The average train time from Bolzano to Merano is 42m, although it takes just 40m on the fastest Trenitalia services. There are around 30 trains per day running from Bolzano to Merano, the first train leaves Bolzano at 05:47 and the last train leaves at 22:03.
Spend your day marvelling at the Art Nouveau buildings in Merano or have a nice stroll from Sissi's Path to Trauttmansdorff Castle with its stunning terraced gardens. If you travel by train, you can start to take in the beautiful views of the Alps from the comfort of your window seat, ready to explore the surroundings once you get off.
Want to learn more about travelling from Bolzano to Merano? Start your search for tickets in our Journey Planner at the top of the page or keep reading for train times, FAQs about the journey and tips on how to find cheap train tickets from Bolzano to Merano.
Trenitalia is the national railway company of Italy, with a fleet including high-speed trains (Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca), Intercity and Intercity night trains and regional trains. Trenitalia offers discounts and special promotions on selected routes, two types of discounted tickets for young people under 30 and people over 60.
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 Bolzano/Bozen to Merano/Meran by booking early.§
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.
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!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Bolzano/Bozen and Merano/Meran is 42 minutes, with around 15 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Bolzano/Bozen to Merano/Meran is 40 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Bolzano/Bozen to Merano/Meran can start from as little as €5 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Bolzano/Bozen to Merano/Meran without having to change trains. There are 15 direct trains from Bolzano/Bozen to Merano/Meran each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Bolzano/Bozen to Merano/Meran leaves at 09:01. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Bolzano/Bozen to Merano/Meran leaves at 16:35. 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.
Trains travelling from Bolzano/Bozen to Merano/Meran cover a distance of around 16 miles (25 km) during the journey.