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Welcome to Bologna Airport

The airport is located four miles (6km) north-east of Bologna's city centre. The drive takes 20 minutes.


Information & Facts

Airport Taxis

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.

Car Parking

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.

Car Rental

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 Italy.

City Transfers

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.

Contacts

Information desk: +39 051 647 9617 or +39 051 9680/3.

Departure Tax
None.
Facilities

Money and communications: a bank, ATMs, currency exchange offices.

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 building.

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 information.

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.

Language
The official language of Italy is Italian. English is understood in the larger cities but not in the more remote parts of the country.
Money

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.

Terminal Transfers

There is only one terminal building. Departures is on the upper level, while the lower level is for arrivals.

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