There are 11 ways to get from Salzburg to Oświęcim by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Wien Hbf  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bohumin Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Bohumin to Oswiecim Ec

$61 - $95

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Bus  •  14 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Salzburg to Bratislava
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Brno, AN u hotelu Grand
  3. Take the bus from Brno, Brno Hotel Grand to Katowice, Katowice bus station 916 / ...

$57 - $79

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Train Russian Railways  •  10 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Linz Hbf Wb / ...
  2. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Katowice R / ...

$89 - $118

Train, bus  •  15 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg to Wien Meidling
  2. Take the bus from Wien to Katowice

$79 - $126

Drive  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Oświęcim 426.3 miles

$75 - $120

Fly Salzburg to Krakow, train  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Krakow (KRK) SZG - KRK
  2. Take the train from Krakow Lobzow to Oswiecim

$123 - $528

Fly Salzburg to Katowice  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Katowice (KTW) SZG - KTW

$71 - $314

Train to Munich, fly to Krakow, train  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Krakow (KRK) MUC - KRK
  3. Take the train from Krakow Lobzow to Oswiecim

$126 - $367

Fly Salzburg to Vienna, train  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Vienna (VIE) SZG - VIE
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bohumin
  3. Take the train from Bohumin to Oswiecim

$104 - $349

Train to Munich, fly to Katowice, train  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Katowice (KTW) MUC - KTW
  3. Take the train from Katowice to Oswiecim

$130 - $308

Train to Vienna, fly to Krakow, train  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Flughafen Wien
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Krakow (KRK) VIE - KRK
  3. Take the train from Krakow Lobzow to Oswiecim

$143 - $394

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The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Oświęcim is to bus which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 14 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salzburg to Oświęcim is to drive which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 7 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Salzburg to Oświęcim. However, there are services departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at Oswiecim via Wien Hbf and Bohumin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 47 min.

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The distance between Salzburg and Oświęcim is 514 km. The road distance is 682.1 km.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Oświęcim without a car is to train which takes 8 h 47 min and costs 50€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 47 min to get from Salzburg to Oświęcim, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Oświęcim is to train which takes 8 h 47 min and costs 50€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 14 h 21 min, you could also fly, which costs 60€ - 270€ and takes 9 h 53 min.

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There is no direct flight from Salzburg Airport to Krakow Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Salzburg to Oświęcim train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Oswiecim station.

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Map of how to get from Salzburg to Oświęcim.
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  • Distance: 321.5 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 47 min

What companies run services between Salzburg, Austria and Oświęcim, Małopolskie, Poland?

You can take a train from Salzburg to Oświęcim via Wien Hbf and Bohumin in around 8 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Salzburg to Oświęcim via Bratislava, Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy, Brno, AN u hotelu Grand, Brno, Brno Hotel Grand, Katowice, Katowice bus station, and Katowice in around 14 h 21 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Salzburg to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Salzburg to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Salzburg to Katowice via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Salzburg to Katowice via Vienna, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Munich to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Munich to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Munich to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Munich to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Salzburg to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Salzburg to Katowice via Vienna, Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Salzburg to Katowice via Vienna, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Munich to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Salzburg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Munich to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Munich to Katowice via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Salzburg to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Munich to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Salzburg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Vienna to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Salzburg to Krakow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $3,100
Flights from Munich to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Salzburg to Krakow via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Salzburg to Katowice via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$55 - $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 Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Bohumin
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg to Wien Meidling
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Bohumin to Oswiecim
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cd.cz
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Linz, Linz central station, Train
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Linz Hbf to Katowice
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Krakow Lobzow to Oswiecim
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
Train from Katowice to Oswiecim
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$4 - $7
1st Class
$6 - $9
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Salzburg to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Book at
eurolines.ch
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Brno, AN u hotelu Grand
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Bratislava to Brno
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
elines.cz
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 Brno, Brno Hotel Grand to Katowice, Katowice bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Agat
Phone
+48 (81) 884 41 09
Email
agat@agat.eu
Website
agat.eu
Bus from Brno to Katowice
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
agat.eu

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Yes, the driving distance between Salzburg to Oświęcim is 682 km. It takes approximately 7 h 3 min to drive from Salzburg to Oświęcim.

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Eurowings, Brussels Airlines, Ryanair and two other airlines offer flights from Salzburg Airport to Krakow Airport.

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There are 211+ hotels available in Oświęcim. Prices start at $32 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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