Guglielmo Marconi Bologna Airport
The Guglielmo Marconi Bologna Airport is a middle-sized airport from which you can fly with 58 airline companies to Italian and European cities. You can also take a cross-ocean flight to Zanzibar, Dubai or the Cape Verde Islands. The number of passengers who fly to or from the Guglielmo Marconi Bologna Airport rose to 7 million in 2014 and it continues to rise every year, which makes the Guglielmo Marconi Bologna Airport one of the fastest growing airports in Northern Italy. More than half of the passengers prefer to book low budget flights with airline companies such as Ryanair, EasyJet and Wizz Air. They mostly fly to Paris, London and Frankfurt.
The ground floor of Guglielmo Marconi Bologna Airport consists of the bag drop area and the Arrivals area, while the first floor is the place of border control for Departures. Most of the airport shops are also located on the first floor. You can buy the original Italian pasta and meat products there as well as fashion clothes by Armani, Victoria’s Secret and Furla. And not only that, you can also take a picture with an original Ferrari car at the Ferrari exhibition stand. A wide range of coffee bars and restaurants offer a true Italian culinary experience. You can also find an exchange office, cash machine, pharmacy and tourist information office on the first floor, while the second floor offers you a view of the arriving and departing planes.
The Guglielmo Marconi Bologna Airport offers its passengers free internet access that is limited to 6 hours of use. Choose the Bologna Airport Free Wi-Fi network, fill the sign-in form and browse the web.
How to reach the airport and where to park
The Guglielmo Marconi Bologna Airport is located in the northern part of Bologna and 10 kilometers away from the city center. It is easily accessed via the highway ring, where traffic jams are frequent, so time management is essential. The railway station is located in the canter of Bologna and the passenger needs to arrange a transfer from the station to the airport. There are five parking lots at the Guglielmo Marconi Bologna Airport that charge EUR 30 of parking fee per day.
When to arrive at the airport
The Guglielmo Marconi Bologna Airport is a middle-sized airport and the border control can last longer than at smaller airports. If you have an international flight, it is advisable to arrive at the airport two hours prior to your flight.
After your plane has landed at the Guglielmo Marconi Bologna Airport and you have gone through the border control, you will exit the airport building (where you will see Lamborghini cars) and see the GoOpti van waiting for you at the bus stop 50 meters left of the exit or on the parking space in front of the exit.
When you arrive at the Guglielmo Marconi Bologna Airport, you will exit the GoOpti van at the bus stop that is in the immediate vicinity to the ground floor terminal entrance or in front of the airport building.