By train

Main connections

via Munich – Innsbruck – Brennero – Bolzano – Merano
via Linz – Salzburg – Innsbruck – Brennero – Bolzano – Merano
via Zurich – Innsbruck – Brennero – Bolzano – Merano
via Vienna – Salzburg – Innsbruck – Bressanone – Bolzano – Merano
via Venice – Verona – Bolzano – Merano
via Milan – Verona – Bolzano – Merano

DB-ÖBB EuroCity

Also the DB-ÖBB EuroCity from the German and the Austrian Railways offer trains to reach South Tyrol from Venezia, Bologna, Milano, Brescia, Desenzano, Peschiera, Verona, Rovereto and Trento. 
Find information: www.bahn.com and www.obb-italia.com

Direct rail connection between Innsbruck and Merano

With the direct train betwenn Innsbruck and Merano you take less than 3 hours to arrive at Merano. From Monday to Saturday the train starts at 06.22 a.m. in Innsbruck, with arrival at 09.14 a.m. in Merano. The return trip starts at 19.46 in Merano, with arrival at 22.30 p.m. in Innsbruck.
For more information: www.oebb.at

Useful links:

DB Bahn
Local connections