Welcome is Bologna

City Red Bus

Via Saliceto, 3 c/o T-PER - 40128 Bologna (BO)

Phone 051 350853 - Cell. 366 6161319

Fax 051 9841001

Date of last update: 06/02/2018, 14:03

CITY RED BUS is a bus service which gives tourists the chance to discover the beauty of Bologna, its art, monuments and secrets from a new perspective. The open top bus ( with 47 seats and equipped with platform and location for disabled people) operates all the days.
Passengers will be welcomed and assisted on board by our highly qualified staff and an audioguide system will provide information on the sites met along your journey in 8 languages: Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, English, German, Russian, French, Japanese. The daily ticket is available on line, on board and at the tourist office “Bologna Welcome”; hop-on/hop-off service.
We suggest to start the tour from Piazza Maggiore, with possibility of getting on and off at all the other stops along the route; the tour also passes through the splendid panoramic terrace of San Michele in Bosco.


SAN LUCA EXPRESS is the new tourist service connecting the historical centre of Bologna to the Basilica of San Luca. The service is available every day from March to November; departure from Piazza Maggiore and possibility of getting off in San Luca. On board, platform for disabled people and audioguide system in 7 languages: Italian, English, German, French, Russian, Spanish and Portuguese. The daily ticket is available on line, on board and at the tourist office “Bologna Welcome”. At certain periods the service is operated by an open minibus.
City Tour + San Luca Express ticket is valid for two consecutive days
CITY BO EXPRESS: on Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays, is available a nice tour by electric tourist train along the pedestrian city center. The tour lasts 20-25 minutes and is available about every 40 minutes; point of departure and arrival in Piazza Nettuno. An audio description (only in Italian) about monuments and history of Bologna is provided during the tour; during the winter, the tour is enriched with a Christmas melodies background.



Timetables and routes on the website

“Stop & Go” tickets are valid all day - Prices

Tickets are available on board and at affiliated stores and hotels. Tickets are also on sale at Bologna Welcome office in Piazza Maggiore 1/e, Bologna - tel: +39 051 6583111 (Monday to Saturday 9.00am - 07.00pm. Sundays and holidays 10.00am - 5.00pm; closed on 25th December; 26th December; 1st January, Easter Sunday)


Info and booking  +39 051 350853 (Monday to Friday 10.00 a.m - 1.00 p.m, except for public holidays)

City Red Bus