Information & Facts
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.
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.
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
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
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.
Information desk: +39 051 647 9617 or +39 051 9680/3.
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, satellite TV, and a cafeteria. It's open
daily, from 5am to 9:30pm.
Other facilities: Other services provided by the airport include
travel agents, a first aid station, and handicapped facilities.
Wi-Fi: Free wi-fi is available in the Marconi Business Lounge,
which charges an entry fee.
Information: There is an information desk at the IAT office in
the arrivals area. It provides information on flights and airport
services, public transport, accommodation in Bologna and tourist
Shopping: Shopping in Bologna Airport is uniquely Italian, with
both Ducati and Ferrari shops. You won't come out with a new car,
but you will find tons of branded merchandise to take home for your
gearhead friends. There are also Italian fashion shops like Conte
of Florence, Furla, Piquadro and La Perla, and other general store
and duty-free options.
Food and Drink: There are about a dozen food and drink options
in the airport, ranging from ice cream parlours and snack bars, to
cafes and coffee shops, to sit-down restaurants and wine bars.
The official language of Italy is Italian. English is
understood in the larger cities but not in the more remote parts of
The Euro (EUR) is the official currency, which is divided into
100 cents. Those arriving in Italy with foreign currency can obtain
Euros through any bank, ATM or bureaux de change. ATMs are
widespread. Travellers cheques can be exchanged with ease in the
large cities, not so in the smaller towns. Credit cards are
accepted in upmarket establishments and shops around the cities.
Banks are closed on weekends, but tend to have better rates than
casas de cambios.
There is only one terminal building. Departures is on the upper
level, while the lower level is for arrivals.