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Train Information between Geneva and Salzburg

distanceDistance342 miles (552 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 30 min
priceAverage train ticket price$35 (€28)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesÖBB | InterCity or ÖBB | Railjet

Trains from Geneva to Salzburg cover the 342 miles (552 km) long route taking on average 8 h 30 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | InterCity or ÖBB | Railjet. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $33 (€27), but the average price of train tickets is $35 (€28). Travelers depart most frequently from Genève and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.

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Trains from Geneva to Salzburg
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FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from Geneva to Salzburg?

Travel between Geneva, Switzerland and Salzburg, Austria by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Austria from Switzerland?

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

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

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 9/22/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Geneva to Salzburg as this information can change.

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

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

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

Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

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

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • 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
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Geneva, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland 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 9/23/21. 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 Geneva from Salzburg here.

How much are cheap trains to Salzburg from Geneva?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Geneva to Salzburg trains for as little as $33 (€27)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train to Salzburg from Geneva?
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Geneva to Salzburg train to cost on average $35 (€28)  one way.
How far is Geneva to Salzburg by train?
The distance from Geneva to Salzburg by train is approximately 342 miles (552 km).
How long is the train ride from Geneva to Salzburg?
On average the Geneva to Salzburg train time is 8 h 30 min  covering the 342 miles (552 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Geneva and arrival train station in Salzburg?

When taking a train from Geneva, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Genève and Geneva. When you arrive in Salzburg, your train can arrive in train stations including Salzburg Hbf, Salzburg Aigen and Salzburg Aiglhof.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Genève   to Salzburg Hbf.

Where do I find the Geneva train station to Salzburg? Where is the Salzburg train station?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Genève and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to get to this train station.

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

What train providers go from Geneva to Salzburg?
Take the Geneva to Salzburg train with ÖBB | InterCity or ÖBB | Railjet. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey from Geneva to Salzburg as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there to Salzburg from Geneva?
On average, there are 5 trains a day from Geneva to Salzburg. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What time is the earliest train from Geneva to Salzburg? What time is the last train from Geneva to Salzburg?
The first Geneva to Salzburg train departs at 5: 42 AM   and the last train from Geneva to Salzburg leaves at 9: 20 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Geneva to Salzburg on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
When should I book the Geneva to Salzburg train for the best deals on tickets?
You can find trains to Salzburg from Geneva to cost on average $35 (€28) 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 trip. You’ll see tickets for the Geneva to Salzburg train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Geneva
Geneve, Cornavin
Amenities