There are 7 ways to get from Mannheim to Salzburg by train, plane, bus, night train or car

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, fly to Salzburg  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Salzburg (SZG) FRA - SZG

$117 - $331

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Mannheim to Stuttgart 027 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Munich, Munich central bus station 310 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg 086 / ...

$26 - $89

5 alternative options

Train, fly to Munich  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Munich (MUC) FRA - MUC
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$140 - $304

Train  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Rj / ...

$95 - $140

Train via München Hbf  •  5 h 1 min

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

$98 - $142

Bus, night train  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Ludwigshafen to Munich
  2. Take the night train from Muenchen Hbf to Salzburg Hbf. En

$36 - $65

Drive  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Mannheim to Salzburg 314.7 miles

$65 - $100

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Mannheim to Salzburg 3 times a day. Tickets cost $95 - $140 and the journey takes 4 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mannheim to Salzburg via Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport, and Munich, Munich central bus station in around 8 h 29 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $5,500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $5,500
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $4,500
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
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 Mannheim Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Muenchen Hbf to Salzburg Hbf.
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Mannheim to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $21
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 DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eurolines.de

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Mannheim and Salzburg is 385 km. The road distance is 503 km.

The cheapest way to get from Mannheim to Salzburg is to bus and night train which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 9 h 24 min.

The quickest way to get from Mannheim to Salzburg is to train and fly which takes 2 h 39 min and costs 100€ - 290€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Mannheim Hbf and arriving at Salzburg Hbf. Services depart three times a day, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 47 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Mannheim to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Mannheim and arriving at Salzburg via Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport and Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 29 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to get from Mannheim to Salzburg, including transfers.