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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 15 min

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

$25 - $37

1 alternative option

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Ruhpolding 29.7 miles

$5 - $8

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 15 min.

Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Traunstein
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Traunstein to Ruhpolding
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
bahn.de

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Salzburg and Ruhpolding is 30 km. The road distance is 48 km.

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

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

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 15 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to get from Salzburg to Ruhpolding, including transfers.