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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, fly to Salzburg  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Salzburg (SZG) AMS - SZG

$92 - $380

Cheapest option

Bus via Den Haag, Den Haag Centraal  •  18 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from The Hague to Munich, Munich central bus station N93
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg 086 / ...

$60 - $106

6 alternative options

Train, fly to Munich  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Munich (MUC) AMS - MUC
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$100 - $283

Train via München Hbf  •  11 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...

$200 - $302

Train  •  13 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Ec

$195 - $292

Bus Eurolines DE  •  18 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Munich Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg 086 / ...

$80 - $112

Drive, train  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Drive from München Ost to Salzburg

$181 - $270

Drive  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Salzburg 610.2 miles

$140 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Salzburg is to bus which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 18 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Salzburg is to train and fly which costs 75€ - 330€ and takes 4 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rotterdam to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam and arriving at Salzburg via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rotterdam to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at Salzburg Hbf via Utrecht Centraal, Duisburg Hbf and München Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 9 min.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Salzburg is 765 km. The road distance is 976.4 km.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Salzburg without a car is to train which takes 11 h 9 min and costs 170€ - 260€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to get from Rotterdam to Salzburg, including transfers.

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Rotterdam to Salzburg bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Rotterdam station.

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Map of how to get from Rotterdam to Salzburg.
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  • Distance: 478.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 13 min

What companies run services between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Salzburg, Austria?

You can take a train from Rotterdam to Salzburg via Utrecht Centraal, Duisburg Hbf, and München Hbf in around 11 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rotterdam to Salzburg via Munich Hbf and Munich, Munich central bus station in around 18 h 3 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Amsterdam to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Amsterdam to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Flights from Amsterdam to Salzburg via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.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
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Rotterdam to Munich Hbf
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
eurolines.de
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 Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from The Hague to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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