There are 6 ways to get from Heidelberg to Salzburg by train, car, car train or plane

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Train  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Ec

$90 - $130

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Train, drive  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Drive from München Ostbahnhof to Salzburg

$89 - $139

4 alternative options

Train via München Hbf  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...

$100 - $160

Car train, train  •  7 h

  1. Take the car train from Heidelberg Hbf to Kufstein
  2. Take the train from Kufstein to Salzburg Hbf Rj

$127 - $156

Drive  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Heidelberg to Salzburg 307.6 miles

$60 - $95

Train, fly  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Salzburg (SZG) FRA - SZG

$128 - $352

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The cheapest way to get from Heidelberg to Salzburg is to drive which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 4 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Heidelberg to Salzburg is to train and fly which costs 110€ - 310€ and takes 3 h 13 min.

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The distance between Heidelberg and Salzburg is 367 km. The road distance is 492.2 km.

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The train from Heidelberg Hbf to Salzburg Hbf takes 4 h 48 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Heidelberg Hbf and arriving at Salzburg Hbf. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 48 min.

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  • Distance: 229.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 48 min

What companies run services between Heidelberg, Germany and Salzburg, Austria?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Heidelberg to Salzburg 3 times a day. Tickets cost $90 - $130 and the journey takes 4 h 48 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
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 Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $60
1st Class
$70 - $95
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Heidelberg Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Kufstein to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com

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