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About Bologna

Bologna is a Medieval city with many historic structures located in the Emilia-Romagna Region of Northern Italy. Since the city has so many red buildings it is nicknamed ‘the red city’. Bolognese sauce also gets its name from this city. Bologna is an important crossroad as many highways and Italy’s railway passes through it. Basketball is very popular in the city. Bologna is home to one of the world’s leading basketball clubs.

Bologna has many historic structures dating back to medieval times. Among places to see are the famous Piazza Maggiore, San Pietro the Basilica, Asinelli Tower, Basilica of Santo Stefano, Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna (the National Art Gallery of Bologna), Museum of the History of Bologna, the arcades of Bologna, and the Tagliavini Collection. One of the city’s most important structures is the Asinelli Tower; it was built to protect the city from attacks. To explore the tower you have to climb around 500 stairs. When it comes to eating and drinking you can easily find delicious Italian food anywhere in the city. For shopping we recommend starting before noon; a lot of stores, especially in the summer, close in the afternoon.

Bologna has a temperate climate with rainfall throughout the year. The city’s average annual temperature is 10 degrees. Every season of the year is ideal to visit the city but in the summer there are more alternatives for eating and drinking outside. For urban transportation in Bologna you can choose between buses, taxis, or renting a bike. As for air transportation, the airport is located 6 km from the city center. You can reach the city center from the airport by bus, train or taxi.  

Transportation to Bologna City Center from Airport


Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport

Guglielmo Marconi Airport, which is located 6 kilometers away from the city center in Bologna city of Italy, is the 7th busiest airport in Italy and serves both the country and the world internationally. Guglielmo Marconi Airport, which is a medium-sized airport, welcomes many tourists every year.

There are many means of transport to get to the city center and other parts of the city from Guglielmo Marconi Airport, which is about 10 minutes away from the city center. Taxi, bus, and train are the transportation options for transportation from Guglielmo Marconi Airport. In addition, it is also possible to go to the city center by renting a car.


Taking a taxi is one of the options to reach the city center from Guglielmo Marconi Airport. You can get to the city center in a very short time by the taxi that stands out with its comfortable and fast service in traffic. Considering the short distance to be covered, it is an affordable option that will not cost a bomb. Cotabo and Radiotaxi are among the taxi companies that serve at the airport and wait for you as soon as your plane lands.


You can also reach the city center from Guglielmo Marconi Airport by bus. You have the opportunity to travel to the inner parts of the city as well as other cities in Italy. So, you can reach your destination in at least 20 minutes or 4 hours maximum depending on where you want to go. The buses, which are more economical compared to taxis, offer a comfortable journey as well as advanced technology service for you.


The Bologna Railway Station in Bologna, which has the most advanced railway system in Italy, is 6 kilometers away from Guglielmo Marconi Airport. From the airport, you take a taxi or get on Aerobus buses to the Bologna Railway Station, where you can get on the trains and reach any part of the city or the country both economically and fast.

Rent a car

Renting a car is another option to get to the city center from Guglielmo Marconi Airport. You can easily rent the car you want thanks to the car rental companies at the airport and comfortable travel wherever you want to go. Autovia, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Inter Rent, Goldcar Rental, Hertz, Firefly, Dollar, Thrifty, Locauto Rent, Enterprise, Maggiore, Noleggiare, Sicily By Car, Autoeuropa and Sixt are the car rental companies providing this service at the airport.

Weather in Bologna

DayMin - Max
TuesdayMin 24ºC - Max 36ºC
WednesdayMin 25ºC - Max 38ºC
ThursdayMin 21ºC - Max 37ºC
FridayMin 24ºC - Max 36ºC
SaturdayMin 24ºC - Max 34ºC

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