There are 9 ways to get from Edinburgh to Salzburg by plane, train, bus, car train, car or car ferry

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 Edinburgh to Salzburg  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Salzburg (SZG) EDI - SZG

$105 - $236

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Fly Edinburgh to Munich, train  •  7 h 45 min

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

$108 - $299

Fly Edinburgh to Linz, train  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Linz (LNZ) EDI - LNZ
  2. Take the train from Wels Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$209 - $692

Train to Glasgow, fly to Munich, train  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Munich (MUC) GLA - MUC
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$147 - $411

Train  •  16 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Est to München Hbf Tgv
  4. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...

$325 - $558

Train, bus, cartrain  •  28 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Euston
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
  3. Take the cartrain from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Salzburg Hauptbahnhof

$389 - $556

Bus  •  34 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Erlangen
  3. Take the bus from Erlangen to Munich, Munich central bus station X28 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg 086 / ...

$111 - $173

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  20 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Est to München Hbf Tgv
  5. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...

$537 - $633

Drive, carferry  •  19 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Dover
  2. Take the carferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Salzburg

$270 - $394

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Salzburg via London, Erlangen and Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Salzburg Hbf via London St. Pancras International, Paris Est and München Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 8 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Salzburg is 894 miles.

The best way to get from Edinburgh to Salzburg without a car is to train which takes 16 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 6 min to get from Edinburgh to Salzburg, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Salzburg bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Edinburgh station.

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Edinburgh to Salzburg train services, operated by LNER, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Salzburg is to fly which takes 5 h 6 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 16 h 8 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 34 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Salzburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 20 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Salzburg.
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  • Distance: 894.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 6 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Salzburg, Austria?

Jet2.com, easyJet and British Airways fly from Edinburgh to Salzburg 4 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edinburgh to Salzburg via London Kings Cross, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Est, and München Hbf in around 16 h 8 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Edinburgh to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Edinburgh to Linz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Flights from Edinburgh to Linz via Brussels, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Edinburgh to Linz via Frankfurt, Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Flights from Edinburgh to Linz via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Glasgow to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $9,000
Flights from Glasgow to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $9,000
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Salzburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Edinburgh to Salzburg via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Edinburgh to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Edinburgh to Munich via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Edinburgh to Munich via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Glasgow to Munich via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Glasgow to Munich via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Salzburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Flights from Edinburgh to Munich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Glasgow to Munich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Munich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to Munich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Munich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Linz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Flights from Edinburgh to Linz via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Glasgow to Munich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Munich via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
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.

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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 Wels Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Wels to Salzburg, Salzburg
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Eurostar
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Est to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $310
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Virgin West Coast Trains
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Salzburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
elines.cz
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 London to Erlangen
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Erlangen to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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Salzburg is 1 h ahead of Edinburgh. It is currently 6:54 PM in Edinburgh and 7:54 PM in Salzburg.

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

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Jet2.com, British Airways and easyJet offer flights from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32 min and costs .

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