Do I have to print out my online booking/check-in?Ask your Airline.Airport miscellaneous
I have done the online check-in, how much earlier should I arrive at the airport?
We recommend getting to the airport well in advance, consistently with your airline's suggestions.Airport miscellaneous
I have lost my personal ID at the airport, what should I do?Report to the Customs Police offices on the first floor of the Terminal, next to the security checkpoints.Airport miscellaneous
What are the airport's opening times?
The airport is always open 24/7.Airport miscellaneous
Are the parking lots checked and equipped with CCTV systems?Yes, they are.Parking
Are there any discounts/commercial agreements for those parking at the airport?
Yes, there are several ongoing commercial agreements.Parking
Are there any reserved places for PRM? What is required to use them?
You can find free reserved parking spaces for Passengers with reduced mobility holding a valid DPR 151/2012 Parking Permit in parking lots P1, P2 and P Express Premium.
In order to avail of the free parking you have to report to the Parking Control office (on the ground floor of the multi-storey P2 parking lot, open 24/7), showing the following documents:
- Entry ticket into the parking;
- valid European DPR 151/2012 Parking Permit;
- DPR 151/2012 Parking Permit holder's valid ID;
- copy of the flight ticket's booking or paper or electronic boarding pass belonging to the DPR 151/2012 permit holder.
Are there parkings for tourist coaches?Yes, on the services apron (see map)Parking
Can I buy a ticket over the phone?
Yes, you can. A dedicated operator is available to suggest the best flights for your trip.
Mondays to Fridays from 9.00 until 17.00.
Saturdays from 9.00 until 13.00 and from 14.00 until 17.00.Ticketing office
Can I take my infant car seat on board?Contact your airline to find out about the boarding of infant car seats.Ticketing office
Where do I find the Ticketing offices and what are their opening times?
On the ground floor, near the check-in area. Most Airlines are assisted by the two companies Alisud and Are. The rest of the Airlines have their own counter.Ticketing office
Why can't I manage to check-in online?
Contact your Airline to find out about the online check-in.Ticketing office
How can I know if my luggage has arrived?
The Lost and Found office is located on the ground floor near the Arrivals.
The office is handled by Gh Bologna.
The contact is:
Tel: +39 051 6479647 (09.00 - 11.00 / 18.30 - 20.30)Lost&Found
What should I do if I don't find my luggage on arrival?
Please report to the Lost and Found office located on ground floor (arrivals), and hand in the luggage tag you have with your ticket. The operator will open a report to search for the luggage and have it delivered to you. In case your Airline provides for this service, you will be given a temporary replacement kit and the delivery will be arranged.
Later, if the Airline you have travelled with uses the World Tracer system, you can follow the tracing of your luggage live.Lost&Found
How can I get in touch with my Airline?
The ways you can contact each Airline are different and are stated on their websites.
If you don't know the web address of your Airline, find it on the list of airlines operating at Bologna airport.Airlines
What is the maximum allowed weight for hold luggage?Contact your airline to find out about the allowances of weight and size.Airlines
Items inside your handluggage and hold luggage
Can I carry mortadella, tortellini, parmigiano ... in my handluggage?
We suggest you should contact the RELEVANT AUTHORITY CITES(in case you should need the ice cubes to preserve the goods, one must consider they are not allowed in the handluggage).Items inside your handluggage and hold luggage
Can I put medicines inside my handluggage?
Yes, you can. Liquid medicines or products used for medical purposes are allowed in the quantity needed for the duration of the trip, provided that
they measure less than 100 ml (IF CONTAINED IN BIGGER BOTTLES, IT WILL BE NECESSARY TO PRESENT AN EXHAUSTIVE AND DETAILED MEDICAL PRESCRIPTION STATING THE PASSENGER'S NAME).
By "trip " we mean the whole journey including outbound flight, vacation and return trip.No restrictions apply to solid medicines.Items inside your handluggage and hold luggage
Can I take any liquid in my handluggage?
Yes, but some restrictions apply.Items inside your handluggage and hold luggage
Can I take the baby bottle and baby food in my handluggage?Yes, provided that the passenger is travelling with a child of 10 years of age or younger.Items inside your handluggage and hold luggage
Which are the prohibited items in the handluggage?
