There are 7 ways to get from Bucharest to Salzburg by plane, train, bus 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 58 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Salzburg (SZG) OTP - SZG

$131 - $492

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Bus, train  •  21 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Linz
  2. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Wb / ...

$77 - $126

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Fly to Munich, train  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Munich (MUC) OTP - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$99 - $295

Fly to Vienna, train  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Vienna (VIE) OTP - VIE
  2. Take the train from Flughafen Wien to Salzburg Hbf

$101 - $272

Train  •  22 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Wien Hbf D
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Rj

$155 - $235

Bus  •  24 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Ploiesti
  2. Take the bus from Ploiești to Salzburg, Salzburg South 1929

$77 - $142

Drive  •  14 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Salzburg 861.7 miles

$150 - $230

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No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti and arriving at Salzburg, Salzburg South via Ploiești. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bucharest to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti Nord Gara A and arriving at Salzburg Hbf via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 28 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Salzburg is 1073 km. The road distance is 1378.7 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Salzburg without a car is to bus and train which takes 21 h 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 58 min to get from Bucharest to Salzburg, including transfers.

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Bucharest to Salzburg bus services, operated by Sir Trans, depart from Bucuresti station.

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Bucharest to Salzburg train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Bucuresti Nord Gara A station.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Salzburg is to fly which takes 6 h 58 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 22 h 28 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 24 h 50 min.

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There is no direct flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Salzburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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

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  • Distance: 670.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 58 min

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Salzburg, Austria?

Austrian Airlines, Turkish Airlines and 10 other airlines fly from Bucharest to Salzburg hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bucharest to Salzburg via Wien Hbf in around 22 h 28 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Munich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $280
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Salzburg via Warsaw, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Munich via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Vienna via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $350
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Salzburg via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Munich via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Vienna via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Salzburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $2,100
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Vienna via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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 Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Linz, Linz central station, Train to Salzburg, Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Linz
Ave. Duration
20 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Linz
Ave. Duration
14 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
Sir Trans
Phone
+4-021-316.42.21
Website
sirtrans.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Ploiesti
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
sirtrans.ro
GSM Trans
Phone
021-314-0444
Email
office@gsmtrans.ro
Website
gsmtrans.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Ploiești
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
gsmtrans.ro
Comanto Trans
Phone
+4-021-312.03.45
Website
comantotrans.autogari.ro
Bus from Bucureşti to Ploiesti
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
comantotrans.autogari.ro
Fany
Phone
0741 607 941
Email
office@fany.ro
Website
fany.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Ploieşti
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
fany.ro
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 Ploiești to Salzburg, Salzburg South
Ave. Duration
22 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Salzburg is 1 h behind Bucharest. It is currently 10:31 AM in Bucharest and 9:31 AM in Salzburg.

Bucharest to Salzburg train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Salzburg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Salzburg is 1379 km. It takes approximately 14 h 22 min to drive from Bucharest to Salzburg.

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Tarom, Lufthansa, British Airways and four other airlines offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Salzburg Airport.

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There are 1241+ hotels available in Salzburg. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is to shuttle which takes 44 min and costs .

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