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There are 6 ways to get from Venice to Salzburg by bus, train, night train, car or plane

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Bus  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Venice, Venice to Udine, Udine 505 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Udine, Udine to Salzburg, Salzburg South 944

$24 - $41

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Train  •  6h 48m

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

$47 - $86

Night train  •  7h

  1. Take the night train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Salzburg Hbf Nj

$35 - $70

Drive  •  4h 18m

  1. Drive from Venice to Salzburg 275.8 miles

$65 - $100

Fly to Salzburg  •  6h 7m

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

$142 - $603

Fly to Munich, train  •  6h 31m

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

$82 - $343

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Salzburg is to bus which costs 21€ - 40€ and takes 6h 40m.

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

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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, Salzburg South via Udine, Udine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 40m.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Venezia Santa Lucia and arriving at Salzburg Hbf. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 7h.

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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 bus which takes 6h 40m and costs 21€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 6h 40m 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 bus which takes 6h 40m and costs 21€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 40€ - 75€ and takes 6h 48m, you could also fly, which costs 120€ - 550€ and takes 6h 7m.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Salzburg.
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  • Distance: 167.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 40m

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

You can take a bus from Venice to Salzburg via Udine, Udine in around 6h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Venice to Salzburg via Villach Hbf in around 6h 48m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,600
Flights from Venice to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Venice to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,500
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Venice to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Venice to Salzburg via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Venice to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Venice to Salzburg via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $2,500
Flights from Venice to Salzburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $2,500
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Venice to Salzburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Venice to Salzburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
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
3h 16m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Night train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $70
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
2h 32m
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
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $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 Udine, Udine
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Udine, Udine to Salzburg, Salzburg South
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Venezia - Tronchetto to Udine
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
tourbus.cz

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More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from Venice Airport to Salzburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 35m and has one stopover.

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Venice to Salzburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Salzburg, Salzburg South station.

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Venice to Salzburg train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Salzburg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Salzburg is 441 km. It takes approximately 4h 18m to drive from Venice to Salzburg.

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KLM, Transavia Holland, Scandinavian Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Venice Airport to Salzburg Airport.

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Book your Venice to Salzburg train tickets online with Loco2 and Loco2.

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Book your Venice to Salzburg bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 1243+ hotels available in Salzburg. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Venice to Venice Airport is to bus which takes 21m and costs 1€ - 3€.

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