The cheapest times to fly from PIT to BLQ are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • April 23rd to May 20th (except the week of April 30th)
  • October 8th to December 16th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from PIT to BLQ is early February. Prices can be as high as $1881 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $648 for Monday flights around early February.


When to Fly to Bologna

Flying from Pittsburgh, PA (PIT) to Bologna (BLQ) will usually cost between $805 to $1684 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early February with an average ticket price of $800. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1684. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $884 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1139 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PIT to BLQ flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the PIT to BLQ route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

PIT to BLQ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PIT to BLQ flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Pittsburgh. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BLQ, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into PIT. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $198 (16%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1107. Return trip prices are from the BLQ to PIT flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from PIT to BLQ can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 55 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from PIT to BLQ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Marco Polo International Airport (VCE) in Venice

  • 85 miles (137 km) away from BLQ
  • Usually 18.61% less expensive than BLQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See PIT to VCE flights

Destination alternative #2: Malpensa Airport (MXP) in Milan

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from BLQ
  • Usually 10.40% less expensive than BLQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See PIT to MXP flights

Destination alternative #3: Milano Linate Airport (LIN) in Milan

  • 117 miles (188 km) away from BLQ
  • Usually 2.46% less expensive than BLQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See PIT to LIN flights


Flight Hacking PIT to BLQ

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from PIT to BLQ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (PIT > JFK > BLQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $817
  • Average savings: $322 (28.27%)

See PIT to JFK flights

Hack #2: Dublin (PIT > DUB > BLQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $856
  • Average savings: $284 (24.89%)

See PIT to DUB flights

Hack #3: London (PIT > LHR > BLQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $901
  • Average savings: $239 (20.94%)

See PIT to LHR flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PIT to BLQ? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 20 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air Dolomiti, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Bologna Airport to Pittsburgh International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4409 miles or 7096 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from PIT to BLQ?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PIT to BLQ flight is about 8 hour 55 minutes.

How many flights go between Pittsburgh, PA and Bologna?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from PIT to BLQ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PIT
Origination airport name Pittsburgh International Airport
City Pittsburgh, PA
Country the United States
Latitude 40.5
Longitude -80.2

Return Airport

Destination code BLQ
Destination airport name Bologna Airport
City Bologna
Country Italy
Latitude 44.5
Longitude 11.3


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