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Bologna to Reggio Emilia by train

It takes an average of 49m to travel from Bologna to Reggio Emilia by train, over a distance of around 38 miles (61 km). There are normally 22 trains per day travelling from Bologna to Reggio Emilia and tickets for this journey start from €6 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 32m
Price€6 - €55.90
Distance38 miles (61 km)
Frequency22 trains per day
Departure stationBologna
Arrival stationReggio Emilia
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsTrenitalia, Italo

Bologna to Reggio Emilia train times

Check out the next trains departing from Bologna to Reggio Emilia for Sunday 6th Dec 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
04:28 Bologna Centrale05:11 Reggio Emilia stazioneInterCityNight 752 Trenitalia Get tickets43m, direct
07:18 Bologna Centrale07:50 Reggio Emilia stazioneFrecciargento 8802 Trenitalia Get tickets32m, direct
08:33 Bologna Centrale09:15 Reggio Emilia stazioneRegionale 11526 Trenitalia Get tickets42m, direct
09:33 Bologna Centrale10:15 Reggio Emilia stazioneRegionale 2126 Trenitalia Get tickets42m, direct
09:46 Bologna Centrale10:22 Reggio Emilia stazioneIntercity 580 Trenitalia Get tickets36m, direct
09:53 Bologna Centrale10:13 Reggio Emilia AV MediopadanaFrecciarossa 9302 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 05m, direct
10:33 Bologna Centrale11:15 Reggio Emilia stazioneRegionale 11528 Trenitalia Get tickets42m, direct
10:38 Bologna Centrale10:58 Reggio Emilia AV MediopadanaFrecciarossa 9518 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 05m, direct
11:18 Bologna Centrale11:50 Reggio Emilia stazioneFrecciargento 8810 Trenitalia Get tickets32m, direct
11:45 Bologna Centrale12:30 Reggio Emilia stazioneInterCityNight 794 Trenitalia Get tickets45m, direct

Frecciarossa, Italo, Trenitalia and Frecciargento trains from Bologna to Reggio Emilia

You can travel from Bologna to Reggio Emilia 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 Reggio Emilia

Train tickets from Bologna to Reggio Emilia start at €6 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 €13.35.
lowest price found
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price12.84
on the day
avg. single price13.35

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 Reggio Emilia 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 Reggio Emilia? 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 Reggio Emilia take?

The average journey time by train between Bologna and Reggio Emilia is 49 minutes, with around 22 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 Reggio Emilia by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Bologna to Reggio Emilia is 32 minutes.

How much does the train from Bologna to Reggio Emilia cost?

Train ticket prices from Bologna to Reggio Emilia can start from as little as €6 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Bologna to Reggio Emilia?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Bologna to Reggio Emilia without having to change trains. There are 22 direct trains from Bologna to Reggio Emilia each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Bologna to Reggio Emilia leave?

The first train from Bologna to Reggio Emilia leaves at 04:28. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Bologna to Reggio Emilia leave?

The last train from Bologna to Reggio Emilia leaves at 20:46. 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 Reggio Emilia by train?

Trains travelling from Bologna to Reggio Emilia cover a distance of around 38 miles (61 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Reggio Emilia to Bologna.
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 Reggio Emilia for a typical week day using timetable data for 06/12/2020. 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 30/11/2020 for travel on 30/11/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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