There are 8 ways to get from Paris to Salzburg by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8h 1m

  1. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Muenchen Hbf Tgv
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Ec / ...

143€ - 237€

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Night bus, train  •  13h 50m

  1. Take the night bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Munich - Bus station Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy > Metz > Strasbourg > Karlsruhe > Stuttgart - Airport > Munich - Bus station
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Ec / ...

44€ - 101€

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Bus  •  13h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Salzburg, Salzburg South N880

45€ - 55€

Drive  •  9h 4m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Salzburg 986 km

120€ - 180€

Fly Paris CDG to Salzburg  •  6h 5m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Salzburg (SZG) CDG - SZG

82€ - 313€

Fly Paris Orly to Salzburg  •  8h 16m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Salzburg (SZG) ORY - SZG

109€ - 566€

Fly Paris CDG to Munich, train  •  6h 39m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Munich (MUC) CDG - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf

85€ - 314€

Fly Paris Orly to Munich, train  •  6h 30m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Munich (MUC) ORY - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf

107€ - 457€

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Salzburg is to bus which costs 45€ - 55€ and takes 13h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Salzburg is to fly which costs 80€ - 320€ and takes 6h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris, Paris and arriving at Salzburg, Salzburg South. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Paris l'Est and arriving at Salzburg Hbf via Muenchen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 1m.

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The distance between Paris and Salzburg is 798 km. The road distance is 986 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Salzburg without a car is to train which takes 8h 1m and costs 140€ - 240€.

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It takes approximately 8h 1m to get from Paris to Salzburg, including transfers.

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

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Paris to Salzburg train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Paris l'Est station.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Salzburg.
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  • Distance: 798.5 km
  • Duration: 8h 1m

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

You can take a train from Paris to Salzburg via Muenchen Hbf in around 8h 1m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris, Paris to Salzburg, Salzburg South twice daily. Tickets cost 45€ - 55€ and the journey takes 13h 30m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 1100€
Flights from Paris CDG to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
80€ - 750€
Flights from Paris Orly to Salzburg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
280€ - 1500€
Flights from Paris Orly to Salzburg via Lyon, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
280€ - 1500€
Flights from Paris Orly to Salzburg via Toulouse, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
280€ - 1500€
Flights from Paris Orly to Salzburg via Geneva, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
280€ - 1500€
Flights from Paris Orly to Salzburg via Milan Malpensa, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 340€
Flights from Paris CDG to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 360€
Flights from Paris CDG to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 360€
Flights from Paris Orly to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 160€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 750€
Flights from Paris Orly to Salzburg via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 380€
Flights from Paris Orly to Salzburg via Toulouse, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 380€
Flights from Paris CDG to Munich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
75€ - 350€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 380€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 1100€
Flights from Paris Orly to Salzburg via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 380€
Flights from Paris Orly to Salzburg via Berlin Tegel, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
120€ - 430€
Flights from Paris Orly to Salzburg via Toulouse, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 380€
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 380€
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Salzburg via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
240€ - 1700€
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Salzburg via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 1200€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Salzburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
160€ - 900€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 650€
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris l'Est to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
120€ - 150€
1st Class
140€ - 170€
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 26€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Phone
+49 8024 997171
Email
kontakt@bayerischeoberlandbahn.de
Website
meridian-bob-brb.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
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 Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Railjet
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
Railjet
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Salzburg, Salzburg South
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Night bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Munich - Bus station
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23€ - 29€
Website
Blablabus

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The best way to get from Paris to Salzburg is to train which takes 8h 1m and costs 140€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 55€ and takes 13h 30m, you could also fly, which costs 80€ - 320€ and takes 6h 5m.

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There is no direct flight from Paris CDG Airport to Salzburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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

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Paris to Salzburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, arrive at Salzburg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Salzburg is 986 km. It takes approximately 9h 4m to drive from Paris to Salzburg.

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Finnair, Turkish Airlines, British Airways and three other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Salzburg Airport.

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Book your Paris to Salzburg train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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Book your Paris to Salzburg bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 1566+ hotels available in Salzburg. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs 10€.

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