Bologna Fiera, steeped in history and prestige, stands as a testament to Italy's rich cultural heritage and entrepreneurial spirit. Established in 1965, this iconic venue has been a hub of commerce, culture, and innovation for over half a century. Nestled in the heart of Bologna, one of Italy's most vibrant cities, Bologna Fiera continues to be a beacon of excellence, attracting visitors and exhibitors from around the world to its renowned exhibitions, trade fairs, and events.

Bologna Fiera stands as a dynamic hub of creativity, commerce, and culture in the heart of Italy's Emilia-Romagna region. The venue is just 8 km away from Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport and just 2 km from Bologna Central Railway Statio making it easily accessible for people coming from all over the world. The venue hosts various international events every year at the 375,000 sq metres of total exhibition area. With around 30 exhibitions yearly, some of the most important events at Bologne Fiera are the Bologna Children’s Book Fair, CERSAIE, Pharmintech and EIMA INTERNATIONAL.

Whether hosting a global trade fair, industry conference, or cultural event, the venue offers a prestigious platform for businesses, organisations, and individuals to connect, innovate, and thrive. With its rich history, modern facilities, and commitment to excellence, Bologna Fiera continues to be a driving force for economic development and cultural exchange, shaping the future of events and exhibitions in Italy and beyond.

How to get to Bologna Fiera?

Accessing Bologna Fiera is seamless, thanks to its strategic location and excellent transportation links. Situated just a short distance from Bologna's city centre, the venue is easily accessible by car, by public transportation, or by bus or taxi. Additionally, Bologna's well-connected airport offers convenient access for international visitors, with shuttle services available to transport guests directly to the fairgrounds.

Transportation Options and Accessibility Information

✈️ Closest Airport: Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport - 8 km

🚉 Closest Railway station: Bologna Centrale AV - 2 km

Directons to the venue:

🚍 By Bus

 - Buses 35 and 38 from Piazzale Medaglie d’Oro in front of the central train station to Bologna Fiere (4 km away), and buses no. 35 and 39 to return to the railway station. Buses stop at the Piazza Costituzione and Viale Aldo Moro entrances.

 - Bus 28 from the city centre (less than 5 km away) to Bologna Fiere.

🚘 By Car

 - Bologna Fiera is accessible by car from the ring-road exit number 8 to parking Costituzione. If you are travelling from Florence, Milan, and Ancona exit at the new "BOLOGNA FIERA" toll booth motorway A14. There is a parking system with 14,500 covered parking spaces that can be reserved in advance.

GPS coordinates: latitude 44.509315; longitude 11.362436

Facilities and Amenities

Covering a total area of 375,000 square meters, the venue offers an expansive exhibition space divided into 18 halls and complemented by 35 well-equipped conference rooms. These facilities are designed to accommodate a diverse range of events, from large-scale exhibitions to intimate conferences and meetings. The halls themselves provide versatile exhibition spaces characterised by excellent visibility and a variety of sizes, catering to the needs of events of varying scales.