How to get here
Brixen is located in the heart of South Tyrol and can be easily reached by train, bus, plane or car. It is accessible via the Brenner Pass from the north, via Bolzano/Bozen from the south and through the Pustertal valley from the east. Here you can find everything you need to know to plan your journey.
Let the train take the strain
Brixen can be reached easily and comfortably by train. The station is located just a few minutes’ walk from the old town. And if you have heavy luggage, you can simply hop on a bus from the station to the town and its surrounding villages.
Flexibility and comfort when travelling
Travellers can book the transfer from the train station, the bus stop or the airport to more than 9,000 accommodations in South Tyrol via the portal Südtirol Transfer online. Südtirol Transfer will pick you up and take you directly to your South Tyrolean holiday accommodation. At the end of your holiday the service will also take you back to the bus stop.
Via Book Your Shuttle, you can as well book individual shuttles until 48 hours before the planned trip online – including airport transfers and day trips.
Heading to Brixen by car
If you’re travelling to Brixen by car, the best route to take is via the A22 Brenner motorway (take the Brixen/Bressanone exit if you are travelling from the north and the Klausen/Chiusa exit from the south). From here, the roads are well signposted so it should be easy to find your accommodation.
There is plenty of parking in the town, including free and charged car parks.
Italian motorways are subject to a toll. To avoid queuing at the toll booths, you can buy a Telepass from the private company Tolltickets. You can choose to have your Telepass posted to you or you can collect it from a pick-up station.
To help you plan your journey, you can check the current traffic situation in South Tyrol and parking availability in advance. The traffic information is constantly updated.
Travelling and going on holiday produce a surprisingly large amount of climate-changing CO2 emissions. You can calculate your footprint and offset your emissions, meaning you can plan your holiday responsibly and with the environment in mind! Calculating the footprint takes less than a few minutes:
Flying to Brixen
The closest airports are Innsbruck to the north, Venice and Verona to the south. South Tyrol is less than two hours by car from Verona and Innsbruck.Additional airports in the area include: Munich, Treviso, Bergamo and Milan.
South Tyrol airport is located at Bozen. South Tyrol’s Bozen Dolomiten regional airport is located on the southern outskirts of the capital city. Direct flights to Bozen are currently available from Rome, Berlin or Düsseldorf.
Many goods must be declared to customs on entry or may not be imported into or exported from Italy. Find out in advance which goods are allowed in order to avoid unpleasant surprises. You can find all essential information on the applicable export regulations as well as useful travel tips on the website of the Customs and Monopolies Agency (ITA/ENG).