There are 9 ways to get from Milan to Salzburg by train, bus, 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.

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Train via Verona Porta Nuova  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Innsbruck Hbf Ec
  3. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Rj / ...

$71 - $132

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Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan Central Station to Milan Bergamo Airport Bergamo Airport Bus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport, Bergamo to Salzburg, Salzburg South N468

$36 - $65

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Train  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Salzburg Hbf. En

$45 - $100

Bus Eurolines IT  •  11 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Milano Lampugnano to Salzburg Lastenstraße

$47 - $67

Drive, train  •  7 h 3 min

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

$91 - $142

Drive  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Milan to Salzburg 362.1 miles

$85 - $130

Fly Milan Linate to Salzburg  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Salzburg (SZG) LIN - SZG

$132 - $602

Fly Milan Malpensa to Munich, train  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Munich (MUC) MXP - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$86 - $199

Fly Milan Bergamo to Munich, train  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Munich (MUC) BGY - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$129 - $461

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan station to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Milan Central Station and arriving at Salzburg, Salzburg South via Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport, Bergamo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Salzburg Hbf.. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 35 min.

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The distance between Milan and Salzburg is 392 km. The road distance is 579.4 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Salzburg without a car is to train which takes 8 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 4 min to get from Milan to Salzburg, including transfers.

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Milan to Salzburg bus services, operated by TerraVision IT, arrive at Milan Central Station.

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Milan to Salzburg train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Milano Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Salzburg is to train which takes 8 h 4 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 10 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 5 h 44 min.

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There is no direct flight from Milan Linate Airport to Salzburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Milan to Salzburg.
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  • Distance: 245.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 4 min

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Salzburg, Austria?

You can take a train from Milan to Salzburg via Verona Porta Nuova and Innsbruck Hbf in around 8 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milan to Salzburg via Milan Bergamo Airport and Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport, Bergamo in around 9 h 10 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,500
Flights from Milan Linate to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $3,900
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $1,400
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $3,900
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $1,400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $150
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $3,900
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $200
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Salzburg Hbf.
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $100
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$85 - $100
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 Innsbruck Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Landeck-Zams to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
cd.cz
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
TerraVision IT
Email
customerservices@terravision.eu
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Milan Central Station to Milan Bergamo Airport
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
terravision.eu
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Milan Centrale Piazza Luigi di Savoia to Bergamo Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
autostradale.it
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 Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport, Bergamo to Salzburg, Salzburg South
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Salzburg is 579 km. It takes approximately 5 h 50 min to drive from Milan to Salzburg.

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Eurowings, Lufthansa, Alitalia and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Milan Linate 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 Milan to Milan Linate Airport is to line 73 bus which takes 20 min and costs .

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