Flixbus is a young bus company established in 2013. At the begining it was a small German start-up, now it is an European leader in the bus transportation. In 2015 the company strated its international expansion by creating domestic lines in Italy, France, Austria and the Netherlands as well as international lines in Scandinavian countries, Spain, England and Central Europe. You can check the map of FlexBus‘s long distance lines: Flixbus
In recent years there are around 50 millions of passangers that choose Flixbus. Now (2016) there are 90 destinations and 20 countries that are connected by buses. Flixbusconnects Eurpean cities with around 100.000 trips.
The company is well-known for its easy way of tickets booking (APP FlixBus) and for its wide range of connections. What is more, Flixbusoffers to its passangers free WI-FI and traceability by GPS.
Ferrara is situated in the Emilia-Romagna region. Ferrara is well connected by buses and trains. It is situated 45 km from Bologna and 110 km from Venice. Airports that are close to Ferrara are: Bologna airport and Venice Marco Polo airport.
Bologna airport – Ferrara
There are two options to get to Ferrara from Bologna.
1. To take direct buses Bus&Fly. Buses Bus & Fly connects Bologna airport with Ferrara in one hour. Buses run 8 times per day, making 3 bus stops in Ferrara: at the shopping center, train station and in viale Cavour (city center). One way ticket costs 15 EUR. Tickets can be bought on the bus.
2. The second option is to first arrive to the train station of Bologna and then take a train to Ferrara. To arrive to the train station of Bologna from the airport you need to take Aerobus. For more infromation: : Bologna airport: connections
Then you should take a train to Ferrara. (around 30 minutes)
Venice airport Marco Polo – Ferrara
Venice airport is situated futher from Bologna airport (110 km from Ferrara). There are no direct connections. At first, you should reach Mestre train station. For more information: Venice airport Marco Polo: connections.
Then you should take a train to get to Ferrara (around 60 minutes)
Bologna – Ferrara
TPER (Trasporto Passeggeri Emilia-Romagna) offers connections between Bologna and Ferrara. Line 356 connects two cities. Tickets can be bought on the bus (with extra charges) or in the tickets selling points. In Ferrara the bus terminal is in Corso Isonzo, whilsts in Bologna at the Piazza XX Settembre, 6.
Flixbus offers daily connections between Vencie and Ferrara. Tickets cost from 5 EUR, full price -19 EUR. In Venice the bus terminal is in Venice Mestre train station, viale stazione 16. In Ferrara – at the square near the train station. The bus also stops in Padova (parking Piazzale Boschetti).
From Ferrara a bus leaves at 07.55 and arrives to Venice Mestre Station at 10.00. At the same time a bus leaves from Venice Mestre Station at 20.35 and arrives in Ferrara at 22.40.*
* Before the deputure, always check the timetable on the official website of Flixbus, as it is a subject to changes, especially during the summer.
Modena – Ferrara
TPER also connects Modena and Ferrara. Lines 550, 551, 552 connect two cities every day. Average journey time is 2 hours.
Train station in Ferrara is situated 20 minutes from the city center so it can be reached on foot or by bus. Please note that because of some work in progress at the train station from 08.08 to 21.08.16, some trains from Bologna would be replaced by bus. You can check the timetable here(only from 08.08 to 21.08.16): TPER, Ferrara Bologna, trains
Bologna Airport G. Marconi has numerous bus connections with other cities and regions of Italy. In this article we are going to talk about bus connections with the city center of Bologna, Civitanova Marche, Ferrara, Florence, Modena and Rimini.
Bologna airport – Bologna train station
Aerobus of TPER company (that is Trasporto Passeggeri Emilia-Romagna) offers such connection every day. The average journey time is 20 minutes, the interval between buses is 11 minutes. The bus stops also in Pontelungo and in Ospedale Maggiore. The tickets cost 6 EUR, children don’t have to buy tickets if they are less than 1 meter high. Tickets can be bought in the ticket machines at the airport or at the train station of Bologna or in the ticket offices of TPER.
Bologna Express offers daily connections between Bologna airport and Civitanova. Average journey time is 3 hours. The bus runs only once per day. The operates every day except the day of Christmas, New Year, the Easter, 1st of March and 15th of August. In Civitanova the bus stops in via Carducci – in front of the traffic police. One way ticket costs 26 EUR. You can check the tariffs in more details here: tariffs, Bologna airport – Civitanova Marche (2016)
Please note that it is necessary to book tickets in advance. It is possible to do that online on the official website of Bologna Express or in the agency in Bologna.
From Monday to Saturday the bus leaves the airport at 17.30 and arrives in Civitanova at 20.50. On Sundays the bus leaves the airport at 22.15 and arrives in Civitanova at 1.00 a.m.
At the same time, from Monday to Saturday the bus leaves Civitanova at 06.55 a.m. and arrives at Bologna airport at 10.15 a.m. On Sundays the bus leaves Civitanova at 19.00 and arrives at Bologna airport at 22.15.
Bologna airport– Ferrara
Novetta Bus & Fly connects Bologna airport and Ferrara in one hour. Buses run 8 times per day. Buses make 3 stops in Ferrara: at the shopping center, at the train station and in viale Cavour (that is city center). One way ticket costs 15 EUR. Tickets can be bought on a bus.
Appennino Shuttle offers daily connections between Bologna aiport and Florence. In Florence the bus stops near Fortezza-Piazzale Montelungo, “binary 16”. The bus also makes an intermediate stop in Calenzano-Carrefour. Tickets can be bought on a bus (with extra charge), online on the official website of Appennino Shuttle or at the agencies. You can check the tariffs here (2016): tariffs, Bologna airport – Florence
Buses of the SACA bus company offers these connections every day. The average journey time is one hour. One way ticket costs 15 EUR, two way tickets – 25 EUR. The tickets can be bought online on the official website of the SACA bus company or in the bus.