Welcome is Bologna

City Red Bus

Need an overview of Bologna’s best? 

Here’s how to get your bearings around town and discover the historic center of Bologna and the surrounding hills, accompanied by highly-qualified staff and an info-packed audio-guide in 8 languages. Sit back and enjoy the ride on the open-air City Red Bus while you see and hear about the highlights of the city called "the red, the fat, the learned". 

Hop on and off as many times as you like at any of the conveniently located stops around the city. 


  • Listen to the audio tour in 8 different languages
  • Hop on and off as many times as you like at any of the conveniently located stops 
  • 24-hour ticket

From January to February: every weekend
From March to December: every day

Hop on hop off ticket is valid for a whole day 
Non-stop tour lasts 1 hour 

Italian, English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Russian, French, Japanese

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  • City Red Bus ticket

RATE per person:
Free for Bologna Welcome Card holders
€ 14.00 Ordinary ticket
€ 7.00 Reduced ticket (for children age 6 to 10, disabled persons and helpers)
€ 3.00 Reduced ticket (for children under 5)