Utrecht to Bologna by train

  • First train
    05:00
  • Last train
    00:54
  • Avg changes
    3
  • Fastest journey
    13hr 12m
  • Distance
    961 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    13
  • Avg. journey time
    21hr 18m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Utrecht to Bologna by train

Fast trains from Utrecht to Bologna take around 13 hours and 12 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 961 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Utrecht and Bologna.

1. Are there direct trains from Utrecht to Bologna?

Journeys between Utrecht and Bologna usually involve 3 changes of train.

We usually find around 17 departures on the route from Utrecht to Bologna every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 18 departures.

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

The Utrecht to Bologna train travel time is normally about 13 hours and 12 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Bologna is usually scheduled to depart Utrecht around 05:00 and the last train is around 00:54. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Utrecht around 07:06, and the last at 21:54.

When to book Utrecht to Bologna train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 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 Utrecht to Bologna by train.

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Which train companies operate between Utrecht and Bologna?

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

  • ABELLIO Rail NRW
  • EuroCity
  • Eurobahn
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Frecciabianca
  • Frecciargento
  • Frecciarossa
  • Frecciarossa 1000
  • IC Notte
  • ICE
  • InterCity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Italo
  • Night Jet
  • Nightjet
  • Railjet
  • Regionale
  • Regionale Veloce
  • S-Bahn
  • TGV
  • Thalys
  • 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.