04 March 2021
Last December, no timetable booklets were printed due to the need to incorporate updates and changes to bus and rail traffic on a rolling basis because of the Coronavirus pandemic. But now they’re back: Bundled by region, district-based timetable guides will soon be available again free of charge throughout the different parts of South Tyrol, and from mid-March in the Pusteria/Pustertal valley.
28 February 2021
As of mid-February 2021, all ticket vending machines will be removed from SASA-operated bus routes in and around the city of Merano/Meran. This means that it will no longer be possible to purchase a ticket on board any of the inner-city buses no. 1, 3, 4, 5 and 6 as well as on services along the routes 210, 212, 213, 217 and 221.
22 February 2021
Part of the lower section of the Venosta/Vinschgau valley railway line is expected to remain closed for two weeks as a precautionary measure. The decision comes after a water leak was discovered affecting the tracks. Replacement buses will be provided between Merano/Meran and Tel/Töll.
17 February 2021
Coronavirus has left its mark on passenger statistics: The far-reaching contact restrictions introduced in 2020 have almost halved the number of people travelling by bus and train compared to the year before. But one thing has proven true once again: Public mobility is essential.
9 February 2021
This year, commuters with a Südtirol Pass or Euregio Family Pass will once again receive a small compensation to make up for delays and cancellations in regional rail transport: On 14 February 2021, the “commuter bonus” incentive for 2019 will be credited to their account or pass.
04 February 2021
2020 and Corona turned school transport services into quite the roller-coaster ride: Bus timetables had to be reshuffled dozens of times, printing and distributing timetable booklets became impossible... An organisational tour de force. But everyone involved took a deep breath, rolled up their sleeves and worked tirelessly to come up with a good and lasting solution.
27 January 2021
Train connection cancelled today? Your bus departs five minutes earlier starting from tomorrow? Keeping up with public transport news can be crucial. With südtirolmobil push notifications, you will never miss out on key alerts again: about your preferred bus route, train line or stop – and on all the latest public mobility news.
19 January 2021
Today, the government of the Autonomous Province of Bolzano/Bozen-South Tyrol approved the 2021 programme and budget of the government-owned STA – Südtiroler Transportstrukturen AG/Strutture Trasporto Alto Adige SpA, allocating it a total 15.7 million EUR for its ongoing activities.
13 January 2021
From January 2021, it’s full steam ahead for the new südtirolmobil Service and Information Centre – the latest hub for passenger-related information, complaints management in public transport and anything to do with Südtirol Pass and other ticketing matters.
6 January 2021
With secondary schools opening back up on Thursday 7 January, an additional 180 buses will be made available throughout South Tyrol to guarantee the safe transport of students in light of the current regulations and capacity restrictions to help contain the Coronavirus pandemic.
18 December 2020
For months, the Coronavirus pandemic has caused a constant need to adapt and quickly introduce changes to both bus and rail services. And it continues to do so throughout December. These exceptional circumstances have made it impossible to print and distribute timetable booklets – but they will be back in January.
15 December 2020
If you're buying a single ticket, a pre-paid card, an Euregio 2 plus day pass or a day pass for transporting a bicycle these days, you're in for a surprise: We've given them a makeover! With their simple, sleek hues of blue and white, the tickets now unmistakably reflect the new and consistent design of public mobility in South Tyrol.
9 December 2020
Additional bus services in the evenings, mornings and on weekends, new bus concepts in many places and some extra train services: Those are the core elements of the 2021 timetable, which will come into force on the second Sunday of December. Another quantum leap for public mobility in South Tyrol!
3 December 2020
We’ve received almost 400 suggestions on how to fine-tune our bus and train timetables – and many of them have already been incorporated into this year’s updates.
26 November 2020
It’s hard to say exactly how many passengers on trains and buses across South Tyrol “dodge” paying the fare – but one thing we do know is how many of them get caught: In response to a parliamentary enquiry, South Tyrol Minister for Mobility Daniel Alfreider recently published a set of data referring back to 2018 and 2019.
22 November 2020
The San Genesio/Jenesien cable car is about to close a key chapter of its history – and start writing a new one. On 22 November 2020, the historic aerial tramway will cease operating. Meanwhile, plans for its reconstruction are taking shape. The ropeway is part of the südtirolmobil public transport network and connects the South Tyrolean capital with the Monzoccolo/Tschögglberg plateau.
18 November 2020
Smart, user-friendly and good for the environment: Those are the pillars of what the future of public transport in South Tyrol will look like. On a newly launched website dedicated to the initiative, South Tyrol Minister for Mobility Daniel Alfreider lists concrete measures and projects for the next ten years.
13 November 2020
Coronavirus continues to keep the südtirolmobil timetable planning team on their toes: In recent months, public transport services and, as a consequence, the südtirolmobil timetables have had to be revised and adapted dozens of times to meet the official public health requirements.
6 November 2020
This autumn, the Renon/Ritten cable-car and the Mendola/Mendel funicular will remain temporarily closed whilst the legally required regular maintenance and inspection works are being carried out. In addition, school-run services on some bus routes will be cancelled between 9 and 22 November 2020 (to be confirmed).
