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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  4 h 4 min

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

$87 - $123

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Bamberg, Bamberg train to Munich, Munich central bus station 029 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg 086 / ...

$22 - $36

4 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Bamberg to Salzburg 234.6 miles

$45 - $75

Train to Nuremberg, fly to Salzburg  •  5 h 54 min

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

$270 - $294

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Salzburg  •  5 h

  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

$153 - $389

Train to Nuremberg, fly to Munich, train  •  5 h 45 min

  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

$106 - $285

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bamberg to Salzburg is to bus which costs 18€ - 35€ and takes 6 h 40 min.

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

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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 6 h 40 min.

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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 4 h 4 min.

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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 4 h 4 min and costs 70€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 4 min 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 4 h 4 min and costs 70€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 18€ - 35€ and takes 6 h 40 min.

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

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

You can take a train from Bamberg to Salzburg via München Hbf in around 4 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bamberg to Salzburg via Munich, Munich central bus station in around 6 h 40 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$523
Flights from Nuremberg to Salzburg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$523
Flights from Frankfurt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Nuremberg to Munich
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Salzburg via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$291
Flights from Nuremberg to Salzburg via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$291
Flights from Nuremberg to Salzburg via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$291
Flights from Nuremberg to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$291
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Nuremberg to Salzburg via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
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
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bamberg to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bamberg to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
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
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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