Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport

Guglielmo Marconi Airport and Sanctuary of San Luca in the background
Guglielmo Marconi Airport and Sanctuary of San Luca in the background

The Guglielmo Marconi Airport is located in the north-west zone of Bologna and links over 100 national, international and intercontinental destinations.

It is easy to get there from every location of the Pianura Bolognese (Bolognese Plain) in an hour at the latest.


Tourist Information and Welcome Service
Located in the IAT office in the arrivals area, providing real time assistance and information on:

  • Tourism and the events of Bologna and its Region.
  • City transport system and bus ticket sale.
  • Flights and airport services.
  • Places to stay the night, including hotels and other types of accommodation.

Where: Via del Triumvirato, 84 - 40132 Bologna
Ph. 0039 051 6479615 (h. 24)

For any information about schedules and rates, visit the web site:

Accessibility to disabled people - Facilities:

  • Reserved parking spacesavailable near the airport terminal main entrances on the ground floor and on the first floor, and at the P2 multi-storey car parking.
  • "Sala Amica": waiting room reserved for passengers with reduced mobility, located on the first floor of the terminal building, equipped with washroom facilities and health bed. Passengers can access the room by speaking to assistance personnel.
  • Wheelchairs: are available for both arriving and departing passengers and can be easily found in various areas throughout the terminal building.
  • Lifts: all lifts have wheelchair access and are fitted with Braille button and audio floor announcements.
  • Loges Route: available from the terminal main entrance on the first floor to the Information Desk.
  • Hearing aid amplification: booths fitted with a magnetic induction hearing aid loop amplifier, located at the Information Desk and at a dedicated ticketing desk on the first floor of the terminal building.
  • Arriving passengers:can be accompanied to the taxi rank, city or tour bus stops and the P2 multi-storey car park.
  • Lifting equipment: available for passenger embarkation and disembarkation.

Help points are dedicated areas where passengers with reduced mobility can request assistance. Here are the help points at Bologna Airport:

  • Help Phone: dedicated telephones, located near the entrances to the terminal (one on the first floor and two on the ground floor) and the car parks for passengers with reduced mobility (three in P2 multi-storey car park);
  • Information Desk (ground floor);
  • Check-in desks (ground floor);
  • Car park manned station (Multilevel Parking P2).

How to get there:
By car
From the highway, you can get there by taking the exits of Bologna Borgo Panigale, Bologna Arcoveggio, Bologna San Lazzaro.
From the Orbital Road, take the exit No 4 bis.

By bus
BLQ Airport shuttle
: from 6,00 to 23,40 you can get bus connections to the historical center and the Bologna Centrale Railway Station every 15-30 minutes.
Travelling time: about 20 minutes
Route:  Guglielmo Marconi Airport-Maggiore Hospital-Bologna centre (Via Ugo Bassi - Via Indipendenza)-Bologna Centrale Railway Station.

Info: ATC (Local Transportation Agency)

Ph. 0039 051 290290 (Call Center), every day from 7,00 to 20,00

or visit the web site TPER, Trasporto Passeggeri Emilia-Romagna.

At time of fairs only, except months of June, July, August, a Shuttle Service Airport - Bologna international trade fair and vice-versa is available.


By train

The Bologna Centrale Railway Station is 6 km far from the Airport; there is a regular bus connection (BLQ Airport Shuttle) and taxi.


By taxi

C.A.T. - Consorzio Autonomo Taxisti

Ph. 0039 051 4590

Cotabo - Cooperativa Taxi Bologna

Ph. 0039 051 372727


Last update: 20-12-2016