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There are 6 ways to get from Milan to Bolzano by train, bus, night train, rideshare or car

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Train  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bolzano Reg / ...

$32 - $71

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Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Bozen 408 / ...

$18 - $29

4 alternative options

Bus Alto Adige Bus  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan Centrale Piazza Luigi di Savoia to Bergamo Airport Bus Station Autostradale / ...
  2. Take the bus from Orio al Serio Airport to Bolzano

$66 - $95

Night train  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the night train from Milano Rogoredo to Bolzano/Bozen R

$23 - $47

Rideshare  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Milan to Bolzano 174.8 miles

$20

Drive  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Milan to Bolzano 174 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Bolzano is to rideshare which costs 17€ and takes 3 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Bolzano is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Bolzano. However, there are services departing from Milan Centrale Piazza Luigi di Savoia and arriving at Bolzano via Orio al Serio Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Bolzano. However, there are services departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Bolzano via Verona Porta Nuova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 6 min.

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The distance between Milan and Bolzano is 202 km. The road distance is 278.4 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Bolzano without a car is to train which takes 4 h 6 min and costs 27€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to get from Milan to Bolzano, including transfers.

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Milan to Bolzano bus services, operated by Autostradale, depart from Milan Centrale Piazza Luigi di Savoia station.

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Milan to Bolzano train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Milano Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Bolzano is to train which takes 4 h 6 min and costs 27€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 5 h 4 min.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Bolzano.
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  • Distance: 126 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 6 min

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Bolzano, Italy?

You can take a train from Milan to Bolzano via Verona Porta Nuova in around 4 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milan to Bolzano via Bergamo Airport Bus Station and Orio al Serio Airport in around 5 h 4 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Bolzano/Bozen
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.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 Verona Porta Nuova to Bolzano
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Night train from Milano Rogoredo to Bolzano/Bozen
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $45
Bus operators
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Milan Centrale Piazza Luigi di Savoia to Bergamo Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
autostradale.it
TerraVision IT
Email
customerservices@terravision.eu
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Milan Central Station to Milan Bergamo Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
terravision.eu
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 Milan, Milan to Bozen
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Milan to Bolzano
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Milan to Bolzano bus services, operated by Alto Adige Bus, arrive at Bolzano station.

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Milan to Bolzano train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Bolzano station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Bolzano is 278 km. It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to drive from Milan to Bolzano.

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There are 1472+ hotels available in Bolzano. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Milan and Bolzano. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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