There are 6 ways to get from Salzburg to Canton of St. Gallen by bus, train, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Salzburg to Sankt Gallen

$30 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Salzburg to Munich, Munich central bus station 086
  2. Take the night bus from Mnichov, ZOB to St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse Rj / ...

$17 - $36

4 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Buchs SG Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Buchs SG to St. Gallen 87-Y / ...

$67 - $140

Train Deutsche Bahn  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf M / ...
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to St. Gallen(CH) Ec

$90 - $145

Drive  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Sankt Gallen 233.7 miles

$45 - $75

Train, fly  •  5 h 38 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 Rapperswil

$155 - $417

What companies run services between Salzburg, Austria and Canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland?

Eurolines CH operates a bus from Salzburg to Sankt Gallen 3 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Salzburg to Sankt Gallen via Buchs SG in around 5 h 35 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Buchs SG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Buchs SG
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
cd.cz
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Buchs SG to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Rapperswil
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from Buchs SG to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
thurbo.ch
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to St. Gallen(CH)
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
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
FlixBus
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
Night bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Night bus from Mnichov, ZOB to St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Salzburg and Canton of St. Gallen is 288 km. The road distance is 374 km.

The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Canton of St. Gallen is to bus and night bus which costs 14€ - 35€ and takes 6 h.

The quickest way to get from Salzburg to Canton of St. Gallen is to drive which takes 3 h 40 min and costs 40€ - 60€.

No, there is no direct train from Salzburg to Canton of St. Gallen. However, there are services departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at St. Gallen via Buchs SG. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 35 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Salzburg and arriving at Sankt Gallen. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

The bus from Salzburg to Sankt Gallen takes 5 h 10 min including transfers and departs three times a week.