Bolzano is situated along one of the main European railway routes and also the Val Pusteria valley can easily be reached by train.
From Bolzano you can reach the most important valleys and villages by train, all other places by bus. More information to the public local traffic in South Tyrol you find here.
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 on bahn.de and ÖBB Italia.
From Vienna via Villach to Lienz in East Tyrol, by regional trains further to the Val Pusteria and South Tyrol. More information you find on oebb.at.
From Switzerland by the Rhaetian Railway to Zernez , from there by bus crossing the Ofenpass to Malles in South Tyrol. From there by train (Ferrovia della Val Venosta) to Bolzano. More information on sbb.ch.
via Bolzano - Bressanone - Sillian - Lienz
via Spittal to Lienz-Sillian
via Kitzbühel - proceed with public transport to Matrei-Lienz
Also the private long-distance bus company “Flixbus” stops at various villages in the Val Pusteria valley.