If you need to get from Veneto to Emilia-Romagna when you are visiting Italy, taking a train from Venice to Bologna is a good option.
Trenitalia runs regular rail services between these cities. Their trains depart from Venice Santa Lucia and Venice Mestre train stations, and arrive at Bologna Centrale train station.
There are three types of trains that travel from Venice to Bologna: high-speed Frecciarossa trains, standard InterCity trains, and slower Regional trains. Frecciarossa and Regional trains depart from Santa Lucia station, while InterCity ones depart from Mestre.
Trains depart for Bologna up to three times an hour. Most services on this route are operated on Frecciarossa and Regional trains, but there are a few InterCity trains as well.
The travel time from Venice to Bologna is 1 hour and 25 minutes on Frecciarossa trains, 1 hour and 38 minutes on InterCity trains, and up to 1 hour and 57 minutes on Regional trains.
Ticket fares for trains from Venice to Bologna vary depending on what kind of train you take. Frecciarossa train tickets cost 30.00 euros in second class and 42.00 euros in first class. InterCity train tickets cost 17.50 euros in second class and 23.00 euros in first class. Regional train tickets cost 10.75 euros in second class and 16.70 euros in first class. You can buy tickets online or at the station before you depart.