There are 5 ways to get from Innsbruck to Bologna by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Bologna Centrale Ec

$30 - $65

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Bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Bologna, Bologna N538

$24 - $40

3 alternative options

Train Trenitalia  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Brennero to Bologna C.Le Rv

$33 - $68

Drive  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Innsbruck to Bologna 250.9 miles

$60 - $90

Fly  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Innsbruck (INN) to Bologna (BLQ) INN - BLQ

$188 - $723

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße and arriving at Bologna, Bologna. Services depart five times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Innsbruck Hbf and arriving at Bologna Centrale. Services depart twice daily, and operate Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 56 min.

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The distance between Innsbruck and Bologna is 308 km. The road distance is 401.5 km.

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The best way to get from Innsbruck to Bologna without a car is to train which takes 4 h 56 min and costs .

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The train from Innsbruck Hbf to Bologna Centrale takes 4 h 56 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Innsbruck to Bologna bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße station.

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Innsbruck to Bologna train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Innsbruck Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Innsbruck to Bologna is to train which takes 4 h 56 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 49 min.

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There is no direct flight from Innsbruck Airport to Bologna Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Innsbruck to Bologna bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bologna, Bologna station.

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Map of how to get from Innsbruck to Bologna.
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  • Distance: 192.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 56 min

What companies run services between Innsbruck, Austria and Bologna, Italy?

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Innsbruck to Bologna twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 56 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Innsbruck to Bologna 5 times a week. Tickets cost $24 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 30 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Innsbruck to Bologna via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Bologna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Trenitalia

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Brennero to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$45 - $55
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Innsbruck to Bologna train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Bologna Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Innsbruck to Bologna is 401 km. It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to drive from Innsbruck to Bologna.

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Transavia Holland, KLM, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Innsbruck Airport to Bologna Airport.

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Book your Innsbruck to Bologna train tickets online with Loco2.

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Book your Innsbruck to Bologna bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 1526+ hotels available in Bologna. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Innsbruck to Innsbruck Airport is to taxi which takes 4 min and costs .

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