Bologna Airport (BLQ)
Location: The airport is located four miles (6km) north-east of
Bologna's city centre. The drive takes 20 minutes.
Time: GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March
There is only one terminal building. Departures is on the upper
level, while the lower level is for arrivals.
Train: The nearest train station to the airport is 4 miles (6km)
away, but Bologna Central Railway Station is a major transport hub,
with connections to places all over Italy. There is a EUR5
shuttle-bus that departs every two hours during the day.
Bus: There are buses departing directly to Modena and Siena
every two hours from the airport.
Taxi: There are fixed-fare taxis outside the terminal; however,
they are in high demand during peak times, so it may be a good idea
There are plenty of car hire agencies at the airport, including
Hertz, Avis, Alamo, Budget, Sixt and Thrifty. You need to be over
18 and have an International Driver's Permit to rent a car in
There are fixed-fare taxis outside the terminal; however, they
are in high demand during peak times, so it may be a good idea to
book in advance. The fare is EUR10, with a fee for airport pick-up
that varies according to time: EUR3 on weekdays from 6am to 10pm,
EUR4.70 on Sundays and holidays between 6am and 10pm, and EUR5.60
from 10pm until 6am every day.
Money and communications: a bank, ATMs, currency exchange
Luggage: There is a left luggage and found objects office near
the business lounge. Left luggage costs EUR6 per item per day, and
lost property costs EUR5 to recover. The Re-Pack & Go service
is located in Area 2 on the ground level of the terminal
Conference and business: The Marconi Business Lounge offers
business services like wi-fi and broadband internet, photocopying
and audiovisual machines, sa
For short-term parking, the Express Car Park is adjacent to the
terminal building, and charges EUR2.20 per hour, or EUR22 per day.
Medium- to long-term parking rates are EUR9.50 for up to seven
hours, and EUR15 per day.
Departure Tax: None.