Bike in the train

Bring your bike

Your bike always by your side, but under certain conditions

On public transport, the carriage of bicycles is subject to a charge and limited for reasons of space and safety. The purchase of tickets does not imply a right for a reservation of places for bikes. In the event of overcrowding, the on-board staff reserves the right to refuse access to bicycles.

One-day ticket for bike transport: 7.00 EUR (Day pass).

Südtirol Pass daily rates: 3.50 EUR
By activating the additional service package in the online account, you can have the daily rate for bike transport charged directly to your Südtirol Pass and Euregio Family Pass, as well as to your Südtirol Pass abo+ and Südtirol Pass 65+.

The fares are also valid on the südtirolmobil cable cars and for the transport of unfolded electric scooters and mopeds.

Bikemobil Card with rental – with the bikemobil card you can rent a bike at a special daily rate from participating partners and use public transport in South Tyrol without restrictions throughout the summer.

Please note: transport of the rented bike on public transport is not included, as you can return it to one of the participating rental points before boarding.

Validity and free transport for bicycles

Fares are only valid for local transport within the integrated südtirolmobil network in South Tyrol and for regional trains to Trento.

  • Südtirolmobil cable cars – the südtirolmobil tariffs apply on the Renon/Ritten cable car and the Mendola/Mendel funicular (day ticket for 7.00 EUR or Südtirol Pass for 3.50 EUR);
  • Renon/Ritten light railway – you cannot take your bike with you;
  • Interregional trains: Trenitalia fares apply for journeys south of Trento;
  • Cross-border routes – ÖBB and VVT sell special tickets for journeys to North or East Tyrol (Brennero/Brenner – Innsbruck or San Candido/Innichen – Lienz);
  • The Colle/Kohlern, Verano/Vöran, Meltina/Mölten and Maranza/Meransen cable-cars have special rates.

Free transport for bicycles

  • Children's bicycles (under 20 inches);
  • Folding bicycles (folded) and unicycles (on the bus they must be placed on the luggage rack or in a bag if possible);
  • Bicycle trailers: free transport on the train (unhooked from the bike);
  • Hand bikes/recumbents: free transport on the train; on the bus they can only be transported if there is space on the luggage rack.
  • Scooters and electric scooters: if folded, they are accepted as baggage and transported free of charge (this also applies to replacement bus services).

Exception: scooters and unfolded electric scooters can be transported on the train at the bicycle transport price.

Where and how many bicycles?

Regional trains: You can only take a bicycle if there is enough space on the train. The capacity of the bicycle racks is approximately 16 to 20 bicycles. It is not possible to reserve a space.
For safety reasons, train staff may restrict or prohibit the carriage of bicycles in the event of overcrowding. There is therefore no guarantee that all passengers with a bicycle and a valid ticket will be able to board the train.

Regional buses: Bicycles can only be transported on regional buses in exceptional cases, as most buses do not have a special space for bikes.

Excursion buses: Some buses are equipped with bicycle racks that can accommodate 5 to 6 bicycles.

  • In the timetable, these routes are marked with an “A”
  • Stops where bikes can be loaded are marked with a bicycle symbol.
  • Please note: electric bicycles cannot be transported.

Urban buses and Citybuses: Not equipped to carry bicycles.

Buses with bike trailers

In spring-summer-autumn 2024, buses on the following routes will be equipped with bicycle racks for 5 to 6 bikes:

  • Service 273 Malles/Mals – Landeck (01.05.-05.11.2024) – From 15.06.2024, service marked with an "A" in the timetable will be equipped with bike trailers;
  • Service 245 Merano/Meran – Lana – Val d'Ultimo/Ulten (26.03.-05.11.2024);
  • Service 184 Pietralba/Weißenstein – Obereggen – Passo Costalunga/Karerpass (15.06.-13.10.2024) – Services marked with "A" in the timetable are equipped with bicycle trailers;
  • Service 189 Passo Oclini/Jochgrimm – Monte S. Pietro/Petersberg Bolzano/Bozen (15.06.-13.10.2024) – Services marked with a "B" in the timetable will be equipped with a bicycle trailer;
  • Service 321 Bressanone/Brixen – S. Andrea/St. Andrä – Plose (03.04.-05.10.2024);
  • Service 445 Dobbiaco/Toblach – Cortina (04.05.-04.11.2024).

Stops where bicycles can be taken are marked in the timetable with a bicycle symbol.

The transport of electric bikes is not provided (exception: buses with bicycle trailers on service 273).

Venosta/Vinschgau valley railway: Bike transport

Merano/Meran Malles/Mals railway line (24 April - 27 October 2024): road shuttle service for the transport of bicycles.

Bike transport service operates on the Merano/Meran-Malles/Mals route with daily departures from Merano/Meran station (bus stop, platform Z) at 9:16, 10:16, 3:16 p.m. and 4:16 p.m. At the Merano/Meran, Lagundo/Algund and Marlengo/Marling stations, bikes may not be loaded onto the Venosta/Vinschgau valley railway during peak periods. The ban applies daily from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. and from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

The maximum capacity is 30 bikes, including e-bikes. The bicycles can be left between 30 and 5 minutes before the departure of the service and can be collected at the stations of Naturno/Naturn, Laces/Latsch, Silandro/Schlanders, Spondigna/Spondinig or Malles/Mals.

Tickets and fares - The same conditions and fares apply to road transport as to public transport.

Those travelling in groups can book bicycle transport during the hours of 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. by calling 0473 201 500 (8.00-18.00).

Venosta/Vinschgau Valley: trains in the evening hours cancelled

Due to construction works the last three evening trains to Malles/Mals and the last two evening trains to Merano/Meran will be cancelled. A replacement bus service will be provided where the transport of bicycles is not permitted. Futher information on replacement bus timetables here

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