Poitiers to Bologna by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    11hr 9m
  • Distance
    888 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    19hr 42m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Poitiers to Bologna by train

Fast trains from Poitiers to Bologna take around 11 hours and 9 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 888 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Poitiers and Bologna.

1. Are there direct trains from Poitiers to Bologna?

Journeys between Poitiers and Bologna usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 23 departures on the route from Poitiers to Bologna every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 20 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Poitiers to Bologna?

The Poitiers to Bologna train travel time is normally about 11 hours and 9 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Poitiers to Bologna train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Bologna is usually scheduled to depart Poitiers around 07:07 and the last train is around 22:19. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Poitiers around 07:15, and the last at 23:15.

When to book Poitiers to Bologna train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Poitiers to Bologna by train.

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Which train companies operate between Poitiers and Bologna?

More than one train company operates on the route from Poitiers to Bologna, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Alleo
  • Frecciabianca
  • Frecciarossa
  • Frecciarossa 1000
  • IC Notte
  • InterCity
  • Intercités
  • Italo
  • Regionale
  • Regionale Veloce
  • TGV
  • Thello

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.