There are 9 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Bolzano by train, bus, car train, night train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Bolzano/Bozen Ec

$117 - $180

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Bus  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Bozen N277 / ...

$40 - $70

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Bus, car train  •  15 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt am Main to München ZOB
  2. Take the car train from München Ost to Bolzano - Bozen Uex 13475

$162 - $237

Night train, train  •  12 h 7 min

  1. Take the night train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Innsbruck Hbf Nj
  2. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Bolzano/Bozen Rex / ...

$113 - $170

Drive  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Bolzano 398.9 miles

$95 - $140

Fly to Verona, bus  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Verona (VRN) FRA - VRN
  2. Take the bus from Verona - Aeroporto to Bolzano

$151 - $441

Fly to Innsbruck, bus, train  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Innsbruck (INN) FRA - INN
  2. Take the bus from Innsbruck Airport to Vipiteno
  3. Take the train from Vipiteno to Bolzano

$182 - $395

Fly to Salzburg, train  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Salzburg (SZG) FRA - SZG
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
  3. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Bolzano/Bozen

$146 - $384

Fly to Venice, train  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Venice (VCE) FRA - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Verona Porta Nuova
  3. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bolzano

$106 - $428

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Bolzano is to bus which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 10 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Bolzano is to fly and bus which costs 120€ - 380€ and takes 5 h 31 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station and arriving at Bozen. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Bolzano. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Bolzano/Bozen via München Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 6 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Bolzano is 448 km. The road distance is 638.2 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Bolzano without a car is to train which takes 8 h 6 min and costs 95€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 6 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Bolzano, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Bolzano bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Bolzano train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Bolzano is to train which takes 8 h 6 min and costs 95€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 10 h 10 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Verona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Frankfurt am Main to Bolzano bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bozen station.

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  • Distance: 280.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 6 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Bolzano, Italy?

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Bolzano via München Hbf in around 8 h 6 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Bolzano 4 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $70 and the journey takes 10 h 10 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Verona
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Verona via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $330
Flights from Frankfurt to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Frankfurt to Verona
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Bolzano/Bozen
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
9 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from München Ost to Bolzano - Bozen
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
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 Bolzano/Bozen
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
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 Vipiteno to Bolzano
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $13
Train from Venezia Mestre to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$15 - $19
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bolzano
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
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 Venezia Mestre to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Bolzano/Bozen
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
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 Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Bozen
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt am Main to München ZOB
Ave. Duration
8 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Website
eurolines.de
Alto Adige Bus
Phone
895 895 0831
Email
info@suedtirolbus.it
Website
altoadigebus.com
Bus from Verona - Aeroporto to Bolzano
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
altoadigebus.com
Bus from Innsbruck Airport to Vipiteno
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
altoadigebus.com

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