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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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6 h 36 m
6 h 41 m
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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.
|Distance||251 miles (405 km)|
|Average train duration||6 h 42 min|
|Average train ticket price||$87 (€78)|
|Train providers||Trenitalia, 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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
Travel between Munich, Germany and Bologna, Italy by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Italy, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
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.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Bologna to Munich is: Partially open
Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
What are the requirements?
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
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.
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.
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