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There are 4 ways to get from Salzburg to Cortina d'Ampezzo by train, bus or car

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Train via Spittal an der Drau  •  7h 23m

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Spittal-Millstaettersee Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Spittal-Millstaettersee to Lienz In Osttirol Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Lienz In Osttirol to Dobbiaco Toblach

42€ - 69€

3 alternative options

Train  •  7h 26m

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Fortezza/Franzensfes Rjx
  2. Take the train from Fortezza/Franzensfes to Dobbiaco Toblach Re

61€ - 84€

Train, bus  •  9h 6m

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Kitzbuehel Re / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kitzbühel Bahnhof to Lienz Bahnhof
  3. Take the train from Lienz In Osttirol to Dobbiaco Toblach

53€ - 73€

Drive  •  3h 31m

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Cortina d'Ampezzo 261.5 km

30€ - 50€

Austria → Italy
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International entry into Italy from Austria

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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 5 day mandatory self quarantine
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This applies to arrivals from Austria
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Australia, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Singapore and Thailand
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 5 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
This applies to arrivals from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, United Kingdom, Czech Republic, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Hungary, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Andorra and Monaco
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Austria.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Cortina d'Ampezzo is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Cortina d'Ampezzo is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Cortina d'Ampezzo is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Austria from Italy.

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Last updated: 4 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Cortina d'Ampezzo is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Salzburg to Cortina d'Ampezzo is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3h 31m.

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The distance between Salzburg and Cortina d'Ampezzo is 156 km. The road distance is 261.5 km.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Cortina d'Ampezzo without a car is to train via Spittal an der Drau which takes 7h 23m and costs 40€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 7h 23m to get from Salzburg to Cortina d'Ampezzo, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salzburg to Cortina d'Ampezzo is 261 km. It takes approximately 3h 31m to drive from Salzburg to Cortina d'Ampezzo.

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There are 373+ hotels available in Cortina d'Ampezzo. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Salzburg to Cortina d'Ampezzo.
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  • Distance: 156.1 km
  • Duration: 7h 23m

What companies run services between Salzburg, Austria and Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy?

You can take a train from Salzburg to Cortina d'Ampezzo via Spittal-Millstaettersee, Lienz In Osttirol, Dobbiaco Toblach, and Dobbiaco - Stazione in around 7h 23m.

Train operators
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Spittal-Millstaettersee
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 26€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Spittal-Millstaettersee
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Spittal-Millstaettersee to Lienz In Osttirol
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Lienz In Osttirol to Dobbiaco Toblach
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Fortezza/Franzensfes
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Fortezza/Franzensfes to Dobbiaco Toblach
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Kitzbuehel
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Spittal-Millstaettersee
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Railjet
Bus operators
VVT
Phone
+43 512 56 16 16
Email
info@vvt.at
Website
vvt.at
Bus from Kitzbühel Bahnhof to Lienz Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Schedules at
vvt.at

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