There are 8 ways to get from Berlin to Salzburg by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Berlin Tegel to Salzburg  •  3h 41m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Salzburg (SZG) TXL - SZG

65€ - 206€

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Bus via Prague  •  11h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm to Prague, ÚAN Florenc RegioJet / ...
  2. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Salzburg, Salzburg South 861 / ...

31€ - 118€

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Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Salzburg  •  3h 53m

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Salzburg (SZG) SXF - SZG

35€ - 119€

Fly Berlin Tegel to Munich, train  •  5h 5m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Munich (MUC) TXL - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf

73€ - 227€

Train  •  6h 36m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Rosenheim Ice
  2. Take the train from Rosenheim to Salzburg Hbf Ec / ...

129€ - 216€

Bus  •  10h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Ingolstadt, Ingolstadt Nordbahnhof 034
  2. Take the bus from Ingolstadt, Ingolstadt Nordbahnhof to Salzburg, Salzburg South N965

38€ - 46€

Train via Wels  •  11h 33m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Wels Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Wels Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Rj / ...

130€ - 196€

Drive  •  6h 30m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Salzburg 728.9 km

85€ - 130€

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Salzburg is to bus which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 10h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Salzburg is to fly which costs 60€ - 210€ and takes 3h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin station to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Berlin, Berlin central bus station and arriving at Salzburg, Salzburg South via Ingolstadt, Ingolstadt Nordbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Salzburg Hbf via Rosenheim. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 36m.

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The distance between Berlin and Salzburg is 526 km. The road distance is 728.9 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Salzburg without a car is to train which takes 6h 36m and costs 120€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 3h 41m to get from Berlin to Salzburg, including transfers.

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

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Berlin to Salzburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Salzburg is to fly which takes 3h 41m and costs 60€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 120€ - 220€ and takes 6h 36m, you could also bus, which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 10h 5m.

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  • Distance: 526 km
  • Duration: 3h 41m

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

Eurowings, Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines fly from Berlin to Salzburg 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Salzburg via Rosenheim in around 6h 36m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 390€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 190€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 180€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 170€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 210€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 320€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 400€
Train operators
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.

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Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 26€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Rosenheim to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Phone
+49 8024 997171
Email
kontakt@bayerischeoberlandbahn.de
Website
meridian-bob-brb.de
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Train from Rosenheim to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
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 Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Rosenheim to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Wels Hbf
Ave. Duration
10h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120€ - 180€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
Railjet
Train from Rosenheim to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 25€
Website
Railjet
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 Berlin Hbf to Rosenheim
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
110€ - 160€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Wels Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 23€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Wels Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 12€
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Wels, Wels station to Salzburg, Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Flixtrain
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Wels, Hbf to Salzburg, Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 10€
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
4€ - 6€
1st Class
6€ - 10€
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 Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Ingolstadt, Ingolstadt Nordbahnhof
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
24€ - 30€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ingolstadt, Ingolstadt Nordbahnhof to Salzburg, Salzburg South
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13€ - 16€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Salzburg, Salzburg South
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
20€ - 25€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
RegioJet
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Berlin to Prague, Florenc
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
Eurolines FR
Racic Eurobus
Phone
+359-887-208-506
Email
racic_bg@yahoo.com
Website
racicbg.com
Bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Racic Eurobus
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
80€ - 95€
Website
Comati PSG

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The quickest flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Salzburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Salzburg is 729 km. It takes approximately 6h 30m to drive from Berlin to Salzburg.

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Eurowings, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Salzburg Airport.

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There are 1566+ hotels available in Salzburg. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Tegel Airport is to bus which takes 19 min and costs 2€ - 3€.

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