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Train  •  5h 23m

  1. Take the train from Bolzano Bozen to Fortezza/Franzensfes Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Fortezza/Franzensfes to S. Candido Innichen Re

€24 - €48

Cheapest option

Train, line 440 bus  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the train from Bolzano Bozen to Fortezza/Franzensfes Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Fortezza/Franzensfes to S. Candido Innichen Re
  3. Take the line 440 bus from San Candido - Station to Santo Stefano di Cadore 440

€20 - €41

2 alternative options

Bus, line 440 bus  •  6h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Bolzano to Varna
  2. Take the bus from Varna to San Candido
  3. Take the line 440 bus from Moso to Santo Stefano di Cadore 440

€83 - €117

Drive  •  2h 8m

  1. Drive from Bolzano to Sappada 153.4 km

€19 - €28

Bolzano to Sappada by train and bus

The journey time between Bolzano and Sappada is around 4h 27m and covers a distance of around 163 km. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 43m. Operated by Trenitalia, Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, Austrian Railways (ÖBB) and others, the Bolzano to Sappada service departs from Bolzano Bozen and arrives in Sappada. Typically 21 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 27m
Fastest journey time:
3h 43m
Journey distance:
163 km
Services per week:
21
Cheapest price:
€20
Carbon emissions:
12 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:02
Last service departs at:
15:02

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bolzano to Sappada train and bus schedules

Bolzano → Sappada
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sappada is 1500.

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The cheapest way to get from Bolzano to Sappada is to drive which costs €19 - €28 and takes 2h 8m.

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The fastest way to get from Bolzano to Sappada is to drive which takes 2h 8m and costs €19 - €28.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bolzano to Sappada. However, there are services departing from Bolzano and arriving at Sappada via Varna, San Candido - Sepolcro, Moso and Santo Stefano di Cadore. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 53m.

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The distance between Bolzano and Sappada is 103 km. The road distance is 153.4 km.

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The best way to get from Bolzano to Sappada without a car is to train and line 440 bus which takes 6h 19m and costs €19 - €45.

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It takes approximately 5h 23m to get from Bolzano to Sappada, including transfers.

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Bolzano to Sappada bus services, operated by Alto Adige Bus, depart from Bolzano station.

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The best way to get from Bolzano to Sappada is to train which takes 5h 23m and costs €23 - €50. Alternatively, you can bus and line 440 bus, which costs €80 - €120 and takes 6h 53m.

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Bolzano to Sappada bus services, operated by SAF Autoservizi F.V.G. S.p.A., arrive at Santo Stefano di Cadore station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bolzano to Sappada is 153 km. It takes approximately 2h 8m to drive from Bolzano to Sappada.

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Map of how to get from Bolzano to Sappada.
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  • Distance: 103.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 23m

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

You can take a train from Bolzano to Sappada via Fortezza/Franzensfes, S. Candido Innichen, and Abfaltersbach in around 5h 23m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bolzano to Sappada via Varna, San Candido - Sepolcro, Moso, and Santo Stefano di Cadore in around 6h 53m.

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

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bolzano Bozen to Fortezza/Franzensfes
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

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.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
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 S. Candido Innichen
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Bolzano Bozen to Fortezza/Franzensfes
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €19
Website
Railjet
Bus operators
SAF Autoservizi F.V.G. S.p.A.
Phone
0039.0432.608.111
Email
info@saf.ud.it
Website
saf.ud.it
Bus from San Candido - Station to Santo Stefano di Cadore
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€4 - €5
Schedules at
tplfvg.it
Bus from Moso to Santo Stefano di Cadore
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Schedules at
tplfvg.it
Alto Adige Bus
Phone
895 895 0831
Email
info@suedtirolbus.it
Website
altoadigebus.com
Bus from Bolzano to Varna
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Schedules at
altoadigebus.com
Bus from Varna to San Candido
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Schedules at
altoadigebus.com

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