, directFrecciargento 8810Trenitalia

Frecciarossa, Trenitalia, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca trains from Ancona to Bologna Centrale

You can travel from Ancona to Bologna Centrale on Frecciarossa, Trenitalia, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca 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.

Frecciarossa trains are Trenitalia's flagship high-speed trains capable of reaching speeds of up to 350 km/h. The "red arrow" trains are distinguished by their comfort, their ultra-modern design and their reduced impact on the environment. All Frecciarossa trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection and four levels of service – Standard, Premium (with drinks and welcome snacks served on arrival, as well as a morning newspaper), Business (with drinks and snacks, morning newspaper and larger seats) and Executive (with Fast Track, access to FrecciaClub lounges in train selected stations, and gourmet meals served to 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.

PhotoRob Dammers, under licence CC 2.0

Frecciargento "silver arrow" high-speed trains connect the main cities of the north-west, central and southern Italy at speeds of up to 250km/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.

Frecciabianca trains operate outside Trenitalia high-speed lines. Offering more than 40 daily routes, they're capable of reaching a maximum speed of 200 km/h. Frecciabianca trains connect the centres of northern and southern Italy, especially on the Adriatic and Tyrrhenian coasts. All Frecciabianca trains have power sockets and large reclining seats, as well as ample space for luggage. There are two classes of service – First Class and Second Class. In First Class, customers can look forward to a welcome service with snacks and drinks and a morning newspaper.

Cheap train tickets from Ancona to Bologna Centrale

Train tickets from Ancona to Bologna Centrale start at €9.90 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €25.50.
lowest price found
from9.90
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price22.29
on the day
avg. single price25.50

Biglietti e offerte Trenitalia e Frecciarossa

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 Ancona to Bologna Centrale by booking early.§

Biglietti e offerte Italo treno

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.

Risparmia prenotando in anticipo

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!

Biglietti e offerte treni internazionali

Take a look at treni in Europa Low Cost to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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.

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Ancona and Bologna Centrale is 2 hours and 8 minutes, with around 27 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 Ancona and Bologna Centrale by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Ancona to Bologna Centrale is 1 hour and 43 minutes.

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

Train tickets from Ancona to Bologna Centrale can start from as little as €9.90 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 Ancona to Bologna Centrale?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Ancona to Bologna Centrale without having to change trains. There are 26 direct trains from Ancona to Bologna Centrale. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Ancona to Bologna Centrale leaves at 02:56. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Ancona to Bologna Centrale leaves at 20:42. 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 Ancona and Bologna Centrale by train?

Trains travelling from Ancona to Bologna Centrale cover a distance of around 199km during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Bologna Centrale to Ancona. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Ancona to Bologna Centrale.
*Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in Italy. Subject to availability. Excludes coach. / Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Ancona to Bologna Centrale for a typical week day using timetable data for 23/10/2019. 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 01/04/2019 for travel on 02/04/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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