There are 5 ways to get from Munich to Salzburg by train, bus, night train, car or rideshare

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

German Railways (DB) operates a train from Munich to Salzburg hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 1 h 28 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Munich to Salzburg once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $15 and the journey takes 2 h.

Train operators
German Railways (DB)
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Avg. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Night train from München Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Avg. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf.
Avg. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $25
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg
Avg. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Munich to Salzburg
Avg. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $30
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Munich to Salzburg?

The distance between Munich and Salzburg is 116 km. The road distance is 144 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Munich to Salzburg?

The cheapest way to get from Munich to Salzburg is to rideshare which costs 9€ and takes 1 h 55 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Munich to Salzburg?

The quickest way to get from Munich to Salzburg is to train which takes 1 h 28 min and costs 30€.

Is there a direct train between Munich and Salzburg?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from München Hbf and arriving at Salzburg Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 28 min.

Is there a direct bus between Munich and Salzburg?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Munich, Munich central bus station and arriving at Salzburg. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h.

How long does it take to get from Munich to Salzburg?

The train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf takes 1 h 28 min including transfers and departs hourly.