How to get to Bolzano
Getting to Bolzano is easy, that's how!
The most convenient way to get to the center of Bolzano is by train: the station is a two-minute walk from Walther Square!
Frecciargento offers direct daily connections from Monday to Sunday from Rome, Florence, Bologna, Verona, Trento and Rovereto.
Timetables and prices: www.trenitalia.com/en.html
From the end of June to the end of August, with FRECCIALink you can reach Val Gardena starting from Bolzano station without having to change buses.
With Italo it is possible to get from Rome to Bolzano with some daily connections, passing through Florence, Verona, Rovereto and Trento and vice versa.
Timetables and prices: www.italotreno.it/en
With the DB-ÖBB EuroCity trains you can reach Bolzano and South Tyrol with several direct daily connections from Bologna, Venice and Verona. Fares on offer from €9.90. Family travel: children up to 14 years of age travel free of charge when accompanied by a parent or grandparent.
Timetables and prices: www.bahn.com/en/view/index.shtml#slc
Connection ticket South Tyrol
A connection ticket (equivalent to the 1-day Mobilcard) can be purchased at the DB Italia and ÖBB sales channels and on board the DB-ÖBB Eurocity trains for € 5. It is valid on the day of arrival or the day of departure.
Alto Adige Bus offers guaranteed transfers to/from the airports of Munich, Verona, Bergamo, Milan Malpensa and Linate. www.altoadigebus.com
FlixBus offers connections from/to Bolzano with departure/arrival in numerous Italian and international cities. The bus stop is located in Via Buozzi, Bolzano South. To reach the city center, you can take the train from Merano (takes 5 minutes from the Bolzano Sud stop to the center) or city bus 10B (takes 20 minutes from the "Bolzano Fiera" stop on the opposite side of the Fiera to the center).
Südtirol Transfer - from the station to your holiday accommodation
If you arrive in South Tyrol by train or bus, you can take advantage of the extensive "Südtirol Transfer" service, the shuttle connection to your holiday accommodation. From the train stations of Bolzano, Merano, Malles, Bressanone, Brunico and San Candido, and from the long-distance bus stops in Bolzano, Chiusa, Varna, Vipiteno and Merano, you can comfortably reach your booked accommodation, and once your holiday is over, return to the stop. Both collective transfers (from the nearest railway station or long-distance bus stop to your accommodation) and individual transfers (from all the proposed road and rail junctions) can be booked on the website www.suedtiroltransfer.com/en
Bolzano airport, not far from the fairgrounds and only 15 minutes from the city center; connections by taxi (Radio Taxi 0471 981 111).
Flights arriving and departing from Bolzano available at www.skyalps.com
The nearest airports are in Verona, Innsbruck, Bergamo, Milan, Venice, Bologna, Treviso, Salzburg and Munich. The connection from the airports to the railway stations is provided by several shuttles. South Tyrol can also be reached by Trenitalia, DB and ÖBB trains.
From these airports (except Venice, Treviso, Bologna and Salzburg) Alto Adige Bus offers a shuttle connection to South Tyrol. The service offers a wide range of stops throughout South Tyrol.
Airports and shuttle service to South Tyrol: https://www.suedtirol.info/en/information/how-to-get-there/travel-by-plane-to-south-tyrol
By car, camper van, private buses
ATTENTION! The historic center of Bolzano is a restricted traffic zone and is monitored by an automatic control system with cameras. To avoid penalties, we recommend that you follow the signs to the car parks in the city center, taking care not to drive through the CCTV gates.
In the municipality of Bozen/Bolzano there is a driving ban on all "Euro 0", "Euro 1", "Euro 2 Diesel" and "Euro 3 Diesel" vehicles. The ban is valid from Monday to Friday (except public holidays), from 7:00 to 10:00 and from 16:00 to 19:00. For more information click here.
SASAbus - the application for immediate consultation of the timetables and lines of the public transport service offered in the city (and not only).
Coming from the south
We recommend the Bolzano Sud motorway exit and the Fiera Bolzano car park (1300 spaces). The car park is connected every 15 minutes by bus. Even faster is the train that takes you from Bolzano Sud to the central station in 3 minutes.
Coming from the north
We recommend the Bolzano Nord motorway exit and the "Bolzano Centro" car park in Via Mayr Nusser (1200 spaces), a five-minute walk from Piazza Walther.
Coming from the west
State roads 42 and 38 and the "Palasport" car park (500 spaces) connected by bus to the centre every 10 minutes.
For organized bus travel
We recommend that you take the A22 motorway and exit at Bolzano Sud (or Bolzano Nord for those coming from the north) and follow the signs to the "Bolzano Centro" P8 car park in Via Mayr Nusser.
BZ Centre/Mitte P8
Mayr Nusser Str.
Tel. +39 0471 301850
Maximum height for coaches: 3.80 m
Rates for coaches: up to 3h €10.00; 6h €14.00; 12h €26.00; 24h €40.00
Luggage and bike deposit
BASE CAMP DOLOMITES - Backpacks, suitcases, duffels, bicycles, mountain bikes...a convenient and safe storage service for your luggage and bicycles for one or more days. Open every day from 8.30 a.m. to 6.30 p.m., inside the railway station, platform 1. The service can be booked online.
- Luggage and bike transport
- Classic tours, excursions and activities of all kinds
- Sport and leisure equipment rental (baby carriages and backpacks)
Piazza Stazione, 39100 Bolzano
Tel. +39 0471 971733
E-Mobility: electric car charging stations in Bozen/Bolzano
E-mobility cards for charging electric cars are on sale at the Tourist Information Office.
The cost is Euro 35 for 40 kwh and Euro 60 for 80 kwh.
Charging stations are available at: https://www.neogy.it/rete-di-ricarica/mappa-delle-stazioni-di-ricarica.html
Car sharing Südtirol South Tyrol
The car sharing service allows you to pick up a car at a pre-booked station, use it and return it (even at a different station), paying only on a per-use basis. Thanks to a partnership with DB Flinkster, it is also possible to book vehicles from other partners in Italy (Trento and Brescia), Austria, Germany, Switzerland and the Netherlands.
For further information www.carsharing.bz.it
Looking for a rental car? Visit the Auto Europe website to check availability of vehicles in Bolzano. Alternatively, you can download the list of car rentals in Bolzano here.
Useful telephone numbers
- Traffic control centre Bolzano, tel. 0471 200198 www.provinz.bz.it/traffico
- Brenner Motorway A22, toll free number 800 279940 - https://www.autobrennero.it/en/
- Municipal Police: tel. 0471 997788
- Radio Taxi: tel. 0471 981111
- Tourist information office: tel. 0471 307000
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