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Recommended option

Fly Salzburg to Hamburg  •  3 h 49 min

  1. SZG - HAM

$56 - $283

6 alternative options

Train to Munich, fly to Hamburg  •  5 h 21 min

  1. MUC - HAM

$95 - $297

Fly Salzburg to Bremen, train  •  7 h 6 min

  1. SZG - BRE

$157 - $447

Train Deutsche Bahn  •  8 h 7 min

  1. M / ...
  2. Ice

$185 - $270

Train Urlaubs-Express  •  11 h 29 min

$120 - $140

Bus  •  16 h 35 min

  1. 086
  2. 129 / ...

$59 - $164

Drive  •  8 h 15 min

  1. 576.8 miles

$120 - $180

What companies run services between Salzburg, Austria and Hamburg, Germany?

Eurowings, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa fly from Salzburg to Hamburg every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Salzburg to Hamburg via München Hbf in around 8 h 7 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Salzburg to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Munich to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Munich to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Salzburg to Bremen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Salzburg to Bremen via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Salzburg to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Salzburg to Hamburg via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Salzburg to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Munich to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Flights from Salzburg to Bremen via Hamburg, Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Salzburg to Bremen via Berlin Tegel, Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Salzburg to Hamburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Salzburg to Bremen via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Website
bahn.de
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
11 h 29 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Book at
buchung.urlaubs-express.de
Bus operators
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
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from München ZOB to Hamburg ZOB
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $150
Website
eurolines.de

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Salzburg and Hamburg is 677 km. The road distance is 923 km.

The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Hamburg is to fly which costs 45€ - 240€ and takes 3 h 49 min.

The quickest way to get from Salzburg to Hamburg is to fly which takes 3 h 49 min and costs 45€ - 240€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at Hamburg Hbf. Services depart once a week, and operate Monday. The journey takes approximately 11 h 29 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Salzburg to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Salzburg and arriving at Hamburg via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 35 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to get from Salzburg to Hamburg, including transfers.