The cheapest trains from Salzburg to Bologna

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Cheapest

$86

Average

$107

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 Salzburg to Bologna will cost around $ 107 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 86.

Cheapest
08:15AMSalzburg Hbf8h04 04:19PMBologna Centrale
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$861One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:56AMSalzburg Hbf7h14 02:10PMBologna Centrale
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$981One-way
2nd Cheapest
12:15PMSalzburg Hbf8h01 08:16PMBologna Centrale
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$981One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:46AMSalzburg Hbf7h24 02:10PMBologna Centrale
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$981One-way
12:56PMSalzburg Hbf7h20 08:16PMBologna Centrale
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$1101One-way

Timetable Salzburg to Bologna

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06:46AMSalzburg Hbf7h24 02:10PMBologna Centrale
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06:56AMSalzburg Hbf7h14 02:10PMBologna Centrale
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08:15AMSalzburg Hbf8h04 04:19PMBologna Centrale
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08:56AMSalzburg Hbf7h23 04:19PMBologna Centrale
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12:15PMSalzburg Hbf8h01 08:16PMBologna Centrale
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12:56PMSalzburg Hbf7h20 08:16PMBologna Centrale
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12:56PMSalzburg Hbf7h20 08:16PMBologna Centrale
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Tue
Oct 19
$86Deutsche Bahn with connection
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Wed
Oct 20
$43ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
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Thu
Oct 21
$43ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
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Fri
Oct 22
$98Deutsche Bahn with connection
$49Flixbus
Sat
Oct 23
$110ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
$47Flixbus
Mon
Oct 25
$49Deutsche Bahn with connection
$47Flixbus
Tue
Oct 26
$43ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
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Wed
Oct 27
$43ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
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Thu
Oct 28
$49Deutsche Bahn with connection
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Fri
Oct 29
$61Deutsche Bahn with connection
$77Flixbus
Sat
Oct 30
$98Deutsche Bahn with connection
$53Flixbus

The fastest trains from Salzburg to Bologna

Showing times and prices for Oct 19

Fastest Journey

7 h 14 m

Average

7 h 32 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

390 km

It's difficult to get from Salzburg to Bologna without transferring at least once.

Fastest
06:56AMSalzburg Hbf7h14 02:10PMBologna Centrale
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$981One-way
2nd Fastest
12:56PMSalzburg Hbf7h20 08:16PMBologna Centrale
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$1101One-way
2nd Fastest
12:56PMSalzburg Hbf7h20 08:16PMBologna Centrale
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$1331One-way
08:56AMSalzburg Hbf7h23 04:19PMBologna Centrale
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$1281One-way
06:46AMSalzburg Hbf7h24 02:10PMBologna Centrale
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$981One-way

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Train Information to Bologna from Salzburg

distanceDistance242 miles (390 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 14 min
priceAverage train ticket price$78 (€63)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB, Deutsche Bahn with connection or ÖBB | Nightjet

Trains from Salzburg to Bologna cover the 242 miles (390 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 14 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB, Deutsche Bahn with connection or ÖBB | Nightjet. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $43 (€35), but the average price of train tickets is $78 (€63). Travelers depart most frequently from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Bologna Centrale.

Train companies

ÖBB trains between Salzburg and Bologna

You can travel by train from Salzburg to Bologna with ÖBB for as low as $43 (€35). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

ÖBB

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

ÖBB tickets between Salzburg and Bologna are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect route with ÖBB between Salzburg and Bologna all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current ÖBB train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 242 miles (390 km) trip. You can also see relevant travel information for the ÖBB train, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Salzburg to Bologna routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best ÖBB Salzburg to Bologna train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the ÖBB train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Bologna with ÖBB!

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by ÖBB when booking your train tickets between Salzburg and Bologna due to the coronavirus:

    • 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

    Travel Tips

    Trains from Salzburg 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 Salzburg to Bologna.
    FAQs
    Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Salzburg and Bologna?

    Travel between Salzburg, Austria and Bologna, Italy by train is: Partially open.

    Can I enter Italy from Austria?

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

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

    Conditions of entry:

    • 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?

    All travelers in Italy must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

    The information above was last checked on 10/18/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Bologna from Salzburg as this information can change.

    Do I need to quarantine when I return to Austria from Bologna, Italy?

    Return travel from Italy to Austria is: Partially open.

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

    Entry into Austria is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

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

    Requirements for reentering:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

    What are the safety rules to follow in Salzburg, Austria?

    The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

    Last checked on 10/17/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Salzburg from Bologna.

    How much does a cheap train from Salzburg to Bologna cost?
    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Salzburg to Bologna to cost as little as $43 (€35)  in the next 7 days.
    What is the price of a train ticket to Bologna from Salzburg?
    The Salzburg to Bologna train ticket price is on average $78 (€63)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.
    What is the distance from Salzburg to Bologna by train?
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Bologna from Salzburg by train to be approximately 242 miles (390 km).
    What is the Salzburg to Bologna train travel time?
    The Salzburg to Bologna train duration is on average 7 h 14 min, which is to be expected when traveling 242 miles (390 km) from Salzburg to Bologna. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
    What train station in Salzburg goes to Bologna? What train station do I come into Bologna from Salzburg?

    Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Salzburg Hbf   to Bologna Centrale.

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

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Salzburg Hbf, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Bologna Centrale, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center.

    Which train providers can get me from Salzburg to Bologna?
    For the best Salzburg to Bologna train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB, Deutsche Bahn with connection or ÖBB | Nightjet. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Salzburg and Bologna to compare what amenities they may offer.
    How many trains per day are there from Salzburg to Bologna?
    The average number of trains departing Salzburg for Bologna is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    What are the first and last departure train times from Salzburg to Bologna?
    You can take the first train from Salzburg to Bologna at 4: 46 AM. The last train from Salzburg to Bologna that you can take departs at 10: 15 AM. Omio shows you the latest train from Salzburg to Bologna schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
    How far in advance should I purchase train tickets between Salzburg and Bologna for the best deals?
    If you buy the Salzburg to Bologna train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $78 (€63). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Salzburg and Bologna. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Salzburg
    Bologna
    The major railway station for departures from Salzburg is Salzburg Hbf. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Salzburg Hbf for your journey to Bologna from Salzburg.