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Train Information between Leipzig and Salzburg

distanceDistance246 miles (396 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 54 min
priceAverage train ticket price$25 (€20)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | ICE

Trains from Leipzig to Salzburg cover the 246 miles (396 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 54 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 $20 (€16), but the average price of train tickets is $25 (€20). Travelers depart most frequently from Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.

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Train between Leipzig and Salzburg with Deutsche Bahn

For as little as $20 (€16) you can travel by train between Leipzig and Salzburg with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you from Leipzig to Salzburg in comfort. Find the DB train schedule for your trip from Leipzig to Salzburg on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance from Leipzig to Salzburg is 246 miles (396 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Leipzig to Salzburg start at $29 (€24).

Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international train journeys every day. DB is well-known for 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.

Travel on different types of DB trains, including 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 needed to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

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

Travel Tips

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

Travel between Leipzig, 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 Leipzig?

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 10/13/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Leipzig and Salzburg before traveling.

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

Return travel from Austria to Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Leipzig 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 Leipzig, 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 10/15/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Leipzig from Salzburg.

How much do cheap trains between Leipzig and Salzburg cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Leipzig to Salzburg for the next 7 days starting from $20 (€16)  one way.
How much does it cost to take a train from Leipzig to Salzburg?
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Leipzig to Salzburg train to cost on average $25 (€20)  one way.
How far is Leipzig to Salzburg by train?
The train distance from Leipzig to Salzburg is around 246 miles (396 km).
How many hours is the train time between Leipzig and Salzburg?
While the time it takes to travel 246 miles (396 km) from Leipzig to Salzburg can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Leipzig to Salzburg train journey time is on average 5 h 54 min.
Which train station from Leipzig to Salzburg do I depart from? Which Salzburg train station from Leipzig do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Leipzig to start your journey from including Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite, Leipzig Hauptbahnhof and Leipzig Markt. In Salzburg you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Salzburg Hbf, Salzburg Aigen and Salzburg Aiglhof.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite   and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite, 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 companies offer a service from Leipzig to Salzburg?
When taking a train from Leipzig to Salzburg, you can count on Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | ICE for the best way to get you to Salzburg. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Salzburg from Leipzig and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many train services per day are there to Salzburg from Leipzig?
The average number of trains departing Leipzig for Salzburg is 10 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What time is the earliest train from Leipzig to Salzburg? What time is the last train from Leipzig to Salzburg?
You can take the earliest train from Leipzig to Salzburg at 4: 48 AM   or take the last train from Leipzig to Salzburg leaving at 10: 34 PM. Look for the latest Leipzig to Salzburg train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
How early should I purchase train tickets between Leipzig and Salzburg to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets between Leipzig and Salzburg within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $25 (€20) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Leipzig to Salzburg a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Leipzig
Salzburg
Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite is the most popular Leipzig 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 Leipzig for your trip to Salzburg.