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Train Information from Erlangen to Salzburg

distanceDistance154 miles (249 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 35 min
priceAverage train ticket price$28 (€23)
frequencyTrain frequency4 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Erlangen to Salzburg cover the 154 miles (249 km) long route taking on average 5 h 35 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $28 (€23), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $28 (€23). Travelers depart most frequently from Erlangen and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.

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Train between Erlangen and Salzburg with Deutsche Bahn

For as little as $28 (€23) you can travel by train between Erlangen and Salzburg with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

Deutsche Bahn

Travel 154 miles (249 km) in comfort with Deutsche Bahn (DB) from Erlangen to Salzburg. Check the DB train schedule for your trip between Erlangen and Salzburg on Omio and then book DB tickets online quickly, easily and safely. For a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Erlangen to Salzburg you can pay as low as $28 (€23).

Deutsche Bahn is the main provider of Germany’s train services and makes an average of 40, 000 train journeys domestically and internationally every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn includes its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver 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, bathrooms are standard amenities, but other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Deutsche Bahn's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Erlangen to Salzburg are the following:

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Erlangen to Salzburg
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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Erlangen, Germany and Salzburg, Austria allowed?

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

Is international entry into Salzburg from Erlangen restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • 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?

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

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

The above information was last checked on 10/24/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Salzburg from Erlangen closer to your date of departure here

Are there restrictions on returning to Germany from Austria by train?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Salzburg to Erlangen is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Germany from Austria?

Reentry to 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?

What are the requirements?

  • 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 Erlangen, Germany?

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

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

Last checked on 10/26/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Erlangen from Salzburg here.

How much are cheap trains to Salzburg from Erlangen?
Train tickets between Erlangen and Salzburg for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $28 (€23)  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train between Erlangen and Salzburg?
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Erlangen to Salzburg train to cost on average $28 (€23)  one way.
How far is Erlangen to Salzburg by train?
The Erlangen to Salzburg train distance is approximately 154 miles (249 km).
How long is a train from Erlangen to Salzburg on average?
On average the Erlangen to Salzburg train travel time is 5 h 35 min  for the 154 miles (249 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Erlangen to Salzburg, which train station in Erlangen do I depart from and which train station in Salzburg do I arrive in?

Some of the Erlangen train stations to Salzburg you can start your journey from include Erlangen, Erlangen-Bruck and Erlangen Paul-Gossen-Straße. 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 Erlangen   and arriving in Salzburg Hbf.

Where is the train station in Erlangen to go to Salzburg? Where is the train station in Salzburg located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Erlangen, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Salzburg Hbf, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center.

What train providers go from Erlangen to Salzburg?
If you're looking for trains from Erlangen to Salzburg, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection to get you to Salzburg. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Erlangen to Salzburg journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there between Erlangen and Salzburg?
The average number of trains departing Erlangen for Salzburg is 4 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from Erlangen to Salzburg? When does the last train depart from Erlangen to Salzburg?
You can take the earliest train from Erlangen to Salzburg at 10: 44 AM   or take the last train from Erlangen to Salzburg leaving at 5: 02 PM. Look for the latest Erlangen to Salzburg train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
How early should I buy train tickets between Erlangen and Salzburg to score the best deals?
You can find trains from Erlangen to Salzburg to cost on average $28 (€23) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Erlangen to Salzburg train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Erlangen
Salzburg
Erlangen is the most popular Erlangen 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 Erlangen for your trip to Salzburg.