There are 7 ways to get from Salzburg to Piran by train, bus, night train, car, plane or ferry

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Train  •  7 h 41 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 / ...

$51 - $106

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Bus  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Salzburg to Koper

$27 - $40

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Night train, bus  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the night train from Salzburg Hbf to Ljubljana En
  2. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Piran

$31 - $59

Night train, train  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take the night train from Salzburg Hbf to Udine Nj
  2. Take the train from Udine to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...

$43 - $79

Drive  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Piran 247.8 miles

$45 - $75

Train to Munich, fly to Trieste, bus  •  9 h 6 min

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

$166 - $792

Fly Salzburg to Ljubljana, ferry  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Ljubljana (LJU) SZG - LJU
  2. Take the ferry from Trieste to Piran

$138 - $737

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The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Piran is to bus which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 8 h 24 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 and arriving at Piran via Koper. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 24 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 8 h 24 min and costs 23€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 41 min to get from Salzburg to Piran, including transfers.

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Salzburg to Piran bus services, operated by Crnja Tours, depart from Salzburg station.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Piran is to train which takes 7 h 41 min and costs 40€ - 90€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 8 h 24 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 Crnja Tours, arrive at Koper 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 41 min

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

You can take a train from Salzburg to Piran via Villach Hbf, Udine, and Trieste Centrale in around 7 h 41 min. Alternatively, Crnja Tours operates a bus from Salzburg to Piran once daily. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 7 h 4 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 Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Salzburg to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Salzburg to Ljubljana via Cologne/Bonn Apt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Salzburg to Ljubljana via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Salzburg to Ljubljana via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Salzburg to Ljubljana via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Salzburg to Ljubljana via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $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.

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Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Villach Hbf to Udine
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Night train from Salzburg Hbf to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $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
$27 - $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 - $15
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$12 - $15
Bus operators
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
$26 - $40
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
AlpeTour
Phone
+386 (0)4/20-13-210
Email
promet@alpetour.si
Website
alpetour.si
Bus from Ljubljana to Piran
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Schedules at
alpetour.si
Bus from Portorož to Piran
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
alpetour.si
Avtobusni Promet Murska Sobota d.d.
Phone
+386 2 530 16 00
Email
vozni.redi@apms.si
Website
apms.si
Bus from Ljubljana to Piran
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
apms.si
Bus from Portorož to Piran
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
apms.si
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
$12 - $19
Schedules at
izletnik.si
Bus from Portorož to Piran
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
izletnik.si
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Portorož to Piran
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
arriva.si
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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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Book your Salzburg to Piran bus tickets online with Distribusion.

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There are 3684+ hotels available in Piran. Prices start at $67 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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