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Reviewed 5 days ago

We took a train from Basel to Bologna and everything went well . Our arrival in Bologna was on time and we were out of the station in less than 10 minutes . A couple of weeks later , we went back to the station...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank belleretraite
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Im not on to usually complain but was left livid with this station. That was using Trenitalia We arrived late and missed our connection, but that can happen, no problem, got another ticket for the next train in an hour, staff said go to platform...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Jamesdthompson
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Holy crow this is a crazy busy train station! It's absolutely huge with above ground and underground platforms, meaning it's easy to get wholly confused when trying to find your train (or even the exit)! The station looks deceptively small from the exterior but it...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank moviegal226
Reviewed 27 June 2018

We have been so impressed with the Italian train service and stations. Bologna Centrale was no exception. From here, you can go anywhere. It is not far from the center of the city and it is a very modern station. It is the 5th busiest...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank lpMaggi713
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This railway station is very easy to navigate. Several levels, yet not complicated at all. Close to hotels and within easy walking distance of markets.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jennifer2955
Reviewed 30 May 2018

The new subterranean central station was built to accomodate the super modern high speed FRECCIA (arrow) trains. which serve the major cities and rail lines of Italy. Above ground is the old station, now serving local trains to smaller towns. This modern station has all...More

Date of experience: May 2018
4  Thank kemp63
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

This centrale stazione has a couple of lines including for Flixbus. There are tickets counter for each provider especially for the bus going to others city. Vending machines are ready for cold and hot drinks, public toilets is available also restaurant with self service for...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Asep H
Reviewed 14 May 2018

The station is divided into two parts, with high-speed trains going from a separate section. Both parts are connected to a pedestrian tunnel.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ogi0
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

This is a small central station of Bologna. Outside all the buses arrive on a small square and inside a lot of trains. Also some food shops too. Haven’t been on the train yet.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank FayeInAmsterdam
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

The front of the station is imposing (the clock is a bit disappointing). Inside, the station is a bit of a labyrinth and you have to walk down a long way to reach the excellent AV trains. Outside there are buses to various places and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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16 April 2017|
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Response from frequent1 | Reviewed this property |
yes the bus lines are right out front several go that way but we ended up walking a lot
28 September 2015|
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Response from Food_Lover186317 | Reviewed this property |
There is a taxi rank in the square just outside the station