Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport Guide (BLQ)

Airport info
Code: BLQ
Via del Triumvirato 84, Bologna, 40132 , Italy

Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport is situated 6km (3.5 miles) north of Bologna.

No. of terminals: 1 Dialling code: +39
+39 051 647 9615
Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport map

The international Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport serves the city of Bologna in Northern Italy. Our guide to the airport provides important contact details, as well as information regarding public transport routes, terminal facilities and nearby accommodation options.



The information office is located on the ground floor of the terminal next to the check-in area. There are other interactive information points and flight monitors throughout the terminal.


Driving directions

From central Bologna, head north via the SS64 and turn left onto the A14. This road runs directly past the airport. Take exit 4 and follow the signs to the terminal. The total drive time from Bologna is approximately 20 minutes.

Public Transport

Public transport road


Bus: Aerobus (tel: +39 051 290 290; operates the Linea BLQ service, which departs every 11 minutes from outside the arrivals area of the terminal and runs to Bologna central railway station and the city centre (fare: €6). Tickets can be purchased on the website or from vending machines at the airport.
There are also bus services to/from Modena Airport and Modena city centre (journey time: 60 minutes) and to/from Siena (journey time: 2 hours 30 minutes).
Taxi: Taxi providers Cotabo (tel: +39 051 372 727) and Cat Radiotaxi (+39 051 4590) operate from outside the arrivals. The trip into the city takes 15 to 20 minutes and costs €20 to €25.


Terminal facilities


There is a full-service bank on the first floor of the airport, while ATMs and currency exchange services are available throughout the Main Terminal.


Free Wi-Fi access is available throughout the airport for up to six hours.


A small selection of snack bars and cafés can be found in the terminal. There is also a wine bar on the first floor.


Various shops – including duty-free outlets, newsagents, shoe and clothes boutiques, a leather goods and accessories shop, and an establishment selling regional food items – are located in the terminal.


Belongings lost or found within the terminal should be reported to the lost and found office on the first floor of the terminal. A left luggage service (tel: +39 051 647 9664) is also available at the airport.


Baby changing facilities are available in all ladies' toilets.

Airport facilities

Conference and business


The Marconi Business Lounge (tel: +39 051 647 9616) provides a fully equipped office area with audiovisual aids, printing and photocopying services, and Wi-Fi and broadband internet access. In addition, there are meeting rooms and a conference room for up to 99 people.


Disabled facilities

There is a wide range of facilities for disabled passengers, including disabled toilets, ramps and reserved parking spaces. Help telephones at various points within the terminal can be used to request wheelchairs or airport operator assistance. Oxygen therapy apparatus, stretchers, and a specially-adapted waiting room are also available.

Car parking

There are three car parks at the airport. There are separate car parks for short-term, medium-term and long-term parking.

Car rental

Avis, Alamo, Budget, Europcar, and Hertz are among the international car hire outfits present at the airport, along with several local operators. Offices are situated on the ground floor of the terminal near baggage claim.


There are no hotels at Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport, but there is one just outside the airport grounds and a few more options a short drive away.

FlyOn Bologna Hotel & Conference Center

+39 051 400 056

The FlyOn Bologna Hotel & Conference Center is located just outside the airport grounds. A complimentary shuttle service runs between the airport and the hotel every 15 minutes during the day. Meeting spaces are also available.

Via Dell'Aeroporto 34/36, 40132, Bologna , Italy

Hotel Bologna Airport

+39 051 409 211

Located just 3.5km (2 miles) from Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport, the 4-star Hotel Bologna Airport offers a range of accommodation types, including day rooms for those on long layovers. Additional facilities include complimentary Wi-Fi access, free parking and an on-site restaurant.

Via Marco Emilio Lepido, 40132, Bologna , Italy

Hotel Brianza

+39 051 726 333

The 3-star Hotel Brianza is located just 1.2km (0.7 miles) from Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport. Facilities and offers at this well-priced hotel include a breakfast buffet, complimentary Wi-Fi access and convention space for business travellers.

Via Don Minzoni 16, 40012, Bologna, Italy
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