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Cheap Flights to Bologna
|Most popular in||August||High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||January||Best time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop|
|Average price||£89||Price for this month|
|Cheapest price||£21||From London to Bologna|
Cheapest prices for Bologna flights by month
When is the best time to fly to Bologna?
Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
£51 - £183
7 - 31 °C
23 - 83 mm
When is the best time to book flights to Bologna?
Booking 60 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to Bologna. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
Which day is cheapest to fly to Bologna?
The cheapest flights to Bologna are usually found when departing on a Tuesday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Saturday.
What time of day is cheapest to fly?
To get the best value, try booking a flight in the afternoon when visiting Bologna. Generally the prices will increase for flights in the evening as these tend to have higher demand.
When to fly:
To see the very best of the city, the ideal times of the year to book flights to Bologna are during the months of March, April and October. Temperatures are still pleasant at these times and the pavement cafes which adorn the city streets are alive with people watching the world go by. In May Bologna sees an array of unusual and exciting automobiles bless the city’s streets in the famous Mille Miglia. The car models that race are limited to the year of 1975 with contestants competing from Italy and beyond. Although august has many cheap flights to Bologna, a visit is not recommended during this time because although prices may be at their lowest, the majority of the city’s shops are closed for the summer holidays. Therefore, the months of January and February are the best months to book a cheap flight to the city. During this time the average daily temperature is fairly cool, but the skies often remain pleasantly cloudless and blue. At the end of January, the Bologna Fair centre hosts and unmissable event for modern and contemporary art enthusiasts. Arte Fiera is a culturally rich programme of exhibits and events that is displayed throughout the city’s museums and public venues.
A delightful fusion of history, politics and traditional cuisine, the city of Bologna is arguably one of Italy’s best kept secrets. Situated in the north of the country, it is only in recent years that visitors from outside of Italy have discovered just how much this vibrant city has to offer. Take a flight to Bologna to discover the home to Europe’s largest old town, history is an important part of the overall make-up of Bologna. The famously lopsided twin towers of Asinelli and Garisenda keep an ever-watchful eye over the glorious old town, with the magnificent 15th century Piazza Maggiore taking centre stage. Bologna has gained a number of affectionate monikers over the years; the russet-coloured buildings which typify the city giving rise to the nickname of La Rossa (the Red One). Another famous term for the city is La Grassa (the Fat One), given in honour of its rich historic legacy of producing the finest Italian cuisine. The restaurant menus here are full of tempting local specialities such as tortellini, prosciutto, mortadella and turkey with pecorino cheese. Home to Europe’s oldest university, founded in the year 1088, Bologna has a large student population. As a result, the nightlife scene here is hip and vibrant, the city’s many bars and clubs opening into the early hours of the morning. This concoction of historic legacy and cosmopolitan culture makes Bologna one of Italy’s most absorbing and fascinating cities to visit.
Operated by ATC, there are a number of bus routes within the city of Bologna. Tickets can be purchased either on the bus itself, from ticket machines at the bus stops or from participating newsagents and tobacconists. There are a number of taxi ranks throughout the city, although taking a taxi can prove to be expensive. Tipping taxi drivers is discretionary here as the metered fares are calculated to include service charges.
Those taking a flight to Bologna will land at Guglielmo Marconi Airport (BLQ). Situated just over 3 miles (5 km) away, the airport has a number of transport options to reach the city centre. Leaving from outside the main terminal building, the most popular and cost-effective transport is the Aerobus. Although slightly more expensive than the Aerobus, there are also plentiful taxis on hand.