Getting to and from Bologna G. Marconi Airport has never been so easy. There are now several options to choose from depending on your needs.

BY BUS

There is an airport bus which goes from the centre of Ferrara directly to Bologna airport. A single ticket costs 15 euros per person (children under 1 metre are free) and tickets can be bought on the bus. Each person can carry aboard 1 suitcase and 1 hand luggage for free. Contact us at anextrasmile4u@gmail.com for further information or visit their website at: www.ferrarabusandfly.it

BY TRAIN (Train Line:  Bologna – Ferrara – Venezia)

There are approximately two trains each hour which run from Ferrara to Bologna. The journey takes about 30 minutes by InterRegionale trains. Just outside the main entrance to the station you can catch a specific airport bus which leaves every 12 minutes (Aerobus BLQ). Tickets can be bought on the bus and the journey takes about 20 minutes (by taxi 15 minutes). For train times go to: www.trenitalia.com (the website is also available in English)

BY CAR

If you decide to use your own car it is possible to book in advance and leave your car at the airport’s long-stay car parks or in one of the cheaper car parking companies which are only a few minutes away from the airport. “Park to Fly” for example, offers uncovered and covered parking facilities and a shuttle mini-bus which takes you to and from the airport. Simply book on line giving flight and car details, arrive and pay on the day of your departure and they will be there ready to take you to the airport. www.parktofly.it. It is also possible to book a taxi or hire a driver and car to go to the airport. The journey takes about 50 minutes and the prices are fixed. For taxi information call: Radio Taxi Ferrara – 0532 900 900. For a hired car with a driver go to: www.ferrarainfo.com/ferraratransfer

OTHER NEARBY AIRPORTS

Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE)

BY TRAIN

Go to Venezia Mestre station then catch the Venice Airport Shuttle bus from the bus station which is on the right hand side coming out of the main entrance (follow the signs). Tickets for the bus can be bought at the ATVO ticket office in Via Cappuccina just next to the bus station, from  “Bar Binario” at the station, or from the ATVO automatic machine at the bus station. The journey takes about 30 minutes. Bus tickets for the return journey can be bought at the airport from automatic ATVO machines in the hallway. (Bus times can be found on internet if you google Venice airport shuttle bus)

BY CAR

Low cost parking  www.parkvia.com  

Venice Treviso Airport (TSF)

BY TRAIN

Follow the above instructions for Venice airport but catch the Treviso Airport Bus Express. The journey takes about 40 minutes. (Bus times can be found on internet.)

BY CAR

Low cost parking: Alipark Venice Treviso.