From Bolzano you can reach the most important South Tyrolean valleys and villages by train, all other places by public bus.
The capital of South Tyrol - Bolzano - is situated along one of the main European railway routes. So it can easily be reached from Munich and Innsbruck in the north, as well as from Verona, Rome, Venice and Milano in the south.
From the north:
Eurocity trains start every two hours during the day in Munich and go directly to South Tyrol (via Innsbruck - Brennero Pass - Bressanone - Bolzano).
From the east:
From Vienna the train takes you via Villach to Lienz in East Tyrol and by regional trains the journey continues to the Val Pusteria valley and South Tyrol.
From the south:
Fast train connections from e.g. Milano, Venice and Rome - Intercity trains, Italo trains (privately owned) or Frecce trains (by TrenItalia) - reach Bolzano via the junction Verona.
From the west:
From Switzerland by the Rhaetian Railway to Zernez in the Engadine, from there the bus takes you via the Ofen Pass to Malles and the South Tyrolean means of transport.
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