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Cheap train tickets from Munich to Bologna

Showing times and prices for May 18

Cheapest

$77

Average

$86

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.

The average ticket from Munich to Bologna will cost around $ 86 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 77.

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07:34AMMunich Hbf6h36 02:10PMBologna Centrale
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$771One-way
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01:34PMMunich Hbf6h42 08:16PMBologna Centrale
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$771One-way
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09:34AMMunich Hbf6h45 04:19PMBologna Centrale
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$771One-way
01:34PMMunich Hbf6h42 08:16PMBologna Centrale
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Train schedule from Munich to Bologna

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07:34AMMunich Hbf6h36 02:10PMBologna Centrale
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09:34AMMunich Hbf6h45 04:19PMBologna Centrale
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01:34PMMunich Hbf6h42 08:16PMBologna Centrale
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01:34PMMunich Hbf6h42 08:16PMBologna Centrale
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Wed
May 18
$77Deutsche Bahn
$32Flixbus
$116Eurowings
Thu
May 19
$77Deutsche Bahn
$32Flixbus
$496Air Dolomiti
Fri
May 20
$77Deutsche Bahn
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$353Air Dolomiti
Sat
May 21
$99Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$350Air Dolomiti
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May 22
$88Deutsche Bahn
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$309Lufthansa
Mon
May 23
$77Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$251Air Dolomiti
Tue
May 24
$77ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
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$251Air Dolomiti
Wed
May 25
$77Deutsche Bahn
$43Flixbus
$127Eurowings
Thu
May 26
$99Deutsche Bahn
$61Flixbus
$350Air Dolomiti
Fri
May 27
$77Deutsche Bahn
$41Flixbus
$116Eurowings
Sat
May 28
$77Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$251Air Dolomiti
Sun
May 29
$77Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$251Air Dolomiti
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May 30
$55Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$249Eurowings
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May 31
$55Deutsche Bahn
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$251Air Dolomiti
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Jun 1
$55Deutsche Bahn
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Jun 2
$66Deutsche Bahn
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Fri
Jun 3
$77Deutsche Bahn
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$251Air Dolomiti
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Jun 4
$99Deutsche Bahn
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$350Air Dolomiti
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Jun 5
$77Deutsche Bahn
$61Flixbus
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Jun 6
$77Deutsche Bahn
$49Flixbus
$211Air Dolomiti

Fastest train times from Munich to Bologna

Showing times and prices for May 18

Fastest Journey

6 h 36 m

Average

6 h 41 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

406 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Munich for Bologna every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 406 km distance in an average of 6 h 41 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 6 h 36 m .

The slowest trains will take 6 h 45 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

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07:34AMMunich Hbf6h36 02:10PMBologna Centrale
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$771One-way
01:34PMMunich Hbf6h42 08:16PMBologna Centrale
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$1111One-way
01:34PMMunich Hbf6h42 08:16PMBologna Centrale
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$771One-way
09:34AMMunich Hbf6h45 04:19PMBologna Centrale
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$771One-way

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Overview: Train from Munich to Bologna

distanceDistance251 miles (405 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 42 min
priceAverage train ticket price$87 (€78)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersTrenitalia, ÖBB | Nightjet, Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Frecciarossa, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or Frecciargento

Trains from Munich to Bologna cover the 251 miles (405 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 42 min with our travel partners like Trenitalia, ÖBB | Nightjet, Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Frecciarossa, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or Frecciargento. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $77 (€70), but the average price of train tickets is $87 (€78). Travelers depart most frequently from München Hbf and arrive in Bologna Centrale.

Train providers: Trenitalia, Deutsche Bahn and Frecciarossa from Munich to Bologna trains

Find the best trains to Bologna from Munich with Omio's travel partners Trenitalia, Deutsche Bahn and Frecciarossa from $77 (€70). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

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Trenitalia is Italy’s national railroad company providing services across the whole country, giving you ample opportunity to discover the beauty and culture of Italy. Trenitalia’s fleet of trains include its high-speed trains Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca as well as intercity, regional and night trains. Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard services on long-distance routes, and, in most cases, there is barrier-free access on Trenitalia trains.

Taking a train with Trenitalia is a great way to travel between Munich and Bologna, and Omio can show you the best times and tickets available for the 251 miles (405 km) long train trip. Trenitalia offers different fares for the Munich to Bologna route with ticket options like Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria. You can even apply Trenitalia discount cards on Omio at the time of purchasing tickets. Simply check the current Trenitalia train schedule, compare the cheapest, fastest, or earliest routes from Munich to Bologna, and buy your cheap Trenitalia train ticket on Omio easily and securely today.

