Duration 5h 21m
Distance 303.6 km
Average price 70€
Frequency 6/day

Trip overview

The average train between Bolzano and Salzburg takes 5h 21m and the fastest train takes 4h 28m. The train service runs several times per day from Bolzano to Salzburg. 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 via Innsbruck • 4h 25m

  1. Bolzano Bozen
  2. Innsbruck Hbf
  3. Salzburg
4h 25m
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45€ - 93€

Bolzano to Salzburg train times

Trains run every four hours between Bolzano and Salzburg. The service departs Bolzano at 20:31 in the evening, which arrives into Salzburg at 07:02. All services require a transfer at INNSBRUCK HBF and take an average of 5h 21m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Bolzano to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Bolzano Bozen and arriving at Salzburg Hbf via Innsbruck Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 25m.

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The distance between Bolzano and Salzburg is 194 km. The road distance is 303.6 km.

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Bolzano to Salzburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, depart from Bolzano Bozen station.

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Bolzano to Salzburg train services, operated by Railjet, arrive at Salzburg Hbf station.

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You can take a train from Bolzano to Salzburg via Innsbruck Hbf in around 4h 25m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 24€

About Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Train from Bolzano Bozen to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
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
1h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
21€ - 29€

About Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Train from Bolzano Bozen to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
21€ - 29€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Zell Am See to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 23€
Website
Austrian Railways
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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
2h 42m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
30€ - 50€

About Russian Railways (РЖД)

Train from Bolzano Bozen to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Bolzano Bozen to Zell Am See
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
pass.rzd.ru

Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
28€ - 45€

About Railjet

Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
28€ - 45€
Website
Railjet
Train from Zell Am See to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
17€ - 27€
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).

Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 110€

About Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 110€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

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