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Train Information from Bologna to Bolzano

distanceDistance138 miles (222 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 39 min
priceAverage train ticket price$23 (€18)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn, Frecciargento, Regionale Veloce, Regionale, Italo or Trenitalia

Trains from Bologna to Bolzano cover the 138 miles (222 km) long route taking on average 2 h 39 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Frecciargento, Regionale Veloce, Regionale, Italo or Trenitalia. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $16 (€13), but the average price of train tickets is $23 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Bolzano-Bozen.

Train companies

Train between Bologna and Bolzano with Italo, Trenitalia and Deutsche Bahn

Find the best trains between Bologna and Bolzano with Omio's travel partners Italo, Trenitalia and Deutsche Bahn from $16 (€13). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

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Italo

Are you making plans to travel between Bologna and Bolzano? Why not take a train with Trenitalia? Omio can show you current Trenitalia train times, tickets, travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Bologna to Bolzano trains all in one place. On the Trenitalia train, you can expect to travel 138 miles (222 km) between Bologna and Bolzano. If you use the Omio app to search for trains between Bologna and Bolzano, you can quickly see if the Trenitalia ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you have found your perfect one-way Trenitalia train from Bologna to Bolzano, book your cheap train tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!

    These are Trenitalia's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from Bologna to Bolzano:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Refund or voucher policy
    • In the case of Trenitalia cancellations, the customer will be contacted directly. If the customer does not intend to travel, they can still obtain a full refund by submitting a cancellation request (relevant special conditions might apply) by filling in a request form for an electronic credit here: https://reclami-e-suggerimenti.trenitalia.com/rimborsi/en/Anagrafica.aspx
    • Alternatively, the customer can request a refund for the payment method they used at the time of purchase by contacting a Trenitalia ticket office and presenting the communication received. Find the refund request form for regional trains here: https://www.trenitalia.com/content/dam/tcom/allegati/trenitalia/in_regione/Modulo_Indennit%C3%A0_Rimborsi_Coronavirus_posta_mail.pdf.
    • For further information and cancellation procedures go to the Trenitalia website: https://www.trenitalia.com/en/info_contacts/refund-for-journey-cancellation.html Or in Italian here: https://www.trenitalia.com/it/informazioni/rimborso-per-rinuncia-al-viaggio-febbraio-2020.html

    Trains from Bologna to Bolzano

    There’s no time like the present to book your train ticket from Bologna to Bolzano, the ancient Etruscan refuge in the Alps! Trains from Bologna to Bolzano depart every day of the week, most making the 171-mile (276 km) journey straight north without connections or stops. Other itineraries to Bolzano may include stops at Verona Porta Nuova or brief stops in Poggio Rusco. With more than two dozen departures daily from Bologna, you’re sure to find a trip that fits your schedule!

    Bologna to Bolzano Train Time: Daily Departures

    Trains to Bolzano depart from Bologna Centrale every day of the week, beginning as early as just after 5 a.m., and continuing throughout the day, sometimes with as many as three departures per hour! More than two dozen trains will leave Bologna each day, with the last train departing around 8:15 p.m. While most of these departures will include nonstop itineraries, many will connect at Poggio Rusco or Verona Porta Nuova on their way to the stations in Bolzano.

    How long is the journey by train from Bologna to Bolzano?

    Your travel duration by train from Bolgna to Bolzano will vary depending on the route you choose and the connections your train makes as it heads north into the Alps. For example, if you leave around 8 a.m., your travel time could be a long as 6h, including a stop at Verona Porta Nuova and a connection to the Bolzano station at Kaiserau. However, if you depart 12h later on the same route, you could reach the Bolzano-Bozen station in as little as 2h 30min! It all depends on how flexible you are willing to be in booking your ticket to Bolzano.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Bologna to Bolzano?

    Departure Station: Bologna Centrale is located in the Piazza Medaglie d'Oro, on the northern edge of the city center, and is one of the busiest stations in Italy, with approximately 800 trains passing through each day. You can reach the station from the local airport in only a few minutes by way of the Marconi Express monorail. This station provides many services to passengers, including plenty of shopping and dining opportunities along with a currency exchange office, car rentals, and a ticket office. An automated ticket kiosk is also available for traveler convenience.

