There are 8 ways to get from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Salzburg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Nürnberg Hbf  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Ansbach to Nürnberg Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...

$85 - $173

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Train, bus  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Ansbach to Nürnberg Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Munich, Munich central bus station 037 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg 086 / ...

$25 - $60

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Train  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber) to Treuchtlingen Rb / ...
  2. Take the train from Treuchtlingen to München Hbf Re / ...
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...

$75 - $151

Drive  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Salzburg 243.7 miles

$50 - $75

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Salzburg  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber) to Würzburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Salzburg (SZG) FRA - SZG

$147 - $394

Train to Nuremberg, fly to Salzburg  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Ansbach to Nürnberg Hbf
  2. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Salzburg (SZG) NUE - SZG

$274 - $328

Train to Nuremberg, fly to Munich, train  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Ansbach to Nürnberg Hbf
  2. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Munich (MUC) NUE - MUC
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$110 - $319

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Munich, train  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Dombühl to Stuttgart-Bad Cannstatt
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Munich (MUC) STR - MUC
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$153 - $337

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Salzburg is to train and bus which costs 21€ - 55€ and takes 8 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Salzburg is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Rothenburg ob der Tauber and arriving at Salzburg Hbf via Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber), Ansbach, Nürnberg Hbf and München Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 31 min.

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The distance between Rothenburg ob der Tauber and Salzburg is 274 km. The road distance is 390 km.

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The best way to get from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Salzburg without a car is to train which takes 5 h 31 min and costs 70€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Salzburg, including transfers.

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Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Salzburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Ansbach station.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Salzburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Salzburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Salzburg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Salzburg is 390 km. It takes approximately 3 h 41 min to drive from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Salzburg.

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  • Distance: 171.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 31 min

What companies run services between Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany and Salzburg, Austria?

You can take a train from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Salzburg via Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber), Ansbach, Nürnberg Hbf, and München Hbf in around 5 h 31 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Nuremberg to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$523
Flights from Nuremberg to Salzburg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$523
Flights from Nuremberg to Munich
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Stuttgart to Munich
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Salzburg via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$291
Flights from Nuremberg to Salzburg via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$291
Flights from Nuremberg to Salzburg via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$291
Flights from Nuremberg to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$291
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Nuremberg to Salzburg via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
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 Ansbach to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber) to Treuchtlingen
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Treuchtlingen to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber) to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dombühl to Stuttgart-Bad Cannstatt
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
VGN
Email
info@vgn.de
Website
vgn.de
Train from Ansbach to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
vgn.de
Train from Steinach to Treuchtlingen
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Schedules at
vgn.de
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nuremberg to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $16
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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