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Traveling from Salzburg Hbf to Bologna Centrale by train

Looking to travel from Salzburg Hbf to Bologna Centrale by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 7 hours 52 minutes to travel from Salzburg Hbf to Bologna Centrale by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 6 hours 48 minutes though. You'll usually find 16 trains per day running along the 390 km route between these two destinations. Once you're onboard, you can sit back and relax, as you won't need to make any changes on your way to Bologna Centrale. You'll probably be traveling with ÖBB train to get to Bologna Centrale, as they are the main operators of services on this route.

Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Salzburg Hbf to Bologna Centrale start from $43.47 when you book in advance, so start a search in our Journey Planner to view the latest prices.

If you're feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Bologna Centrale by train, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times.

Salzburg Hbf to Bologna Centrale by train

It takes an average of 7h 52m to travel from Salzburg Hbf to Bologna Centrale by train, over a distance of around 243 miles (390 km). There are normally 16 trains per day traveling from Salzburg Hbf to Bologna Centrale and tickets for this journey start from $43.47 when you book in advance.

First train

02:14

Last train

22:02

Departure station

Salzburg Hbf

Arrival station

Bologna Centrale

Journey time

From 6h 48m

Distance

243 miles (390 km)

Frequency

16 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From $43.47

Train and bus operators

ÖBB

Salzburg Hbf to Bologna Centrale train times

Check out the next trains departing from Salzburg Hbf to Bologna Centrale for Tuesday Feb 27th 2024. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
07:12 14:59 7h 47m, 2 changes
07:56 14:44 6h 48m, 3 changes
07:56 15:19 7h 23m, 1 change
08:56 17:03 8h 7m, 2 changes
09:56 16:44 6h 48m, 3 changes
09:56 17:44 7h 48m, 2 changes
10:56 19:03 8h 7m, 2 changes
11:56 18:44 6h 48m, 3 changes
11:56 19:16 7h 20m, 1 change
12:56 21:41 8h 45m, 2 changes

ÖBB trains from Salzburg Hbf to Bologna Centrale

You can travel from Salzburg Hbf to Bologna Centrale on ÖBB trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

ÖBB is the major railway company for Austria, subdivided into several subsidiaries, responsible for certain areas of transport, such as long distance and local transport, the operation of postal buses and the transport of goods. Railjet is ÖBB's high-speed train, which travels at speeds of up to 143 mph (230 km/h) and connects the main Austrian cities with Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Italy.

Cheap train tickets from Salzburg Hbf to Bologna Centrale

The price of train tickets from Salzburg Hbf to Bologna Centrale starts at $43.47 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Salzburg Hbf to Bologna Centrale by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Salzburg Hbf to Bologna Centrale

Want to know more about your journey from Salzburg Hbf to Bologna Centrale? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Salzburg Hbf to Bologna Centrale take?

The average journey time by train between Salzburg Hbf and Bologna Centrale is 7 hours and 52 minutes, with around 16 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Salzburg Hbf and Bologna Centrale by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Salzburg Hbf to Bologna Centrale is 6 hours and 48 minutes.

How much does the train from Salzburg Hbf to Bologna Centrale cost?

Train tickets from Salzburg Hbf to Bologna Centrale can start from as little as $43.47 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Salzburg Hbf to Bologna Centrale?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Salzburg Hbf to Bologna Centrale without having to change trains. There is 1 direct train from Salzburg Hbf to Bologna Centrale each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Salzburg Hbf to Bologna Centrale leave?

The first train from Salzburg Hbf to Bologna Centrale leaves at 02:14. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Salzburg Hbf to Bologna Centrale leave?

The last train from Salzburg Hbf to Bologna Centrale leaves at 22:02. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Salzburg Hbf and Bologna Centrale by train?

Trains travelling from Salzburg Hbf to Bologna Centrale cover a distance of around 243 miles (390 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Bologna Centrale to Salzburg Hbf.


* Based on European average monthly visitors to Trainline’s app and website from 1.1.2023 to 10.31.2023 vs other independent retailers.

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