Aeroporto Guglielmo Marconi (BLQ) is 6km from the city centre.
There are regular shuttle buses linking it to Bologna Stazione Centrale every 11 minutes between 7am and 9pm (although there are less frequent services, between 5.30am-7am and 9pm-12.15am). Allow 20 minutes (€6 each way).
There are also direct SACA buses to Modena's train and bus (Autostazione) Stations eight times a day, starting at 5.30am to 10.30pm (check the website for schedules and booking info). The trip takes around 40 minutes; fares are €15 one way.
A taxi to central Bologna will cost about €15 during the day on weekdays, plus a small fee for each piece of luggage.
The airport offers free Wifi for up to 6 hours, and has a left luggage service open 24/7 +39 051 6479664, and a IAT Tourist Information Office at the arrivals hall, +39 051 6472113, where you can buy bus tickets.
The city's tourist office, Bologna Welcome, is in the arrivals hall; besides the usual information it offers the chance to purchase a Bologna Welcome Card (open Mon-Sat 9am-7pm. Sun and holidays 9am – 4pm).
Car hire firms are on the ground floor.
+39 051 6479615
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