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Rent an RV in Bologna

Be enchanted by the timeless charm of the capital of Emilia on your road trip in Italy. From the magical atmosphere under the legendary porticoes, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to the characteristic towers that have towered over the city since medieval times, Bologna will immediately occupy a special place in your heart. Rent an RV in Bologna, and after enjoying one of Bologna’s succulent traditional dishes, set off on an adventure to the Romagna Riviera or to discover Emilia-Romagna’s most beautiful villages. Travelling around Bologna with a camper van rental allows you to savor life at your own pace, day after day.

Starting at $65 / night

Where can I pick up my RV rental in Bologna?




Via Nuova, 20
40050 Funo, Bologna

Getting to the station

From the Central Station: Take any train bound for Ferrara and get off at the Funo Centergross stop. The roadsurfer station is only a 6-minute walk from this stop.

From Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport (BLQ): Take the Marconi Express, an electric monorail operating from 5:40 a.m. to midnight that connects the airport to Bologna Central Station. The cost is €12.80 per person; during peak hours there is a train about every 7 minutes. Once at the central station, take any train bound for Ferrara and get off at the Funo Centergross stop. The Roadsurfer station is only a 6-minute walk from this stop.

Parking information

There is free parking on the street in front of the station. Additionally, there is a large public parking lot by the nearest supermarket located in Via Don Francesco Pasti, 26, 40050 Argelato BO.

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Explore Bologna RV Rentals

  • 5
  • 4+1

Beach Hostel Class B RV | VW T6.1 California Beach

  • 150 hp diesel engine
  • Big bed (whole vehicle width)
  • Slide-out kitchen
  • Manual pop-up roof
  • Rear parking sensors with camera
  • Cruise and distance control ACC, GPS
  • 4
  • 4

Surfer Suite Class B RV | VW T6.1 California Ocean

  • 150 hp diesel engine
  • Integrated kitchen
  • Outdoor shower (cold water)
  • Automatic pop-up roof
  • Rear parking sensors with camera
  • Cruise and distance control ACC, GPS
  • 4
  • 4

Road House Class B RV | Sprinter

  • 140 hp diesel engine
  • Large kitchen area
  • Indoor shower/wet bath (hot water)
  • Toilet
  • Manual pop-up roof
  • Rear parking sensors with camera, cruise control, etc.
  • 4
  • 2+2

Family Finca Class B RV | Sprinter

  • 177 hp diesel engine
  • Large kitchen area
  • Indoor shower/wet bath (hot water)
  • Toilet
  • Fixed high roof
  • Rear parking sensors with camera, cruise control, etc.
  • 3
  • 2+1

Cozy Cottage Class C RV

  • 177 hp diesel engine
  • Spacious living-kitchen area
  • Large wet bath (hot water)
  • Toilet
  • Without pop-up roof
  • Rear view camera, cruise control, spacious rear compartment, etc.

Your roadsurfer Benefits

Brand new, fully equipped camper vans & RVs

Unlimited mileage & free 2nd driver

Rebook or cancel with the Flex option up to 48 hours before departure

Camping equipment & kitchen utensils included

Roadside assistance

Rent a roadsurfer Camper Van or RV in Bologna

Are you prepared to embark on your next adventure with your camper van rental in Bologna? Centuries of history, art, and architecture, along with the nearby ocean, captivating scenery, and exceptional local cuisine, are all waiting for you. But where should you start? Here’s some information to help you plan your road trip from Bologna.

motorhome in front of a mountan and a forest
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camper van on a road with colorful trees
girl sitting in the pop up tent of a camper van with a coffee

Camper vans & RVs with ready-to-go camping gear

Our roadsurfer camper vans and motorhomes are equipped with everything you may need or want on your Bologna road trip. Enjoy a seamless driving experience with built-in navigation, relax and unwind on a big and comfortable bed, and make use of a fully stocked kitchen box that includes a pot and pan, tableware, glasses, utensils, mugs, and a French press for your morning coffee, allowing you to prepare your favorite meals. Additionally, we provide an outdoor table and camping chairs so you can enjoy your time in the outdoors. The only thing you need to bring is a comforter or sleeping bag and your sense of adventure. You can also reserve a comforter when you book your camper van in Bologna, along with many other items that you can find on our equipment list.

Best time of year to visit Bologna

Bologna’s timeless beauty welcomes visitors year-round, but the best times for camper van rentals are spring (April-June) and late summer (September-October). During these seasons, you can enjoy the city without the discomfort of sweltering heat or crowds of tourists. Explore the renowned Colli Bolognesi on a bicycle tour, which you can pair with a delightful food and wine experience, creating unforgettable memories.

Cultural richness abounds in Bologna throughout the year. In June, you can immerse yourself in the world of biopics at Biografilm, an international film festival. Enjoy open-air evenings and a diverse array of films at Sotto le Stelle del Cinema, a summer event in Piazza Maggiore featuring movie screenings and interviews with industry figures. As fall arrives, the roBOt Festival (October) and the Bologna Jazz Festival (November) infuse the city with a variety of musical rhythms, catering to all tastes.

Filling and emptying water tanks in Bologna

You’ll want to fill up the fresh water tank of your camper van or RV rental at the beginning of your trip, and empty your grey water at the end. The best place to do this is at your campground if they offer these services, or at certain gas stations. Near our station you can also find this address to fill up the freshwater tank:

  • Via Funo, 22, 40050 Funo BO

Gas stations near our Bologna station

Before you return your roadsurfer camper van, you can refill with diesel and AdBlue at one of these convenient gas stations near our location here:

  • IP Petrol station – Via Provinciale Galliera, 39, 40050 Funo BO

Please note: The AdBlue service station information provided is for guidance only and is provided without warranty of any kind; customers are advised to check the information for accuracy on their own responsibility, as roadsurfer assumes no liability for the accuracy or timeliness of the information.

Parking in Bologna

If you plan to explore Bologna before embarking on your road trip, navigating parking in the city can be a challenge. Similar to many medieval Italian cities, the entire historic center is a ZTL, restricting transit without a special permit. To assist you, we’ve compiled a list of parking options just outside the city center, perfect for parking your RV rental for a few hours while you explore on foot:

  • Parcheggio Tanari at 17 Luigi Tanari Street: A few minutes from downtown, this parking is free when used with a bus ticket. Display your bus ticket to the staff to avoid parking fees (max. 24 hours).
  • Parcheggio Staveco at Viale Enrico Panzacchi 10: Paid parking but very convenient for a quick walk to downtown. Note that parking is not guaranteed on busy days and weekends.
  • Parcheggio Antistadio at Via Andrea Costa: This parking is free with a public transportation pass but is farther from the center (3 km on foot or 15 minutes with bus lines 14 or 21).

Campgrounds near Bologna

Rent a camper van in Bologna and venture into the city and its surroundings. Just beyond the city center, you’ll find several rest areas where you can comfortably stay overnight with your camper van or RV before embarking on explorations of the nearby nature and villages. Discover the ideal spot for your needs on the roadsurfer spots. The app version also offers the convenience of selecting from various pre-established routes or crafting your own itinerary by saving your preferred rest stops.

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