There are 8 ways to get from Schmalkalden to Obersalzberg by car, car train, train, bus 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.

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Drive, car train  •  7h 45m

  1. Drive from Schmalkalden to Fulda
  2. Take the car train from Fulda to Salzburg Hauptbahnhof Uex 1397

106€ - 139€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Zella-Mehlis to Munich, Munich central bus station 029
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg, Salzburg South 086 / ...

28€ - 38€

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Train  •  8h 4m

  1. Take the train from Zella-Mehlis to Erfurt Hbf Re
  2. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Rjx / ...

91€ - 214€

Train via Würzburg  •  8h 53m

  1. Take the train from Zella-Mehlis to Wuerzburg Hbf Re
  2. Take the train from Wuerzburg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Rjx / ...

77€ - 192€

Bus, train  •  10h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Zella-Mehlis to Munich, Munich central bus station 029
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Rjx / ...

33€ - 94€

Drive  •  4h 58m

  1. Drive from Schmalkalden to Obersalzberg 519.3 km

60€ - 90€

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Salzburg  •  9h 9m

  1. Take the train from Wernshausen to Eisenach
  2. Take the train from Eisenach to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Salzburg (SZG) FRA - SZG

130€ - 331€

Train, train to Leipzig, fly to Munich, bus  •  9h 5m

  1. Take the train from Schmalkalden to Zella-Mehlis
  2. Take the train from Zella-Mehlis to Erfurt Hbf
  3. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
  4. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Munich (MUC) LEJ - MUC
  5. Take the train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
  6. Take the bus from Salzburg Hbf to Berchtesgaden Kilianmühlbrücke

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The cheapest way to get from Schmalkalden to Obersalzberg is to bus which costs 28€ - 40€ and takes 10h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Schmalkalden to Obersalzberg is to drive which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 4h 58m.

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The distance between Schmalkalden and Obersalzberg is 392 km. The road distance is 519.3 km.

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The best way to get from Schmalkalden to Obersalzberg without a car is to train which takes 8h 4m and costs 90€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 7h 45m to get from Schmalkalden to Obersalzberg, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Schmalkalden to Obersalzberg is to train which takes 8h 4m and costs 90€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 28€ - 40€ and takes 10h 44m.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Salzburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Schmalkalden to Obersalzberg is 519 km. It takes approximately 4h 58m to drive from Schmalkalden to Obersalzberg.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Salzburg Airport.

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There are 1224+ hotels available in Obersalzberg. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Schmalkalden to Obersalzberg.
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  • Distance: 392.1 km
  • Duration: 7h 45m

What companies run services between Schmalkalden, Germany and Obersalzberg, Germany?

You can take a train from Schmalkalden to Obersalzberg via Zella-Mehlis, Erfurt Hbf, Nuernberg Hbf, Muenchen Hbf, Salzburg Hbf, and Salzburg Hbf in around 8h 4m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Schmalkalden to Obersalzberg via Zella-Mehlis, Zella-Mehlis, Munich, Munich central bus station, Salzburg, Salzburg South, and Alpenstraße Abz Hellbrunn in around 10h 44m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 600€
Flights from Leipzig to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 280€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 600€
Train operators
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Fulda to Salzburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
95€ - 120€
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Süd Thüringen Bahn
Phone
+49 (0)3693 5086 0
Email
info@sued-thueringen-bahn.de
Website
sued-thueringen-bahn.de
Train from Zella-Mehlis to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Süd Thüringen Bahn
Train from Wernshausen to Eisenach
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Süd Thüringen Bahn
Train from Schmalkalden to Zella-Mehlis
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Süd Thüringen Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Website
bahn.com
Train from Zella-Mehlis to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Zella-Mehlis to Wuerzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Wuerzburg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Wuerzburg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Eisenach to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Wuerzburg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Railjet
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
Railjet
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 26€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Phone
+49 8024 997171
Email
kontakt@bayerischeoberlandbahn.de
Website
meridian-bob-brb.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from München Hauptbahnhof to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 16€
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
Train from München Ost to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 16€
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Abellio
Abellio Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Halle
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Abellio Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zella-Mehlis to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 22€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg, Salzburg South
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 12€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Munich Central Bus Station to Salzburg P+R South
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 16€
Book at
Nomago
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Munich Central Bus Station to Salzburg P+R South
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
Crnja Tours
Regionalverkehr Oberbayern GmbH
Phone
+49 89 55164-0
Email
auskunft@rvo-bus.de
Website
rvo-bus.de
Bus from Salzburg Hbf to Berchtesgaden Kilianmühlbrücke
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
rvo-bus.de

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