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There are 7 ways to get from Copenhagen to Salzburg by plane, train, car, night train, car train or bus

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Fly to Salzburg  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Salzburg (SZG) CPH - SZG

$97 - $400

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Bus, train  •  19 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Munich, Munich central bus station N05
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...

$96 - $158

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Fly to Munich, train  •  6 h 58 min

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

$110 - $273

Train  •  13 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...

$221 - $332

Drive, train  •  12 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...

$237 - $357

Night train, car train  •  18 h 32 min

  1. Take the night train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ic
  2. Take the car train from Hamburg Hbf to Salzburg Hauptbahnhof Uex 1397

$129 - $232

Drive  •  12 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Salzburg 868.8 miles

$200 - $290

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The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Salzburg is to bus and train which costs 600 kr - 1100 kr and takes 19 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Salzburg is to fly which costs 600 kr - 2600 kr and takes 4 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Salzburg Hbf via Hamburg Hbf and München Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 37 min.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Salzburg is 876 km. The road distance is 1390 km.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Salzburg without a car is to train which takes 13 h 37 min and costs 1400 kr - 2200 kr.

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It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to get from Copenhagen to Salzburg, including transfers.

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Copenhagen to Salzburg train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), depart from København H station.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Salzburg is to fly which takes 4 h 7 min and costs 600 kr - 2600 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 1400 kr - 2200 kr and takes 13 h 37 min.

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Salzburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Copenhagen to Salzburg.
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  • Distance: 547.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 7 min

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Salzburg, Austria?

Scandinavian Airlines, Norwegian Air International and two other airlines fly from Copenhagen to Salzburg 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Copenhagen to Salzburg via Hamburg Hbf and München Hbf in around 13 h 37 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Copenhagen to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Copenhagen to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Copenhagen to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Copenhagen to Munich via Aarhus
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $490
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Munich via Groningen
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Munich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
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 Hamburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
bahn.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Hamburg Hbf to Salzburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
10 h 52 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
$68
Motorcycle
$114
Vehicle
$126
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 Copenhagen to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Copenhagen to Salzburg is 1390 km. It takes approximately 12 h 50 min to drive from Copenhagen to Salzburg.

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Norwegian Air International, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Salzburg Airport.

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There are 1228+ hotels available in Salzburg. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Copenhagen Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 45 kr - 65 kr.

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