How to get to Bolzano

Here you find useful information how to get to Bolzano, South Tyrol.

By rail

On of the best ways to get to Bolzano is by train:
the station is only a few minutes walking from the central Walther square!

For information about connections to Germany, please visit the British railway website:

After your arrival in Germany, the DB/ÖBB EuroCity trains will carry you conveniently and comfortably from Munich to Bolzano: these modern trains, operated in partnership by the German and Austrian railways, run along this line 5 times a day. The journey time is approximately 4 hours. There is no need to switch trains at the Brennero (Brenner) Pass and advance booking of trains is not necessary. Trilingual staff members will attend to your needs. Tickets may be booked online or bought at train ticket offices throughout Italy:

Connections throughout Europe: -  

By bus

With Flixbus you can reach South Tyrol via Munich, Innsbruck or Verona several times a day. Schedules:

"Südtirol Transfer" – comfortably to your holiday accommodation
If you arrive by train or bus in South Tyrol you can use the "Südtirol Transfer”, a region-wide connection shuttle for the last few kilometres to your accommodation.
You can get to your holiday accommodation from the train stations in Bolzano/Bozen, Meran/Merano, Mals/Malles, Brixen/Bressanone, Bruneck/Brunico or Innichen/San Candido, as well as from the ‘Flixbus’ bus stops in Bolzano, Meran, Klausen/Chiusa, Vahrn/Varna or Sterzing/Vipiteno and after your holiday you will be brought back to the stop. The group transfer from the nearest train stations or ‘Flixbus’ bus stops to the South Tyrolean accommodations, as well as the individual transfers from all the transit hubs, can be booked online at

By car

ATTENTION! Since May 2014 the access to the city centre of Bolzano Bozen is under video surveillance. Please follow the indication to the parking places and do not overstep the gates in order to avoid the sanction.

On July 1, 2019 the new ordinance against air pollution will come into force, providing for a traffic ban in the city center of Bolzano for all vehicles "Euro 0", "Euro 1", "Euro 2 Diesel" and "Euro 3 Diesel". The ban is valid from Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays), from 7 am to 10 am and from 4 pm to 7 pm. For more information and maps please click here.

For parking, please follow the electronic indications at the main entrances of the city.

List of the public parking lots

Parking for caravans

Bolzano Parking - the real-time parking situation in Bolzano

SASAbus - this app let you discover the SASA services: bus lines, bus stops, departures, routing of area Bolzano/Bozen and Merano/Meran

Coming from the south

We suggest to take the motorway exit "Bolzano Sud" and to park your car at the Fair (1300 lots). From there you find public busses to the centre every 15 minutes or the train every 30 minutes.

Coming from the north

We suggest to take the motorway exit "Bolzano Nord" and to park at the parking "Bolzano Centro-Mitte", in Via Mayr Nusser Str., which is only a few minutes walking from the centre.


By air

South Tyrol's only airport is located in the southern outskirts of Bolzano/Bozen. Beyond South Tyrol the nearest international airports are in Innsbruck in the north and Verona in the south. The other airports Bergamo, Treviso, Venice and Munich are over 200 km away (or four hours by rail).

Bolzano/Bozen airport

List of Car Rentals

Alto Adige Südtirol Bus offers airport shuttle services from/to South Tyrol. Daily trips to Munich Airport, Verona, Bergamo, Milan Linate or Milan Malpensa airports. No matter what time your flight departs, they will get you there on time.


Luggage and bicycles depot

Backpacks, suitcases, travel bags, bicycles, mountain-bikes… Base Camp Dolomites offers a comfortable and safe deposit service for your luggage and bicycles, for one or more days. The depot is located in the train station at platform n.1 and is open every day from 8:30 am until 6:30 pm. You can book the service online at as well.

- Left luggage, bike office and luggage transport
- Tours, excursions and different activities
- Rental of equipment for sports and leisure (stroller or baby carriages)


Battery swapping stations for electric vehicles

Charge your Electric Vehicle in Bolzano Bozen With "E-mobility Card".

To buy the card, please contact our Information Centre: Tel. +39 0471 307000 or

Prices: € 25 (40 kwh) und € 40 (80 kwh).

Battery swap stations for electric vehicles in Bolzano Bozen:

Lungo Isarco Sinistro 
Piazza della Vittoria 
Piazza Fiera   
Piazza Matteotti
Piazza Mazzini 
Via Cassa di Risparmio 
Via Dr. Julius Perathoner  
Via Piave 
Via Resia

Car rentals

Are you looking for a car rental in Bolzano? Please visit the website of Auto Europe pto check the avilable cars in town. 


Otherwise you can find the list of the car rentals in Bolzano here


Useful numbers

  • Traffic Information Office, tel. +39 0471 200198
  • Autostrada del Brennero A22, -
  • Local Police: tel. +39 0471 997788
  • Radio Taxi: tel. +39 0471 981111
  • Tourist Information Office: tel. +39 0471 307000

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