How to get from Salzburg to Bologna by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Salzburg to Bologna is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||242 miles (390 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$51 - $76|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $51 (€46) • 11 h 10 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • $76 (€68) • 7 h 47 min|
|Popular travel companies||FlixBus or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Take a bus or train to travel 242 miles (390 km) from Salzburg to Bologna. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 7 h 47 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $51 (€46). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Salzburg to Bologna.
You can travel by train or bus for as low as $46 (€41). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains from Salzburg to Bologna. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains, regional trains, and night trains. ICE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more frequent stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save time and money, with comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. Deutsche Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for Deutsche Bahn are between major cities such as Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt. Other popular routes include Cologne to Stuttgart, Berlin to Dresden, and Hamburg to Cologne.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
There are 2 travel options from Salzburg to Bologna: bus or train.
The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Bologna is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $51 (€46) compared to other travel options to Bologna:
Taking a bus costs $24 (€22) less than taking a train, which costs on average $76 (€68) for the same trip.
The quickest way to travel from Salzburg to Bologna is by train, which takes on average 7 h 47 min compared to other travel options that take longer:
Taking a bus requires on average 11 h 10 min of travel time.
The Salzburg to Bologna distance is around 242 miles (390 km).
The average frequency per day from Salzburg to Bologna is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Salzburg and Bologna 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 when traveling from Salzburg to Bologna:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Salzburg to Bologna with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Bologna tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.
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