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There are 2 ways to get from Salzburg to Ruhpolding by train or car

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Train  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Traunstein M / ...
  2. Take the train from Traunstein to Ruhpolding Rb

$25 - $36

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Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Ruhpolding 29.7 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Ruhpolding is to drive which costs 4€ - 7€ and takes 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salzburg to Ruhpolding is to drive which costs 4€ - 7€ and takes 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Salzburg to Ruhpolding. However, there are services departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at Ruhpolding via Traunstein. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 18 min.

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The distance between Salzburg and Ruhpolding is 30 km. The road distance is 47.5 km.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Ruhpolding without a car is to train which takes 1 h 18 min and costs 21€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 18 min to get from Salzburg to Ruhpolding, including transfers.

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

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Salzburg to Ruhpolding train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Ruhpolding station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salzburg to Ruhpolding is 48 km. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from Salzburg to Ruhpolding.

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  • Distance: 18.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 18 min

What companies run services between Salzburg, Austria and Ruhpolding, Germany?

You can take a train from Salzburg to Ruhpolding via Traunstein in around 1 h 18 min.

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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Train from Salzburg Hbf to Traunstein
Ave. Duration
29 min
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
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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.

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Train from Traunstein to Ruhpolding
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$11 - $16

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