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Bologna to Brescia by train

It takes an average of 2h 18m to travel from Bologna to Brescia by train, over a distance of around 91 miles (146 km). There are normally 26 trains per day travelling from Bologna to Brescia and tickets for this journey start from €13.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 42m
Price€13.90 - €97
Distance91 miles (146 km)
Frequency26 trains per day
Departure stationBologna
Arrival stationBrescia
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsMarino, Trenitalia, Flixbus, Italo

Bologna to Brescia train times

Check out the next trains departing from Bologna to Brescia for Monday 21st Sep 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
03:26 Bologna Centrale06:32 BresciaInterCityNight 35774 Trenitalia Get tickets3h 06m, 1 change
04:28 Bologna Centrale08:08 BresciaInterCityNight 752 Trenitalia Get tickets3h 40m, 1 change
04:41 Bologna Centrale08:21 BresciaInterCityNight 758 Trenitalia Get tickets3h 40m, 1 change
06:05 Bologna Centrale09:07 BresciaRegionale 2942 Trenitalia Get tickets3h 02m, 1 change
07:45 Bologna Centrale09:37 BresciaEC 88 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets1h 52m, 1 change
08:10 Bologna Centrale10:26 BresciaRegionale 2256 Trenitalia Get tickets2h 16m, 1 change
09:18 Bologna Centrale11:07 BresciaFrecciargento 8502 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 49m, 1 change
09:53 Bologna Centrale12:21 BresciaFrecciarossa 9302 Trenitalia Get tickets2h 28m, 1 change
10:03 Bologna Centrale12:37 BresciaFrecciarossa 9406 Trenitalia Get tickets2h 34m, 1 change
10:38 Bologna Centrale12:51 BresciaFrecciarossa 9518 Trenitalia Get tickets2h 13m, 1 change

Frecciarossa, Italo, Trenitalia and Frecciargento trains from Bologna to Brescia

You can travel from Bologna to Brescia on Frecciarossa, Italo, Trenitalia and Frecciargento 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 186 mph (300 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).

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.

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 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.

Cheap train tickets from Bologna to Brescia

Train tickets from Bologna to Brescia start at €13.90 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 €35.24.
lowest price found
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price34.80
on the day
avg. single price35.24

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 Brescia 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 guide 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 Bologna to Brescia? 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 Brescia take?

The average journey time by train between Bologna and Brescia is 2 hours and 18 minutes, with around 26 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 Brescia by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Bologna to Brescia is 1 hour and 42 minutes.

How much does the train from Bologna to Brescia cost?

Train tickets from Bologna to Brescia can start from as little as €13.90 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 Bologna to Brescia?

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

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

The first train from Bologna to Brescia leaves at 03:26. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Bologna to Brescia leaves at 21:18. 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 Brescia by train?

Trains travelling from Bologna to Brescia cover a distance of around 91 miles (146 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Brescia to Bologna. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Bologna to Brescia.
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 Bologna to Brescia for a typical week day using timetable data for 21/09/2020. 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 14/09/2020 for travel on 11/06/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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