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There are 5 ways to get from Salzburg to Bolzano by bus, train, night bus or car

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Bus  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Salzburg, Salzburg South to Bozen N538

$17 - $29

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Night bus  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the night bus from Salzburg, Salzburg South to Bozen N468

$17 - $28

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Bolzano/Bozen Rex / ...

$39 - $66

Train via Wörgl Hbf  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Wörgl Hbf Rex / ...
  2. Take the train from Wörgl Hbf to Bolzano/Bozen Ec

$46 - $77

Drive  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Bolzano 190.7 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Bolzano is to night bus which costs 14€ - 25€ and takes 4 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salzburg to Bolzano is to drive which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 3 h 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Salzburg, Salzburg South and arriving at Bozen. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Salzburg to Bolzano. However, there are services departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at Bolzano/Bozen via Innsbruck Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 49 min.

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The distance between Salzburg and Bolzano is 194 km. The road distance is 305.1 km.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Bolzano without a car is to bus which takes 4 h and costs 15€ - 25€.

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The bus from Salzburg, Salzburg South to Bozen takes 4 h including transfers and departs five times a week.

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

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Salzburg to Bolzano train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Salzburg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Bolzano is to bus which takes 4 h and costs 15€ - 25€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 4 h 49 min.

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Map of how to get from Salzburg to Bolzano.
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  • Distance: 121.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

What companies run services between Salzburg, Austria and Bolzano, Italy?

FlixBus operates a bus from Salzburg to Bolzano 5 times a week. Tickets cost $17 - $29 and the journey takes 4 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Salzburg to Bolzano via Innsbruck Hbf in around 4 h 49 min.

Train operators
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.

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Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Bolzano/Bozen
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $23
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wörgl Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wörgl Hbf to Bolzano/Bozen
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Salzburg, Salzburg South to Bozen
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Salzburg to Bolzano bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bozen station.

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Salzburg to Bolzano train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Bolzano/Bozen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salzburg to Bolzano is 305 km. It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to drive from Salzburg to Bolzano.

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