There are 8 ways to get from Vienna to Bolzano by train, bus, 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 Austrian Railways (ÖBB)  •  7 h 15 min

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

$79 - $126

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Bozen N468

$35 - $60

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Train Russian Railways  •  9 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bolzano/Bozen En

$80 - $100

Drive  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Bolzano 373.6 miles

$90 - $130

Fly to Innsbruck, bus, train  •  6 h

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

$159 - $432

Fly to Munich, bus  •  6 h 58 min

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

$138 - $428

Fly to Salzburg, train  •  7 h 47 min

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

$128 - $391

Fly to Venice, train  •  7 h 33 min

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

$128 - $465

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Bolzano is to bus which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 7 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Bolzano is to drive which costs 75€ - 110€ and takes 5 h 59 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Bozen. Services depart six times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Bolzano/Bozen. Services depart twice a week, and operate Thursday. The journey takes approximately 9 h 46 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Bolzano is 424 km. The road distance is 597.7 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Bolzano without a car is to train which takes 7 h 15 min and costs 65€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 15 min to get from Vienna to Bolzano, including transfers.

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

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Bolzano.
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  • Distance: 265.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 15 min

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

You can take a train from Vienna to Bolzano via Innsbruck Hbf in around 7 h 15 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Vienna to Bolzano 6 times a week. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 7 h 25 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Vienna to Munich
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Vienna to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Vienna to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Munich
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Vienna to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
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.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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
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
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Wien Hbf to Bolzano/Bozen
Ave. Duration
9 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Website
pass.rzd.ru
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 Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Bozen
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Alto Adige Bus
Phone
895 895 0831
Email
info@suedtirolbus.it
Website
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
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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