Duration 5h 41m
Distance 254.3 km
Average price 54€
Frequency 11/day

Trip overview

The average train between Bolzano/Bozen and Villach takes 5h 41m and the fastest train takes 4h 54m. The train service runs several times per day from Bolzano/Bozen to Villach. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train • 5h 42m

  1. Bolzano Bozen
  2. Fortezza/Franzensfes
  3. Lienz In Osttirol
  4. Villach
5h 42m
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40€ - 76€

Bolzano/Bozen to Villach train times

Trains run every two hours between Bolzano/Bozen and Villach. The service departs Bolzano/Bozen at 18:02 in the evening, which arrives into Villach at 06:56. All services require a transfer, and take on average 5h 41m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Bolzano/Bozen to Villach. However, there are services departing from Bolzano Bozen and arriving at Villach Hbf via Fortezza/Franzensfes and Lienz In Osttirol. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 42m.

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The distance between Bolzano/Bozen and Villach is 191 km. The road distance is 254.3 km.

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Bolzano/Bozen to Villach train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Bolzano Bozen station.

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Bolzano/Bozen to Villach train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Villach Hbf station.

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You can take a train from Bolzano/Bozen to Villach via Fortezza/Franzensfes and Lienz In Osttirol in around 5h 42m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 8€

About Trenitalia

Train from Bolzano Bozen to Fortezza/Franzensfes
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 8€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
7€ - 8€

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly

About Sudtirol Alto Adige

Train from Bolzano to Fortezza
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sii.bz.it
Train from Fortezza to Lienz
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
sii.bz.it
Train from Brunico Nord to Lienz
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
sii.bz.it

Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 16€

About Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Train from Bolzano Bozen to Fortezza/Franzensfes
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 12€

About Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Train from Bolzano Bozen to Fortezza/Franzensfes
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Fortezza/Franzensfes to Lienz In Osttirol
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 25€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Lienz In Osttirol to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 25€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
22€ - 35€

About ÖBB Intercity

Train from Lienz In Osttirol to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at

Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
18€ - 28€

About Railjet

Train from Lienz In Osttirol to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
18€ - 28€
Website
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

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