There are 12 ways to get from Salzburg to Aachen by plane, train, car, taxi 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 Salzburg to Dusseldorf, train  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Dusseldorf (DUS) SZG - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen Hbf

$89 - $287

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Salzburg to Munich, Munich central bus station 086
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Aachen, Aachen Hüls N93

$48 - $84

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Train to Munich, fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt, train  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) MUC - CGN
  3. Take the train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Aachen Hbf

$130 - $337

Fly Salzburg to Cologne/Bonn Apt, train  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) SZG - CGN
  2. Take the train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Aachen Hbf

$106 - $400

Train to Munich, fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Dusseldorf (DUS) MUC - DUS
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen Hbf

$128 - $280

Fly Salzburg to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Frankfurt (FRA) SZG - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf
  3. Take the train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Aachen Hbf

$159 - $396

Train, train to Nuremberg, fly to Dusseldorf  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
  3. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Dusseldorf (DUS) NUE - DUS
  4. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen Hbf

$142 - $370

Train to Linz, fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Wels Hbf
  2. Fly from Linz (LNZ) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LNZ - DUS
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen Hbf

$121 - $543

Train  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf M / ...
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Aachen Hbf Re1 / ...

$166 - $265

Drive, train, taxi  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Salzburg to München Ost
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  3. Take a taxi from Köln Hbf to Aachen

$308 - $421

Train, bus  •  17 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf M / ...
  2. Take the bus from München ZOB to Cologne Hbf
  3. Take the train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Aachen, Rothe Erde Bf Re1 / ...

$114 - $199

Drive  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Aachen 492 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Aachen is to bus which costs 40€ - 75€ and takes 12 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salzburg to Aachen is to fly and train which costs 90€ - 350€ and takes 4 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Salzburg to Aachen. However, there are services departing from Salzburg and arriving at Aachen, Aachen Hüls via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Salzburg to Aachen. However, there are services departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at Aachen Hbf via München Hbf and Köln, Dom / Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 54 min.

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The distance between Salzburg and Aachen is 603 km. The road distance is 787.1 km.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Aachen without a car is to train which takes 8 h 54 min and costs 140€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 4 min to get from Salzburg to Aachen, including transfers.

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

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Map of how to get from Salzburg to Aachen.
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  • Distance: 377.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 4 min

What companies run services between Salzburg, Austria and Aachen, Germany?

You can take a train from Salzburg to Aachen via München Hbf, Köln Hbf, and Köln, Dom / Hbf in around 8 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Salzburg to Aachen via Munich, Munich central bus station in around 12 h 50 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Salzburg to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Munich to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Munich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Salzburg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flights from Linz to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Linz to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Salzburg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Salzburg to Dusseldorf via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Salzburg to Dusseldorf via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Munich to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Salzburg to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $700
Flights from Munich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,700
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Salzburg to Dusseldorf via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Salzburg to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $700
Flights from Salzburg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Linz to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Linz to Dusseldorf via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Train operators
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $34
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Aachen, Rothe Erde Bf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Düsseldorf to Aachen Central Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $75
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Aachen Central Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$24 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $55
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 Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Aachen Central Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wels Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Wels
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wels Hbf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$7 - $9
Premium
$12 - $15
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 Salzburg to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Aachen, Aachen Hüls
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from München ZOB to Cologne Hbf
Ave. Duration
12 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
Taxi from Köln Hbf to Aachen
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Taxi Cologne
Phone
+49 151 51082191
Website
taxicologne.de
Taxi Call Cologne
Phone
+49 221/2882
Website
taxiruf.de
Cologne Taxi
Phone
+49 221/88884455
Website
cologne-taxi.com

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