There are 8 ways to get from Amsterdam to Salzburg by plane, train, bus, car or shuttle

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Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Salzburg  •  5h 35m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Salzburg (SZG) AMS - SZG

68€ - 196€

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Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Munich, train  •  6h 9m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Munich (MUC) AMS - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf

86€ - 327€

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Salzburg  •  6h 18m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Salzburg (SZG) DUS - SZG

101€ - 283€

Train via Cologne  •  9h 55m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 Ice
  2. Take the train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Muenchen Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Ec / ...

94€ - 266€

Train  •  14h 34m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Kufstein 1389
  2. Take the train from Kufstein to Salzburg Hbf Rjx / ...

Bus  •  17h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Amstel to Munich Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg, Salzburg South N867 / ...

69€ - 101€

Drive  •  8h 42m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Salzburg 970.8 km

130€ - 190€

Shuttle, train  •  16h 27m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Amsterdam to Bischofshofen
  2. Take the train from Bischofshofen to Salzburg Hbf Re / ...

161€ - 164€

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Salzburg is to bus which costs 65€ - 110€ and takes 17h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Salzburg is to fly which costs 65€ - 200€ and takes 5h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Amstel and arriving at Salzburg, Salzburg South via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 18m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Salzburg Hbf via Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 and Muenchen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 55m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Salzburg is 772 km. The road distance is 970.8 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Salzburg without a car is to train via Cologne which takes 9h 55m and costs 90€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 5h 35m to get from Amsterdam to Salzburg, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Salzburg bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Amsterdam Amstel station.

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Amsterdam to Salzburg train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Salzburg is to fly which takes 5h 35m and costs 65€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can train via Cologne, which costs 90€ - 270€ and takes 9h 55m, you could also bus, which costs 65€ - 110€ and takes 17h 18m.

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  • Distance: 772 km
  • Duration: 5h 35m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Salzburg, Austria?

Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Salzburg hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Salzburg via Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 and Muenchen Hbf in around 9h 55m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 450€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Salzburg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 450€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 550€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 550€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 300€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 360€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 490€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 300€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Salzburg via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 300€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 470€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 470€
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Salzburg via Tallinn
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
190€ - 550€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Salzburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 650€
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Salzburg via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
240€ - 950€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

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.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 26€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
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
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Phone
+49 8024 997171
Email
kontakt@bayerischeoberlandbahn.de
Website
meridian-bob-brb.de
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

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.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
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
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).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
Railjet
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Railjet
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 50€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
22€ - 30€
1st Class
35€ - 50€
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 60€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
24€ - 35€
1st Class
40€ - 60€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

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).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
95€ - 140€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
12h 31m
Frequency
Once a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Kufstein to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 28€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Bischofshofen to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Kufstein to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 70€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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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, Salzburg South
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Munich Central Bus Station to Salzburg P+R South
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 21€
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Nomago
Economy
10€ - 15€
Premium
13€ - 18€
Family&friends
15€ - 21€
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Munich Central Bus Station to Salzburg P+R South
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
Crnja Tours
Starliner
Phone
+31 (0) 172-881316
Email
info@starliner.nl
Website
starliner.nl
Shuttle from Amsterdam to Bischofshofen
Ave. Duration
14h 3m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
150€
Book at
Starliner

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There is no direct flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Salzburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Salzburg is 971 km. It takes approximately 8h 42m to drive from Amsterdam to Salzburg.

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Air Baltic, British Airways, Finnair and two other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Salzburg Airport.

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There are 986+ hotels available in Salzburg. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 6€ - 13€.

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