There are 7 ways to get from Salzburg to Appenzell by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Salzburg to Sankt Gallen

SFr 30 - SFr 42

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Train  •  6h 8m

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Buchs Sg Rjx / ...
  2. Take the train from Buchs SG to St. Gallen 13 / ...

SFr 81 - SFr 142

Train via Bregenz  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Bregenz Rjx / ...

SFr 80 - SFr 137

Train via Munich  •  8h 1m

  1. Take the train from Teisendorf to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 Re
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to St. Gallen(Ch) Ec

Drive  •  3h 44m

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Appenzell 372.5 km

SFr 45 - SFr 70

Train to Munich, fly, train  •  6h 13m

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Ost
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Zurich (ZRH) MUC - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to St. Gallen

SFr 132 - SFr 506

Fly from Salzburg, train  •  7h 8m

  1. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Zurich (ZRH) SZG - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to St. Gallen

SFr 121 - SFr 288

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Appenzell is to bus which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 6h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Salzburg to Appenzell is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Salzburg to Appenzell. However, there are services departing from Salzburg and arriving at Appenzell via St. Gallen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from Salzburg to Appenzell. However, there are services departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at Appenzell via Buchs SG and St. Gallen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 8m.

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The distance between Salzburg and Appenzell is 278 km. The road distance is 372.5 km.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Appenzell without a car is to bus which takes 6h 7m and costs 27€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 6h 7m to get from Salzburg to Appenzell, including transfers.

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Salzburg to Appenzell bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Salzburg station.

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Salzburg to Appenzell train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Salzburg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Appenzell is to bus which takes 6h 7m and costs 27€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 70€ - 140€ and takes 6h 8m.

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Map of how to get from Salzburg to Appenzell.
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  • Distance: 277.6 km
  • Duration: 6h 7m

What companies run services between Salzburg, Austria and Appenzell, Switzerland?

Eurolines CH operates a bus from Salzburg to Sankt Gallen 3 times a week. Tickets cost SFr 26 - SFr 40 and the journey takes 5h 10m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Salzburg to Appenzell via Buchs SG and St. Gallen in around 6h 8m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 650
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 700
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 270
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 700
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via Frankfurt, Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 700
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via Frankfurt, Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 330
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 270
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 270
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 270 - SFr 950
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 450
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Buchs Sg
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 95
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Bregenz
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 100
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Ost
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 40
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Buchs SG to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 29 - SFr 55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Südostbahn
Phone
+41 58 580 70 70
Email
info@sob.ch
Website
sob.ch
Train from Buchs SG to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Südostbahn
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from Buchs SG to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 14
Website
Thurbo
Schedules at
SBB
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Phone
+49 8024 997171
Email
kontakt@bayerischeoberlandbahn.de
Website
meridian-bob-brb.de
Train from Teisendorf to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Ost
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to St. Gallen(Ch)
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Ost
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Salzburg to Sankt Gallen
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 40
Book at
eurolines.ch

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Salzburg to Appenzell bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Sankt Gallen station.

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Salzburg to Appenzell train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Bregenz station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salzburg to Appenzell is 373 km. It takes approximately 3h 44m to drive from Salzburg to Appenzell.

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Lufthansa and Swiss offer flights from Munich Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 387+ hotels available in Appenzell. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Salzburg Airport is to line 180 bus which takes 10 min and costs 2€ - 3€.

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