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There are 5 ways to get from Ulm to Salzburg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 7m

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

$60 - $85

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Bus  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Ulm Long-distance Bus Station to Salzburg P+R South Frankfurt - Pula / ...

$20 - $29

3 alternative options

Train via München Hbf  •  4h 13m

  1. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to München Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...

$63 - $100

Drive  •  2h 50m

  1. Drive from Ulm to Salzburg 185.9 miles

$35 - $60

Train, fly  •  4h 22m

  1. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Salzburg (SZG) FRA - SZG

$153 - $381

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The cheapest way to get from Ulm to Salzburg is to bus which costs 17€ - 25€ and takes 3h 45m.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ulm Long-distance Bus Station station and arriving at Salzburg P+R South. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ulm Hbf and arriving at Salzburg Hbf. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 7m.

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The distance between Ulm and Salzburg is 236 km. The road distance is 297.5 km.

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The best way to get from Ulm to Salzburg without a car is to train which takes 3h 7m and costs 50€ - 75€.

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The train from Ulm Hbf to Salzburg Hbf takes 3h 7m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Ulm to Salzburg bus services, operated by Crnja Tours, arrive at Ulm Long-distance Bus Station.

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Ulm to Salzburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Ulm Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Ulm to Salzburg is to train which takes 3h 7m and costs 50€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 25€ and takes 3h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Ulm to Salzburg.
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  • Distance: 147.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 7m

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Ulm to Salzburg every 4 hours. Tickets cost $60 - $85 and the journey takes 3h 7m. Alternatively, Crnja Tours operates a bus from Ulm to Salzburg once daily. Tickets cost $20 - $29 and the journey takes 3h 45m. FlixBus also services this route 5 times a week.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Ulm Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Ulm Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $65
Bus operators
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Ulm Long-distance Bus Station to Salzburg P+R South
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
Crnja Tours
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ulm to Salzburg, Salzburg South
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Salzburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Ulm to Salzburg bus services, operated by Crnja Tours, arrive at Salzburg P+R South station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ulm to Salzburg is 297 km. It takes approximately 2h 50m to drive from Ulm to Salzburg.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Salzburg Airport.

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