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

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Train  •  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 / ...

$76 - $124

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Night bus  •  9 h 12 min

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

$38 - $63

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Bus  •  11 h

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Munich, Munich central bus station N136 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Bozen 095 / ...

$38 - $64

Night train  •  9 h 46 min

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

$80 - $130

Drive  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Bolzano 373.6 miles

$90 - $130

Fly to Innsbruck, bus, train  •  6 h 23 min

  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

$154 - $426

Fly to Venice, train  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Venice (VCE) VIE - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bolzano/Bozen

$128 - $414

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

$126 - $391

Fly to Munich, bus  •  8 h 8 min

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

$138 - $428

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Bolzano is to night bus which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 9 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Bolzano is to drive which costs 75€ - 120€ and takes 5 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vienna to Bolzano. However, there are services departing from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Bozen via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Bolzano/Bozen. This train operates 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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Vienna to Bolzano train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Bolzano is to train which takes 7 h 15 min and costs 65€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 11 h.

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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, you can take a bus from Vienna to Bolzano via Munich, Munich central bus station in around 11 h.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Vienna to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Vienna to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Vienna to Munich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Level
Website
flylevel.com
Flights from Vienna to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
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 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $23
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Bolzano/Bozen
Ave. Duration
9 h 46 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $130
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
$27 - $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 - $12
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $12
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bolzano/Bozen
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
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 Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Bozen
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Bozen
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
KARAT-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Vienna Central Bus Station VIB to Munich Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
karat-s.com
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
$40 - $60
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 Vienna Airport to Innsbruck Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Bolzano is 598 km. It takes approximately 5 h 59 min to drive from Vienna to Bolzano.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Vienna Airport to Innsbruck Airport.

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Book your Vienna to Bolzano train tickets online with Loco2 and Loco2.

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Book your Vienna to Bolzano bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 1452+ hotels available in Bolzano. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 11€.

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