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There are 5 ways to get from Lindau to Salzburg by car, train, bus or plane

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Drive, train  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Lindau to Landeck-Zams
  2. Take the train from Landeck-Zams to Salzburg Hbf Rj

$52 - $85

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Bus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Lindau to Munich, Munich central bus station 076 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg 086 / ...

$18 - $31

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Drive  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Lindau to Salzburg 202.6 miles

$40 - $65

Fly Friedrichshafen to Salzburg  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Friedrichshafen (FDH) to Salzburg (SZG) FDH - SZG

$172 - $683

Train to Zurich, fly to Munich, train  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Lindau Hbf to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Munich (MUC) ZRH - MUC
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$167 - $430

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The cheapest way to get from Lindau to Salzburg is to bus which costs 15€ - 27€ and takes 5 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lindau to Salzburg is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lindau to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Lindau and arriving at Salzburg via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

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The distance between Lindau and Salzburg is 253 km. The road distance is 324.2 km.

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The best way to get from Lindau to Salzburg without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 10 min and costs 15€ - 27€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to get from Lindau to Salzburg, including transfers.

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Lindau to Salzburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Lindau station.

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The best way to get from Lindau to Salzburg is to bus which takes 5 h 10 min and costs 15€ - 27€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 150€ - 600€ and takes 6 h 12 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Lindau to Salzburg.
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  • Distance: 158.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 14 min

What companies run services between Lindau, Bavaria, Germany and Salzburg, Austria?

You can take a bus from Lindau to Salzburg via Munich, Munich central bus station in around 5 h 10 min. Alternatively, Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines fly from Lindau to Salzburg every 4 hours.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Salzburg via Frankfurt, Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Salzburg via Frankfurt, Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Salzburg via Frankfurt, Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
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.

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Website
oebb.at
Train from Landeck-Zams to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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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 Lindau Hbf to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $70
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
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 Lindau to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Lindau to Salzburg is 324 km. It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to drive from Lindau to Salzburg.

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

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