Duration 3h 3m
Distance 297.5 km
Average price 55€
Frequency 7/day

Trip overview

The average train between Ulm and Salzburg takes 3h 3m and the fastest train takes 3h 2m. The train service runs several times per day from Ulm to Salzburg. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train • 3h 3m

  1. Ulm Hbf
  2. Salzburg
3h 3m
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30€ - 90€

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ulm Hbf and arriving at Salzburg Hbf. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 3m.

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The distance between Ulm and Salzburg is 236 km. The road distance is 297.5 km.

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Ulm to Salzburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, depart from Ulm Hbf station.

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Ulm to Salzburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, arrive at Salzburg Hbf station.

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What companies run services between Ulm and Salzburg?

Deutsche Bahn Eurocity operates a train from Ulm to Salzburg 5 times a day. Tickets cost 30€ - 45€ and the journey takes 3h 3m. Two other operators also service this route.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 45€

About Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Train from Ulm Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
65€ - 90€

About Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Train from Ulm Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
65€ - 90€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 60€

About Railjet

Train from Ulm Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 60€
Website
Railjet
Train from Ulm Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Railjet
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 45€

About Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

Train from Ulm Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€

About Deutsche Bahn Regional

Train from Ulm Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€

About TGV inOui

Train from Ulm Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
30€ - 40€

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB

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