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

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Train  •  4h 4m

  1. Take the train from Bamberg to München Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...

$81 - $122

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Bus  •  7h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Bamberg, Bamberg train to Munich, Munich central bus station 186 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg 086 / ...

$23 - $38

5 alternative options

Train via Landshut(Bay)Hbf  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the train from Bamberg to Nürnberg Hbf R2
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Landshut(Bay)Hbf Re
  3. Take the train from Landshut(Bay)Hbf to Salzburg Mülln-Altstadt Rb

$71 - $106

Drive  •  3h 32m

  1. Drive from Bamberg to Salzburg 234.6 miles

$45 - $75

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Salzburg  •  4h 54m

  1. Take the train from Bamberg to Würzburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Salzburg (SZG) FRA - SZG

$152 - $388

Train to Nuremberg, fly to Salzburg  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the train from Bamberg to Nürnberg Hbf
  2. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Salzburg (SZG) NUE - SZG

$270 - $271

Train to Nuremberg, fly to Munich, train  •  5h 48m

  1. Take the train from Bamberg to Nürnberg Hbf
  2. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Munich (MUC) NUE - MUC
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$88 - $249

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bamberg to Salzburg is to bus which costs 19€ - 35€ and takes 7h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Bamberg to Salzburg is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bamberg to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Bamberg, Bamberg train and arriving at Salzburg via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bamberg to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Bamberg and arriving at Salzburg Hbf via München Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 4m.

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The distance between Bamberg and Salzburg is 281 km. The road distance is 375.3 km.

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The best way to get from Bamberg to Salzburg without a car is to train which takes 4h 4m and costs 70€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 4h 4m to get from Bamberg to Salzburg, including transfers.

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Bamberg to Salzburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bamberg, Bamberg train station.

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Bamberg to Salzburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Bamberg station.

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The best way to get from Bamberg to Salzburg is to train which takes 4h 4m and costs 70€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 19€ - 35€ and takes 7h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Bamberg to Salzburg.
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  • Distance: 175.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 4m

What companies run services between Bamberg, Germany and Salzburg, Austria?

You can take a train from Bamberg to Salzburg via München Hbf in around 4h 4m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bamberg to Salzburg via Munich, Munich central bus station in around 7h 15m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Nuremberg to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$523
Flights from Nuremberg to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$291
Flights from Nuremberg to Salzburg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$523
Flights from Nuremberg to Munich
Ave. Duration
40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Salzburg via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$291
Flights from Nuremberg to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$291
Flights from Nuremberg to Salzburg via Berlin Tegel, Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$291
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 Bamberg to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Landshut(Bay)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Landshut(Bay)Hbf to Salzburg Mülln-Altstadt
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bamberg to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
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 Bamberg, Bamberg train to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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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Bamberg to Salzburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Salzburg station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bamberg to Salzburg is 375 km. It takes approximately 3h 32m to drive from Bamberg to Salzburg.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Salzburg Airport.

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