Duration 4h 28m
Distance 378.9 km
Average price 97€
Frequency 20/day

Trip overview

The average train between Salzburg and Bayreuth takes 4h 28m and the fastest train takes 3h 57m. There is a train service every few hours from Salzburg to Bayreuth. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Salzburg Hbf
  2. Muenchen Hbf
  3. Nuernberg Hbf
  4. Bayreuth
4h 17m
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56€ - 158€

Salzburg to Bayreuth train times

Trains run hourly between Salzburg and Bayreuth. The earliest departure is at 05:45 in the morning, and the last departure from Salzburg is at 23:00 which arrives into Bayreuth at 06:41. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 28m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Departing Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Salzburg to Bayreuth. However, there are services departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at Bayreuth Hbf via Muenchen Hbf and Nuernberg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 17m.

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The distance between Salzburg and Bayreuth is 262 km. The road distance is 378.9 km.

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Salzburg to Bayreuth train services, operated by ÖBB EuroCity, depart from Salzburg Hbf station.

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Salzburg to Bayreuth train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Bayreuth Hbf station.

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