The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Bologna to Munich is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 4 trains that leave Bologna for Munich every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||251 miles (405 km)|
|Average train duration||6 h 35 min|
|Average train ticket price||$105 (€93)|
|Train providers||ÖBB | Euro City (EC), Trenitalia, ÖBB | Nightjet, Deutsche Bahn, Frecciarossa or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Bologna to Munich cover the 251 miles (405 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 35 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | Euro City (EC), Trenitalia, ÖBB | Nightjet, Deutsche Bahn, Frecciarossa or Deutsche Bahn with connection. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $105 (€93), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $67 (€60). Travelers depart most frequently from Bologna Centrale and arrive in München Hbf.
Find the best trains to Munich from Bologna with Omio's travel partners Trenitalia, Deutsche Bahn and Frecciarossa from $67 (€60). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Bologna to Munich train.
Travelers planning a trip over the Alps to Bavaria from Emilia-Romagna can use direct international rail services from Bologna to Munich as a comfortable and scenic alternative to a flight. There are direct trains seven days a week, taking around six hours and 40 minutes to reach the German city. Departure times include early and late morning and mid-afternoon options. Indirect connections with one change in transit increase daily travel options.
German state railway Deutsche Bahn provides all the direct trains from Bologna to Munich, with some services run in partnership with Austrian operator OBB Euro City. Indirect services with one change en route involve taking Italo departures from Bologna and changing to Deutsche Bahn trains at Verona Porta Nuova or Bolzano .
The Deutsche Bahn late morning service from Bologna is the fastest connection on the 316-mile route through the Alps to Munich, taking six hours and 37 minutes. Other direct trains take up to four minutes longer. The quickest indirect connections are the Italo and Deutsche Bahn routes via Bolzano or Verona, taking six hours and 52 minutes to complete the trip .
Deutsche Bahn operates three daily direct trains to Munich from Bologna Central on weekdays with two direct services at weekends. In addition, there are two daily indirect departures requiring one change of train en route. Departure times for direct services include early morning, late morning and, on weekdays only, mid-afternoon departures.
Departure train station: Bologna Centrale station is situated on the northern side of the city center, connected by numerous local bus routes with stops in front of the concourse. Passenger facilities at the station include luggage storage lockers, a pharmacy, cafe-bars, food stores, and a bicycle rental point.
Arrival train station: All services terminate at Munich Hauptbahnhof. The main rail hub in Bavaria, Munich Hauptbahnhof is located in the center of the city, with regular connections across Munich on S-Bahn and U-Bahn trains. The spacious station concourse offers numerous cafes, bakeries, supermarkets, gift stores, and luggage storage facilities.
When departing from Bologna, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Bologna Centrale, Bologna Borgo Panigale and Bologna S. Vitale. When arriving in Munich, you can end your trip in train stations like München Hbf, München Flughafen Terminal and München Ost.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Bologna Centrale, which is located around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at München Hbf, located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre.
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