There are 10 ways to get from Salzburg to Grindelwald by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Bern  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Zürich HB Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Bern 1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken Ost Ice / ...

$143 - $249

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Bus  •  11 h 54 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 Interlaken, Interlaken West 106

$38 - $66

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Train  •  10 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Zürich HB Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Luzern 70
  3. Take the train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost 470

$148 - $248

Bus, train  •  11 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Salzburg to Sankt Gallen
  2. Take the train from St. Gallen to Luzern 2-Y
  3. Take the train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost 470

Train, drive  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Landeck-Zams Rj
  2. Drive from Landeck-Zams to Grindelwald

$77 - $122

Drive  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Grindelwald 373.5 miles

$75 - $120

Train to Munich, fly to Basel, train  •  8 h 37 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 Interlaken Ost

$166 - $412

Train to Munich, fly to Zurich, train  •  8 h 31 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 Flughafen to Bern
  4. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken Ost

$202 - $497

Fly Salzburg to Zurich, train  •  9 h

  1. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Zurich (ZRH) SZG - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
  3. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken Ost

$179 - $443

Train to Munich, fly to Geneva, train  •  10 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Geneva (GVA) MUC - GVA
  3. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
  4. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken Ost

$157 - $352

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Salzburg to Grindelwald. However, there are services departing from Salzburg and arriving at Grindelwald, Bahnhof via Munich, Munich central bus station and Interlaken West, Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Salzburg to Grindelwald. However, there are services departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at Grindelwald via Zürich HB, Bern and Interlaken Ost. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 45 min.

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The distance between Salzburg and Grindelwald is 400 km. The road distance is 597.5 km.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Grindelwald without a car is to train which takes 8 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 45 min to get from Salzburg to Grindelwald, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Grindelwald is to train which takes 8 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11 h 54 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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Salzburg to Grindelwald bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Interlaken, Interlaken West station.

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Map of how to get from Salzburg to Grindelwald.
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  • Distance: 250 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 45 min

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

You can take a train from Salzburg to Grindelwald via Zürich HB, Bern, and Interlaken Ost in around 8 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Salzburg to Grindelwald via Munich, Munich central bus station, Interlaken, Interlaken West, and Interlaken West, Bahnhof in around 11 h 54 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 Salzburg to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
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
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $340
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
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 Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Landeck-Zams
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
cd.cz
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 Zürich HB to Bern
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Zentralbahn
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Südostbahn
Website
sob.ch
Train from St. Gallen to Luzern
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sob.ch
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 Interlaken, Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $45
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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Salzburg to Grindelwald train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Interlaken Ost station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salzburg to Grindelwald is 598 km. It takes approximately 6 h 16 min to drive from Salzburg to Grindelwald.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Munich Airport to Basel Airport.

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There are 1022+ hotels available in Grindelwald. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Salzburg Airport is to line 2 shuttle which takes 7 min and costs .

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