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There are 7 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg by plane, train, car train, bus or car

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Fly  •  2h 19m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Salzburg (SZG) FRA - SZG

$106 - $316

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Bus Crnja Tours  •  8h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt Main Central Train Station to Salzburg P+R South Frankfurt - Pula

$35 - $50

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Train  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Rj / ...

$100 - $160

Train via München Hbf  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...

$115 - $170

Car train  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the car train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Salzburg Hauptbahnhof Uex 1387

$110 - $130

Bus Eurolines DE  •  11h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt am Main to München ZOB
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg 086 / ...

$59 - $119

Drive  •  5h 3m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg 336.7 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg is to bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 8h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg is to fly which costs 90€ - 280€ and takes 2h 19m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt Main Central Train Station station and arriving at Salzburg P+R South. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Salzburg Hbf. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 42m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Salzburg is 409 km. The road distance is 538.7 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg without a car is to train which takes 5h 42m and costs 90€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 2h 19m to get from Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg bus services, operated by Crnja Tours, arrive at Frankfurt Main Central Train Station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg is to fly which takes 2h 19m and costs 90€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 90€ - 140€ and takes 5h 42m, you could also bus, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 8h 20m.

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  • Distance: 255.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 19m

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Salzburg, Austria?

Austrian Airlines flies from Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg 4 times a day. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg 4 times a day. Tickets cost $100 - $160 and the journey takes 5h 42m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Salzburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Bus operators
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Frankfurt Main Central Train Station to Salzburg P+R South
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
Crnja Tours
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt am Main to München ZOB
Ave. Duration
8h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Website
eurolines.de
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, Munich central bus station to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Salzburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg bus services, operated by Crnja Tours, arrive at Salzburg P+R South station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Salzburg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg is 539 km. It takes approximately 5h 3m to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Salzburg Airport.

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There are 1264+ hotels available in Salzburg. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 13m and costs 9€ - 14€.

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