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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Ec / ...

$60 - $90

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. 101 / ...
  2. 086 / ...

$16 - $26

5 alternative options

Train, night train  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Ice / ...
  2. En

$45 - $75

Drive  •  2 h 50 min

  1. 185.9 miles

$35 - $60

Bus to Stuttgart, fly to Salzburg  •  6 h 24 min

  1. STR - SZG

$100 - $408

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Salzburg  •  4 h 25 min

  1. FRA - SZG

$154 - $383

Bus to Stuttgart, fly to Munich, train  •  5 h 54 min

  1. STR - MUC

$123 - $291

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Ulm to Salzburg every 3 hours. Tickets cost $60 - $90 and the journey takes 3 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ulm to Salzburg via Munich, Munich central bus station in around 4 h 40 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Munich
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Salzburg via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Stuttgart to Salzburg via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Stuttgart to Salzburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Stuttgart to Salzburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Salzburg via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Stuttgart to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Salzburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Salzburg via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Ulm Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Ulm Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$55 - $65
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Muenchen Hbf to Salzburg Hbf.
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 Ulm to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ulm to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ulm and Salzburg is 236 km. The road distance is 297 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ulm to Salzburg is to bus which costs 13€ - 23€ and takes 4 h 40 min.

The quickest way to get from Ulm to Salzburg is to drive which takes 2 h 50 min and costs 30€ - 50€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ulm Hbf and arriving at Salzburg Hbf. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 4 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Ulm to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Ulm and arriving at Salzburg via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

The train from Ulm Hbf to Salzburg Hbf takes 3 h 4 min including transfers and departs every three hours.