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There are 9 ways to get from Barcelona to Salzburg by plane, train, bus, car ferry, night train or car

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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Fly to Salzburg  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Salzburg (SZG) BCN - SZG

$87 - $347

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Fly to Munich, train  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Munich (MUC) BCN - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$90 - $280

Fly to Vienna, train  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Vienna (VIE) BCN - VIE
  2. Take the train from Flughafen Wien to Salzburg Hbf

$112 - $307

Fly to Linz, train  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Linz (LNZ) BCN - LNZ
  2. Take the train from Wels Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$176 - $793

Train  •  16 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Strasbourg Tgv
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  5. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...

$315 - $427

Bus  •  24 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Munich, Munich central bus station N728
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg 086 / ...

$95 - $157

Bus, train  •  27 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Munich
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...

$111 - $171

Car ferry, night train, train  •  31 h 54 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Barcelona to Genoa
  2. Take the night train from Genova Piazza Principe to Innsbruck Hbf R
  3. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Rj

$147 - $238

Drive  •  14 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Salzburg 930.9 miles

$170 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Salzburg is to bus and train which costs 95€ - 150€ and takes 27 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Salzburg is to fly which costs 75€ - 310€ and takes 6 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Salzburg via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Sants and arriving at Salzburg Hbf via Montpellier Saint-Roch, Strasbourg, Stuttgart Hbf and München Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 30 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Salzburg is 1116 km. The road distance is 1489.5 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Salzburg without a car is to train which takes 16 h 30 min and costs 270€ - 380€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 33 min to get from Barcelona to Salzburg, including transfers.

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

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Barcelona to Salzburg train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Barcelona Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Salzburg is to fly which takes 6 h 33 min and costs 75€ - 310€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 270€ - 380€ and takes 16 h 30 min, you could also bus, which costs 80€ - 140€ and takes 24 h 55 min.

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  • Distance: 697.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 33 min

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Salzburg, Austria?

British Airways, Eurowings and 11 other airlines fly from Barcelona to Salzburg hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Barcelona to Salzburg via Montpellier Saint-Roch, Strasbourg, Stuttgart Hbf, and München Hbf in around 16 h 30 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Barcelona to Salzburg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Barcelona to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Barcelona to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Barcelona to Linz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Barcelona to Linz via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Barcelona to Munich via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Barcelona to Munich via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Barcelona to Salzburg via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Barcelona to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Barcelona to Salzburg via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Barcelona to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Barcelona to Salzburg via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Barcelona to Salzburg via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Barcelona to Salzburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Barcelona to Salzburg via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Barcelona to Salzburg via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Barcelona to Munich via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,700
Level
Website
flylevel.com
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
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 München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Flughafen Wien to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Wels Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Wels to Salzburg, Salzburg
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona Sants to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $140
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$200 - $300
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $65
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Montpellier St. Roch Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Genova Piazza Principe to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
8 h 46 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Barcelona to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
21 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Barcelona to Munich
Ave. Duration
25 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators

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There is no direct flight from Barcelona Airport to Salzburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Salzburg is 1490 km. It takes approximately 14 h 19 min to drive from Barcelona to Salzburg.

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Vueling Airlines, Aer Lingus, Turkish Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Salzburg Airport.

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Book your Barcelona to Salzburg train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and three other operators.

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Book your Barcelona to Salzburg bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 1207+ hotels available in Salzburg. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 24 min and costs 1€ - 7€.

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