Bolzano: how to get there

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Bolzano is situated in Trentino-South Tyrol region. The most convenient way to arrive to Bolzano by the pubblic transport is by train. Train station FS in Bolzano is situated in the center. What is more, there are several buses that connect Bolzano with other cities of Italy.

  •  Bolzano Dolomiti Airport– Bolzano

Buses SASA daily connect the city center with the airport with the lines 10A and 10B with the bus stop at the beginning of the access road to the airport (600 m). The line is called Ospedale – Stazione – Ospedale.

Timetable (winter 2015/16): Bolzano airport  – Bolzano, 10A, 10 B

Pubblic buses SASA also offers urban connections in Bolzano.

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Bolzano

If you want to get to Bolzano from other Italian cities by pullman, a bus company Flixbus offers numerous daily connections. Tickets can be bought online on the official website of Flixbus. In Bolzano all buses stop in Hotel Alpi.

  • Verona – Bolzano

The bus company Flixbus connects Verona with Bolzano every day. Tickets cost from 5 EUR. Average journey time is 2 hours and 20 minutes. In Verona buses stop at the train station Porta Nuova.

Timetable (updated 13.09.16)*:Verona – Bolzano – Verona

*Before the depature always verify the timetable as it is a subject to change.

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Bolzano
  • Milan – Bolzano

The bus company Flixbus connects also Bolzano with Milan. Average journey time is 4 hours. There are 4 corses every day. A ticket costs from 5 EUR, the cost is: 29,50 €. In Milan buses stop at the bus station Lampugnano (that is near the metro Lampugnano M1). Buses also stop in Bergamo (airport Orio al Serio), Bergamo bus station, Peschiera del Garda, Gardaland and Trento (Lungadige Monte Grappa).

Timetable (updated 13.09.16)*: Milano – Bolzano

*Before the depature always verify the timetable as it is a subject to change.

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Bolzano
  • Turin – Bolzano

The bus company  Flixbus connects Bolzano with Turin every day. Average journey time is 7 hours. Tickets cost from 5 EUR, the whole price is 45,50 €. In Turin buses stop in corso Vittorio Emanuele II. Buses also stop in Milan (bus station Lampugnano close to the metro Lampugnano M1), Bergamo (Airport Orio al Serio), Bergamo bus station, Peschiera del Garda, Gardaland and Trento (Lungadige Monte Grappa).

Timetable (updated  13.09.16)*: Turin – Bolzano

*Before the depature always verify the timetable as it is a subject to change.

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Bolzano, Christmas markets

 

 

 

Verona airport: connections

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Verona-Villafranca airport is situated 12 km from Verona.

  • Verona airport – Verona

Buses ATV (Azienda Trasporti Verona) connects the airport and Verona train station Porta Nuova every day in  15 minutes. One ticket costs 6,00 EUR. Tickets can be bought online on the official website of ATV, on board (without additional charges) and in ticket offices at the airport and at the train station.

Timetable:

From Verona train station buses leave at 5.15, 6.10, 6.30 e 6.50 and then every 20 minutes till  23.10.
From the airport buses leave at 5.35, 6.30, 6.50 e 7.10 and then every 20 minutes till 23.30.

Timetable (from  12.09.2016): Airport – Verona train station

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Verona

If you are interested in how to get to other cities of Veneto from Verona, you can check it here: Verona: bus connections

 

Verona: bus connections

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  • Verona – Mantova

The bus company ATV offers such connections every day. Average jopurney time is one hour. In Mantova the bus stops in viale Mincio and in p. Leoni, whilst in Verona – at the train station, in via Valverde, in c.so P.Nuova, in via Tombetta and in via S.Giacomo.

You can check the timetable here (winter timetable 2016-17 from 12/09/2016):

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Verona – Montava

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Mantova
  • Verona – Bolzano

The bus company Flixbus connects Verona and Bolzano every day. Tickets can be bought online on the official website of the company. Tickets cost from 5 EUR. Average journey time is  2 hours and  20 minutes. In Verona a bus stops at the train station Porta Nuova, whilst in Bolzano – in Hotel Alpi.

Timetable (updated 13.09.16)*Verona – Bolzano – Verona

*Always check the timetable before the depature on the official website of Flixbus as it is subject to change.

