There are 6 ways to get from Innsbruck to Bologna by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 52m

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

35€ - 55€

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Bus  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Bologna, Bologna N537 / ...

21€ - 26€

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Train via Sterzing  •  6h 36m

  1. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Vipiteno Val Vizze/Sterzing Pfitsch Re
  2. Take the train from Vipiteno Val Vizze/Sterzing Pfitsch to Bologna Centrale Re

32€ - 58€

Drive  •  3h 50m

  1. Drive from Innsbruck to Bologna 401.5 km

55€ - 80€

Fly from Innsbruck  •  6h 10m

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

143€ - 316€

Train to Munich, fly  •  5h 34m

  1. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Muenchen Ost
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Bologna (BLQ) MUC - BLQ

102€ - 409€

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The cheapest way to get from Innsbruck to Bologna is to bus which costs 21€ - 26€ and takes 6h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Innsbruck to Bologna is to drive which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 3h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße and arriving at Bologna, Bologna. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Innsbruck Hbf and arriving at Bologna Centrale. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 52m.

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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 4h 52m and costs 35€ - 55€.

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The train from Innsbruck Hbf to Bologna Centrale takes 4h 52m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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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 Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, depart from Innsbruck Hbf station.

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

Deutsche Bahn Eurocity operates a train from Innsbruck Hbf to Bologna Centrale 3 times a day. Tickets cost 35€ - 55€ and the journey takes 4h 52m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Bologna, Bologna every 4 hours. Tickets cost 21€ - 26€ and the journey takes 6h 10m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
390€ - 950€
Flights from Munich to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 800€
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Munich to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 800€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
200€ - 650€
Flights from Innsbruck to Bologna via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 650€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 420€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 650€
Train operators
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Muenchen Ost
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 28€
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 Innsbruck Hbf to Vipiteno Val Vizze/Sterzing Pfitsch
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Muenchen Ost
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
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 Val Vizze/Sterzing Pfitsch to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
22€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
39€ - 43€
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to München Ost
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
90€ - 110€
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Urlaubs-Express
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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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
6h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 26€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The best way to get from Innsbruck to Bologna is to train which takes 4h 52m and costs 35€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 21€ - 26€ and takes 6h 10m, you could also fly, which costs 140€ - 320€ and takes 6h 10m.

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There is no direct flight from Innsbruck Airport to Bologna Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 30m 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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Innsbruck to Bologna train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, arrive at Bologna Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Innsbruck to Bologna is 402 km. It takes approximately 3h 50m to drive from Innsbruck to Bologna.

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

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There are 1963+ hotels available in Bologna. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Innsbruck to Innsbruck Airport is to bus which takes 9 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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