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There are 3 ways to get from Passau to Salzburg Airport (SZG) by train or car

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Train via Wels  •  2h 26m

  1. Take the train from Passau Hbf to Wels Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Wels, Wels station to Salzburg, Salzburg K485 / ...

21€ - 65€

2 alternative options

Train  •  4h 33m

  1. Take the train from Passau Hbf to Muehldorf(Oberbay) Rb
  2. Take the train from Muehldorf(Oberbay) to Salzburg Hbf Rb

32€ - 46€

Drive  •  1h 33m

  1. Drive from Passau to Salzburg Airport (SZG) 124.6 km

13€ - 20€

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Austria from Germany.

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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
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Salzburg Airport (SZG) is 800 555 621.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Salzburg Airport (SZG) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Salzburg Airport (SZG) is 1 metre.

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

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from Austria.

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Last updated: 10 Jan 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Passau to Salzburg Airport (SZG) is to drive which costs 13€ - 20€ and takes 1h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Passau to Salzburg Airport (SZG) is to drive which costs 13€ - 20€ and takes 1h 33m.

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The distance between Passau and Salzburg Airport (SZG) is 92 km. The road distance is 124.6 km.

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The best way to get from Passau to Salzburg Airport (SZG) without a car is to train via Wels which takes 2h 26m and costs 21€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 2h 26m to get from Passau to Salzburg Airport (SZG), including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Passau to Salzburg Airport (SZG) is 125 km. It takes approximately 1h 33m to drive from Passau to Salzburg Airport (SZG).

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There are 482+ hotels available in Salzburg Airport (SZG). Prices start at 75€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Passau to Salzburg Airport (SZG).
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  • Distance: 92 km
  • Duration: 2h 26m

What companies run services between Passau, Germany and Salzburg Airport (SZG), Austria?

You can take a train from Passau to Salzburg Airport (SZG) via Wels, Wels station, Salzburg, Salzburg, and Salzburg Hauptbahnhof in around 2h 26m.

Train operators
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 Passau Hbf to Wels Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 19€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Wels Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
17€ - 23€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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 Passau Hbf to Wels Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Passau Hbf to Wels Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Wels, Wels station to Salzburg, Salzburg
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Flixtrain
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Wels Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 12€
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Wels, Hbf to Salzburg, Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 10€
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
4€ - 6€
1st Class
6€ - 10€
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Passau Hbf to Muehldorf(Oberbay)
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muehldorf(Oberbay) to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

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