Check the updated list of prohibited items on the page Luggage.Items inside your handluggage and hold luggage
Lost items on the plane and at the airport
I have left my glasses at the security checkpoints, what should I do?
Send an email to email@example.com, or else report to the Luggage Storage (at the Staff security checks gate - 1st floor/departures - next to the MBL), open 24/7.Lost items on the plane and at the airport
If I lose an item, who can I refer to?
If you have lost your luggage/item:
On board the aircraft (apron bus): write to firstname.lastname@example.org
On board a taxi: contact the Lost and Found Office of Bologna municipality
On board the Aerobus - BLQ: Contact TPER service
On board a scheduled bus: Contact the Car rental that supplied the service.
On board a rented car: Contact the Car rental that supplied the service.
For all other areas not mentioned above write to email@example.comLost items on the plane and at the airport
Transfer from and to the airport
Are there any bus connections to other cities?
Yes, several connections are active to the main cities in the area.Transfer from and to the airport
How can I get to the airport from the train station?
Through a regular Aerobus shuttle service - BLQ taxi or car rentals with driver.Transfer from and to the airport
How do I get to the city centre from the airport?
Through a regular Aerobus shuttle service - BLQ, taxi or car rentals with driver.Transfer from and to the airport
How much is a taxi to the train station?Transfer from and to the airport
How can I request for a special assistance?
In order to get a service adequate for your needs, as well as a prompt one, the request for the assistance must be forwarded to the Airline already while booking or anyway within 48 hours from the departure time.
It will be the Airline's duty to inform the concerned airport.PRM services
I haven't booked my assistance because I only need it at the airport, whom should I ask?You need to get at the airport in due advance according to the Airline's indications and inform about your arrival through one of the Contact points (even in case of web check-in).PRM services
What are car rentals times?
Car rentals have offices in the terminal which are usually open from 8.00 until 23.00.Car rentals
Where can I leave my car keys if the car rental office is closed?The offices are equipped with key drop-off counters even at closing times. Some Airlines are even equipped with key drop-off boxes in the parkings.Car rentals
Is there currency exchange at the airport?
Yes, the service is provided by Travelex.Currency exchange
What are their opening times?
Opening times are as follows:
Travelex Arrivals: Mon – Sun 9/22 (at the Arrivals- ground floor);
Travelex Departures: Mon– Sun 8.30/17 (departures area - first floor in front of security checkpoints);
Travelex Boarding area: Mon– Sun 5.30/19 (boarding area- first floor next to gate 15).Currency exchange
Customes and tax free
How much money can one carry abroad?
The import and/or export of currency and other transferable securities and assets is free up to the total amount of €10,000. For higher sums it is necessary to fill in a form and hand it at the customs while entering or leaving the country. Failing to do so will result in an offense of the currency regulations.Customes and tax free
How can I apply to work at the airport?
Visiting the HR page you can check if there are any open positions, or simply send your resume as a sponteanous application.Miscellaneous services
How do you access the Wi-Fi network?
To activate the free Wi-Fi network and surf, follow these instructions:
- Select the BOLOGNA AIRPORT FREE WI-FI network.
- Open your browser.
- Fill in the registration form with your details.
- Click 'send'.
- You are connected to the network and have 6 surfing hours for free
Is there a bank or cash dispenser at the airport?
On the ground floor, near the entrance into the terminal, you can find a branch of Carisbo.
As well as all other bank services available at the counter, the bank also offers two cash dispensers for the general public.Miscellaneous services
Is there a luggage storage facility at the airport?
Yes, on the first floor of the airport, Departures area, at the Staff security checks gate The service is open 24/7. Passengers can leave their luggage they do not want on board or they need to leave behind for whatever reason.
- The service is subject to payment.
- The service cannot be booked.
- The service may be suspended for operational or logistical reasons.
- Maximum storage length is 120 days.
Is there a luggage wrapping service? What are the opening times?
Yes, on the ground floor of the Terminal, near the check-in area. Two Safe Bag devices are available every day from 4 am until the closing of the last departure flight to make your travel experience even safer and more comfortable.Miscellaneous services