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There are 11 ways to get from Amsterdam to Salzburg by train, bus, bus and ferry, night train, car, plane or shuttle

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Train  •  9h 33m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duisburg Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Ec / ...

94€ - 276€

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  15h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Duisburg central train station N20
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Duisburg to Salzburg

39€ - 55€

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Night train, train  •  13h 56m

  1. Take the night train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rosenheim En
  2. Take the train from Rosenheim to Salzburg Hbf Ec / ...

88€ - 227€

Drive  •  8h 24m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Salzburg 968.8 km

120€ - 180€

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Munich, train  •  6h 12m

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

91€ - 357€

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Salzburg  •  6h 16m

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

120€ - 317€

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Munich, train  •  7h 17m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Munich (MUC) DUS - MUC
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf

89€ - 308€

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Salzburg  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Salzburg (SZG) CGN - SZG

99€ - 406€

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Nuremberg, train  •  7h 4m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Nuremberg (NUE) AMS - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

184€ - 467€

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Stuttgart, train  •  8h 27m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Stuttgart (STR) AMS - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

109€ - 444€

Shuttle, train  •  16h 25m

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

161€ - 164€

Netherlands → Austria
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International entry into Austria from Netherlands

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Austria, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Vatican, Andorra, San Marino, Cyprus, Monaco, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea and Singapore

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Brazil, India and South Africa are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Austria from Netherlands

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
This applies to arrivals from Netherlands
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, Vatican and Iceland
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Austria

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Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Austria from Netherlands.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Salzburg is 800 555 621.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Salzburg is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Salzburg is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 555 621.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Netherlands from Austria.

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Last updated: 3 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Salzburg is to bus and bus and ferry which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 15h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Salzburg is to fly and train which costs 90€ - 360€ and takes 6h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Salzburg via Duisburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 52m.

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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 Duisburg Hbf and Muenchen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 33m.

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It is 772 km from Amsterdam to Salzburg. It is approximately 968.8 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Salzburg without a car is to train which takes 9h 33m and costs 90€ - 280€.

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It takes approximately 9h 33m to get from Amsterdam to Salzburg, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Salzburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam Sloterdijk 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 quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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  • Distance: 772 km
  • Duration: 9h 33m

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Salzburg via Duisburg Hbf and Muenchen Hbf in around 9h 33m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 380€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 380€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 240€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 220€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
90€ - 380€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 600€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 550€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Salzburg via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
100€ - 550€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 360€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Munich via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 360€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 330€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 230€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 390€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 390€
Train operators
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 Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 50€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
20€ - 28€
1st Class
30€ - 50€
Night train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rosenheim
Ave. Duration
12h 33m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
70€ - 170€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
70€ - 110€
1st Class
120€ - 170€
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 50€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
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
Dutch Railways (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 Duisburg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
110€ - 160€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Rosenheim to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 26€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Train from Rosenheim to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
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 Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Railjet
Train from Rosenheim to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 25€
Website
Railjet
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
Railjet
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Railjet
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Rosenheim to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Train from Rosenheim to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Deutsche Bahn Regional

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
TGV inOui

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.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 60€
1st Class
45€ - 60€
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 Bischofshofen to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
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 Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Duisburg central train station
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from Duisburg to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
12h 27m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
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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Amsterdam to Salzburg bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, arrive at Salzburg 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 969 km. It takes approximately 8h 24m to drive from Amsterdam to Salzburg.

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KLM and Lufthansa offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Munich Airport.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 17 min and costs 6€ - 13€.

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