There are 11 ways to get from Fort William to Salzburg by bus, plane, train, car, car train or car ferry

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Bus to Glasgow, fly to Salzburg  •  10 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Belford Hospital (Fort William Hospital) to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport)
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Salzburg (SZG) GLA - SZG

$122 - $270

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Bus to Glasgow, fly to Munich, train  •  10 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Belford Hospital (Fort William Hospital) to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport)
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Munich (MUC) GLA - MUC
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$145 - $413

Bus to Inverness, fly to Munich, train  •  12 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
  2. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Munich (MUC) INV - MUC
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$123 - $409

Bus, train to Edinburgh, fly to Salzburg  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel
  2. Take the train from Pitlochry to Edinburgh Gateway
  3. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Salzburg (SZG) EDI - SZG

$148 - $286

Bus to Glasgow, fly to Linz, train  •  12 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Belford Hospital (Fort William Hospital) to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport)
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Linz (LNZ) GLA - LNZ
  3. Take the train from Wels Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$136 - $506

Train  •  25 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  4. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  5. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Ec

$339 - $601

Bus, train via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf  •  33 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Yacht Club (Ashburn Lane) to Anniesland Cross (Herschell Street) 914 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hamilton, Scotland to London Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  5. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...

$211 - $307

Bus  •  38 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 914 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station M11
  3. Take the bus from London to Erlangen
  4. Take the bus from Erlangen to Munich, Munich central bus station X28 / ...
  5. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg 086 / ...

$130 - $248

Bus RegioJet, train  •  42 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 914 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station M11
  3. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Prague, Wilsonova
  4. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Salzburg Hbf En

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  22 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Fort William 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 / ...

$565 - $673

Drive, carferry  •  21 h 44 min

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

$298 - $434

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Fort William station to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Fort William, Bus Station and arriving at Salzburg via Glasgow, London, Erlangen and Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Fort William to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Fort William and arriving at Salzburg Hbf via Edinburgh, London St. Pancras International, Brussels Midi-Zuid and Köln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 51 min.

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The distance between Fort William and Salzburg is 989 miles.

The best way to get from Fort William to Salzburg without a car is to train which takes 25 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 32 min to get from Fort William to Salzburg, including transfers.

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Fort William to Salzburg bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Fort William, Bus Station.

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Fort William to Salzburg train services, operated by Caledonian Sleeper, depart from Fort William station.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Salzburg is to train which takes 25 h 51 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 38 h 5 min.

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There is no direct flight from Glasgow Airport to Salzburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Salzburg.
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  • Distance: 988.6 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 32 min

What companies run services between Fort William, Scotland and Salzburg, Austria?

You can take a train from Fort William to Salzburg via Edinburgh, London Kings Cross, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hauptbahnhof, and Köln Hbf in around 25 h 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort William to Salzburg via Buchanan Bus Station, Glasgow, London Victoria Coach Station, London, Erlangen, and Munich, Munich central bus station in around 38 h 5 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Salzburg via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to Salzburg via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Glasgow to Salzburg via Belfast (Aldergrove), Liverpool
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Glasgow to Salzburg via Belfast (Aldergrove), Bristol
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
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
Flights from Inverness to Munich via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Inverness to Munich via London Luton
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
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
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Glasgow to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
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
Flights from Glasgow to Linz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Glasgow to Linz via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Glasgow to Linz via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Salzburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Glasgow to Munich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Inverness to Munich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Edinburgh to Salzburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Munich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Inverness to Munich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Glasgow to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,300
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
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Salzburg via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Inverness to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Glasgow to Linz via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
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
Train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
bahn.de
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Pitlochry to Edinburgh Gateway
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $29
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
Book at
Raileurope.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Wels to Salzburg, Salzburg
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Fort William to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$193
Sleeper Seat
$28 - $45
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
cd.cz
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
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
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
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Belford Hospital (Fort William Hospital) to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport)
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Yacht Club (Ashburn Lane) to Anniesland Cross (Herschell Street)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Shiel Buses
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
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 Hamilton, Scotland to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
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
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Prague, Wilsonova
Ave. Duration
19 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
regiojet.com
Ferry operators

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Salzburg is 1 h ahead of Fort William. It is currently 5:49 PM in Fort William and 6:49 PM in Salzburg.

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

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Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, British Airways and three other airlines offer flights from Glasgow 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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