There are 7 ways to get from Salzburg to Rothenburg ob der Tauber by train, night train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train via Nürnberg Hbf  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf M / ...
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Ansbach Ic / ...

$80 - $134

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  7 h 47 min

  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 028 / ...
  3. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Ansbach Ic / ...

$25 - $60

5 alternative options

Train  •  6 h

  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 / ...

$71 - $125

Night train, train  •  6 h 1 min

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

$47 - $99

Drive  •  3 h 40 min

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

$50 - $75

Train to Munich, fly to Nuremberg, train  •  6 h 35 min

  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
  4. Take the train from Ansbach to Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber)

$107 - $293

Fly Salzburg to Frankfurt, train  •  6 h 52 min

  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)

$148 - $372

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, Nürnberg Hbf, Ansbach, and Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber) in around 5 h 6 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Salzburg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Salzburg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Ansbach
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Treuchtlingen
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Treuchtlingen to Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber)
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
bahn.de
Train from Ansbach to Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
VGN
Email
info@vgn.de
Website
vgn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Ansbach
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
vgn.de
Train from Treuchtlingen to Steinach
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
vgn.de
Train from Ansbach to Steinach
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
vgn.de
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Salzburg Hbf. to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Salzburg to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Salzburg and Rothenburg ob der Tauber is 274 km. The road distance is 389 km.

The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Rothenburg ob der Tauber is to bus and train which costs 21€ - 55€ and takes 7 h 47 min.

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

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, Nürnberg Hbf, Ansbach and Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 6 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 6 min to get from Salzburg to Rothenburg ob der Tauber, including transfers.