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There are 10 ways to get from Rotterdam to Salzburg by plane, train, car, car train or bus

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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Fly Rotterdam to Salzburg  •  3h 56m

  1. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to Salzburg (SZG) RTM - SZG

$72 - $752

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Bus  •  16h 25m

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

$60 - $99

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Salzburg  •  4h 10m

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

$91 - $379

Train to Eindhoven, fly to Salzburg  •  5h 7m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven
  2. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Salzburg (SZG) EIN - SZG

$103 - $1,832

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Munich, train  •  6h 49m

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

$81 - $269

Drive, train  •  9h 24m

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

$184 - $279

Train  •  11h 10m

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

$200 - $307

Train, car train  •  15h 36m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven to Venlo
  3. Take the train from Venlo to Dusseldorf Hbf
  4. Take the car train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Salzburg Hauptbahnhof

Train, bus  •  17h

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Berchem Intercity direct / ...
  2. Take the bus from Antwerpen Berchem to Bad Reichenhall

$70 - $116

Drive  •  8h 53m

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Salzburg 610.2 miles

$140 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Salzburg is to bus which costs 50€ - 90€ and takes 16h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Salzburg is to fly which costs 60€ - 700€ and takes 3h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rotterdam to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS and arriving at Salzburg via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 25m.

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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, Düsseldorf Hbf and München Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 10m.

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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 11h 10m and costs 170€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 3h 56m to get from Rotterdam to Salzburg, including transfers.

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

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Rotterdam to Salzburg train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Rotterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Salzburg is to fly which takes 3h 56m and costs 60€ - 700€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 170€ - 270€ and takes 11h 10m, you could also bus, which costs 50€ - 90€ and takes 16h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Rotterdam to Salzburg.
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  • Distance: 478.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 56m

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

Transavia Holland flies from Rotterdam to Salzburg once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rotterdam to Salzburg via Utrecht Centraal, Düsseldorf Hbf, and München Hbf in around 11h 10m.

Airlines
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Rotterdam to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Eindhoven to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $1,800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
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
24m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Eindhoven to Venlo
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
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
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
eurobahn.de
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Salzburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
10h 49m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
$68
Motorcycle
$114
Vehicle
$126
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 Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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The quickest flight from Rotterdam Airport to Salzburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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

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Rotterdam to Salzburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Salzburg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rotterdam to Salzburg is 976 km. It takes approximately 8h 53m to drive from Rotterdam to Salzburg.

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Transavia Holland offers flights from Rotterdam Airport to Salzburg Airport.

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Book your Rotterdam to Salzburg train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and two other operators.

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

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There are 1243+ hotels available in Salzburg. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Rotterdam Airport is to line 33 bus which takes 20m and costs 2€.

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