Bologna airport (BLQ)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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Bologna airport (BLQ)

Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport, opened on September 2, 1933, is the busiest in the Emilia-Romagna region, in the northeast area of the country. It operates with domestic flights and many international destinations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

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Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 3:00 am to 0:00 am.
Annual passenger traffic: 4.1 million passengers went through it in 2021.
Tel: +39 516 479 615. Information counter in the baggage reclaim area. Tourist office in the airport welcome office, on the ground floor (Tel +39 516 472 201).


The airport is located 6 km (3.75 miles) northeast from Bologna and 200 km (125 miles) to the southeast of Milan.

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What services does Bologna airport (BLQ) facilities include

The airport has ATMs, currency exchange bureaus (5:30 am to 0:00 am), meeting rooms, mobile phone services and Wi-Fi access with no charge. The Marconi Business Lounge is found on the first floor, opens from 5:00 am to 8:00 pm and provides privileged access to the boarding area, Wi-Fi, computers, refreshments, drinks, TV, air conditioning, newspapers and magazines, conference facilities, luggage storage (access with Priority Pass, DragonPass or Diners Club membership, through online booking or by paying at the door - €30.00).

Food and Drinks- Restaurants, pizza stores, coffee shops, bars and ice cream stores on both levels of the building.
Shopping- Duty-free stores on the Departures level. There are also retailers selling fashion, accessories, cosmetics, perfumes, books, regional products, newspapers and magazines, sweets and a supermarket on the ground floor.
Baggage- Plastic wrapping machines on the ground floor, next to the check-in area. 24-hour left luggage service at the security department, on the first floor (temporarily unavailable). Lost and found office on the Arrivals level, from 2:00 pm to 6:30 pm and from 8:30 pm to 10:00 pm (Tel +39 516 479 647; e-mail: [email protected]).
Other Services- Baby changing facilities, pharmacy, travel agencies, first aid clinic.


Car rental agencies

There are car rental desks on the ground floor.

Autovia (Tel +39 516 472 452)
Avis/Budget (Tel +39 199 100 133 - 8:00 am to 0:00 am)
Europcar (Tel +39 516 472 111 - 8:00 am to 8:00 pm)
Goldcar/InterRent (Tel +39 516 472 188 - 9:00 am to 7:00 pm)
Hertz/Dollar/Thrifty (Tel +39 5138 2758 / 515 870 782 - 8:00 am to 0:00 am)
Leasys (Tel +39 516 472 052 - 8:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Locauto/Enterprise/Alamo/National (Tel +39 516 472 128 - 8:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Maggiore (Tel +39 516 472 007 - 8:00 am to 0:00 am)
Sicily by Car (Tel +39 516 472 006 - 8:00 am to 11:00 pm)


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Parking services at Bologna airport (BLQ)

There are several parking options for short and long stays. The first 10 minutes have no charge. There is also a passenger pick-up area (Wait Zone) which is free for 1 hour, and passenger drop-off area (Kiss & Fly) with 10 min. of complimentary parking. More information: Tel +39 516 479 628 / 377. Rates

P Express - Situated opposite the terminal, uncovered.
P1 - Covered and outdoor spaces, with charging stations for electric vehicles.
P2 - Multi-storey facility with bays for motorcycles and valet parking service (Tel +39 516 479 381).
P3 - Car park located 200 meters away from the terminal, with uncovered and roofed areas.
P4 - For long stays, 1.5 km away from the main building. Free shuttle every 20 minutes.
P5 - Up to 4 days, connected to the terminal through a pedestrian walkway.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Children between 5 and 14 years old travelling alone will be escorted by the airport crew until boarding and then will be supervised by the airline. Facilities are comprised of reserved parking spaces near the terminal entrances, a special waiting room, wheelchairs, accessible restrooms, elevators, Braille signage, induction loops for the hearing-impaired, ambulifts to board and disembark from the aeroplane, escort services. More information: Tel +39 516 479 615.

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Latest updates: March 02, 2022