There are 9 ways to get from Bern 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.

Recommended option

Train EuroNight  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Salzburg Hbf En / ...

$121 - $212

Cheapest option

Bus RegioJet  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Bern, Carparkplatz Schützenmatte to Mnichov, ZOB Rj
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg 086 / ...

$23 - $33

7 alternative options

Train via München Hbf  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to München Hbf Ec
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Ec / ...

$146 - $262

Bus Eurolines CH  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Bern to Salzburg

$45 - $60

Drive  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Bern to Salzburg 359.2 miles

$75 - $110

Train to Basel, fly to Salzburg  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Salzburg (SZG) BSL - SZG

$129 - $509

Train to Zurich, fly to Munich, train  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Munich (MUC) ZRH - MUC
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$172 - $440

Fly Berne to Munich, train  •  7 h 11 min

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

$172 - $677

Train to Basel, fly to Munich, train  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Munich (MUC) BSL - MUC
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$142 - $372

What companies run services between Bern, Switzerland and Salzburg, Austria?

You can take a train from Bern to Salzburg via Zürich HB in around 8 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bern to Salzburg via Mnichov, ZOB and Munich, Munich central bus station in around 8 h 25 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Basel to Salzburg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Basel to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from Berne to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Basel to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Salzburg via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Train from Zürich HB to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
cd.cz
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Bern, Carparkplatz Schützenmatte to Mnichov, ZOB
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
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
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Bern to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bern and Salzburg is 432 km. The road distance is 575 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bern to Salzburg is to bus which costs SFr 23 - SFr 35 and takes 8 h 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Bern to Salzburg is to drive which takes 5 h 38 min and costs SFr 70 - SFr 110.

No, there is no direct train from Bern to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Bern and arriving at Salzburg Hbf via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 6 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bern and arriving at Salzburg. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 9 h 15 min.

It takes approximately 8 h 6 min to get from Bern to Salzburg, including transfers.