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

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Train  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Villach Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Rj / ...

$47 - $106

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Night train  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the night train from Padova to Salzburg Hbf. En

$33 - $93

6 alternative options

Bus Crnja Tours  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Venice, Venice to Trieste 540 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Salzburg

$34 - $50

Bus Eurolines IT  •  12 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Venice to Pozza
  2. Take the bus from Bolzano to Salzburg Lastenstraße

$50 - $70

Drive  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Venice to Salzburg 275.8 miles

$65 - $100

Fly Venice to Salzburg  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Salzburg (SZG) VCE - SZG

$142 - $604

Fly Venice to Munich, train  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Munich (MUC) VCE - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$100 - $357

Train to Trieste, fly to Munich, train  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Trieste Aeroporto
  2. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Munich (MUC) TRS - MUC
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$152 - $573

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Salzburg is to bus which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 7 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Salzburg is to drive which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 4 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Venice to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Venice, Venice and arriving at Salzburg via Trieste. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Venice to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Venezia Santa Lucia and arriving at Salzburg Hbf via Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 48 min.

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The distance between Venice and Salzburg is 268 km. The road distance is 441.4 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Salzburg without a car is to train which takes 6 h 48 min and costs 40€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 48 min to get from Venice to Salzburg, including transfers.

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Venice to Salzburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Venice, Venice station.

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Venice to Salzburg train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Venezia Santa Lucia station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Salzburg is to train which takes 6 h 48 min and costs 40€ - 95€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 7 h 55 min, you could also fly, which costs 120€ - 550€ and takes 5 h 52 min.

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There is no direct flight from Venice Airport to Salzburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Venice to Salzburg bus services, operated by Crnja Tours, arrive at Salzburg station.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Salzburg.
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  • Distance: 167.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 48 min

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Salzburg, Austria?

You can take a train from Venice to Salzburg via Villach Hbf in around 6 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Venice to Salzburg via Trieste in around 7 h 55 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,600
Flights from Venice to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from Trieste to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Venice to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Venice to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,500
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Venice to Salzburg via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Venice to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Salzburg via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Venice to Salzburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Night train from Padova to Salzburg Hbf.
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Trieste Aeroporto
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $20
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
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 Venice, Venice to Trieste
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Trieste to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Brusutti
Phone
+39 041 5415488
Email
info@brusutti.com
Website
brusutti.com
Bus from Venice to Pozza
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
brusutti.com

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