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.
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5 h 12 m
6 h 49 m
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg without transferring at least once.
|Distance||254 miles (409 km)|
|Average train duration||6 h 40 min|
|Average train ticket price||$62 (€51)|
|Train frequency||16 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche 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.
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 (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.
Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Deutsche Bahn train ticket between Frankfurt am Main and Salzburg:
Travel between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Salzburg, Austria by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Austria, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
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.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main is: Partially open
Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
What are the requirements?
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
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.
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.
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