The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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4 h 29 m
4 h 29 m
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Of the 3 trains that leave Bologna for Merano every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||150 miles (242 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 29 min|
|Average train ticket price||$31 (€29)|
|Train providers||Frecciargento, Italo, Regionale, Regionale Veloce or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Bologna to Merano cover the 150 miles (242 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 29 min with our travel partners like Frecciargento, Italo, Regionale, Regionale Veloce or Deutsche Bahn. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $31 (€29), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $31 (€29). Travelers depart most frequently from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Merano Meran.
You can travel by train between Bologna and Merano with Italo and Deutsche Bahn for as low as $31 (€29). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train from Bologna to Merano. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Italo is a brand of high-speed trains from the Italian train company Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (NTV) offering regular services to popular cities around Italy, such as Rome, Naples, Florence and Milan. Among its fleet of trains are the Italo AGV 575, the premier high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), and the Italo EVO, an eco-friendly train that can reach speeds up to 150 mph (250 km/h). You can choose from the following Italo ticket types when purchasing tickets to Merano from Bologna: Low Cost, Economy, and Flex. Italo offers four different class options: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Standard services in all Italo trains include bathrooms, free WiFi, power outlets, reclining leather seats, footrests, snack machines and Italo Live (free onboard entertainment featuring a selection of films, music and games). While some amenities may differ based on the class option booked, each train car is modernly equipped with a high level of comfort.
When taking a train from Bologna, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Bologna Centrale, Bologna Borgo Panigale and Bologna Mazzini. When you arrive in Merano, your train can arrive in train stations including Merano Meran, Meran Untermais Merano-Maia Bassa and Merano-maia Bassa.
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Bologna Centrale to Merano Meran.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Bologna Centrale and travel around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from the city center to this train station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Merano Meran and need to travel approximately 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the train station to the city center in Merano.
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