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Overview: Bus from Bologna to Salzburg

distanceDistance242 miles (390 km)
durationAverage bus duration11 h 50 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$42 (€35)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus

Buses from Bologna to Salzburg cover the 242 miles (390 km) long journey taking on average 11 h 50 min with our travel partners like Flixbus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $42 (€35), but the average price of bus tickets is $42 (€35). Travelers depart most frequently from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Salzburg, Lastenstrasse / Weiserhofstraße.

Bus providers: FlixBus from Bologna to Salzburg

Find the best buses between Bologna and Salzburg with Omio's travel partners FlixBus from $42 (€35). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.


FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

  • Average Price: $42

When you buy your FlixBus bus tickets to Salzburg from Bologna don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips: Bus to Salzburg from Bologna

Take the bus to Salzburg easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bologna to Salzburg.

What are the travel restrictions for Salzburg, Austria if I'm coming from Bologna, Italy by bus?

Travel between Bologna, Italy and Salzburg, Austria by bus is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Austria from Italy?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Austria from Bologna?

Conditions of entry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Travellers vaccinated with the booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from providing a COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers who are vaccinated with a booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)

What are the safety rules to follow in Salzburg, Austria?

When traveling in Austria, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 1/16/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus between Bologna and Salzburg before traveling.

What restrictions are there on reentering Italy from Salzburg, Austria?

The restriction level for your return bus to Bologna, Italy from Salzburg is: Partially open.

Is my return bus into Bologna from Salzburg restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Italy from Salzburg?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Bologna, Italy?

The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 1/15/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Bologna from Salzburg closer to your date of departure here here.

How much do cheap buses to Salzburg from Bologna cost?

Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Bologna to Salzburg to cost as little as $42 (€35)  in the next 7 days.

How much is a bus ticket to Salzburg from Bologna?

The Bologna to Salzburg bus ticket price is on average $42 (€35)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next week.

What is the distance to Salzburg from Bologna by bus?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Bologna to Salzburg by bus to be approximately 242 miles (390 km).

What is the Bologna to Salzburg bus travel time?

The bus time from Bologna to Salzburg is on average 11 h 50 min  for the 242 miles (390 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Bologna and Salzburg by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What station does the bus from Bologna to Salzburg depart from? Which Salzburg bus station do I come into from Bologna?

When departing from Bologna, you have various bus station options to start your journey from including Bologna, Autostazione, Bologna, Piaza XX Settembre and Bologna, Imola highway exit. When arriving in Salzburg, you can end your journey in bus stations like Salzburg, Lastenstrasse / Weiserhofstraße, Salzburg, PR Süd and Salzburg, Rainerstraße (Austria Trend Hotel Europa).

Omio customers book a bus from Bologna Centrale   to Salzburg, Lastenstrasse / Weiserhofstraße   most frequently for this route.

Where is the departure bus station in Bologna located? Where is the arrival bus station in Salzburg located?

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Bologna Centrale, which is located around 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Salzburg, Lastenstrasse / Weiserhofstraße, located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city center.

Which bus providers should I travel with from Bologna to Salzburg?

Take the Bologna to Salzburg bus with Flixbus. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus providers for the route from Bologna to Salzburg as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

What time is the earliest bus from Bologna to Salzburg? What time is the last bus from Bologna to Salzburg?

The earliest bus departing from Bologna to Salzburg leaves at 5: 45 AM. The last bus departing from Bologna to Salzburg leaves at 10: 25 PM. You can find the latest Bologna to Salzburg bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How early should I buy Bologna to Salzburg bus tickets to get the best deals?

If you buy the Bologna to Salzburg bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $42 (€35). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses to Salzburg from Bologna. Look out for bus tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.