There are 7 ways to get from Pilsen to Salzburg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Ceske Budejovice  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Plzen hl.n. to Ceske Budejovice R
  2. Take the train from Ceske Budejovice to Linz Hbf Ex / ...
  3. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Wb

$26 - $60

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Train  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Plzen hl.n. to Landshut(Bay)Hbf Ex
  2. Take the train from Landshut(Bay)Hbf to Salzburg Mülln-Altstadt Rb

$70 - $101

Bus  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Pilsen, CAN to Munich, Flg. Flughafen FJS, Terminal 2 RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Munich International Airport, Munich Airport to Salzburg 086

$31 - $33

Train EuroNight  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Plzen hl.n. to Ceske Budejovice R
  2. Take the train from Ceske Budejovice to Salzburg Hbf En

Drive  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Pilsen to Salzburg 174.2 miles

$30 - $50

Bus, fly to Salzburg  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Plzeň, Pilsen to Prague, Prague Zličín
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Salzburg (SZG) PRG - SZG

$115 - $559

Bus, fly to Munich, train  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Plzeň, Pilsen to Prague, Prague Zličín
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Munich (MUC) PRG - MUC
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$128 - $372

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No, there is no direct bus from Pilsen to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Pilsen, CAN and arriving at Salzburg via Munich International Airport, Munich Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Pilsen to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Plzen hl.n. and arriving at Salzburg Hbf via Ceske Budejovice and Linz Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 11 min.

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The distance between Pilsen and Salzburg is 218 km. The road distance is 278.8 km.

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The best way to get from Pilsen to Salzburg without a car is to train which takes 6 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 11 min to get from Pilsen to Salzburg, including transfers.

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Pilsen to Salzburg bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Pilsen, CAN station.

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Pilsen to Salzburg train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Plzen hl.n. station.

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The best way to get from Pilsen to Salzburg is to train which takes 6 h 11 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 35 min.

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There is no direct flight from Prague Airport to Salzburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Pilsen to Salzburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Salzburg station.

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Map of how to get from Pilsen to Salzburg.
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  • Distance: 136.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 11 min

What companies run services between Pilsen, Czech Republic and Salzburg, Austria?

You can take a train from Pilsen to Salzburg via Ceske Budejovice and Linz Hbf in around 6 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pilsen to Salzburg via Munich, Flg. Flughafen FJS, Terminal 2 and Munich International Airport, Munich Airport in around 7 h 35 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Prague to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Prague to Munich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Prague to Salzburg via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Prague to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Prague to Salzburg via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Prague to Salzburg via Riga
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Plzen hl.n. to Ceske Budejovice
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
cd.cz
Train from Ceske Budejovice to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
cd.cz
Train from Plzen hl.n. to Landshut(Bay)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
cd.cz
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Linz, Linz central station, Train to Salzburg, Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Landshut(Bay)Hbf to Salzburg Mülln-Altstadt
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Train from Ceske Budejovice to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Pilsen, CAN to Munich, Flg. Flughafen FJS, Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
regiojet.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Munich International Airport, Munich Airport to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Plzeň, Pilsen to Prague, Prague Zličín
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Pilsen to Salzburg train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Salzburg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pilsen to Salzburg is 279 km. It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to drive from Pilsen to Salzburg.

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Transavia Holland, Air Baltic, Eurowings and two other airlines offer flights from Prague Airport to Salzburg Airport.

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There are 1241+ hotels available in Salzburg. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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