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Overview: Train from Bologna to Salzburg

distanceDistance242 miles (390 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 4 min
priceAverage train ticket price$49 (€41)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesÖBB, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | Nightjet or Trenitalia

Trains from Bologna to Salzburg cover the 242 miles (390 km) long trip taking on average 7 h 4 min with our travel partners like ÖBB, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | Nightjet or Trenitalia. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $49 (€41), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $45 (€38). Travelers depart most frequently from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.

Train companies: Trenitalia and ÖBB from Bologna to Salzburg trains

You can travel by train from Bologna to Salzburg with Trenitalia and ÖBB for as low as $45 (€38). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Trenitalia
ÖBB

Enjoy the train ride to Salzburg from Bologna with Trenitalia, Italy’s main provider of train services throughout the country with an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The company's flagship trains are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca that can travel at speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh). Trenitalia also operates intercity, regional and night trains. Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In many cases, Trenitalia trains also provide barrier-free access.

Trenitalia tickets from Bologna to Salzburg are available on Omio, and you can find the best deals for them in just a few steps. Trenitalia offers three different ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. Trenitalia also has discount and loyalty cards for qualified travelers, which you can use on Omio. When traveling on a Trenitalia train from Bologna to Salzburg, you can expect to travel 242 miles (390 km). Check Trenitalia’s train times and tickets for the Bologna to Salzburg journey and buy your cheap ticket on Omio today!

    Trenitalia's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Bologna to Salzburg are the following:

    • 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

    Travel Tips: Trains from Bologna to Salzburg

    Travel by train 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.
    FAQs

    What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train between Bologna and Salzburg?

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

    Is international entry into Salzburg from Bologna restricted?

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

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

    Entry Requirements:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

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

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

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

    The above information was last checked on 12/9/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Salzburg from Bologna closer to your date of departure here

    What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Italy from Salzburg, Austria?

    The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Salzburg to Bologna is: Partially open

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Italy from Austria?

    Reentry to Italy 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?

    What are the requirements?

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
    • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
    • 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:

    • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask: Mandatory

    Last checked on 12/9/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Bologna from Salzburg here.

    What is the price of the cheapest train from Bologna to Salzburg?

    Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Salzburg from Bologna for the next 7 days starting from $45 (€38)  one way.

    How much does it cost to take a train from Bologna to Salzburg?

    If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Bologna to Salzburg train to cost on average $49 (€41)  one way.

    How far is it from Bologna to Salzburg by train?

    The distance from Bologna to Salzburg by train is approximately 242 miles (390 km).

    How long is the train to Salzburg from Bologna?

    The train time from Bologna to Salzburg is on average 7 h 4 min  for the 242 miles (390 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Bologna and Salzburg by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    When traveling by train from Bologna to Salzburg, which train station in Bologna do I depart from and which train station in Salzburg do I arrive in?

    When taking a train from Bologna, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Bologna Centrale and Bologna Borgo Panigale. When you arrive in Salzburg, your train can arrive in train stations including Salzburg Hbf, Salzburg Aigen and Salzburg Aiglhof.

    Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Bologna Centrale   to Salzburg Hbf.

    Where do I find the Bologna train station to Salzburg? Where is the Salzburg train station?

    Passengers board the train 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 train at Salzburg Hbf, located 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from the city center.

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

    For the trip from Bologna to Salzburg you can take a train with ÖBB, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | Nightjet or Trenitalia. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Bologna and Salzburg on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

    How many train services per day are there between Bologna and Salzburg?

    On average, there are 3 trains a day from Bologna to Salzburg. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

    When does the first train depart from Bologna to Salzburg? When does the last train depart from Bologna to Salzburg?

    The first Bologna to Salzburg train departs at 6: 45 AM   and the last train from Bologna to Salzburg leaves at 10: 45 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Bologna to Salzburg on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

    How early should I purchase train tickets to Salzburg from Bologna to score the best deals?

    If you book a train ticket from Bologna to Salzburg within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $49 (€41) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Bologna to Salzburg are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Bologna
    Salzburg
    Bologna Centrale is the most popular Bologna railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Bologna for your trip to Salzburg.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +39 892021
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 21: 00
    Public transit options for Bologna Centrale
    Bus lines: 21, 25, 30, 36, 61, 62, 77, BLQ
    Monorail lines: Marconi Express
    Train lines: FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, R, Italo, ÖBB EC, EN