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Bologna to Salzburg by bus

The journey from Bologna to Salzburg by bus is 242.8 mi and takes 12 hr 23 min. There are 7 connections per day, with the first departure at 2:55 AM and the last at 11:45 PM. It is possible to travel from Bologna to Salzburg by bus for as little as $40.01 or as much as $160.09. The best price for this journey is $40.01.

Lowest Price$40.01
Journey Duration12 hr 23 min
Connection per Day7
Lowest Price$40.01
Highest Price$160.09
First Departure2:55 AM
Last Departure11:45 PM
Distance242.8 mi
DepartureBologna
ArrivalSalzburg
CarriersFlixBus, FlixTrainMore

Bologna to Salzburg Bus Times

Departure date
Sunday, Mar 3, 2024

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How can I find the cheapest bus tickets to get from Bologna to Salzburg?

The cheapest bus tickets from Bologna to Salzburg cost $40.01. On average, you can expect to spend around $86.90 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Bologna to Salzburg.
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On average, a bus ticket from Bologna to Salzburg will cost you $86.90. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

How long will it take me to travel from Bologna to Salzburg by bus?

The average journey time is 12 hr 23 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 242.8 mi from Bologna to Salzburg. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Bologna to Salzburg to take longer than 12 hr 23 min. The journey between Bologna and Salzburg by bus usually takes 12 hr 23 min to cover a distance of 242.8 mi. The shortest journey from Bologna to Salzburg will take you 10 hr 15 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Salzburg quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

How many journeys from Bologna to Salzburg take place each day?

The exact number of journeys from Bologna to Salzburg can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 7 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Bologna to Salzburg. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Bologna to Salzburg varies, but in general, you can expect to find 0 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 7 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Bologna to Salzburg. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Bologna to Salzburg
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Bologna to Salzburg.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Bologna to Salzburg, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Bologna to Salzburg.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Virail Pro Tip ✌: Booking 10 days in advance save 10% on average

Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $36.93 to $149.85 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 75% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Bologna to Salzburg

The cheapest Bologna - Salzburg bus tickets can be found for as low as $24.14 if you’re lucky, or $71.68 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $128.19.

Find the best day to travel to Salzburg by bus

When travelling to Salzburg by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

Flixtrain is a European low-cost passenger rail service that offers affordable and comfortable train travel to various destinations across Germany. It is owned and operated by FlixMobility, the parent company of FlixBus, which is a popular bus transportation service in Europe. Flixtrain operates on several routes, including Berlin to Stuttgart, Berlin to Cologne, and Hamburg to Cologne, among others.

WestBahn is a railway company operating in Austria, mainly on the Western railway line between Vienna and Salzburg. It was established in 2008 and focuses on comfort and customer pleasure while providing regular passenger train services. WestBahn operates a fleet of modern trains equipped with free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and air conditioning.

Ticket types and facilities from Bologna to Salzburg

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by FlixTrain and WESTbahn when traveling from Bologna to Salzburg.

Standard

A standard ticket on FlixTrain is a regular ticket / second class ticket. Flixtrain standard ticket offers you a comfortable seat, guaranteed Wi-Fi, access to power outlets, and one carry-on and one checked luggage with size restrictions.
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Comfort Class

Comfort ticket is a type of ticket for the second class, but offers more amenities than the Standard ticket like more legroom. Also, the seat reservation is included.
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Standard Class

A standard ticket is a type of ticket for the second class.
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First Class

