|Airport of arrival:||Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport|
|Flight time from Istanbul to Bologna:||2 hours 45 minutes|
Bologna is one of the most prominent cities of Northern Italy with a rich history dates back to antiquity. Bologna attracts a growing number of tourists thanks to its unique historical and cultural attractions. Pegasus Airlines schedules frequent flights to Bologna and it is possible to find cheap flight tickets to Bologna throughout the year.
Pegasus Airlines offers amazing direct flight deals to Bologna departing from İstanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport. It is also possible for you to enjoy Pegasus’ advanced flight network to find connecting flights to Bologna through İstanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport departing from different cities across the globe.
After a delightful time in Bologna, you can enjoy Pegasus Airlines’ direct flight offer back to İstanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport or other connecting flights to various destinations of the world through İstanbul.
About the Airport
Pegasus Airlines offers amazing flight deals to Bologna arriving at the Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport. Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport is located 7 kilometers away from the city center.
Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport
Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport (BLQ) is the seventh busiest airport of Italy with almost up to 9 million passengers per year. The airport is named after renowned Bologna-born electrician and Nobel laureate Guglielmo Marconi. In Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport, travelers can enjoy a variety of shops, restaurants and services.
Transportation from Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport to City Center
Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport is not directly linked to a railway system and you can get to the city center from Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport with direct bus, taxi and car.
Direct buses are available for every 11 minutes during the day. You can click here to check timetables and routes.
There are also many taxis available in Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport 24/7. The trip to the Bologna city center approximately costs 20 euros.
You can also enjoy the city with a rental car. Pegasus Airlines car rental service has great offers for you in here.
Bologna does not have an underground metro system but has an extensive bus network that can take you to any part of the city.
Public bus lines are available between 06.30 to 19.00 and 23.00. You can click here to check their timetables, routes, and fares. The site is only available in Italian.
You can also use taxis to get around in Bologna. They cost 1.30 euros per kilometer with an initial fee of 5.00 euros (2019).
Bologna is one of the most popular destinations of Northern Italy and offers a variety of accommodation options to its visitors ranging from luxury hotels to affordable backpacker hostels. If it is your first time in Bologna, you should stay in hotels around “Piazza Maggiore” since the square is the historic center of the city and you will be staying a walking distance away from Bologna’s most popular attractions. If you are on a budget, hotels around Bologna Central Station are much more affordable than the hotels in the city’s historic center.
Pegasus Airlines would love to help you organize your trip to Bologna and you can book a hotel easily through Pegasus Airlines website.
Bologna is one of the best destinations in Italy where you can fully explore the delicious Italian kitchen thanks to its numerous top-notch local restaurants. “Tagliatelle”, “Lasagna”, and “Tortellini” are some of the best traditional recipes that you should not miss in Bologna.
If you would like to know more about the delicious Bologna kitchen, you should have a look at our Bologna Food Guide.
We have listed some side notes about Bologna for you right below.
Italy does not require a visa for Schengen Area countries and for many other nationalities. You can click here to check if your country is eligible for visa-free entry to Italy.
In addition to what Bologna has to offer, you can travel these closely located cities to keep on discovering.
- Modena (51 km)
- Florence (100 km)
- Venice (154 km)
- Milano (215 km)
Bologna has a humid subtropical climate with a high chance of rain throughout the year and temperatures are almost always pleasant. Its summers are hot and rainy while winters are a bit chilly. It is recommended for you to enjoy Bologna during summer or early autumn since the weather is more welcoming with a lesser chance of rain.
- Country Code: +39
- City Code: 51
- Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport Number: +39 051 647 9615
- Emergency Number: 112
Places to see
Bologna is the historic capital of the Emilia-Romagna region and swarming with spectacular historical landmarks. Today, the city is also a vibrant cultural hub that attracts a growing number of tourists every year.
Asinelli Tower is the iconic symbol of Bologna which was built during the 13th century, should be your go-to place in the city. The tower offers amazing sights of Bologna. Piazza Maggiore is the historic square of the city that is surrounded by historical landmarks, modern restaurants, and cafés.
You can visit our comprehensive Bologna Travel Guide to learn more about Bologna and its must-see attractions.
There are a couple of things you can do to find the cheapest flight ticket to Bologna. First, it is always good to book your flight ticket in advance, ideally two or three months prior to your journey. Secondly, you can visit Bologna during its off-season which is winter and enjoy Pegasus Airlines’ amazing seasonal campaigns. Keep in mind that, flight tickets during weekdays are almost always cheaper than the ones scheduled on weekends.
Bologna is hugely underrated. The city has plenty of significant historical landmarks with a prominent cultural heritage. Bologna is also a higher education hub with many top-tier universities that bring youth to this age-old city.
Bologna is a year-round travel destination, except for winter since the weather can be very unpredictable during this season. Travelers usually visit Bologna during spring or summer to enjoy its festivals and pleasant temperatures.
Four to five days in Bologna would be enough for you to discover and enjoy Balıkesir thoroughly.
You can buy a “Bologna Welcome Card” from Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport, tourist offices around Piazza Maggiore and online even before your flight. Bologna Welcome Card enables you to enter most museums free of charge, have discounts in more than 200 shops and more.
Bologna, especially its historic center, is fairly safe with low petty and violent crime rates but it is still recommended for you to avoid some of its neighborhoods such as Piazza Verdi and be cautious about pickpocketing in crowded areas.