Modena: how to get there

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Modena is situated in the Emilia Romagna region. Modena has a lot of things to offer: the beautiful city center, musem of Ferrari, good food (it is here where the traditional aceto balsamico is made).

Thanks to its geographical position, Modena is well connected with airports and other Italian cities both by buses and by trains.

  • Bologna airport – Modena

Bologna airport is situated 30 km from Modena. There is a bus direct service (Aerobus) from Bologna airport and Modena. The average journey time is 50 minutes. Tickets are sold directly on the bus or they can be bought online on the official website of  One way tickets cost 15 EUR, two-ways tickets – 25 EUR.

The bus operates every day including holidays. The bus runs every 2 hours. The first bus leaves Bologna airport  at 6.15, the last one – at 22.30. At the same the first bus leaves from bus terminal of Modena at  5,15, the last one – at 21.30. In Modena, the Aerobus leaves to the airport from Modena bus station (Autostazione) and makes 5 stops in the city.

You can check the timetable here (timetables updated 18.08.16):Bologna airport –  Modena- Bologna airport


Modena, la piazza Grande

  • Parma airport – Modena

Parma airport  (G.Verdi airport) is situated 40 km from Modena. Unfortunately, there are no direct connections to Modena. At first, you should take a bus to the Parma train station. Tep S.p.A with its line 6 offers such connections every day from 6.30 a.m. to 20.00. The average journey time is 15 min.

You can check the timetable here (sumemr 2016): Parma airport – Parma train station 

And then you should take a train to Modena (average journey time is 40 minutes). You can check the timetable on the official website of Trenitalia.

il duomo di Modena

Il duomo of Modena

  •  Verona airport  – Modena

Verona is situated 95 km from Modena. Unfortunately there is no direct conenctions to Modena. First you need to take a bus to Verona train station.Aerobus connects Verona airport and Verona train station daily in only 15 minutes. A first bus leaves Verona train station at 5.15 a.m.,  the last one at 23.10. At the same time from the airport of Veruna buses leave at 5.35 a.m., the last one at 00.48.

The cost is 6 EUR. Tickets can be bought directly on the bus (without extra charges), online on the official website of Aerobus, ATV and in tickets selling points (such as ticket offices of Trentitalia, ATV ticket office and in tabaccheria at the Verona train station) and at the airport(arrivel zone, information office or at the self service machine on the bus stop).

You can check the timetable here (summer 2016): Verona airport Verona train station

After that there is a train that in 2 hours bring you to Modena. Please note that the trains don’t go that often during a day.


Modena streets

  • Bologna – Modena

Modena is situated 40 km from Bologna. The quick way to arrive to Modena is by train. It takes only 20 min. One way ticket costs 4 EUR. Trains run every  10/15 minutes. Modena train station is in piazza Dante Alighieri.


Balsamico tradizionale of Modena

  • Modena, urban services

In Modena the bus company SETA (Società Emiliana Trasporti Autofiloviari) offers urban services in Modena. The bus terminal is in Bacchini street. You can check the timetable here (from 01.08.16 to 14.09.16): Modena, bus services


Ferrari museum

Some articles about bus connections in Emiglia Romagna that can be interesting for you:

Modena – Gardaland

Parma: how to get there

Ravenna: how to get there

Rimini: how to get there

Ferrara: how to get there

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