There are 11 ways to get from Geneva to Bolzano by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Verona Porta Nuova  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova Fr
  3. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bolzano Rv / ...

$119 - $206

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Fly Geneva to Venice, train  •  7 h 46 min

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

$66 - $350

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Train, bus  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Bozen 409

$111 - $195

Train  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Milano Centrale Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Rogoredo to Bolzano/Bozen R

$110 - $210

Bus  •  10 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Bergamo, Bergamo 472 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Orio al Serio Airport to Bolzano

$82 - $126

Drive  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Bolzano 368.9 miles

$85 - $130

Fly Geneva to Milan Linate, train  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Milan Linate (LIN) GVA - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
  3. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bolzano

$74 - $299

Fly Geneva to Munich, bus  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Munich (MUC) GVA - MUC
  2. Take the bus from Munich Airport to Bolzano

$96 - $253

Fly Geneva to Zurich, train  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Zurich (ZRH) GVA - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Innsbruck Hbf
  3. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Bolzano/Bozen

$131 - $286

Train to Lyon, fly to Venice, train  •  10 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Venice (VCE) LYS - VCE
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Verona Porta Nuova
  4. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bolzano

$104 - $449

Train to Basel, fly to Munich, bus  •  10 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Olten
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Munich (MUC) BSL - MUC
  3. Take the bus from Munich Airport to Bolzano

$199 - $483

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Bolzano is to drive which costs SFr 85 - SFr 130 and takes 5 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Bolzano is to drive which costs SFr 85 - SFr 130 and takes 5 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Bolzano. However, there are services departing from Geneva and arriving at Bolzano via Orio al Serio Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Bolzano. However, there are services departing from Geneve and arriving at Bolzano via Milano Centrale and Verona Porta Nuova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 52 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Bolzano is 400 km. The road distance is 590.3 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Bolzano without a car is to train which takes 7 h 52 min and costs SFr 110 - SFr 200.

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It takes approximately 7 h 52 min to get from Geneva to Bolzano, including transfers.

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Geneva to Bolzano bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Geneva station.

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Geneva to Bolzano train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Geneve station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Bolzano is to train which takes 7 h 52 min and costs SFr 110 - SFr 200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 75 - SFr 130 and takes 10 h 14 min.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Bolzano.
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  • Distance: 249.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 52 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Bolzano, Italy?

You can take a train from Geneva to Bolzano via Milano Centrale and Verona Porta Nuova in around 7 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Bolzano via Bergamo, Bergamo and Orio al Serio Airport in around 10 h 14 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Lyon to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Basel to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Geneva to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Lyon to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Train operators
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Olten
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
$22 - $35
Website
orario.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 Milano Centrale Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
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
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
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
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Train from Milano Rogoredo to Bolzano/Bozen
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $50
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
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Train from Zürich HB to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
cd.cz
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
Book at
Raileurope.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Bozen
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Geneva to Bergamo, Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Alto Adige Bus
Phone
895 895 0831
Email
info@suedtirolbus.it
Website
altoadigebus.com
Bus from Orio al Serio Airport to Bolzano
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
altoadigebus.com
Bus from Munich Airport to Bolzano
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
altoadigebus.com

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Milan Linate Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Bolzano is 590 km. It takes approximately 5 h 57 min to drive from Geneva to Bolzano.

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Alitalia offers flights from Geneva Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to line 15 train which takes 8 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 18.

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