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  • Verona – Trento

The bus company Flixbus connects Verona and  Trento every day. Tickets can be bought online on the official website of Flixbus. Tickets cost from 5 EUR. Average journey time is one hour and 20 minutes. There are 4 buses every day. In Verona buses stop at the train station  Porta Nuova, whilst in Trento, in via Lungadige Monte Grappa.

Timetable (updated 13.09.16)*: Verona – Trento – Verona

*Always check the timetable before the depature on the official website of Flixbus as it is subject to change.

Also it is possible to use the train. There are around 30 direct trains each day. Trains leave every 40 minutes. Average journey time is one hour. Tickets cost from 7,75 EUR. The first train leaves Verona at 05.25 a.m. and the last one at 22.50. From Trento the first train leaves at 05.37, whilst the last one at  22.16.

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Trento

 

 

Ski resort Passo Tonale: how to get there

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Passo Tonale is situated at the border of Lombardy ann Trentino-South Tyrol/ ital. Trentino-Alto Adige. Tonale is situated in so called Val di Sole, that is a valley that includes (to name a few) Malè, Dimaro, Mezzana, Pellizzano, Vermiglio.

  • Verona airport (via Trento FS) – Tonale

FlySki shuttle offers such connections from 10/12/2016 to 02/04/2017 every Saturday and Sunday. Please note that there is a certain timetable on special days such as 26/12/2016, 02/01/2017 and 06/01/2017, during these days buses operate according the Saturday’s timetable. One way tickets cost 35 EUR, two way tickets – 60 EUR. Children from 0-12 – free. Average journey time from Verona airport to Tonale is 4 hours.

Timetable (10/12/2016 to 02/04/2017):  Verona – Val di Sole – Tonale – Verona.

Prices: Flyski shuttle

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Passo Tonale
  • Linate and Bergamo Orio al Serio Airports– Tonale

FlySki shuttle offers such connections from 10/12/2016 to 02/04/2017 every Saturday and Sunday. Please note that there is a certain timetable on special days such as 26/12/2016, 02/01/2017 and 06/01/2017, during these days buses operate according the Saturday’s timetable. One way tickets cost 35 EUR, two way tickets – 60 EUR. Children from 0-12 – free.

Average jounrey time from Linate to Tonale is 4 hours and 30 minutes, from Orio al Serio – 3 hours.

Timetable (10/12/2016 to 02/04/2017):Linate and Bergamo Orio al Serio airports – Tonale e vice versa

Prices: Flyski shuttle

 

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Tonale
  • Trains

It is possible to reach Tonale by train. At first you should arrive to Trento train station. There you should take a special train of the Trento-Malè railway di Trentino Trasporti till Malè. Average journey time is 2 hours.

Timetable of  the railway Trento-Malè (from 11.09.16 to 23.06.17):

Trento – Malè, railway Trento-Malè

Malè – Trento, railway Trento-Malè

Then from Malè train station leaves a bus that connects Malè with Passo Tonale. Average journey time is one hour.

Timetable (from 25/06/2016 to 10/09/2016):

Malè – Passo Tonale

Passo Tonale – Malè

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To read about other ski resort destinations: ski resorts in Italy: how to get there

FlixBus company

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Flixbus is a young bus company established in 2013. At the begining it was a small German start-up, now it is an European leader in the bus transportation. In 2015  the company strated its international expansion by creating domestic lines  in Italy, France, Austria and the Netherlands as well as international lines in Scandinavian countries, Spain, England and Central Europe. You can check the map of FlexBus‘s long distance lines: Flixbus 

In recent years there are around 50 millions of passangers that choose Flixbus. Now (2016) there are 90 destinations and 20 countries that are connected by buses. Flixbus connects Eurpean cities with around 100.000 trips.

The company is well-known for its easy way of tickets booking (APP FlixBus) and for its wide range of connections. What is more, Flixbus offers to its passangers free WI-FI and traceability by GPS.

