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

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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Train Trenitalia Frecce  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Verona Porta Nuova Fa
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Innsbruck Hbf Ec
  3. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Rj

$89 - $169

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Bus  •  15 h

  1. Take the bus from Rome to Munich, Munich central bus station N531 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg 086 / ...

$61 - $101

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini Station to Bolzano/Bozen Rm-Bz
  2. Take the bus from Bolzano to Salzburg Lastenstraße

$78 - $111

Train  •  14 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Salzburg Hbf. En

$65 - $140

Night train  •  11 h 17 min

  1. Take the night train from Roma Termini to Salzburg Hbf. En

$65 - $140

Drive  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Salzburg 598.1 miles

$140 - $210

Fly to Salzburg  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Salzburg (SZG) FCO - SZG

$132 - $347

Fly to Munich, train  •  7 h 7 min

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

$105 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Salzburg is to bus which costs 50€ - 90€ and takes 15 h.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Salzburg is to fly which costs 110€ - 300€ and takes 6 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Rome and arriving at Salzburg via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Salzburg Hbf.. Services depart twice a week, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 14 h 11 min.

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The distance between Rome and Salzburg is 657 km. The road distance is 956.9 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Salzburg without a car is to train which takes 9 h 41 min and costs 75€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 41 min to get from Rome to Salzburg, including transfers.

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

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Rome to Salzburg train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Salzburg is to train which takes 9 h 41 min and costs 75€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 90€ and takes 15 h, you could also fly, which costs 110€ - 300€ and takes 6 h 21 min.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Salzburg.
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  • Distance: 410.8 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 41 min

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Salzburg, Austria?

You can take a train from Rome to Salzburg via Verona Porta Nuova and Innsbruck Hbf in around 9 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rome to Salzburg via Munich, Munich central bus station in around 15 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,900
Flights from Rome to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Rome to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Rome to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Rome to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$2,100 - $5,000
Flights from Rome to Munich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Rome to Salzburg via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Rome to Salzburg via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Salzburg via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Rome to Salzburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Salzburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Rome to Salzburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Train operators
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 Roma Termini to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Bolzano/Bozen
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
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
Train from Roma Termini to Salzburg Hbf.
Ave. Duration
14 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$110 - $140
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 Innsbruck Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines IT
Phone
+39 0861 199 1900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
eurolines.it
Bus from Bolzano to Salzburg Lastenstraße
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
eurolines.it
Bus from Rome Tiburtina to München ZOB Hackerbrucke
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
eurolines.it
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 Rome to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Rome Airport to Salzburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Salzburg is 957 km. It takes approximately 8 h 59 min to drive from Rome to Salzburg.

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Brussels Airlines, Wizz Air, Alitalia and eight other airlines offer flights from Rome Airport to Salzburg Airport.

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Book your Rome to Salzburg train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and Loco2.

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

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There are 1252+ hotels available in Salzburg. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs 10€ - 15€.

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