Cheap train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg

Showing times and prices for Dec 3

Cheapest

$67

Average

$124

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg will cost around $ 124 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 67.

2nd Cheapest
04:21PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf7h01 11:22PMSalzburg Hbf
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$671One-way
01:17AMFrankfurt (Main) Süd6h41 07:58AMSalzburg Hbf
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$1041One-way
07:54PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf5h12 01:06AMSalzburg Hbf
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$1281One-way
01:17AMFrankfurt (Main) Süd7h41 08:58AMSalzburg Hbf
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$1591One-way
01:17AMFrankfurt (Main) Süd7h31 08:48AMSalzburg Hbf
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$1601One-way

Train schedule from Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg

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01:17AMFrankfurt (Main) Süd6h41 07:58AMSalzburg Hbf
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01:17AMFrankfurt (Main) Süd7h41 08:58AMSalzburg Hbf
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01:17AMFrankfurt (Main) Süd7h31 08:48AMSalzburg Hbf
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04:21PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf7h01 11:22PMSalzburg Hbf
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07:54PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf5h12 01:06AMSalzburg Hbf
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Thu
Dec 2
$51Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$634Lufthansa
Fri
Dec 3
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$36Flixbus
$634Lufthansa
Sat
Dec 4
$29Deutsche Bahn with connection
$31Flixbus
$457Lufthansa
Sun
Dec 5
$92ÖBB | ICE
$34Flixbus
$387Lufthansa
Mon
Dec 6
$88ÖBB | Nightjet
$30Union Ivkoni International
$534Lufthansa
Tue
Dec 7
$56ÖBB | ICE
$31Flixbus
$455Lufthansa
Wed
Dec 8
$21Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$192Lufthansa
Thu
Dec 9
$29Deutsche Bahn with connection
$31Flixbus
$322Lufthansa
Fri
Dec 10
$29Deutsche Bahn with connection
$31Flixbus
$535Lufthansa
Sat
Dec 11
$21Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$192Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Dec 13
$108ÖBB
$29Union Ivkoni International
$456Lufthansa
Tue
Dec 14
$108ÖBB
$31Flixbus
$389Lufthansa
Wed
Dec 15
$28FlixTrain
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$261Lufthansa
Thu
Dec 16
$21Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$204Lufthansa
Fri
Dec 17
$21Deutsche Bahn
$36Flixbus
$263Lufthansa
Sat
Dec 18
$21Deutsche Bahn
$36Union Ivkoni International
$265Lufthansa
Sun
Dec 19
$21Deutsche Bahn
$36Flixbus
$192Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Dec 20
$21Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$249Lufthansa
Tue
Dec 21
$21Deutsche Bahn
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$249Lufthansa
Wed
Dec 22
$19FlixTrain
$53Flixbus
$262Lufthansa

Fastest train times from Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg

Showing times and prices for Dec 3

Fastest Journey

5 h 12 m

Average

6 h 49 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

409 km

It's difficult to get from Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg without transferring at least once.

Fastest
07:54PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf5h12 01:06AMSalzburg Hbf
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$1281One-way
2nd Fastest
01:17AMFrankfurt (Main) Süd6h41 07:58AMSalzburg Hbf
2 changes
$1041One-way
04:21PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf7h01 11:22PMSalzburg Hbf
1 changes
$671One-way
01:17AMFrankfurt (Main) Süd7h31 08:48AMSalzburg Hbf
1 changes
$1601One-way
01:17AMFrankfurt (Main) Süd7h41 08:58AMSalzburg Hbf
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$1591One-way

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Train Information between Frankfurt am Main and Salzburg

distanceDistance254 miles (409 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 40 min
priceAverage train ticket price$62 (€51)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or ÖBB | ICE

Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg cover the 254 miles (409 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 40 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or ÖBB | ICE. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $21 (€18), but the average price of train tickets is $62 (€51). Travelers depart most frequently from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.

Train companies

Deutsche Bahn Frankfurt am Main – Salzburg

You can travel by train between Frankfurt am Main and Salzburg with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $21 (€18). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Deutsche Bahn

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 Frankfurt am Main 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.

  • Average Price: $21

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Deutsche Bahn train ticket between Frankfurt am Main and Salzburg:

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

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FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Frankfurt am Main and Salzburg?

Travel between Frankfurt am Main, 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 Frankfurt am Main?

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 12/1/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg before traveling.

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

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main 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 or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Frankfurt am Main, 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 12/1/21. 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 Frankfurt am Main from Salzburg here.

How much does a cheap train between Frankfurt am Main and Salzburg cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg trains for as little as $21 (€18)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train between Frankfurt am Main and Salzburg?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg train to cost on average $62 (€51)  one way.
How far is Salzburg from Frankfurt am Main by train?
The Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg train distance is approximately 254 miles (409 km).
How many hours is the train time between Frankfurt am Main and Salzburg?
On average the Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg train travel time is 6 h 40 min  for the 254 miles (409 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg, which train station in Frankfurt am Main do I depart from and which train station in Salzburg do I arrive in?

Some of the Frankfurt am Main train stations to Salzburg you can start your journey from include Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion. 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 Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf   and arriving in Salzburg Hbf.

Where is the train station in Frankfurt am Main to go to Salzburg? Where is the train station in Salzburg located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, located approximately 6.7 miles (10.8 km) from the city center of Frankfurt am Main. The most popular arrival train station in Salzburg, called Salzburg Hbf, is located around 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from its city center.

Which train companies can take me between Frankfurt am Main and Salzburg?
Take the Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg train with Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or ÖBB | ICE. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route from Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there between Frankfurt am Main and Salzburg?
On average, there are 16 trains a day from Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When can I take the first train from Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg? When can I take the last train for the day?
You can take the earliest train from Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg at 4: 54 AM   or take the last train from Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg leaving at 7: 54 PM. Look for the latest Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
When should I buy the Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg train for the best deals on tickets?
If you purchase the Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $62 (€51). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Frankfurt am Main and Salzburg. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Frankfurt am Main
Salzburg
Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf is the most popular Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main for your trip to Salzburg.