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FlixBus connects following cities in Italy: Ancona, Bari, Bergamo, Bologna, Brescia, Brindisi, Ferrara, Florence, Foggia, Genova, Grosseto, Lecce, Livorno, Lugano, Milan, Modena, Naples, Novara, Padova, Pescara, Piacenza, Pisa, Reggio Emilia, Rimini, Rome, Turin, Trento, Trieste, Verona, Venice.

Some lines and timetable of Flixbus:

Ferrara: how to get there

Rimini: how to get there

Milan Venice: connections

Rome Naples: connections

Verona: connections

Merano: connections

Bolzano: connections

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Gardaland: how to get there from Veneto

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There are several bus companies that provide connections between towns of Veneto and Gardaland.

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  • Asiago – Gardaland

The bus Giradi offers the connection between Gardaland and Asiago only on Wednesday and Sunday. Bus leaves every Wednesday from 01.06.2016 till 14.09.2016. Bus also leaves every Sunday from 8.04.2016 till 30.10.2016.

Please note that it is necessary to book the tickets online. The departure is guaranteed only if there are at least 25 people.

The bus has two lines: Line A and Line B. Both of them strats from Asiago  but then the bus stops in different places.  The average jouney time is 3 hours. The price on Wednesday is 39 EUR, on Friday – 42 EUR.  Please note that the price includes the entrance to the park.

Please check the timetable and detailed bus stops here (2016): Asiago – Gardaland

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  • Vicenza  – Gardaland

SVT Bristol offers connections between Vicenza and Gardaland. The bus leaves every Tuesday, Friday and Sunday from 03.06.2016 to 30. 09.16. The departure is guaranteed. The price is 39,50 EUR that includes the entrance to Gardaland.

Please check the timetable and detailed bus stops here (2016): Vicenza – Gardaland.

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  • Belluno – Gardaland

The bus company  Garbin Viaggi offers the connection between Gardaland and Belluno on Tuesday and Friday.

On Tuesday the bus offers the connection on 14-28 June, 5-19 July and on 2-9-16-23-30 August.

On Friday the bus offers the connection on 24 June, 1-15-29 July and  5-12-19-26 August.

The depature is guaranteed only if there are at least 15 passangers. Therefore it is required to book the tickets either online on the official website of Garbin Viaggir or by calling the company. You’ll find the contacts on tthe timetable listed below.

Please check the timetable and detailed bus stops here (2016): Belluno – Gardaland

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  • Treviso – Gardaland

The bus  Bonaventura offers connection between Treviso and Gardaland on Saturday and on Friday. The depature is guaranteed only if there are at least 30 people. The tickets have to be booked at least 3 days in advance.

On Saturday the bus offers such connection from 25.06.16 till 10.09.16 (time 10.30 a.m.-01.30 a.m.)

On Friday the bus offers such connection from 10.06.16 till 26.08.16 (time 07.30 a.m.-20.30p.m.)

There are extra buses on the following dates:

–  11/19 Giugno

– 10/24 Luglio

– 14/15/21 Agosto

– 04 Settembre

(timetable is 07.30 a.m.-20.30p.m.)

The two way tickets cost € 42,50 (the entrance to the park is included). Tickets for children lower than 1 meter cost € 12.

Please check the timetable and detailed bus stops here (2016): Treviso – Gardaland

  • Verona – Gardaland

The bus company ATV offers connection between Verona and Gardaland every day

The bus number 176 leaves from Verona from piazza Brà  and from the train station of Verona. The average journey time is one hour.

Please check the timetable of the bus number 176 (summer season, valid from 13/06/2016): Verona – Gardaland 176.

The special price is 34,50 EUR that includes the entrance to the park. It is possible to buy the tickets at the ticket offices of ATV on the train station Porta Nuova, on the piazza Renato Simoni and in Viale dei Tigli, Legnago.

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  • Venezia – Gardaland

The bus company Brusutti offers the connection between Venezia and Gardaland on Friday and Saturday from 01.04.16 till 02.10.16. It also offers the night connection (return) on Saturday from 01.07.16 to 31.08.16.
The ticket for adults costs 45 EUR.  The average journey time is 2 hours. The departure can be guaranteed only if there are at least 20 people.

You can check the timetable and prices here: Venezia – Gardaland

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You can check how to get from other regions of Italy to Gardaland here: Gardaland how to get there.