Bologna Airport

General information

Bologna Airport is located in the north of Italy, northwest of Bologna. This is the capital of the Emilia-Romagna region. Bologna Airport is an important base for Ryanair and the best airport to arrive if your accommodation is located in Bologna, Ravenna, Forlì, Cesena, Rimini, Modena, Reggio Emilia or Parma.


Where is Bologna Airport situated?

The airport is northwest of Bologna. The Autostrada Adriatica A14 is situated close to the airport, through this road you can reach the airport easily.

How many terminals does Bologna Airport have?

The airport has one modern terminal building. During the restyling and expansion of the terminal, from 2011 to 2013, another terminal (East Terminal) was used to manage the shortage of capacity. Nowadays, East Terminal is no longer used for passenger flights but is acting as a cargo facility.

Airport Map

Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Bologna Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Italy.

Airport Distance
Florence Airport 81km
Verona Airport 101km
Pisa Airport 118km
Venice Airport 136km
Treviso Airport 144km
Bergamo Airport 177km
Perugia Airport 188km
Milan Linate Airport 188km
Genoa Airport 194km
Ancona Airport 195km



The distance from Bologna Airport to the centre of Bologna is 10 kilometres. By car, it takes 20 minutes to get to the centre of Bologna.

From BLQ Airport to Bologna City centre by Car
10 km
20 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Bologna Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Bologna Airport you can travel by bus. Visit the Bologna Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Bologna Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Bologna is about € 20.-. Book your taxi at Bologna Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From BLQ Airport to Bologna City centre by Taxi
10 km
20 min
€ 20.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Bologna Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Bologna Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Bologna Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Bologna Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Bologna Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

Which airlines fly from and to Bologna Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Bologna Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Ryanair
  • Wizz Air
  • Neos Air
  • Alitalia
  • Blue Panorama Airlines


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Bologna Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


FlyOn Hotel & Conference Center, Bologna

FlyOn Hotel & Conference Center is surrounded by private gardens, and features a fitness centre and free parking. Bologna Marconi Airport is just 1.5 km away.


iH Hotels Bologna Amadeus, Bologna

Located just 5 minutes’ drive from Bologna Airport, Hotel Amadeus offers large rooms with free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, and an LCD satellite TV. Parking is free. Bus number 13 provides links to the city centre in 15 minutes.


Arcoveggio Hotel, Bologna

Featuring a private garden just 1.5 km from Bologna Centrale Train Station, this family-run hotel with free WiFI is a 15-minute bus ride from the historic centre. All rooms offer air conditioning and a flat-screen TV. Some also have a balcony.

Hotels in Bologna

Looking for the best hotels in Bologna? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Art Hotel Novecento, Bologna

Art Hotel Novecento offers elegant rooms with free Wi-Fi, a generous breakfast, and a great location in Bologna's city centre. The Towers of Bologna are a 5-minute walk away. Free bike rentals are available.


Starhotels Excelsior, Bologna

The 4-star superior Starhotels Excelsior is opposite Bologna Train Station and the airport bus terminal. It offers free WiFi throughout, modern interiors, a gourmet restaurant and a free gym. The Bologna Exhibition Centre is 2 km away.


Royal Hotel Carlton, Bologna

Just 300 metres from Bologna Train Station, the Royal Carlton offers elegant rooms with flat-screen satellite TV. The on-site Monrif SPA by Clarins features saunas, Turkish baths, and wellness treatments.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Bologna Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Bologna: Torre degli Asinelli & Food Tasting

This tour includes the ticket for the Torre degli Asinelli and a tasting of typical products. Experience the unique history of food with the panoramic view of the Torre degli Asinelli.


Bologna: Wine Tasting Tour in One of the Oldest Inns

Discover the best wines Bologna has to offer on a 2-hour wine tasting tour in one of the city's oldest inns. Explore wine-making culture in the region with your English-speaking guide, and taste 3 exquisite wines alongside typical food of the area.

Tour & transport

Bologna: Home Cooking Experience & Walking Tour

Discover Bologna with a local and get hands-on help preparing a traditional Bolognese meal. Taste the fruits of your labor with local wine.


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