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There are 7 ways to get from Graz to Salzburg by bus, train, rideshare, car or plane

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Bus  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Graz, Graz central train station to Salzburg 362

$14 - $25

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Train  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Ic / ...

$35 - $65

Rideshare  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Graz to Salzburg 176.8 miles

$17

Drive  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Graz to Salzburg 177.1 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Graz to Salzburg  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Graz (GRZ) to Salzburg (SZG) GRZ - SZG

$169 - $680

Train to Vienna, fly to Salzburg  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Salzburg (SZG) VIE - SZG

$107 - $359

Fly Graz to Munich, train  •  5 h 8 min

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

$142 - $503

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Graz to Salzburg is to rideshare which costs 15€ and takes 3 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Graz to Salzburg is to drive which costs 28€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Graz, Graz central train station station and arriving at Salzburg. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Graz Hbf and arriving at Salzburg Hbf. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 59 min.

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The distance between Graz and Salzburg is 198 km. The road distance is 283.3 km.

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The best way to get from Graz to Salzburg without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 50 min and costs 12€ - 22€.

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The bus from Graz, Graz central train station to Salzburg takes 3 h 50 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Graz to Salzburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Graz, Graz central train station.

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Graz to Salzburg train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Graz Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Graz to Salzburg is to bus which takes 3 h 50 min and costs 12€ - 22€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 3 h 59 min, you could also fly, which costs 140€ - 600€ and takes 4 h 27 min.

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Map of how to get from Graz to Salzburg.
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  • Distance: 124 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 50 min

What companies run services between Graz, Austria and Salzburg, Austria?

FlixBus operates a bus from Graz to Salzburg every 4 hours. Tickets cost $14 - $25 and the journey takes 3 h 50 min. Alternatively, Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Graz to Salzburg every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 3 h 59 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Graz to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Graz to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Graz to Salzburg via Vienna, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Vienna to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Graz to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Graz to Munich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Graz to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Graz to Salzburg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Graz to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
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 Graz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Graz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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
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 Graz, Graz central train station to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Graz to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Graz Airport to Salzburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Graz to Salzburg is 283 km. It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to drive from Graz to Salzburg.

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Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Graz Airport to Salzburg Airport.

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There are 1211+ hotels available in Salzburg. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Graz and Salzburg. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Graz to Graz Airport is to shuttle which takes 8 min and costs 7€ - 26€.

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