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

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Train  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf M / ...
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Ulm Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Donaueschingen Re

$160 - $240

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Bus  •  7 h 47 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 Titisee-Neustadt, Titisee Badeparadies 001

$76 - $109

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Salzburg to Sankt Gallen
  2. Take the train from Konstanz to Villingen(Schwarzw) Re / ...

$140 - $180

Drive  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Black Forest 290 miles

$60 - $90

Train to Munich, fly to Basel, train  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Basel (BSL) MUC - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf

$230 - $473

Train to Munich, fly to Zurich, train  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Zurich (ZRH) MUC - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Singen
  4. Take the train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to St Georgen(Schwarzw)

$266 - $568

Train to Munich, fly to Stuttgart, train  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Stuttgart (STR) MUC - STR
  3. Take the train from Böblingen to Rottweil

$220 - $417

Fly Salzburg to Frankfurt, train  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Frankfurt (FRA) SZG - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Offenburg
  4. Take the train from Offenburg to Triberg

$249 - $504

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The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Black Forest is to drive which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 4 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salzburg to Black Forest is to drive which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 4 h 52 min.

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The distance between Salzburg and Black Forest is 358 km. The road distance is 464.1 km.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Black Forest without a car is to train which takes 7 h 23 min and costs 130€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 23 min to get from Salzburg to Black Forest, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Black Forest is to train which takes 7 h 23 min and costs 130€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 65€ - 95€ and takes 7 h 47 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Salzburg to Black Forest is 464 km. It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to drive from Salzburg to Black Forest.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Munich Airport to Basel Airport.

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There are 765+ hotels available in Black Forest. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Salzburg to Black Forest.
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  • Distance: 223.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 23 min

What companies run services between Salzburg, Austria and Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany?

You can take a train from Salzburg to Black Forest via München Hbf, Ulm Hbf, and Donaueschingen in around 7 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Salzburg to Black Forest via Munich, Munich central bus station and Titisee-Neustadt, Titisee Badeparadies in around 7 h 47 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Munich to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Munich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Salzburg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Salzburg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
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
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Raileurope.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 Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Donaueschingen
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Konstanz to Villingen(Schwarzw)
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Basel SBB to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to St Georgen(Schwarzw)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Böblingen to Rottweil
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Offenburg to Triberg
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from München Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $65
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Singen
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Titisee-Neustadt, Titisee Badeparadies
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Salzburg to Sankt Gallen
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Book at
eurolines.ch

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