First class ticket offers flexibility and extra comfort both in reservation and in terms of amenities.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Connect effortlessly on FlixTrain and enjoy free WiFi, whether you're catching up on work, chatting, or simply browsing.
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Keep your devices charged and ready. FlixTrain seats come equipped with power sockets and USB outlets.
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For your safety and the comfort of everyone on board, FlixBus permits you to bring one carry-on bag that should fit under the seat or in the overhead compartment. You're also allowed one checked bag, but make sure you can load and unload it by yourself and store it in the overhead space or under your seat. Kindly ensure your luggage isn't bulky or poses a risk to others. Remember, it's up to you to keep track of your belongings during the trip.
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FlixTrain prioritizes comfort for all. Passengers with mobility concerns can book designated seats and utilize complimentary transportation for foldable wheelchairs and mobility aids. Reach out to FlixTrain for any assistance required.
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While FlixTrain doesn't offer onboard catering, you're welcome to bring along your own snacks and beverages.
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With FlixTrain, you can pack an extra piece of luggage, but it's a good idea to book early since train space is limited. Got sports equipment or a big musical instrument? They're welcome too, though an extra fee might apply. If you're cycling around, you can park your bike in specific areas for just 9 Euro, but ensure it's standard-sized and free of extra attachments. Remember to reserve a spot for your bike early, as space fills up fast
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Enjoy uninterrupted online connectivity with WiFi available on all WESTbahn journeys between Vienna and Salzburg.
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Each eats come equipped with a 220V power socket on WESTbahn trains.
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While there is no specific limit to the amount of luggage you can bring on board, there may be an additional charge of €5 for bulky luggage or for carrying a third piece of luggage. This decision is at the discretion of the onboard staff.
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In Austria, the WESTbahn's low-floor design ensures barrier-free access. However, platform heights differ in certain Munich stations, so a ramp in carriage 14 assists with boarding. This carriage, ideal for those with mobility challenges, boasts wider aisles, two reservable wheelchair spots, and a nearby restroom with accessibility features.
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WESTbahn trains feature WESTcafés with seating and vending machines offering a range of snacks and beverages. While onboard service is inclusive in WESTbahn PLUS, in other sections, stewards will deliver refreshments depending on train occupancy and conditions.
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Every coach offers the comfort of air conditioning.
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You can take your bike on WESTbahn trains by reserving a spot for €4.90-€9.90, depending on the route. Without a reservation, it'll cost an additional €5.10 onboard, subject to availability. Children's bikes require payment, but folded e-scooters ride for free if stored properly. Keep in mind that tandems and mopeds aren't allowed, and some high-demand train connections may exclude bike reservations.
Services on board FlixBus, FlixTrain and WESTbahn from Bologna to Salzburg
Compare services on board when travelling from Bologna to Salzburg by bus.
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Bologna to Salzburg CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
27.35kg
Bus
29.31kg
Flight
78.15kg
Car
62.52kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Bologna to Salzburg?
A bus ticket from Bologna to Salzburg is $86.90. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $40.01.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Bologna to Salzburg?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Bologna to Salzburg is $40.01. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Bologna and Salzburg by bus?
Bologna to Salzburg is 242.8 mi.
How long does the bus between Bologna and Salzburg take?
Bologna to Salzburg is on average 12 hr 23 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 10 hr 15 min.
Which companies operate from Bologna to Salzburg?
The bus journey from Bologna to Salzburg is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixBus, FlixTrain, WESTbahn and RegioJet.
How many bus connections per day go from Bologna to Salzburg?
Bologna to Salzburg has 7 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Bologna to Salzburg leave?
The earliest bus from Bologna to Salzburg departs at 2:55 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Bologna to Salzburg depart?
The latest bus from Bologna to Salzburg departs at 11:45 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Bologna to Salzburg in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $40.01 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from Bologna to Salzburg?
There are 4 station(s) that you can depart from Bologna to go to Salzburg. You can go from Casalecchio di Reno Stazione Casalecchio Garibaldi, Bologna Centrale, Bologna Piazza Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Bologna Airport and you can arrive at Salzburg Gnigl, Salzburg PR Süd and Salzburg Hbf.
What's the fastest journey time between Bologna to Salzburg by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Bologna and Salzburg is 10 hr 15 min.
Is there a direct bus from Bologna to Salzburg?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Bologna and Salzburg.
What are the CO2 emissions for Bologna to Salzburg by bus?
The bus journey from Bologna to Salzburg creates 29.31kg of CO2 emissions.

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