There are 7 ways to get from Venice to Salzburg by bus, train, night train, car or plane

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Bus  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Venice, Venice to Salzburg, Salzburg South 861

22€ - 27€

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Train  •  6h 47m

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

74€ - 103€

Night train  •  6h 59m

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

35€ - 50€

Drive  •  4h 19m

  1. Drive from Venice to Salzburg 441.4 km

55€ - 85€

Fly Venice to Salzburg  •  5h 47m

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

87€ - 243€

Fly Venice to Munich, train  •  6h

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

100€ - 454€

Train to Trieste, fly to Munich, train  •  6h 16m

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

134€ - 341€

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Salzburg is to bus which costs 22€ - 27€ and takes 5h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Salzburg is to drive which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 4h 19m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Venice, Venice and arriving at Salzburg, Salzburg South. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 55m.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Venezia S. Lucia and arriving at Salzburg Hbf. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 59m.

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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 5h 55m and costs 22€ - 27€.

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The bus from Venice, Venice to Salzburg, Salzburg South takes 5h 55m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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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 Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Venezia S. Lucia station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Salzburg is to bus which takes 5h 55m and costs 22€ - 27€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 6h 47m, you could also fly, which costs 85€ - 250€ and takes 5h 47m.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Salzburg.
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  • Distance: 268.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 55m

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Venice, Venice to Salzburg, Salzburg South twice daily. Tickets cost 22€ - 27€ and the journey takes 5h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Venice to Salzburg via Villach Hbf in around 6h 47m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 420€
Flights from Venice to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 240€
Flights from Venice to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
Flights from Trieste to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 320€
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Venice to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Venice to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 390€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Venice to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 240€
TUIfly
Website
tuifly.com
Flights from Trieste to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 210€
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Villach Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 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 Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
Railjet
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 S. Lucia to Trieste Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 17€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
15€ - 17€
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 Venice, Venice to Salzburg, Salzburg South
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 27€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Venice Airport to Salzburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m 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 19m to drive from Venice to Salzburg.

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Eurowings, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Venice Airport to Salzburg Airport.

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

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There are 986+ hotels available in Salzburg. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Venice to Venice Airport is to line 35 bus which takes 15 min and costs 11€.

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