Aerobus is a shuttle service run by TPER, Bologna's local transport company, connecting Bologna Airport with the city centre and the railway station. It runs every 11 minutes every day of the year, making it the most convenient way to reach the city centre.



There is direct scheduled service every 11 minutes

There is direct scheduled service every 11 minutes. The first trip from the airport is at 5:30 am, and the last trip is at 12:15 am. The first trip from the railway station is at 5:00 am, and the last trip is at 11:35 pm. From 7:00 am to 9:30 pm a bus runs between the airport and the railway station every 11 minutes.

  • From the Airport to the City Centre/Central Railway Station: passengers may only disembark at the "Pontelungo" and "Ospedale Maggiore" stops; it is not allowed to board at these stops for onward travel to the city centre and railway station.
  • From the City Centre/Central Railway Station to the Airport: passengers may only board at the "Ospedale Maggiore" and "Pontelungo" stops; it is not allowed to board at previous stops with the intention of disembarking at one of these two stops.

If there should be a strike, service is guaranteed from the beginning of service until 8:30 am and from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Reduced service is available on the 24th, 25th, and 31st of December and the 1st of January.

Buses are equipped for the transport of people with disabilities



One-way ticket from/to the Airport € 6.00

One-way ticket from/to the Airport € 6.00. Tickets can be purchased directly on this website, from the automatic vending machines located in the airport, and in Bologna at the Central Railway Station (at the Aerobus departure point) or at the TPER ticket offices.

Only tickets specifically valid for Aerobus may be used; regular TPER tickets and passes are not valid on Aerobus. A ticket is good for a single trip on Aerobus from/to the airport, and must be validated upon boarding.

The ticket can also be used on all public transport in the Bologna urban area within its 75 minutes of validity, validating it each time you board (if you want to travel on other city buses, electronic tickets must be converted before boarding. See below for further information).

Children below 1 metre of height ride free of charge.


You can purchase Aerobus tickets online. It is the fastest and most practical way to purchase tickets, and there are no additional costs. At the end of the process the system will send you an e-mail with the tickets you purchased.

If you plan to use also the Bologna urban public transport service within the 75 minutes of validity following the first validation of your ticket, you will need to exchange your electronic ticket for a standard magnetic one. You may do this at the automatic vending machines located in the airport and at the Central Railway Station.

Tickets purchased online are valid for travel on the chosen day and are non-refundable.