There are 8 ways to get from Leipzig to Salzburg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Halle(Saale)Hbf  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...

$136 - $202

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Bus  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Munich, Munich central bus station 141 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg 086 / ...

$34 - $56

6 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...

$183 - $266

Bus, train  •  12 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Leipzig to Praha hl. n. 43371
  2. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Salzburg Hbf En

Drive  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Leipzig to Salzburg 359.9 miles

$75 - $110

Fly Leipzig to Salzburg  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Salzburg (SZG) LEJ - SZG

$112 - $467

Fly Leipzig to Munich, train  •  5 h 19 min

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

$130 - $310

Train to Berlin Tegel, fly to Salzburg  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
  2. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Salzburg (SZG) TXL - SZG

$91 - $260

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No, there is no direct bus from Leipzig station to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Leipzig, Leipzig central station and arriving at Salzburg via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leipzig to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Leipzig Hbf and arriving at Salzburg Hbf via Halle(Saale)Hbf and München Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 21 min.

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The distance between Leipzig and Salzburg is 397 km. The road distance is 575.8 km.

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The best way to get from Leipzig to Salzburg without a car is to train which takes 6 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 21 min to get from Leipzig to Salzburg, including transfers.

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

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Leipzig to Salzburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Halle(Saale)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Leipzig to Salzburg is to train which takes 6 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 5 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 5 h 45 min.

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There is no direct flight from Leipzig Airport to Salzburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Leipzig to Salzburg.
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  • Distance: 247.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 21 min

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

You can take a train from Leipzig to Salzburg via Halle(Saale)Hbf and München Hbf in around 6 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leipzig to Salzburg via Munich, Munich central bus station in around 9 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Leipzig to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Leipzig to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Leipzig to Salzburg via Munich, Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Leipzig to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Leipzig to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Leipzig to Salzburg via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Leipzig to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Leipzig to Salzburg via Dusseldorf, Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Leipzig to Salzburg via Cologne/Bonn Apt, Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Salzburg via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Leipzig to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Leipzig to Salzburg via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
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 Halle(Saale)Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $130
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
Train from Leipzig Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
cd.cz
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 Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $45
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
Arriva Stredni Cechy
Website
arriva-strednicechy.cz
Bus from Leipzig to Praha hl. n.
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
arriva.cz

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Leipzig to Salzburg is 576 km. It takes approximately 5 h 12 min to drive from Leipzig to Salzburg.

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Turkish Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and Eurowings offer flights from Leipzig 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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The best way to get from Leipzig to Leipzig Airport is to train which takes 11 min and costs .

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