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by Trenitalia when booking your train tickets from Munich to Bologna due to the coronavirus:

    • 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 Munich to Bologna

    It takes an average journey time of 6-7 hours with Munich-Bologna-Bologna trains to move from the German city to the Italian city. At least 8 trains, between direct and indirect, cover the distance with a variable frequency in the various time slots of the day. The first train leaves Munich station at 07:34 and the last leaves at 13:35.

    Which railway companies travel from Munich to Bologna?

    The railway companies that organise the Munich-Bavaria-Bologna train route are OBB, DB and DB associated with Italo. Departure is always from Munich Hbf station and arrival at Bologna Central Station. The DB company organizes both direct and exchange trips and OBB only direct trips with EuroCity.

    How long is the train from Munich to Bologna?

    The fastest arriving Munich-Bologna train takes 6 hours and 36 minutes, the company that organises it is DB. The one that requires a longer journey time takes 8 hours and 52 minutes: in this case the route is organized by DB and Italo associate. The maximum concentration of departures is at 11:35 when 5 options are available: the fastest takes 7 hours and 21 minutes to make the trip.

    How many trains are there in Munich-Bologna?

    The route is run by 8 trains per day. There are five direct journeys and three involve a change. On weekends departures increase by a few units: in total there are about 70 weekly departures. In indirect transfers, the change can take place at the railway station of Verona Porta Nuova or at that of Padua.

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

    Munich railway station: the main airport of the city is a modern five-storey structure, two of which are used as parking. The station is served by bus 58, metro lines such as U1 and U2 and trams 16 and 22. Snacks, toilets and shops are available.

    Bologna train station: Buses 27 and 25 take you to the city centre in 10 minutes. In the airport elevators and escalators connect the different levels. Ticket machines and counters, lost property office, information office, first aid, shops and toilets are available.

    Train tickets from Munich to Bologna: when to book to save $

    Time Price Savings
    1 week earlier 38 €
    3 weeks earlier 28 €36%
    2 months earlier 31 €23%
    3 months earlier 38 €0%


    Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Munich - Bologna. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

    The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

    • Buying your train ticket from Munich - Bologna 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 36% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
    • If you book a ticket Munich - Bologna with 2 months in advance you save up to about 23% compared to the initial price.
    • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 0%.
    • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Munich to Bologna

    Travel by train to Bologna 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 Munich to Bologna.
    FAQs

    Is cross-border travel by train between Munich, Germany and Bologna, Italy allowed?

    Travel between Munich, Germany and Bologna, Italy by train is: Partially open.

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

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

    Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Italy from Munich?

    Conditions of entry:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
    • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

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

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

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

    The information above was last checked on 5/16/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Bologna from Munich before traveling.

    Are there restrictions on returning to Germany from Italy by train?

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

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

    Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

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

    What are the requirements?

    • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

    What are the safety rules to follow in Munich, Germany?

    The government of Germany 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 5/16/22. 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 Munich from Bologna here.

    How much are cheap trains to Bologna from Munich?

    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Munich to Bologna trains for as little as $77 (€70)  in the next 7 days.

    How much is a train ticket to Bologna from Munich?

    In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $87 (€78)  for a train ticket to Bologna from Munich.

    How many miles is it from Munich to Bologna by train?

    You should expect to travel around 251 miles (405 km)  from Munich to Bologna by train.

    How long is the train ride to Bologna from Munich?

    The train time to Bologna from Munich is on average 6 h 42 min  for the 251 miles (405 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Munich to Bologna by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

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

    There are a few train stations in Munich to start your route from including München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz. In Bologna you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Bologna Centrale, Bologna Borgo Panigale and Bologna Mazzini.

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from München Hbf   and arrive in Bologna Centrale.

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

    Passengers board the train most frequently from München Hbf, which is located around 2.3 miles (3.7 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Bologna Centrale, located 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city center.

    What train companies offer a service from Munich to Bologna?

    If you're looking for trains from Munich to Bologna, you can rely on Trenitalia, ÖBB | Nightjet, Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Frecciarossa, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or Frecciargento to get you to Bologna. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Munich to Bologna journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

    Are there any direct trains from Munich to Bologna?

    Yes, you can look for direct trains from Munich to Bologna with Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | Euro City (EC)  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.

    What are the first and last departure train times from Munich to Bologna?

    The earliest train for this trip departs from Munich at 5: 10 AM. The last train leaves from Munich at 7: 10 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Munich to Bologna and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

    How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Munich to Bologna to get the best deals?

    If you book a train ticket from Munich to Bologna within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $87 (€78) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Munich and Bologna are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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    München Hbf is the most popular Munich 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 Munich for your trip to Bologna.
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    Mon - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
    Public transit options for München Hbf
    U-Bahn lines: U1, U2, U4, U5, U7
    S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3, S4, S6, S7, S8
    Tram lines: 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
    Bus lines: 68, X98
    Train lines: ICE, RJ, NJ, IC, EC, RE, RB

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