    Arrival Stations: The primary rail station in Bolzano, Bolzano-Bozen is positioned on the southeastern corner of the city center in the Piazza della Stazione, also called the "banhofplatz". With only six tracks, services at this station are limited to a café and newsstand, along with a ticket office. Bolzano-Bozen, like most train stations in Italy, is managed by the Rete Ferroviaria Italiana. Expect most services at this station, and in Bolzano generally, to be conducted in both the Italian and German languages. Bolzano Sud is a relatively new stop on the outskirts of Bolzano. It is a very small stop, more generally used for commercial purposes, and does not offer any substantive services at this time. One other possible arrival point is Kaiserau, a transit station north of Bolzano which some trains from Bologna will terminate at. Local taxis and buses are available to bring passengers back into the city of Bolzano, or to other points north in Austria.

    Which train companies travel from Bologna to Bolzano?

    Trenitalia, a subsidiary of Ferrovie dello Stato (FS), the state-owned Italian rail company, is the sole inter-city provider of rail services between Bologna and Bolzano. Trenitalia offers daily service from Bologna to Bolzano, with more than two dozen departures every day of the week. Trains begin departing Bologna around 5 a.m., with the final departure leaving the station at about 8:15 p.m. These trains make the journey north on both nonstop and connecting routes, with stops including Verona Porta Nuova and sometimes also Poggio Rusco.

    Trentalia trains from Bologna to Bolzano

    Trenitalia trains operate from Bologna to Bolzano, sometimes in conjunction with FrecciaArgento. Trenitalia offers second-class seating on its trains which includes bistro dining options, ample storage room, and comfortable cloth armchairs for the ride north to Bolzano. Tickets are only valid on the train for which they were purchased. Trenitalia places no size or weight restrictions on its passengers’ luggage, so long as that luggage does not block the aisles and walkways. On national routes, this includes bicycles, which may be brought on board at no cost as long as they can be folded neatly or disassembled and placed in travel bags in the luggage area. Passengers with reduced mobility may receive special assistance at the stations or on the trains as provided by the Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (RFI).

    Train Bologna to Bolzano: Services on Board

    When traveling from Bologna to Bolzano, your Trenitalia train may include service by FrecciaArgento. In this case you will have a choice between first- and second-class seating, with both classes including armchairs and bistro dining options.  The FrecciaArgento service offers Economy and Base fares. Economy fares allow a single change to be made before the scheduled time of departure, while Base fares allow more flexibility for changes or cancellations up to the time of departure.

    How to find cheap train tickets from Bologna to Bolzano?

    Here are a few tips for finding cheap tickets from Bologna to Bolzano. First, be flexible in your planning. Consider leaving at different times of the day or on different days of the week. This can often make a difference in the price you pay. Second, try to book as early as you can so as to avoid higher prices during peak travel times. Booking early will also provide you with plenty of time if you need to make a change or cancel a trip. Waiting until the last moment often means such changes will cost you! Lastly, always look at the big picture and consider all of your options in booking. Is there a train that takes a little longer getting to Bolzano? Is there a route that includes more connections? Very often, those are the cheaper trains to book a ride on! With these tips in mind, you’ll soon be saving money like a pro!

    Travel Tips

    Trains from Bologna to Bolzano
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    FAQs
    How much do cheap train tickets from Bologna to Bolzano cost?
    Train tickets to Bolzano from Bologna for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $16 (€13)  one way in the next 7 days.
    How much is a train ticket to Bolzano from Bologna?
    The Bologna to Bolzano train ticket price is on average $23 (€18)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.
    How far is Bolzano from Bologna by train?
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Bologna to Bolzano by train to be approximately 138 miles (222 km).
    How many hours is the train time from Bologna to Bolzano?
    On average the Bologna to Bolzano train time is 2 h 39 min  covering the 138 miles (222 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
    When traveling by train from Bologna to Bolzano, which train station in Bologna do I depart from and which train station in Bolzano do I arrive in?

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Bologna Centrale   and arrive in Bolzano-Bozen.

    Where is the train station in Bologna to go to Bolzano? Where is the train station in Bolzano located?

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Bologna Centrale and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to this train station.

    Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Bolzano-Bozen and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city center in Bolzano.

    What train companies offer a service from Bologna to Bolzano?
    For the trip from Bologna to Bolzano you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn, Frecciargento, Regionale Veloce, Regionale, Italo or Trenitalia. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Bolzano from Bologna on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    When can I take the first train from Bologna to Bolzano? When can I take the last train for the day?
    You can take the earliest train from Bologna to Bolzano at 5: 45 AM   or take the last train from Bologna to Bolzano leaving at 6: 05 PM. Look for the latest Bologna to Bolzano train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
    How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Bologna to Bolzano to get the best deals?
    You can find trains to Bolzano from Bologna to cost on average $23 (€18) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Bologna to Bolzano train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Bologna
    Bolzano
    Bologna Centrale
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