Bologna Airport Guide
- Full name: Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport
- Location: The airport is located four miles (6km) northeast of Bolognas city centre.
- Time: GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the Saturday before the last Sunday in October).
Information desk: +39 051 647 9617 or +39 051 9680/3.
- Transfer to the City:
There is a special airport bus which takes you into the centre of Bologna. It leaves every 15 minutes during the day from outside the arrivals hall. The first bus is at 5.30am and the last one is at 1.15am. The bus is called Aerobus or BLQ and is easily identified as it is grey and light blue in colour as opposed to the orange urban buses.
The BLQ's farthest point in its route takes one to Bologna Central Railway Station, four miles (6km) from the airport. It is a major transport hub, with connections to places all over Italy. The journey from the airport to the railway station takes about 25-30 minutes, depending on the traffic.
- Car rental:
There are plenty of car hire agencies at the airport, including Hertz, Avis, Budget, Sixt and Thrifty.
Airport facilities include bank and currency exchange services, ATMs, left luggage facilities, a business lounge, travel agents, an information desk, and many shops and restaurants.
The airport provides both short-term parking and long-term parking. For short-term parking, the Express Car Park is adjacent to the terminal building, and charges about €3.50 per hour, or €30 per day.
- Departure tax: None.
- Website: www.bologna-airport.it