How to travel from Bologna to Salzburg

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Travel Information from Bologna to Salzburg

distanceDistance242 miles (390 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$40 - $76
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $40 (€36) • 11 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $76 (€68) • 7 h 4 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a bus or train to travel 242 miles (390 km) from Bologna to Salzburg. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 7 h 4 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $40 (€36). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Bologna to Salzburg.

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Travel between Bologna, Italy and Salzburg, Austria is: Fully open.

Can travelers from Italy enter Austria?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Salzburg from Bologna?

Conditions of entry into Austria:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Salzburg, Austria?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Austria has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 5/23/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Salzburg from Bologna.

Return travel to Bologna, Italy from Austria is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Italy from Austria?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Italy from Austria?

Requirements for reentering Italy:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Italy?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Italy to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Bologna, Italy was last verified on 5/26/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Bologna from Salzburg.

You can travel to Salzburg from Bologna 2 different ways: bus or train.

The cheapest way to get from Bologna to Salzburg is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $40 (€36) compared to other travel options to Salzburg:

Taking a bus is about $36 (€32) less than taking a train, which costs on average $76 (€68) for this trip.

The fastest way from Bologna to Salzburg is by train with an average journey time of 7 h 4 min.

There are alternative travel options to Salzburg that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 11 h 50 min.

The distance is approximately 242 miles (390 km) from Bologna to Salzburg.

The average frequency per day from Bologna to Salzburg is:

  • Around 3 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Bologna to Salzburg as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Bologna to Salzburg:

  • Buses mostly depart from Bologna, Autostazione and arrive in Salzburg, PR Süd.
  • Trains mostly depart from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bologna to Salzburg, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to Salzburg by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Bologna to Salzburg for $40 (€36) on Omio.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn with connection for trains to Salzburg. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn with connection Bologna to Salzburg tickets on Omio for $76 (€68).
Looking to extend your trip from Bologna to Salzburg? Many Omio customers who go from Bologna to Salzburg usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Vienna, Munich or Prague. If you're looking to explore Vienna, Munich or Prague from Salzburg, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip from Bologna to Salzburg, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $40 (€36) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $76 (€68) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Bologna to Salzburg online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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