Ferrara: how to get there

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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.

You can check the timetable here (from 01.01.15): Bus & Fly, Bologna airport- Ferrara

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)

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Ferrara
  • 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)

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Castello Estense, Ferrara
  • 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.

You can check the timetable here (from 07 .06. to 14.09.2016): line 356, Bologna – Altedo – Malalbergo – Ferrara

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Ferrara, Cattedrase San Giorgio
  • Venice  – Ferrara

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).

Timetable:

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.

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Ancient walls of Ferrara
  • Modena – Ferrara

TPER also connects Modena and Ferrara. Lines 550, 551, 552 connect two cities every day. Average journey time is 2 hours.

You can check the timetable here (from 06.07.2016): Modena Ferrara, TPER, Lines 550, 551, 552.

  • By train

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

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Ferrara

 

 

 

 

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 Aerobus.it.  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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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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Bologna airport: connections

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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.

You can check the timetable here (from 15.09.16 to 07.06.17): Bologna airport – Bologna train station

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Bologna
  • Bologna airport – Civitanova Marche

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.

Timetable:

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.

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Civitanova
  • 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.

You can check the timetable here (from 01.01.15): Novetta Bus & Fly, Bologna airport- Ferrara

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Ferrara
  • Bologna airport – Florence

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

You can check the timetable here (updated 11.08.16): Bologna airport –Florence, Appennino Shuttle

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Florence
  • Bologna airport– Modena

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.

You can check the timetable here (from 01.01.2016 to 31.12.2016): Bologna airport – Modena, SACA

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Modena
  • Bologna airport  – Rimini

Shuttle Rimini – Bologna offers daily connections between Bologna airport and Rimini.  The average journey time is 90 minutes. For more informations: Rimini: how to get there

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Rimini

 

 

 

 

Versilia how to get there by bus

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Versilia is situated in Toscana. It is well known among turists for its beaches, night bars and vivid clubs. 

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Versilia map

 

It is possible to reach Versilia by bus and by train.

  • Buses

1. Florence – Viareggio, Forte dei Marmi, Marina di Massa, Marina di Carrara

From 1.07.16 to 31.08.16 buses of the bus company CTT make the following stops:

Viareggio 

Lido di Camaiore

Secco

Tonfano

Fiumetto

Forte dei Marmi

Cinquale

Marina di Massa

Marina di Carrara

The average journey time is 3 hours.

You can check the timetable here (summer 2016): Florence-Viareggio-Forte dei Marmi-Marina di Carrara (via A11).

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Viareggio

2. Lucca – Viareggio, F.Marmi, Marina di Massa, Marina di Carrara

Bus company CTT offers bus connections between Lucca and Marina di Carrara, making stops in  Viareggio, Forte dei Marmi, Marina di Carrara, etc.

The journey lasts around one hour and a half.

You can check the timetable and all stops here (winter timetable till 30.06):  Lucca-Viareggio-F.Marmi-Marina di Carrara

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 Forte dei marmi

3. Genoa – Marina di Massa, Forte dei Marmi, Viareggio

Buses of the bus company STAT TURISMO leave Genoa to Versilia every Saturday from 11.06 to 24.09.16 and leave Versilia every Sunday from 12.06 to 25.09. The average journey time from Genoa to  Marina di Massa, Forte dei Marmi and Viareggio is two hours.

You can check the timetable here (2016) GENOVA • Viareggio • MONTECATINI Firenze • Roma • FIUGGI 

You can check the prices here: tariffe in formato pdf

The prices will depend on where you get in/get off the bus.

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Marina di massa

4. Modena – Viareggi

The bus company Autolinee Lorenzini  connects Modena and Viareggio from  04.06 to 04.09. 2016. The bus stops in Marina di Carrara, Marina di Massa, Forte dei Marmi.

You can check the timetable and all stops here Linea estiva giornaliera Modena – Viareggio 2016

5. Parma, La SpeziaViareggio

The bus cmpany Autolinee Lorenzini offers such connection every Saturday from 09.07 to  20.08. 2016. It is necessary to book the tickets in advance. Buses stop in Marina di Carrara, Marina di Massa, Forte dei Marmi, etc.

You can check the timetable and all stops here: Viareggio – Canazei

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Marina di carrara

Gardaland: how to get there from Emilia Romagna

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Bus company Liberty Bus offers connection between Modena and Gardaland. Bus leaves every day if there are at least 15 passangers.Therefore it is obligatory to book the tickets in advance. You can call directly to the company or sent them an email. All contacts are in the timetable below.

