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There are 6 ways to get from Munich Airport (MUC) to Saalbach by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train via Wörgl  •  4h 11m

  1. Take the train from Muenchen Ost to Kufstein Ecb / ...
  2. Take the train from Woergl Hbf to Hochfilzen Re / ...

117€ - 273€

Cheapest option

Train  •  5h 54m

  1. Take the train from München Ost to Zell am See Ski Train / ...

50€ - 125€

4 alternative options

Train #2  •  6h 4m

  1. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Zell Am See Ice

51€ - 70€

Bus, train, line 4060 bus  •  6h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Flughafen, MAC/Terminal 1 to München Hbf
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Kufstein Re / ...
  3. Take the line 4060 bus from Söll Dorf to St. Johann i. T. Bahnhof

130€ - 180€

Drive  •  2h 26m

  1. Drive from Munich Airport (MUC) to Saalbach 228.9 km

24€ - 40€

Towncar  •  2h 26m

  1. Take a town car from Munich Airport to Saalbach 228.9 km

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Saalbach is 800 555 621.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Saalbach is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Saalbach is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 555 621.

Yes, entry into Germany from Austria is currently restricted.

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The cheapest way to get from Munich Airport (MUC) to Saalbach is to drive which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 2h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Munich Airport (MUC) to Saalbach is to drive which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 2h 26m.

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It is 124 km from Munich Airport (MUC) to Saalbach. It is approximately 228.9 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Munich Airport (MUC) to Saalbach without a car is to train via Wörgl which takes 4h 11m and costs 110€ - 280€.

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It takes approximately 4h 11m to get from Munich Airport (MUC) to Saalbach, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Munich Airport (MUC) to Saalbach is 229 km. It takes approximately 2h 26m to drive from Munich Airport (MUC) to Saalbach.

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There are 334+ hotels available in Saalbach. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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  • Distance: 124.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 11m

What companies run services between Munich Airport (MUC), Germany and Saalbach, Austria?

You can take a train from Munich Airport (MUC) to Saalbach via Muenchen Ost, Kufstein, Woergl Hbf, and Hochfilzen in around 4h 11m.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Ost to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Muenchen Ost to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Ost to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Woergl Hbf to Hochfilzen
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Ost to Zell Am See
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Zell Am See
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from München Ost to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
90€ - 110€
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Urlaubs-Express
Train from München Ost to Zell am See
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
90€ - 110€
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Urlaubs-Express
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Ost to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
16€ - 25€
Website
Railjet
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
17€ - 26€
Website
Railjet
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Woergl Hbf to Hochfilzen
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
Lufthansa Express Bus
Phone
+49 (0)89-32304-0
Email
info@airportbus-muenchen.de
Website
airportbus-muenchen.de
Bus from Flughafen, MAC/Terminal 1 to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
11€
Website
Lufthansa Express Bus
VVT
Phone
+43 512 56 16 16
Email
info@vvt.at
Website
vvt.at
Bus from Söll Dorf to St. Johann i. T. Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Schedules at
vvt.at
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Munich Airport to Saalbach

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