The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Basel to Salzburg is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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It's difficult to get from Basel to Salzburg without transferring at least 2 times.
|Distance||254 miles (410 km)|
|Average train duration||7 h 15 min|
|Average train ticket price||$71 (€63)|
|Train frequency||6 a day|
|Train companies||ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB, Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or TGV inOui|
Trains from Basel to Salzburg cover the 254 miles (410 km) long route taking on average 7 h 15 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB, Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or TGV inOui. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $71 (€63), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $43 (€38). Travelers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.
Travel from Basel to Salzburg from $43 (€38) with Omio’s train partners ÖBB and Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train from Basel to Salzburg. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Travel between Basel, Switzerland and Salzburg, Austria by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Austria, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 5/17/23. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Basel and Salzburg before traveling.
Return travel from Austria to Switzerland is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 5/25/23. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Basel from Salzburg.
When taking a train from Basel, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse. When you arrive in Salzburg, your train can arrive in train stations including Salzburg Hbf, Salzburg Aigen and Salzburg Aiglhof.
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Basel SBB to Salzburg Hbf.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Basel SBB, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Salzburg Hbf, located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city center.
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