5 November 2020
Strengthening passenger rights whilst developing the digital urban transport portfolio and boosting environmental sustainability: Those are just some of the priorities of the new South Tyrol Quality Charter for Public Mobility.
3 November 2020
A tighter set of measures to contain the SARS-CoV-2 virus is about to be introduced all over South Tyrol: Starting from Wednesday 4 November, only 50% of the designated seats and standing room may be used on public transport.
28 October 2020
As of today, public transport may only be occupied to a maximum of 80% of each vehicle's total capacity. Covering both your nose and your mouth remains mandatory. The new rules are specifications issued by the government of the Autonomous Province of Bolzano/Bozen-South Tyrol as part of a set of measures to curb the spread of coronavirus.
14 October 2020
The South Tyrolean Landtag parliament has recently approved a resolution to introduce a temporary, discounted Südtirol Pass abo+ for South Tyroleans studying abroad.
5 October 2020
Greater transparency in ticket prices, targeted assistance for people with reduced mobility, more spaces for bicycles and a uniform approach to reimbursing travel costs in case of long delays: The European Parliament has issued a new set of measures designed to make EU-wide rail travel more appealing.
30 September 2020
How do my employees get to their workplace? A question that is increasingly on the minds of top-level management in both private and public sector businesses. Against this backdrop, the South Tyrolean Farmers' Union (Unione Agricoltori e Coltivatori Diretti Sudtirolesi/Südtiroler Bauernbund) has pioneered a whole new mobility concept for its employees. The motto: avoid traffic by relocating and improving transportation.
Sunday 27 September 2020: all trains and buses suspended throughout the morning
24 September 2020
Due to the defusal of a war relic at Piazza Verdi/Verdiplatz in central Bolzano/Bozen from 9.00 am until approx. 11.00 am on Sunday 27 September, the city centre of Bolzano/Bozen including the train and bus stations will be converted into a so-called red zone, i.e. completely evacuated and sealed off for security reasons. Most other parts of the city will be declared "yellow zones" where no outdoor activities are allowed. All roads and streets will be closed, and all bus and train traffic in central Bolzano/Bozen come to a complete halt. If there are no delays, the buses and trains will gradually resume their normal service from 11.00 am.
17 September 2020
Mostly successful, with some key improvements already on the way – that's the verdict for school transport one week after pupils and students have returned to school against the backdrop of Covid-19. Together with the schools, the Department of Passenger Transport (Ufficio Trasporto persone/Landesamt für Personenverkehr) has taken organisational precautions, and until further notice, passengers of all ages will continue to be required to wear a mask, keep their distance and wash their hands frequently and thoroughly.
10 September 2020
"Transfer made easy" is the motto of a new project to completely restructure the Brunico/Bruneck train station forecourt. The redevelopment includes new parking spaces, a modernised bus station, new access roads, plenty of parking for bicycles and an extended pedestrian subway to the platforms.
3 September 2020
From Monday 7 September 2020, the Bressanone/Brixen Citybus will shine in a whole new light: Just in time for the start of school, we have introduced a series of measures to meet the growing demand, increase capacity and fulfil a number of passenger wishes.
26 August 2020
Curtains up: südtirolmobil is about to enter a new era!
Today, 26 August 2020, marks the launch of our new web presence – complete with a fresh new look, live and online info on timetables, real-time arrivals and departures, accessibly designed and precise directions including maps and address-based search options, up-to-date content and a responsive design that automatically adapts to any format and mobile device.
24 August 2020
Updated VVT (Verkehrsverbund Tirol) fares for Südtirol Pass and Euregio Family Pass holders as well as for single-ride tickets and journeys made using pre-paid cards.
24 July 2020
Launched on 1 August 2020, the new Euregio 2 Plus day pass opens up new horizons for international group travel: It can be used on all means of public transport in South Tyrol, Trentino and Tyrol by groups of up to five with a maximum of two adults and three children under the age of 15.
Euregio 2 Plus day passes are available from all südtirolmobil ticket offices, sales points, ticket machines and regional bus services. And because they are not family tickets, they can be used by passengers who are not related.
20 July 2020
With the school holidays soon coming to an end, remember to apply for or renew your Südtirol Pass abo+ for the upcoming academic year. In order for the annual fee to be tax-deductible, we recommend paying not in cash but with an electronically traceable method of payment, i.e. using an ATM, credit card, online banking, SEPA Direct Debit or the pagoPA system (charges may apply).
24 July 2020
Since early 2020, payments to the public administration in South Tyrol have been processed through the pagoPA portal introduced by the Agency for Digital Italy (AgID/Agenzia per l'Italia Digitale).
15 July 2020
To avoid crowds during the peak of the summer holidays, additional trains will run between Brunico/Bruneck and San Candido/Innichen every Saturday and Sunday in August: on 1 and 2 August, 8 and 9 August, 15 and 16 August, 22 and 23 August as well as 29 and 30 August 2020.
10 July 2020
If you're planning on visiting Lake Braies/Pragser Wildsee or the Three Peaks and Auronzo by bus, here's what to keep in mind. Because of elevated visitor numbers during the summer months, there are some restrictions on bus services.
15 June 2020
With construction works now under way at what used to be Brunico/Bruneck bus station, a number of bus stops have had to be relocated.