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Wed
Oct 20
$52Deutsche Bahn with connection
$44Flixbus
Thu
Oct 21
$47Deutsche Bahn
$44Flixbus
Fri
Oct 22
$49Deutsche Bahn
$44Flixbus
Sat
Oct 23
$47Deutsche Bahn
$49Flixbus
Sun
Oct 24
$47Deutsche Bahn
$47Flixbus
Tue
Oct 26
$29Deutsche Bahn
$41Flixbus
Wed
Oct 27
$29Deutsche Bahn with connection
$43Flixbus
Thu
Oct 28
$43Deutsche Bahn with connection
$47Flixbus
Fri
Oct 29
$47Deutsche Bahn
$57Flixbus
Sun
Oct 31
$47Deutsche Bahn
$47Flixbus
Mon
Nov 1
$29Deutsche Bahn
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Wed
Nov 3
$22Deutsche Bahn
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Thu
Nov 4
$29Deutsche Bahn with connection
$41Flixbus
Fri
Nov 5
$43Deutsche Bahn
$41Flixbus
Sat
Nov 6
$138ÖBB | ICE
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Tue
Nov 9
$22Deutsche Bahn
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Train Information between Dresden and Salzburg

distanceDistance226 miles (365 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 51 min
priceAverage train ticket price$45 (€37)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | ICE

Trains from Dresden to Salzburg cover the 226 miles (365 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 51 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | ICE. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $29 (€24), but the average price of train tickets is $45 (€37). Travelers depart most frequently from Dresden Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.

Train companies

Travel with Deutsche Bahn from Dresden to Salzburg

You can travel by train from Dresden to 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 Dresden and Salzburg with Deutsche Bahn (DB)! Check out the DB train schedules between Dresden and Salzburg and then book cheap DB tickets with Omio. The distance between Dresden and Salzburg by DB is 226 miles (365 km) and the cheapest price for a DB ticket between Dresden and 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.

When you buy your Deutsche Bahn train tickets between Dresden and Salzburg don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Dresden to Salzburg
Travel by train to Salzburg easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Dresden to Salzburg.
FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Dresden, Germany to Salzburg, Austria?

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

Can I enter Austria from Germany?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Austria from Dresden?

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?

All travelers in Austria must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/17/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Salzburg from Dresden as this information can change.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Dresden, Germany from Salzburg, Austria?

Return travel from Austria to Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Dresden 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 Dresden, 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 10/19/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Dresden from Salzburg.

How much are cheap trains between Dresden and Salzburg?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Dresden to Salzburg trains for as little as $29 (€24)  in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a train ticket from Dresden to Salzburg?
The Dresden to Salzburg train ticket price is on average $45 (€37)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.
How far is it from Dresden to Salzburg by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Salzburg from Dresden by train to be approximately 226 miles (365 km).
How long is the train between Dresden and Salzburg?
On average the Dresden to Salzburg train time is 6 h 51 min  covering the 226 miles (365 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Dresden to Salzburg, which train station in Dresden do I depart from and which train station in Salzburg do I arrive in?

Some of the Dresden train stations to Salzburg you can start your journey from include Dresden Hauptbahnhof and Dresden-Neustadt. 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 Dresden Hauptbahnhof   and arriving in Salzburg Hbf.

Where is the departure train station in Dresden located? Where is the arrival train station in Salzburg located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Dresden Hauptbahnhof and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Salzburg Hbf and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city center in Salzburg.

Which train companies should I travel with from Dresden to Salzburg?
For the trip from Dresden to Salzburg you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | ICE. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Dresden to Salzburg on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many trains are there from Dresden to Salzburg a day?
On average, there are 10 trains a day from Dresden to Salzburg. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When does the first train depart from Dresden to Salzburg? When does the last train depart from Dresden to Salzburg?
The earliest train departing from Dresden to Salzburg leaves at 6: 11 AM. The last train departing from Dresden to Salzburg leaves at 9: 06 PM. You can find the latest Dresden to Salzburg train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I buy train tickets from Dresden to Salzburg to score the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Dresden to Salzburg is on average $45 (€37) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets from Dresden to Salzburg available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Dresden
Salzburg
Dresden Hauptbahnhof is the most popular Dresden 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 Dresden for your trip to Salzburg.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 66, 261, 333, 360, 424
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, RE, RB
Tram lines: 3, 7, 8, 10
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3