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There are 8 ways to get from Salzburg to New Town by train, 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.

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Train

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Linz Hbf
  2. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Salzburg South to Prague

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Bus via Český Krumlov

  1. Take the bus from Salzburg to Český Krumlov
  2. Take the bus from Cesky Krumlov Central Bus Station to Prague Na Knizeci Bus Station

Train via České Budějovice

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Linz Hbf
  2. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Ceske Budejovice
  3. Take the train from Ceske Budejovice to Praha-Vrsovice

Drive

  1. Drive from Salzburg to New Town

Train to Munich, fly

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Ost
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Prague (PRG)

Fly from Salzburg

  1. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Prague (PRG)

Train to Vienna, fly

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Flughafen Wien
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Prague (PRG)

Salzburg to New Town by train

The train journey time between Salzburg and New Town is around 5h 50m and covers a distance of around 413 km. This includes an average layover time of around 25 min. The fastest train normally takes 5h 50m. Operated by Railjet, WESTbahn Gmbh, RegioJet and others, the Salzburg to New Town train service departs from Salzburg Hbf and arrives in Praha Hlavni Nadrazi. Typically 21 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
5h 24m
Layover time:
25 min
Total time:
5h 50m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
5h 50m
Train distance:
413 km
Trains per week:
21
Cheapest price:
1 527 Kč
Carbon emissions:
21 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:12
Last train departs at:
14:12

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Salzburg to New Town train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to New Town is to bus which costs €19 - €24 and takes 6h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Salzburg to New Town is to drive which costs €35 - €55 and takes 4h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Salzburg to New Town station. However, there are services departing from Salzburg and arriving at Prague Na Knizeci Bus Station via Cesky Krumlov Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 56m.

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No, there is no direct train from Salzburg to New Town. However, there are services departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at Praha Hlavni Nadrazi via Linz Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 25m.

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The distance between Salzburg and New Town is 272 km. The road distance is 376.9 km.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to New Town without a car is to train which takes 6h 25m and costs €40 - €90.

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It takes approximately 6h 25m to get from Salzburg to New Town, including transfers.

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Salzburg to New Town bus services, operated by Bean Shuttle, depart from Salzburg station.

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Salzburg to New Town train services, operated by Railjet, depart from Salzburg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to New Town is to train which takes 6h 25m and costs €40 - €90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €19 - €24 and takes 6h 42m, you could also fly, which costs €95 - €340 and takes 6h 52m.

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Map of how to get from Salzburg to New Town.
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  • Distance: 272.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 25m

What companies run services between Salzburg, Austria and New Town, Hlavní město Praha, Czech Republic?

You can take a train from Salzburg to New Town via Linz Hbf in around 6h 25m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Salzburg South to Prague 4 times a week. Tickets cost 470 Kč - 600 Kč and the journey takes 6h 30m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Prague
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 400 Kč - 11 000 Kč
Flights from Salzburg to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
3 500 Kč - 16 000 Kč
Flights from Salzburg to Prague via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3 700 Kč - 17 000 Kč
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Salzburg to Prague via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
2 800 Kč - 12 000 Kč
Flights from Salzburg to Prague via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
2 700 Kč - 12 000 Kč
Flights from Salzburg to Prague via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
2 800 Kč - 12 000 Kč
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Prague
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
3 100 Kč - 10 000 Kč
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Salzburg to Prague via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
850 Kč - 5 500 Kč
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Salzburg to Prague via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
2 400 Kč - 9 500 Kč
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Salzburg to Prague via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
5 500 Kč - 18 000 Kč
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Salzburg to Prague via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
2 200 Kč - 11 000 Kč
Train operators
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 Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
500 Kč - 800 Kč
Website
Railjet
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Ost
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
550 Kč - 850 Kč
Website
Railjet
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1 100 Kč - 1 600 Kč
Website
Railjet
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
310 Kč - 360 Kč
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Salzburg, Hbf to Linz, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
110 Kč - 300 Kč
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
110 Kč - 170 Kč
1st Class
200 Kč - 300 Kč
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
1 000 Kč - 1 800 Kč
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
2 300 Kč - 4 200 Kč
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
550 Kč - 750 Kč
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Linz Hbf to Ceske Budejovice
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
550 Kč - 750 Kč
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Ost
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
600 Kč - 850 Kč
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
1 000 Kč - 1 400 Kč
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Ceske Budejovice
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
800 Kč - 1 200 Kč
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Ost
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
850 Kč - 1 200 Kč
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Ceske Budejovice to Praha-Vrsovice
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
200 Kč - 330 Kč
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
200 Kč - 250 Kč
Business
270 Kč - 330 Kč
1st Class
280 Kč - 330 Kč
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Ost
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Phone
+49 8024 997171
Email
kontakt@bayerischeoberlandbahn.de
Website
brb.de
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Ost
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
650 Kč - 900 Kč
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
rdc-deutschland.de
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Ost
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Salzburg South to Prague
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
470 Kč - 600 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Bean Shuttle
Website
beanshuttle.com
Bus from Salzburg to Český Krumlov
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
760 Kč - 800 Kč
Website
Bean Shuttle
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Cesky Krumlov Central Bus Station to Prague Na Knizeci Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
150 Kč - 210 Kč
Website
RegioJet

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Salzburg to New Town bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Prague Na Knizeci Bus Station.

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Salzburg to New Town train services, operated by ÖBB EuroCity, arrive at Praha Hlavni Nadrazi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salzburg to New Town is 377 km. It takes approximately 4h 10m to drive from Salzburg to New Town.

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