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There are 4 ways to get from Munich Airport (MUC) to Salzburg by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from München Flughafen Terminal to München Ost S 8 (18) / ...
  2. Take the train from München Ost to Salzburg Hbf M / ...

$34 - $57

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Bus  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from MUC AIrport Center to Munich Center
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg 086 / ...

$22 - $29

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from MUC AIrport Center to Munich Center
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...

$43 - $63

Drive  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Munich Airport (MUC) to Salzburg 110.4 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Munich Airport (MUC) to Salzburg is to bus which costs 18€ - 25€ and takes 3 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Munich Airport (MUC) to Salzburg is to drive which costs 20€ - 30€ and takes 1 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Munich Airport (MUC) to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from München Flughafen Terminal and arriving at Salzburg Hbf via München Ost. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 39 min.

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The distance between Munich Airport (MUC) and Salzburg is 112 km. The road distance is 176.7 km.

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The best way to get from Munich Airport (MUC) to Salzburg without a car is to train which takes 2 h 39 min and costs 29€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to get from Munich Airport (MUC) to Salzburg, including transfers.

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Munich Airport (MUC) to Salzburg train services, operated by S-Bahn, depart from München Flughafen Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Munich Airport (MUC) to Salzburg is to train which takes 2 h 39 min and costs 29€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 18€ - 25€ and takes 3 h 44 min.

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Munich Airport (MUC) to Salzburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Salzburg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Munich Airport (MUC) to Salzburg is 177 km. It takes approximately 1 h 50 min to drive from Munich Airport (MUC) to Salzburg.

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Map of how to get from Munich Airport (MUC) to Salzburg.
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  • Distance: 70 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 39 min

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

You can take a train from Munich Airport (MUC) to Salzburg via München Ost in around 2 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Munich Airport (MUC) to Salzburg via Munich Center, München Hauptbahnhof Nord, München Hackerbrücke, and Munich, Munich central bus station in around 3 h 44 min.

Train operators
S-Bahn
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Flughafen Terminal to München Ost
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
bahn.de
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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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
Lufthansa express bus Munich
Phone
+49 (0)89-32304-0
Email
info@airportbus-muenchen.de
Website
airportbus-muenchen.de
Bus from MUC AIrport Center to Munich Center
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
airportbus-muenchen.de
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 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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