The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Leipzig to Salzburg is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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5 h 10 m
7 h 48 m
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Of the 5 trains that leave Leipzig for Salzburg every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||246 miles (396 km)|
|Average train duration||8 h|
|Average train ticket price||$29 (€26)|
|Train frequency||3 a day|
|Train providers||ÖBB | ICE, Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Leipzig to Salzburg cover the 246 miles (396 km) long route taking on average 8 h with our travel partners like ÖBB | ICE, Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $29 (€26), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $20 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.
Travel from Leipzig to Salzburg from $20 (€18) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Leipzig to Salzburg train.
Deutsche Bahn from Leipzig to Salzburg train information:
Travel between Leipzig, Germany and Salzburg, Austria by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Austria must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 1/9/23. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Salzburg from Leipzig as this information can change.
The restriction level for your return train to Leipzig, Germany from Salzburg is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 1/24/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Leipzig from Salzburg closer to your date of departure here here.
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.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite, is located 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city center of Leipzig.
The most popular arrival train station, Salzburg Hbf, is located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city center of Salzburg.
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