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

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Fly Berlin Tegel to Salzburg  •  4 h 1 min

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

$53 - $204

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Bus  •  11 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc 060 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Salzburg, Salzburg South N538

$35 - $79

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Fly Berlin Tegel to Munich, train  •  5 h 27 min

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

$86 - $237

Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Salzburg  •  4 h 4 min

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

$42 - $968

Train via Halle(Saale)Hbf  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Halle(Saale)Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...

$158 - $234

Train  •  10 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to München Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...

$213 - $314

Bus, night train  •  15 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Kaiserdamm to Prague
  2. Take the night train from Praha hl.n. to Salzburg Hbf En

Drive  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Salzburg 457.3 miles

$95 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Salzburg is to bus which costs 30€ - 70€ and takes 11 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Salzburg is to fly which costs 45€ - 180€ and takes 4 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from S+U Alexanderpl./Grunerstr.(Bln) [Grunerstr.] and arriving at Salzburg, Salzburg South via Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz and Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf (tief) and arriving at Salzburg Hbf via Halle(Saale)Hbf and München Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 1 min.

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The distance between Berlin and Salzburg is 526 km. The road distance is 731.7 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Salzburg without a car is to train which takes 7 h 1 min and costs 130€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 1 min to get from Berlin to Salzburg, including transfers.

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

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Berlin to Salzburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Berlin Hbf (tief) station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Salzburg is to fly which takes 4 h 1 min and costs 45€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 130€ - 210€ and takes 7 h 1 min, you could also bus, which costs 30€ - 70€ and takes 11 h 48 min.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Salzburg.
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  • Distance: 328.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 1 min

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

Eurowings, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa fly from Berlin to Salzburg every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin to Salzburg via Halle(Saale)Hbf and München Hbf in around 7 h 1 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Salzburg via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
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 Berlin Hbf (tief) to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Website
bahn.de
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Praha hl.n. to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
cd.cz
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 Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Salzburg, Salzburg South
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Berlin, Südkreuz Bf to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
regiojet.com
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Berlin Kaiserdamm to Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eurolines.de

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The quickest flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Salzburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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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, arrive at Salzburg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Salzburg is 732 km. It takes approximately 6 h 39 min to drive from Berlin to Salzburg.

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

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There are 1225+ hotels available in Salzburg. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Tegel Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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