Bolzano can be reached easily by train from Munich and Innsbruck in the north as well as from Verona, Roma, Venice and Milano.
Bolzano is situated at one of the main European railway routes: From here you can reach the most important valleys and villages by train, all other places by bus. Below you find an overview of the railway connections in South Tyrol:
From Munich Eurocity-trains start every two hours during the day directly to South Tyrol (via Innsbruck - Brennero - Bressanone - Bolzano): more Information and time tables about DB (German Railways) and ÖBB Italy (Austrian Railways).
From Vienna via Villach to Lienz in East Tyrol, by regional trains further to the Val Pusteria valley and South Tyrol: more information about ÖBB (Austrian Railways).
From Switzerland by the Rhaetian Railway to Zernez, from there by bus crossing the Ofenpass to Malles, and by the Val Venosta Train to Bolzano: more information about SBB (Swiss Railways).
Also the private long-distance bus company "Flixbus" stops at various villages in South Tyrol.