Munich to Bologna train

Cheap train tickets from Munich to Bologna

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68

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Munich to Bologna is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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01:34PMMunich Hbf6h42 08:16PMBologna Centrale
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07:34AMMunich Hbf6h36 02:10PMBologna Centrale
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08:09PMMunich Hbf9h34 05:43AMBologna Centrale
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Train schedule from Munich to Bologna

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Fastest train times from Munich to Bologna

Showing times and prices for Feb 06

Fastest Journey

6 h 36 m

Average

7 h 10 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

406 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Munich for Bologna every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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07:34AMMunich Hbf6h36 02:10PMBologna Centrale
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01:34PMMunich Hbf6h42 08:16PMBologna Centrale
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Overview: Train from Munich to Bologna

distanceDistance251 miles (405 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 36 min
priceAverage train ticket price$57 (€50)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesTrenitalia, 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 route taking on average 6 h 36 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 trip for as low as $32 (€28), but the average price of train tickets is $57 (€50). Travelers depart most frequently from München Hbf and arrive in Bologna Centrale.

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

Travel from Munich to Bologna from $32 (€28) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn, Frecciarossa and Trenitalia! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

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Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train from Munich to Bologna. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

    Trenitalia is not only Italy's national railroad company but also the country's largest train operator with an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed at which they travel. The company's flagship trains are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca. Trenitalia also operates intercity, regional and night trains. Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In most cases, the trains also provide barrier-free access.

    Find the perfect train to cover the 251 miles (405 km) long route between Munich and Bologna with Trenitalia. Trenitalia offers different fares like the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. You can even use Trenitalia discount cards on Omio. Make sure to look out for the latest offers from Trenitalia on Omio to score special deals! Check out the current Trenitalia schedule and book a cheap train to Bologna from Munich in just a few steps. On Omio you can find all the information you need for the Munich to Bologna route, such as departure and arrival times, train stations, number of stops, journey times and more.

      Step on board a Frecciarossa train and relax as you travel across Italy. Trenitalia’s Frecciarossa high-speed trains make about 200 connections across Italy per day, including major destinations like Rome, Florence, Milan, Venice and Naples. These trains reach speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh), so you can travel 251 miles (405 km) from Munich to Bologna quickly on a Frecciarossa high-speed train. There are four different classes to choose from: Standard, Premium, Business, and Executive. All Frecciarossa classes provide free WiFi access, power outlets, air conditioning, bathrooms, luggage storage, onboard entertainment, and restaurant and bar services to passengers.

      We show you the latest Frecciarossa train schedule for the Munich to Bologna route, so you can select the best times for your upcoming trip. You can find other travel information on Omio for this route, such as departure and arrival train stations, journey times, number of stops, and cheap fares. You can select from three ticket types: Super Economy, Economy, and Base. Once you’ve picked your ticket, book a cheap train between Munich and Bologna with us today and enjoy your journey with Trenitalia’s Frecciarossa!

        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 Tips: 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

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

        Can I enter Italy from Germany?

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

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

        Conditions of entry:

        • There are no current restrictions

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

        All travelers in Italy must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

        The information above was last checked on 1/9/23. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Munich and Bologna as this information can change.

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

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

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

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

        What are the requirements?

        • There are no current restrictions

        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 1/24/23. 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.

        Train tickets to Bologna from Munich for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $32 (€28)  one way in the next 7 days.
        The Munich to Bologna train ticket price is on average $57 (€50)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.
        The distance to Bologna from Munich by train is approximately 251 miles (405 km).
        While the time it takes to travel 251 miles (405 km) between Munich and Bologna can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Munich to Bologna train journey time is on average 6 h 36 min.

        Some of the Munich train stations to Bologna you can start your journey from include München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Bologna include Bologna Centrale, Bologna Borgo Panigale and Bologna Mazzini.

        When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from München Hbf   and arriving in Bologna Centrale.

        Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from München Hbf and need to travel around 2.3 miles (3.7 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

        Passengers arriving in Bologna most often arrive at Bologna Centrale and need to travel around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from this train station to the city center.

        For the trip from Munich to Bologna you can take a train with Trenitalia, ÖBB | Nightjet, Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Frecciarossa, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or Frecciargento. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Bologna from Munich on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
        Yes, you can find a direct train between Munich and Bologna with Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or ÖBB | Nightjet  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
        The earliest train for this trip departs from Munich at 8: 34 AM. The last train leaves from Munich at 8: 34 AM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Munich to Bologna and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
        If you purchase the Munich to Bologna train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $57 (€50). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Munich to Bologna. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

        Important Stations and Airports for this connection

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        Bologna
        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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        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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