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Train Information between Dortmund and Salzburg

distanceDistance357 miles (575 km)
durationAverage train duration10 h 34 min
priceAverage train ticket price$29 (€24)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or ÖBB | ICE

Trains from Dortmund to Salzburg cover the 357 miles (575 km) long trip taking on average 10 h 34 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or ÖBB | ICE. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $29 (€24), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $29 (€24). Travelers depart most frequently from Dortmund Hbf and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.

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Train between Dortmund and Salzburg with Deutsche Bahn

You can travel by train between Dortmund and Salzburg with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $29 (€24). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Deutsche Bahn

Find your perfect route between Dortmund and Salzburg with Deutsche Bahn (DB)! Check out the DB train schedules from Dortmund to Salzburg and then book cheap DB tickets with Omio. The distance between Dortmund and Salzburg by DB is 357 miles (575 km) and the cheapest price for a DB ticket from Dortmund to Salzburg is $29 (€24).

DB is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 train journeys per day. A special feature of DB 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 at Omio.

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.

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Deutsche Bahn when booking your train tickets between Dortmund and Salzburg due to the coronavirus:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Dortmund to Salzburg
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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Salzburg, Austria if I'm coming from Dortmund, Germany by train?

Travel between Dortmund, Germany and Salzburg, Austria by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Austria from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Austria from Dortmund?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

What are the safety rules to follow in Salzburg, Austria?

When traveling in Austria, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 10/20/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Dortmund and Salzburg before traveling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Germany from Salzburg, Austria?

Return travel from Austria to Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Dortmund from Salzburg?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Salzburg?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Dortmund, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 10/23/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Dortmund from Salzburg.

How much do cheap trains between Dortmund and Salzburg cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Dortmund to Salzburg to cost as little as $29 (€24)  in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train to Salzburg from Dortmund?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $29 (€24)  for a train ticket from Dortmund to Salzburg.
How far is Dortmund to Salzburg by train?
The distance between Dortmund and Salzburg by train is approximately 357 miles (575 km).
How long is a train between Dortmund and Salzburg on average?
On average the Dortmund to Salzburg train travel time is 10 h 34 min  for the 357 miles (575 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from Dortmund to Salzburg depart from? Which Salzburg train station do I come into from Dortmund?

Some of the Dortmund train stations to Salzburg you can start your journey from include Dortmund Hbf, Dortmund-Germania and Dortmund-Hörde. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Salzburg include Salzburg Hbf, Salzburg Aigen and Salzburg Aiglhof.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Dortmund Hbf   and arriving in Salzburg Hbf.

Where is the train station in Dortmund? Where is the train station in Salzburg?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Dortmund Hbf, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Dortmund.

The most popular arrival train station, Salzburg Hbf, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center of Salzburg.

What train providers offer a service to Salzburg from Dortmund?
If you're looking for trains from Dortmund to Salzburg, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or ÖBB | ICE to get you to Salzburg. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Dortmund to Salzburg route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there between Dortmund and Salzburg?
The average number of trains departing Dortmund for Salzburg is 8 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When is the earliest train from Dortmund to Salzburg? When is the last train from Dortmund to Salzburg?
The earliest train for this route departs from Dortmund at 7: 14 AM. The last train leaves from Dortmund at 7: 48 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Dortmund to Salzburg and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I book train tickets between Dortmund and Salzburg for the best deals?
If you book a train ticket from Dortmund to Salzburg within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $29 (€24) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Salzburg from Dortmund are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Dortmund
Salzburg
Dortmund Hbf is the most popular Dortmund railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Dortmund for your trip to Salzburg.