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There are 9 ways to get from Nice to Salzburg by plane, train, 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.

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Fly to Salzburg  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Salzburg (SZG) NCE - SZG

$107 - $267

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Bus FlixBus  •  14 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice, Nice to Munich, Munich central bus station 492
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg 086 / ...

$55 - $91

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Fly to Munich, train  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Munich (MUC) NCE - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$110 - $270

Fly to Vienna, train  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Vienna (VIE) NCE - VIE
  2. Take the train from Flughafen Wien to Salzburg Hbf

$102 - $327

Train  •  12 h 59 min

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

$109 - $187

Bus Eurolines IT  •  15 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Milan
  2. Take the bus from Milano Lampugnano to Salzburg Lastenstraße

$76 - $147

Night train, train  •  17 h 6 min

  1. Take the night train from Nice Ville to Bischofshofen R / ...
  2. Take the train from Bischofshofen to Salzburg Hbf Rj / ...

$107 - $178

Drive, train  •  10 h 6 min

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

$128 - $194

Drive  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Nice to Salzburg 552.7 miles

$110 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Nice to Salzburg is to bus which costs 45€ - 80€ and takes 14 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nice to Salzburg is to fly and train which costs 95€ - 240€ and takes 6 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nice to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Nice, Nice and arriving at Salzburg via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nice to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Nice Ville and arriving at Salzburg Hbf via Milano Centrale, Verona Porta Nuova and Innsbruck Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 59 min.

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The distance between Nice and Salzburg is 639 km. The road distance is 884.3 km.

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The best way to get from Nice to Salzburg without a car is to train which takes 12 h 59 min and costs 95€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 57 min to get from Nice to Salzburg, including transfers.

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Nice to Salzburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Nice, Nice station.

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Nice to Salzburg train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Nice Ville station.

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The best way to get from Nice to Salzburg is to fly which takes 6 h 57 min and costs 90€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 95€ - 170€ and takes 12 h 59 min, you could also bus, which costs 45€ - 80€ and takes 14 h 45 min.

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  • Distance: 399.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 57 min

What companies run services between Nice, France and Salzburg, Austria?

British Airways, Austrian Airlines and 11 other airlines fly from Nice to Salzburg hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nice to Salzburg via Milano Centrale, Verona Porta Nuova, and Innsbruck Hbf in around 12 h 59 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $480
Flights from Nice to Salzburg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $480
Flights from Nice to Salzburg via Munich, Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $480
Flights from Nice to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Flights from Nice to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Flights from Nice to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Nice to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Nice to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $430
Flights from Nice to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Nice to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $480
Flights from Nice to Salzburg via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $480
Flights from Nice to Salzburg via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Nice to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $480
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Nice to Salzburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Flights from Nice to Salzburg via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Salzburg via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Nice to Salzburg via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Nice to Salzburg via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Nice to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$27 - $150
Train operators
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
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 Flughafen Wien to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Bischofshofen to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
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
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 Nice Ville to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
$15 - $22
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 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
italotreno.it
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
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Night train from Nice Ville to Bischofshofen
Ave. Duration
15 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$95 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nice, Nice to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Eurolines FR

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There is no direct flight from Nice Airport to Salzburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Nice to Salzburg is 884 km. It takes approximately 8 h 41 min to drive from Nice to Salzburg.

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Wizz Air, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Scandinavian Airlines and six other airlines offer flights from Nice Airport to Salzburg Airport.

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Book your Nice to Salzburg train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and two other operators.

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Book your Nice to Salzburg bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 1218+ hotels available in Salzburg. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nice to Nice Airport is to line 99 bus which takes 13 min and costs 6€.

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