Bologna to Milan trains might be a good value for money solution: travelling in Italy by train is often rather cheap and faster than taking a bus indeed Trains leave from Bologna Centrale and arrive at Milano Centrale every 20 minutes on average. If travelling with Trenitalia, you need to know the Bologna to Milan train schedule: the first train leaves at 05:28, while the last ride is at 22:38. A Bologna to Milan train cost about 16.80 €. But how long is the train ride from Bologna to Milan? Your journey takes about 2 hours on average. Trenitalia offers 35 direct trains between these two cities. Thanks to Trenitalia, offers, you can save on your trip from Bologna to Milan and find low cost tickets starting from 9 €! When booking your train ticket a few weeks in advance though, you can find low cost trains from Bologna to Milan with fares starting from 14.25€, saving up to 26%.