There are 3 ways to get from Ingolstadt to Salzburg by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Ingolstadt Hbf to München Hbf Rb / ...
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...

$54 - $83

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Bus  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Ingolstadt to München ZOB
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg 086 / ...

$45 - $64

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Ingolstadt to Salzburg 142.2 miles

$29 - $45

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No, there is no direct bus from Ingolstadt to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Ingolstadt and arriving at Salzburg via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ingolstadt to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Ingolstadt Hbf and arriving at Salzburg Hbf via München Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 20 min.

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The distance between Ingolstadt and Salzburg is 161 km. The road distance is 227.5 km.

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The best way to get from Ingolstadt to Salzburg without a car is to train which takes 3 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to get from Ingolstadt to Salzburg, including transfers.

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Ingolstadt to Salzburg bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Ingolstadt station.

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Ingolstadt to Salzburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Ingolstadt Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Ingolstadt to Salzburg is to train which takes 3 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 21 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Ingolstadt to Salzburg.
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  • Distance: 100.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 20 min

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

You can take a train from Ingolstadt to Salzburg via München Hbf in around 3 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ingolstadt to Salzburg via München ZOB and Munich, Munich central bus station in around 4 h 21 min.

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 Ingolstadt Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Ingolstadt to München ZOB
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eurolines.de
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 Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Ingolstadt to Salzburg is 228 km. It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to drive from Ingolstadt to Salzburg.

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