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There are 4 ways to get from Salzburg to Lindau by train, car, bus or plane

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Train, drive  •  4 h 18 min

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

$53 - $81

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Bus  •  5 h 20 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 Lindau 076 / ...

$18 - $31

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Lindau 203.3 miles

$40 - $65

Fly  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Friedrichshafen (FDH) SZG - FDH

$127 - $464

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The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Lindau is to bus which costs 15€ - 27€ and takes 5 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salzburg to Lindau is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Salzburg to Lindau. However, there are services departing from Salzburg and arriving at Lindau via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

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The distance between Salzburg and Lindau is 253 km. The road distance is 325.3 km.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Lindau without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 20 min and costs 15€ - 27€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to get from Salzburg to Lindau, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Lindau is to bus which takes 5 h 20 min and costs 15€ - 27€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 110€ - 410€ and takes 6 h 29 min.

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There is no direct flight from Salzburg Airport to Friedrichshafen Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Salzburg to Lindau bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lindau station.

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Map of how to get from Salzburg to Lindau.
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  • Distance: 158.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 18 min

What companies run services between Salzburg, Austria and Lindau, Bavaria, Germany?

You can take a bus from Salzburg to Lindau via Munich, Munich central bus station in around 5 h 20 min. Alternatively, Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and three other airlines fly from Salzburg to Lindau every 3 hours.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Salzburg to Friedrichshafen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Salzburg to Friedrichshafen via Hamburg, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Salzburg to Friedrichshafen via Berlin Tegel, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Salzburg to Friedrichshafen via Dusseldorf, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Salzburg to Friedrichshafen via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Salzburg to Friedrichshafen via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
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 Landeck-Zams
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Lindau
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Salzburg to Lindau is 325 km. It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to drive from Salzburg to Lindau.

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British Airways, Austrian Airlines, Turkish Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Salzburg Airport to Friedrichshafen Airport.

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There are 863+ hotels available in Lindau. Prices start at $74 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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