There are 8 ways to get from Salzburg to Schaffhausen by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Ulm Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Schaffhausen Ire / ...

$109 - $166

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 21 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 Winterthur 206 / ...

$32 - $74

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Salzburg to Zürich
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Schaffhausen 4 / ...

$60 - $86

Drive  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Schaffhausen 264.2 miles

$55 - $80

Fly Salzburg to Zurich, train  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Zurich (ZRH) SZG - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Schaffhausen

$132 - $348

Fly Salzburg to Friedrichshafen, train  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Friedrichshafen (FDH) SZG - FDH
  2. Take the train from Friedrichshafen Flughafen to Schaffhausen

$147 - $526

Train to Munich, fly to Zurich, train  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Zurich (ZRH) MUC - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Schaffhausen

$158 - $406

Train to Munich, fly to Basel, train  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Basel (BSL) MUC - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Schaffhausen

$150 - $378

What companies run services between Salzburg, Austria and Schaffhausen, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Salzburg to Schaffhausen via Ulm Hbf in around 6 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Salzburg to Schaffhausen via Munich, Munich central bus station, Winterthur, and Winterthur in around 8 h 21 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Salzburg to Friedrichshafen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Salzburg to Friedrichshafen via Hamburg, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Salzburg to Friedrichshafen via Berlin Tegel, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Munich to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
Flights from Salzburg to Friedrichshafen via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,400
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Ulm Hbf to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Friedrichshafen Flughafen to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Salzburg to Zürich
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Book at
eurolines.ch
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 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Winterthur
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Salzburg to Schaffhausen?

The distance between Salzburg and Schaffhausen is 330 km. The road distance is 423 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Schaffhausen?

The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Schaffhausen is to bus which costs 25€ - 60€ and takes 8 h 21 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Salzburg to Schaffhausen?

The quickest way to get from Salzburg to Schaffhausen is to drive which takes 4 h 23 min and costs 45€ - 65€.

Is there a direct train between Salzburg and Schaffhausen?

No, there is no direct train from Salzburg to Schaffhausen. However, there are services departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at Schaffhausen via Ulm Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 11 min.

How long does it take to get from Salzburg to Schaffhausen?

It takes approximately 6 h 11 min to get from Salzburg to Schaffhausen, including transfers.