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Train Information from Munich to Bologna

distanceDistance251 miles (405 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 36 min
priceAverage train ticket price$73 (€58)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn, Trenitalia, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB or Frecciarossa

Trains from Munich to Bologna cover the 251 miles (405 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 36 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Trenitalia, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB or Frecciarossa. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $73 (€58), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $47 (€38). Travelers depart most frequently from München Hbf and arrive in Bologna Centrale.

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Munich to Bologna with ÖBB, Trenitalia and Deutsche Bahn

You can travel by train between Munich and Bologna with ÖBB, Trenitalia and Deutsche Bahn for as low as $47 (€38). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

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ÖBB is Austria's main train company and offers the following different ticket types for your next trip between Munich and Bologna by train: Standard Ticket, Comfort-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene Comfort-Ticket.

Save time and money by searching for and booking your ÖBB train between Munich and Bologna online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest ÖBB train from Munich to Bologna, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current ÖBB train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 251 miles (405 km) journey from Munich to Bologna as well as ticket information for the train (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap train ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains from Munich to Bologna, you can check straight away if the ÖBB ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Buy your official ÖBB Munich to Bologna train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

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

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • ÖBB has granted goodwill arrangements for tickets bought until March 15, 2020.
    • National ÖBB: Tickets valid until June 1, 2020, can be refunded as a voucher
    • International ÖBB: Ticket refunds depend on the current entry regulations set by the government of the destination country
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

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

Is international entry into Bologna from Munich restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 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 required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 9/23/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Munich and Bologna closer to your date of departure here

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

Return travel from Italy to Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Munich from Bologna?

Entry into 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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

Last checked on 9/24/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Munich from Bologna.

How much do cheap train tickets from Munich to Bologna cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Munich to Bologna to cost as little as $47 (€38)  in the next 7 days.
How much is the train from Munich to Bologna on average?
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Munich to Bologna train to cost on average $73 (€58)  one way.
How far is Munich to Bologna by train?
The train distance from Munich to Bologna is around 251 miles (405 km).
How many hours is the train time from Munich to Bologna?
The Munich to Bologna train duration is on average 6 h 36 min, which is to be expected when traveling 251 miles (405 km) to Bologna from Munich. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, 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?

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

Where is the Munich train station located? Where is the Bologna train station located?

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

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

Which train providers can take me to Bologna from Munich?
When taking a train from Munich to Bologna, you can count on Deutsche Bahn, Trenitalia, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB or Frecciarossa for the best way to get you to Bologna. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Munich to Bologna and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Can I find a direct train from Munich to Bologna?
Yes, you can find a direct train to Bologna from Munich with Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | Euro City (EC)  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
What time is the earliest train from Munich to Bologna? What time is the last train from Munich to Bologna?
You can take the first train from Munich to Bologna at 5: 34 AM. The last train from Munich to Bologna that you can take departs at 11: 33 AM. Omio shows you the latest train from Munich to Bologna schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
When should I purchase the Munich to Bologna train for the best deals on tickets?
You can find trains between Munich and Bologna to cost on average $73 (€58) 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 route. You’ll see tickets for the Munich to Bologna train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines U1, U2, U4, U5, U7, U8<br>Bus lines 58<br>Tram lines 16, 17, 20, 21, 22
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
München Ost
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