Directions from Madrid to Salzburg

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Recommended option

Fly to Salzburg  •  6 h 56 min

  1. MAD - SZG

$112 - $283

Cheapest option

Fly to Munich, train  •  7 h 47 min

  1. MAD - MUC

$100 - $306

7 alternative options

Fly to Linz, train  •  9 h 3 min

  1. MAD - LNZ

$174 - $450

Fly to Nuremberg, train  •  8 h 46 min

  1. MAD - NUE

$115 - $406

Train via Karlsruhe Hbf  •  20 h 21 min

  1. Ave
  2. Ave
  3. Tgv
  4. Ic / ...
  5. M / ...

$363 - $504

Train  •  29 h 25 min

  1. Ave
  2. Ec / ...
  3. R / ...
  4. Rex / ...

$288 - $409

Bus Eurolines DE  •  35 h 2 min

  1. 236 / ...
  2. 086 / ...

$127 - $184

Bus ALSA  •  3 days 15 h

$192 - $263

Drive  •  19 h 55 min

  1. 1298.3 miles

$240 - $360

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Salzburg, Austria?

Norwegian Air International, Lufthansa and 11 other airlines fly from Madrid to Salzburg hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Salzburg via Barcelona Sants, Lyon Part Dieu, Karlsruhe Hbf, and München Hbf in around 20 h 21 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Madrid to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Madrid to Linz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Madrid to Linz via Brussels, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Madrid to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Madrid to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Madrid to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Madrid to Linz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Madrid to Linz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Linz via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Flights from Madrid to Nuremberg via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Munich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Nuremberg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Nuremberg via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Nuremberg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Madrid to Salzburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Salzburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Madrid to Salzburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Madrid to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wels Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Bischofshofen to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Wels to Salzburg, Salzburg
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Website
renfe.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Russian Railways
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Madrid to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
27 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
eurolines.de
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Karlsruhe to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zürich to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Madrid and Salzburg is 1564 km. The road distance is 2077 km.

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Salzburg is to fly and train which costs 85€ - 270€ and takes 7 h 47 min.

The quickest way to get from Madrid to Salzburg is to fly which takes 6 h 56 min and costs 95€ - 250€.

No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at Salzburg Hbf via Barcelona Sants, Lyon Part Dieu, Karlsruhe Hbf and München Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 21 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Madrid and arriving at Salzburg via Karlsruhe and Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 2 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 56 min to get from Madrid to Salzburg, including transfers.