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Bologna to Olten by train

  • First train
    04:15
  • Last train
    23:08
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 24m
  • Distance
    414 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    40
  • Avg. journey time
    11hr 22m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Bologna to Olten by train

Fast trains from Bologna to Olten take around 5 hours and 24 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 414 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bologna and Olten.

1. Are there direct trains from Bologna to Olten?

Journeys between Bologna and Olten usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 57 departures on the route from Bologna to Olten every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 40 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Bologna to Olten?

The Bologna to Olten train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 24 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Bologna to Olten train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Olten is usually scheduled to depart Bologna around 04:15 and the last train is around 23:03. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bologna around 04:15, and the last at 23:08.

When to book Bologna to Olten train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 and a half months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Bologna to Olten by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bologna and Olten?

More than one train company operates on the route from Bologna to Olten, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • EuroCity
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Frecciabianca
  • Frecciargento
  • Frecciarossa
  • Frecciarossa 1000
  • IC Notte
  • ICE
  • InterCity
  • Intercity-Express
  • Intercités
  • Interregio
  • Italo
  • Reggio Emilia
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionale
  • Regionale Veloce
  • S-Bahn
  • S11

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.