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There are 6 ways to get from Bamberg to Salzburg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 47m

  1. Take the train from Bamberg to Muenchen Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Ec / ...

65€ - 133€

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Bus  •  6h 39m

  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, Salzburg South N965 / ...

25€ - 39€

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Drive  •  3h 27m

  1. Drive from Bamberg to Salzburg 375.3 km

40€ - 65€

Train to Nuremberg, fly to Salzburg  •  6h 22m

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

84€ - 358€

Train to Nuremberg, fly to Munich, train  •  5h 16m

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

132€ - 619€

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Salzburg  •  6h 17m

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

121€ - 791€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bamberg to Salzburg is to bus which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 6h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Bamberg to Salzburg is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3h 27m.

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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, Salzburg South via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 39m.

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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 Muenchen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 47m.

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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 3h 47m and costs 65€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 3h 47m 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 Intercity-Express, depart from Bamberg station.

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The best way to get from Bamberg to Salzburg is to train which takes 3h 47m and costs 65€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 6h 39m.

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Map of how to get from Bamberg to Salzburg.
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  • Distance: 281.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 47m

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

You can take a train from Bamberg to Salzburg via Muenchen Hbf in around 3h 47m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bamberg to Salzburg via Munich, Munich central bus station in around 6h 39m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 450€
Flights from Nuremberg to Salzburg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 470€
Flights from Nuremberg to Munich
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 600€
Flights from Frankfurt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 430€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 360€
Flights from Frankfurt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 430€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 300€
Flights from Nuremberg to Salzburg via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 450€
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Salzburg via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 410€
Train operators
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 Bamberg to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bamberg to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Wuerzburg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 26€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Phone
+49 8024 997171
Email
kontakt@bayerischeoberlandbahn.de
Website
brb.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
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 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Railjet
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bamberg to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
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 Wuerzburg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bamberg to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bamberg to Wuerzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
VGN
Email
info@vgn.de
Website
vgn.de
Train from Bamberg to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 6€
Website
VGN
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 Wuerzburg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 18€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg, Salzburg South
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 12€
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
12€ - 18€
Family&friends
14€ - 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
8€ - 12€
Website
Crnja Tours

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