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

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Recommended option

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Salzburg  •  6 h

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

$92 - $396

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16 h 30 min

  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 / ...

$61 - $101

8 alternative options

Train to Brussels, fly to Salzburg  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen Centraal
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Salzburg (SZG) BRU - SZG

$96 - $342

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Munich, train  •  6 h 46 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 - $299

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly to Salzburg  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Venlo
  2. Take the train from Venlo to Neuss Hbf
  3. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Salzburg (SZG) DUS - SZG

$80 - $273

Train via München Hbf  •  10 h 56 min

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

$172 - $264

Train  •  12 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Venlo
  2. Take the train from Venlo to Düsseldorf Hbf
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Ec

$176 - $264

Bus, night train  •  17 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Munich Hbf
  2. Take the night train from Muenchen Hbf to Salzburg Hbf. En

$83 - $122

Drive, train  •  8 h 49 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

$173 - $258

Drive  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Salzburg 610.2 miles

$140 - $220

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

You can take a train from Rotterdam to Salzburg via Venlo, Düsseldorf Hbf, and München Hbf in around 10 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rotterdam to Salzburg via Munich, Munich central bus station in around 16 h 30 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Brussels to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
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
Flights from Dusseldorf to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Brussels to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Dusseldorf to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Brussels to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Amsterdam to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Dusseldorf to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Salzburg via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $410
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Salzburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,300
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Venlo
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$19 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $50
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Website
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Neuss Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
eurobahn.de
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Muenchen Hbf to Salzburg Hbf.
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Bus operators
FlixBus
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
13 h 30 min
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
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Rotterdam and Salzburg is 765 km. The road distance is 976 km.

The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Salzburg is to bus and night train which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 17 h 37 min.

The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Salzburg is to train and fly which takes 4 h 58 min and costs 80€ - 300€.

No, there is no direct train from Rotterdam to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at Salzburg Hbf via Venlo, Düsseldorf Hbf and München Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 56 min.

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 16 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 6 h to get from Rotterdam to Salzburg, including transfers.