How to get to Bressanone - Brixen

Bressanone (or Brixen) is in the bilingual province of Bolzano (Bozen) at 500 meters of altitude, in the Italian Alps, close to the Dolomites.


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By Train

Bressanone is on the international line between Munich (Germany) and Verona (Italy). Every train on this line stops in Bressanone. Moreover, there are many commuter connections from Innsbruck (Austria) and from Bolzano (Italy) to Bressanone.

The train from Verona P.ta Nuova to Bressanone takes about 2 hours, with frequent connections throughout the day. The train from Munich takes about 3.5 hours, with connections every 2 hours.

By Airplane

Several airports have good train connections to Bressanone:
  • Innsbruck (AT) 80 km
  • Munich Franz-Josef Strauss (DE) 260 km (Please do not get confused by Ryanair's "Munich West" - it is far out in the middle of nowhere, and you would not have much fun coming from there by public transport; with a rental car, it may however be an option.)
  • Verona (ITA) (Valerio Catullo) 200 km
  • Venezia (ITA) (Marco Polo) 320 km
  • Milano-Linate (ITA) 330 km
  • Milano-Malpensa (ITA) 350 km

For most international travellers, Verona (Valerio Catullo) international airport will be the most convenient. From Verona airport to the railway station Verona P.ta Nuova (see above) there are shuttle busses every 20 minutes from 6:30am to 11:35pm.

From Verona to Bressanone it takes about 2 hours by train, and you have several trains per day (see above).

There are also flight connections from Munich, Innsbruck and from Italian airports to Bolzano. From Bolzano, you can take a train to Bressanone (30min).

Hotel information

You need to make your reservation directly.

Hotel Gruener Baum (Albero Verde)

Please make your reservations yourself and ask for further information by sending an email to the following address: info@gruenerbaum.it or check their web site for the telephone number.

Hotel Golden Krone

Please make your reservations yourself and ask for further information by sending an email to the following address: info@goldenekrone.com or check their web site for the telephone number.

Hotel Elephant

Please make your reservations yourself and ask for further information by sending an email to the following address: info@hotelelephant.com or check their web site for the telephone number.

Other accommodation

There also exist two youth hostel-like accommodations. These locations have low fares. You can contact them directly, and they can be considered as equivalent both for quality and location (Brixen is a small town). Please ask directly them if you need rooms (with or without bath, etc).