The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Cologne to Salzburg will cost around $ 151 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 100.
This is the last train of the day.
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6 h 14 m
7 h 35 m
Trains per day
Of the 61 train that leave Cologne for Salzburg every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 562 km distance in an average of 7 h 35 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 6 h 14 m .
The slowest train will take 11 h 57 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
8 hours 19 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$38|
|Trains depart from:||Cologne|
|Trains arrive in:||Salzburg|
|Train Companies:||ÖBB | S-Bahn, ÖBB | InterCity, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn|