The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Rome to Bolzano is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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4 h 58 m
4 h 58 m
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Of the 5 trains that leave Rome for Bolzano every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||322 miles (519 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 58 min|
|Average train ticket price||$57 (€52)|
|Train frequency||16 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 7 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Intercity Notte, Intercity, Frecciarossa, Frecciargento or Italo|
Trains from Rome to Bolzano cover the 322 miles (519 km) long route taking on average 4 h 58 min with our travel partners like Intercity Notte, Intercity, Frecciarossa, Frecciargento or Italo. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $32 (€29), but the average price of train tickets is $57 (€52). Travelers depart most frequently from Roma Termini and arrive in Bolzano-Bozen.
Find the best trains from Rome to Bolzano with Omio's travel partners Intercity, Italo and Frecciarossa from $32 (€29). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.
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 and are renowned for their comfort, speed and reduced environmental impact. Frecciarossa trains reach speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh), so you can travel 322 miles (519 km) quickly to Bolzano from Rome. When booking your Frecciarossa train from Rome to Bolzano, you can choose between four different classes: Standard, Premium, Business, and Executive. While each class offers different levels of comfort, all Frecciarossa classes provide free WiFi access, power outlets, air conditioning, bathrooms, luggage storage, onboard entertainment, and restaurant and bar services to passengers.
Prices for the Rome to Bolzano train start as low as $32 (€29) one-way on Omio. Simply check the latest Trenitalia Frecciarossa train schedule for your ideal departure and arrival times, choose between the Super Economy, Economy, and Base fares, and book your cheap train from Rome to Bolzano on Omio today!
Frecciarossa from Rome to Bolzano train information:
Located at the edge of the Dolomite mountain range in Northern Italy, Bolzano is an amazing city that is known for the 5,300-year-old Ice Man on display in the city’s Archeological Museum as well as its traditional Christmas market, castles and churches. Visitors can ride one of the three funiculars to the top of a nearby mountain to enjoy some amazing hiking and views of the vineyards below. Multiple trains complete the 322-mile (519 km) trip from Rome to Bolzano every day. The high-speed trains complete the journey in around 6h, while the InterCity and regional trains take an average of 9h to reach their destination.
About ten trains depart daily from Rome to Bolzano. Eight of the daily trains run daytime routes, departing every few hours between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. On most days of the week, three night trains are on the schedule, with two departing Rome around 10:30 p.m. and one leaving around 3 a.m. On Fridays and Saturdays, there is only one night train, and it departs around 11 p.m.
The fastest train route from Rome to Bolzano is completed by a one of the high-speed trains running a direct route between the cities; this train completes the journey in just under 5h. Other routes with high-speed trains take around 6h on average to complete journey, while routes with InterCity trains take about 9h to complete the same journey. Night trains can take well over 12h to reach their destination. All but two of the daytime trains require a transfer in Bologna, and a regional train always completes the Bologna-to-Bolzano leg of the trip after the transfer. On Fridays and Saturdays, the single night train runs directly between the cities, but on the other days of the week, the night trains require two transfers.
Departure train station: Almost all of the trains from Rome to Bolzano depart from Rome’s Termini Station. Termini Station is located in the heart of Rome, just a mile (1.8 km) from the Colosseum. It takes less than 5min to get from the Colosseum to Termini on the Metro’s Blue Line. Once at the station, passengers have access to everything they may need while waiting for the train, including train ticket offices, restrooms, restaurants, first-class lounges, shopping, travel and tourism offices, spas, car rental counters, disability assistance, and a luggage storage facility. The Metro’s Blue and Red Lines stop at Termini, and in the plaza outside the station you’ll find a hub for buses and taxi stands. In addition to Termini Station, one of the daytime trains and the overnight train departs from Triburtina Station. Triburtina is also located in Rome’s city center, just 2 miles (3.2 km) east of the Termini Station. The stations are connected by the Metro’s Blue Line, and it takes only 7min to travel between the stations using the Metro. Triburtina is also a major railway station and boasts most of the same amenities as Termini Station, although there is no luggage storage at Triburtina.
Arrival train station: All trains from Rome to Bolzano arrive at Bolzano’s Central Station. The station, also known as Bozen Station, is located directly in the city center, just a couple of blocks away from the Bolzano Cathedral. The station facilities include train ticket offices, a waiting area, restrooms, restaurants and shops, a newsstand and vending machines. Across from the train station is the city’s bus station, and taxis are almost always waiting outside the station.
Trenitalia is the train company that travels from Rome to Bolzano. Trenitalia operates its high-speed Frecciarossa and Frecciargento trains on about half of the routes between the cities, and Trenitalia’s InterCity and InterCity Night trains run on the other half of the routes. Only two of the daytime routes run directly from Rome to Bolzano; the rest require a transfer. The InterCity Night trains require two transfers (except for on Fridays and Saturdays, when there is one InterCity Night train that runs directly between the cities).
About a half-dozen high-speed Frecciarossa and Frecciargento trains are scheduled every day, departing every few hours between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Two of these routes run directly from Rome to Bolzano; the rest require one transfer. The high-speed trains take about 4h 58min to 6h 20min to complete the trip. Trenitalia’s InterCity trains operate two daily routes, both requiring one transfer and taking about 9h on average to reach their destination. On Fridays and Saturdays, one InterCity Night train is scheduled to run a direct route from Rome to Bolzano, taking just over 9h to complete the trip. The other days of the week, three Night trains are scheduled; two depart around 10:35 p.m. and one departs around 3 a.m., and all require two transfers. The 3 a.m. train takes about 12h 37min to complete the trip, which is the slowest of these routes.
The four classes of services offered by the high-speed Frecciarossa and Frecciargento trains are Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. These are newer, modern trains with air conditioning, restrooms, electrical outlets at each seat, and food service on the train. The InterCity trains offer Standard- and First-Class services and have comfortable seats and bistro service. The InterCity Night trains also offer comfortable sleeping options. On all of the Trenitalia trains, there are never luggage limits or charges. Bulky luggage should be stowed in the luggage area of each car, and smaller items can be kept on the racks above the seats or under the seats. Bicycles are treated as bulky luggage and must be folded and kept in a bag while on the train. One pet per passenger is allowed on board. Small pets traveling in a carrier compact enough to fit under the seat can ride for free. Dogs that are not kept in a travel carrier must be muzzled and leashed, but they are allowed in the passenger area; passengers must pay a small fee for leashed dogs. Services are available for persons with disabilities; it is recommended that passengers contact Trenitalia at least 48h before traveling to arrange for any special services needed.
Selecting an InterCity train for the journey is one of the easiest ways to get cheap tickets from Rome to Bolzano. The trip my take longer, but the ticket will cost about half the price as tickets for the high-speed trains. Trenitalia also offers discounts for groups traveling together, families, seniors (over 60 years old) and youth (ages 12 – 26). Being flexible with the days you can travel and purchasing your tickets in advance will also help you save money on your trip.
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:
When departing from Rome, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Roma Termini, Roma Tiburtina and Roma Trastevere. When arriving in Bolzano, you can end your route in train stations like Bolzano-Bozen, Bolzano Sud Bozen Sud and Bolzano, Stazione.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Roma Termini, which is located around 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Bolzano-Bozen, located 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre.
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