Ravenna rail station
Ravenna Train Station

Traveling by train from Ravenna to Bologna is an easy way to get around the Emilia-Romagna region when you are visiting Italy.

Trains between the two cities depart from the Ravenna station and arrive at the main train station in Bologna, which is called Bologna Centrale.

All trains on this route are regional, or Regionale, trains operated by Trenitalia. They are basic trains and are not particularly fast or luxurious, but they are clean and comfortable.

Direct trains from Ravenna to Bologna leave up to once an hour, so it is easy to find a departure time that works for your travel schedule.

The journey time on this route is 1 hour and 20 minutes, making it a quick and easy trip.

Train tickets for services between these cities are cheap, and cost 6.80 euros one-way for second class and 11.30 one-way for first class (if the first class service is offered). Tickets can be purchased online or at the ticket office or automatic ticket machines at the Ravenna train station prior to departure.

Whichever method of purchase you choose, make sure to stamp your ticket in one of the yellow machines in the station before boarding the train from Ravenna to Bologna. This will validate it and ensure that you do not have to pay a fine when your ticket is checked on board.