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There are 6 ways to get from Salzburg to Rothenburg ob der Tauber by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 22m

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf M / ...
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Würzburg Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber) Rb / ...

$110 - $165

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Bus, train  •  8h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Salzburg to Munich, Munich central bus station 086
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Nuremberg 121 / ...
  3. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Ansbach Ic / ...

$37 - $59

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Train via Treuchtlingen  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf M / ...
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Treuchtlingen Rb / ...
  3. Take the train from Treuchtlingen to Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber) Rb / ...

$73 - $137

Drive  •  3h 40m

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Rothenburg ob der Tauber 243.1 miles

$50 - $75

Train to Munich, fly to Nuremberg, train  •  7h 32m

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Nuremberg (NUE) MUC - NUE
  3. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Ansbach

$107 - $290

Fly Salzburg to Frankfurt, train  •  7h 24m

  1. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Frankfurt (FRA) SZG - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Würzburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber)

$149 - $372

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The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Rothenburg ob der Tauber is to bus and train which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 8h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Salzburg to Rothenburg ob der Tauber is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Salzburg to Rothenburg ob der Tauber. However, there are services departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at Rothenburg ob der Tauber via München Hbf, Würzburg Hbf and Steinach. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 22m.

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The distance between Salzburg and Rothenburg ob der Tauber is 274 km. The road distance is 388.9 km.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Rothenburg ob der Tauber without a car is to train which takes 6h 22m and costs 95€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 6h 22m to get from Salzburg to Rothenburg ob der Tauber, including transfers.

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Salzburg to Rothenburg ob der Tauber train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Salzburg Hbf station.

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Nuremberg Airport is the direct flight which takes 35m.

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Salzburg to Rothenburg ob der Tauber train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salzburg to Rothenburg ob der Tauber is 389 km. It takes approximately 3h 40m to drive from Salzburg to Rothenburg ob der Tauber.

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  • Distance: 171.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 22m

What companies run services between Salzburg, Austria and Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany?

You can take a train from Salzburg to Rothenburg ob der Tauber via München Hbf, Würzburg Hbf, and Steinach in around 6h 22m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Salzburg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Salzburg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
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 München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber)
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Treuchtlingen
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Treuchtlingen to Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber)
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Ansbach
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
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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
2h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Lufthansa offers flights from Munich Airport to Nuremberg Airport.

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