• Our partners include:

  • RailEurope
  • Deutsche Bahn
  • Trenitalia
  • SNCF
  • Flixbus
  • RENFE
  • Ouibus
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner

There are 10 ways to get from Katowice to Salzburg by train, bus, night train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Katowice to Wien Hbf Eic / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Rj / ...

$28 - $89

9 alternative options

Bus  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Katowice, Katowice bus station to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg 918
  2. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Mitte to Salzburg, Salzburg K485

$42 - $68

Bus, train  •  13 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Katowice to Wien
  2. Take the train from Wien Meidling to Salzburg

$74 - $115

Night train, train  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Take the night train from Katowice to Linz Hbf R
  2. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Wb / ...

$41 - $89

Drive  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Katowice to Salzburg 427.2 miles

$75 - $120

Bus to Krakow, fly to Salzburg  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi to Kraków Airport
  2. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Salzburg (SZG) KRK - SZG

$114 - $556

Fly Katowice to Salzburg  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Katowice (KTW) to Salzburg (SZG) KTW - SZG

$62 - $267

Fly Katowice to Munich, train  •  7 h 11 min

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

$120 - $300

Train to Vienna, fly to Salzburg  •  6 h 58 min

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

$97 - $345

Bus to Krakow, fly to Munich, train  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi to Kraków Airport
  2. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Munich (MUC) KRK - MUC
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$117 - $359

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Katowice to Salzburg is to train which costs 100 zł - 340 zł and takes 7 h 27 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Katowice to Salzburg is to bus and fly which costs 420 zł - 2 100 zł and takes 6 h 4 min.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Katowice to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Katowice and arriving at Salzburg Hbf via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 27 min.

More details

The distance between Katowice and Salzburg is 515 km. The road distance is 683.5 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Katowice to Salzburg without a car is to train which takes 7 h 27 min and costs 100 zł - 340 zł.

More details

It takes approximately 7 h 27 min to get from Katowice to Salzburg, including transfers.

More details

Katowice to Salzburg train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Katowice station.

More details

The best way to get from Katowice to Salzburg is to train which takes 7 h 27 min and costs 100 zł - 340 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 150 zł - 260 zł and takes 9 h 23 min, you could also fly, which costs 230 zł - 1 000 zł and takes 6 h 30 min.

Mode details

There is no direct flight from Krakow Airport to Salzburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 55 min and has one stopover.

Search flights

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

More details

Map of how to get from Katowice to Salzburg.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 321.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 27 min

What companies run services between Katowice, Poland and Salzburg, Austria?

You can take a train from Katowice to Salzburg via Wien Hbf in around 7 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Katowice to Salzburg via Vienna, Vienna Erdberg, Erdberg, Landstraße, and Vienna, Vienna Mitte in around 9 h 23 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Krakow to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Katowice to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Katowice to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Katowice to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Krakow to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Krakow to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Krakow to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Katowice to Salzburg via Warsaw Chopin, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Katowice to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Katowice to Munich via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Krakow to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Krakow to Munich via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Krakow to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Krakow to Salzburg via Vienna, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Vienna to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Krakow to Munich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Krakow to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Katowice to Salzburg via Warsaw Chopin, Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Krakow to Salzburg via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Katowice to Salzburg via London Luton
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $310
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Katowice to Salzburg via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Katowice to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Night train from Katowice to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Meidling to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Vienna, Hbf to Salzburg, Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Linz, Hbf to Salzburg, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
regiojet.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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Katowice, Katowice bus station to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Mitte to Salzburg, Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Katowice, Katowice bus station to Kraków Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi to Kraków Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6

Want to know more about travelling around Austria

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Katowice to Salzburg is 684 km. It takes approximately 6 h 35 min to drive from Katowice to Salzburg.

Get driving directions

Eurowings, easyJet, Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Krakow Airport to Salzburg Airport.

Search flights

There are 1228+ hotels available in Salzburg. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from Katowice to Katowice Airport is to shuttle which takes 46 min and costs 27 zł.

More details