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

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Train, bus  •  12h 33m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Bologna Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Innsbruck Hbf Ecb
  3. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Rjx / ...
  4. Take the bus from Salzburg Hauptbahnhof to Strobl Busbahnhof 150

99€ - 201€

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Fly to Vienna, train  •  9h 17m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Vienna (VIE) FCO - VIE
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim
  3. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Bad Ischl

51€ - 415€

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Train  •  14h 1m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Bologna Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Innsbruck Hbf Ecb
  3. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim Rj
  4. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Bad Ischl Re / ...

114€ - 222€

Bus  •  16h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Rome, Rome Anagnina to Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße
  2. Take the bus from Innsbruck to Salzburg
  3. Take the bus from Salzburg Hauptbahnhof to Strobl Busbahnhof 150

66€ - 86€

Night train, bus  •  13h 15m

  1. Take the night train from Roma Termini to Salzburg Hbf En
  2. Take the bus from Salzburg Hauptbahnhof to Strobl Busbahnhof 150

194€ - 407€

Drive  •  9h 29m

  1. Drive from Rome to Salzkammergut 974.7 km

130€ - 190€

Fly to Salzburg  •  9h 3m

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

101€ - 392€

Fly to Munich, train, bus  •  8h 33m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Munich (MUC) FCO - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
  3. Take the bus from Salzburg Hauptbahnhof to Strobl Busbahnhof

99€ - 394€

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Salzkammergut is to bus which costs 65€ - 90€ and takes 16h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Salzkammergut is to fly and train and bus which costs 95€ - 400€ and takes 8h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome to Salzkammergut. However, there are services departing from Termini and arriving at St.Wolfgang im Salzk. Graben via Rome, Rome Anagnina, Innsbruck, Salzburg Hauptbahnhof and Strobl Busbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 12m.

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The distance between Rome and Salzkammergut is 655 km. The road distance is 974.7 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Salzkammergut without a car is to train and bus which takes 12h 33m and costs 95€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 12h 33m to get from Rome to Salzkammergut, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Rome to Salzkammergut is to train which takes 14h 1m and costs 110€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 65€ - 90€ and takes 16h 12m, you could also fly, which costs 100€ - 400€ and takes 9h 3m.

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There is no direct flight from Rome Airport to Salzburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 25m and has one stopover.

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Rome to Salzkammergut bus services, operated by Salzburg Verkehr Gmbh, arrive at Strobl Busbahnhof station.

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  • Distance: 655.1 km
  • Duration: 12h 33m

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

You can take a train from Rome to Salzkammergut via Bologna Centrale, Innsbruck Hbf, Attnang-Puchheim, Bad Ischl, and Bad Ischl Bf. in around 14h 1m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rome to Salzkammergut via Anagnina, Rome, Rome Anagnina, Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße, Innsbruck, Salzburg, Salzburg Hauptbahnhof, and Strobl Busbahnhof in around 16h 12m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 490€
Flights from Rome to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 350€
Flights from Rome to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 270€
Flights from Rome to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 270€
Flights from Rome to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 460€
Flights from Rome to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 460€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Rome to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 390€
Flights from Rome to Munich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 390€
Flights from Rome to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Rome to Salzburg via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 340€
Flights from Rome to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 350€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 430€
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Rome to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
28€ - 75€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Rome to Salzburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 550€
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Salzburg via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 380€
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Rome to Salzburg via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 700€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 440€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Rome to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
16€ - 110€
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
27€ - 90€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
27€ - 40€
Base Standard
50€ - 70€
Base Premium
60€ - 90€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
22€ - 65€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
25€ - 35€
Smart Low Cost
22€ - 35€
Smart Flex
45€ - 65€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
22€ - 35€
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 Bologna Centrale to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
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
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 Innsbruck Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Attnang-Puchheim to Bad Ischl
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Wien Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 110€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
Night train from Roma Termini to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
180€ - 400€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
180€ - 240€
1st Class
290€ - 400€
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Phone
+49 8024 997171
Email
kontakt@bayerischeoberlandbahn.de
Website
brb.de
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
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 Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
Railjet
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Vienna, Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 22€
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
6€ - 10€
1st Class
14€ - 22€
Bus operators
Salzburg Verkehr Gmbh
Phone
0662 632900
Email
office@salzburg-verkehr.at
Website
salzburg-verkehr.at
Bus from Salzburg Hauptbahnhof to Strobl Busbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Schedules at
salzburg-verkehr.at
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome, Rome Anagnina to Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Innsbruck to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Salzkammergut is 975 km. It takes approximately 9h 29m to drive from Rome to Salzkammergut.

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

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There are 1043+ hotels available in Salzkammergut. Prices start at 87€ 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 7€ - 35€.

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