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There are 9 ways to get from Salzburg to Piran by bus, train, night train, night bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Salzburg, Salzburg South to Ljubljana N948 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Piran Ljubljana Ap - Koper - Piran / ...

$21 - $47

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Train  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Udine Rex / ...
  3. Take the train from Udine to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...

$49 - $104

Bus Crnja Tours  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Salzburg to Koper

$28 - $42

Night train, night bus  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the night train from Salzburg Hbf to Udine Nj
  2. Take the night bus from Udine, Udine to Portorož-Piran N943

$38 - $71

Drive  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Piran 247.8 miles

$45 - $75

Train to Munich, fly to Trieste  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Trieste (TRS) MUC - TRS

$163 - $788

Fly Salzburg to Trieste  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Trieste (TRS) SZG - TRS

$109 - $611

Fly Salzburg to Venice, shuttle  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Venice (VCE) SZG - VCE
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Portorož

$179 - $918

Train to Munich, fly to Venice, shuttle  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Venice (VCE) MUC - VCE
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Portorož

$128 - $668

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The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Piran is to bus which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 9 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salzburg to Piran is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 4 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Salzburg to Piran. However, there are services departing from Salzburg, Salzburg South and arriving at Piran via Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 20 min.

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The distance between Salzburg and Piran is 256 km. The road distance is 396.5 km.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Piran without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 20 min and costs 17€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 20 min to get from Salzburg to Piran, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Piran is to bus which takes 7 h 20 min and costs 17€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 40€ - 95€ and takes 7 h 34 min, you could also fly, which costs 90€ - 550€ and takes 7 h 32 min.

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Trieste Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Salzburg to Piran bus services, operated by Arriva Slovenia, arrive at Piran station.

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Map of how to get from Salzburg to Piran.
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  • Distance: 159.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 20 min

What companies run services between Salzburg, Austria and Piran, Slovenia?

You can take a bus from Salzburg to Piran via Ljubljana and Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana in around 7 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Salzburg to Piran via Villach Hbf, Udine, and Trieste Centrale in around 7 h 34 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Trieste
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Salzburg to Trieste via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Salzburg to Trieste via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Salzburg to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,600
Flights from Munich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Munich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Salzburg to Venice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $2,500
Flights from Salzburg to Venice via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $2,500
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Salzburg to Venice via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Salzburg to Venice via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Salzburg to Trieste via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
TUIfly
Website
tuifly.com
Flights from Salzburg to Trieste via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Salzburg to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $2,500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Salzburg to Venice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Salzburg to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
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 Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Villach Hbf to Udine
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Night train from Salzburg Hbf to Udine
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
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
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Villach Hbf to Udine
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Udine to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$12 - $14
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Salzburg, Salzburg South to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Udine, Udine to Portorož-Piran
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Piran
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
arriva.si
Avtobusni Promet Murska Sobota D.D.
Phone
+386 2 530 16 00
Email
vozni.redi@apms.si
Website
apms.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Piran
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $15
Schedules at
apms.si
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Piran
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Book at
Nomago
Izletnik
Phone
03 42 53 456
Email
uros.grohar@izletnik.si
Website
izletnik.si
Bus from Ljubljana to Piran
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Schedules at
izletnik.si
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Salzburg to Koper
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Salzburg to Piran is 397 km. It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to drive from Salzburg to Piran.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Munich Airport to Trieste Airport.

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There are 3282+ hotels available in Piran. Prices start at $58 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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