The cost is 48 EUR (the price includes the entrance to the park), for children lower that 1 meter the entrance to the park is free and the cost for the bus is 10 EUR. Every Wednesday the bus costs 45 EUR.

You can check the timetable here (from 24.03.16 till 30.09.16): Modena Gardaland

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There are also buses that make intermediate stops in Bologna. You can check here: buses from Toscana

If you are looking for buses from other regions of Italy, you can check them here: how to get to Gardaland

 

 

 

Mirabilandia: how to get there

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Mirabilandia is an Italian amusement park, situated in Savio, Ravenna. It is very easy to reach thanks to the numerous connections provided by trains and buses.

  • By train

To begin with, if you want to reach Mirabilandia by train, the nearest train station is Lido di Savio/Lido di Classe. In case you consult the Italian railways, don’t forget to enter Lido di Classe, it is  the station you need.  From that station leave special shuttles that bring you directly to the amusement park.

You can check the timetable here (year 2016): Lido di Savio/Lido di Classe – Mirabilandia

 

  • By bus

  • Coast of Emilia Romagna Mirabilandia

There is a special bus Bonelli that connects the most popular tourist places of the coast of Emilia Romagna with the amusement park from 13/06/2016 to  10/09/2016, from Monday to Saturday  The cost is only 5 EUR. The bus makes the following stops:

Cervia

Cesenatico

Gatteo Mare

San Mauro M.

Igea Marina

Rimini

Riccione

Misano Adriatico

Cattolica

Gabicce Mare

You can check the timetable and stops here: Bonelli  Ravenna – Mirabilandia

– RavennaMirabilandia

From Ravenna to Mirabilandia leave two buses.

1. The bus number 176. This bus also passes Milano Marittima, Cervia and Lido di Savio

Please check the timetable here: Linea 176 Ravenna to Mirabilandia

2. The bus number 4 connects Ravenna and Mirabilandia.

Please check the timetable and stops here: Linea 4 Ravenna to Mirabilandia

 

– Lido AdrianoMirabilandia

If you want to reach Mirabilandia from Lido Adriano you have to make a change in the train station of Ravenna (FS). Therefore 2 options are suggested:

1. Line 80 + line 4.

2.Line  80 + line 176.

Please check the timetable and stops here: line 80 Lido Adriano-Ravenna (FS)

 

Punta Marina (V.le Navigatori)Mirabilandia

If you want to reach Mirabilandia from Punta Marina you have to make a change in the train station of Ravenna (FS). Therefore there are 4 options:

1. line 70 + 4

2. line 80 + 4

3. line 70+176

4.line 80+176

Please check the timetable and stops here: Linea 70 Punta Marina – Ravenna

 

– Marina di Ravenna – Mirabilandia

If you want to reach Mirabilandia from Marina di Ravenna   you have to make a change in the train station of Ravenna (FS). Therefore there are 2 options:

1. line 70 + 4

2. line 70 + 176

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  • CesenaMirabilandia

From Cesena to Mirabilandia leave the bus 149 every day. You can check the timetable here: Linea 149 Cesena – Mirabilandia

  • Forli – Mirabilandia

From Forli to Mirabilandia leave the bus 126 every day. You can check the timetable here:  Linea 126 Forli – Mirabilandia.

  • Bologna – Mirabilandia

The bus company SACA provides this connection only from the 5th of June till the 11th of September.One way ticket costs € 15,00, two way ticket € 30,00. two way ticket in one day costs € 15,00. From Bologna to Mirabilandia leave 2 buses. One at 7.45 a.m. and the second one at 8.30 a.m. The average journey time is 2 hours. From Mirabilandia to Bologna bus leaves only at 19.40.

 You can check the timetable here: Bologna – Mirabilandia
  • ModenaMirabilandia

The bus company SACA provides this connection only from the 2nd of June till the 11th of September.One way ticket costs € 15,00, two way ticket € 30,00. two way ticket in one day costs € 15,00. From Modena bus leaves at 7 a.m. From Mirabilandia the bus leaves at 18.50.  The average journey time is 2 hours.

In Modena bus leaves from the Bus Terminal on Via Bacchini, 1 /ital. Autostazione. The bus also stops afterwords at the train station Monte Kosica (at 7.05) and in L.GO Garibaldi (at 7.10).  From Mirabilandia the bus stops first at via Emilia (Real Fini), then at L.GO Garibaldi and finally at the train station Monte Kosica.

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