Magdeburg to Salzburg train

Cheap train tickets from Magdeburg to Salzburg

Showing times and prices for May 20

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60

Average

60

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.

Deutsche Bahn
05:00AMMagdeburg5h59 10:59AMSalzburg
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601One-way

Train schedule from Magdeburg to Salzburg

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05:00AMMagdeburg5h59 10:59AMSalzburg
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Fastest train times from Magdeburg to Salzburg

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Fastest Journey

5 h 59 m

Average

5 h 59 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

492 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Magdeburg for Salzburg every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn
05:00AMMagdeburg5h59 10:59AMSalzburg
0 transfers
601One-way

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Overview: Train from Magdeburg to Salzburg

distanceDistance304 miles (491 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 59 min
priceAverage train ticket price$42 (€38)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Magdeburg to Salzburg cover the 304 miles (491 km) long route taking on average 5 h 59 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $42 (€38), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $20 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Magdeburg Hbf and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Magdeburg to Salzburg trains

Travel from Magdeburg 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 popular trip for you.

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 Magdeburg 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.

Deutsche Bahn from Magdeburg to Salzburg train information:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 57 min
  • Average Price: $20
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Magdeburg to Salzburg

Travel by train to Salzburg easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Magdeburg to Salzburg.
FAQs

Travel by train between Magdeburg, Germany and Salzburg, Austria is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Salzburg from Magdeburg restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Salzburg, Austria?

The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 5/16/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Magdeburg and Salzburg closer to your date of departure here

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Salzburg to Magdeburg 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?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the safety rules to follow in Magdeburg, 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 5/18/22. 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 Magdeburg from Salzburg here.

Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Magdeburg to Salzburg for the next 7 days starting from $20 (€18)  one way.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $42 (€38)  for a train ticket to Salzburg from Magdeburg.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Magdeburg to Salzburg by train to be approximately 304 miles (491 km).
While the time it takes to travel 304 miles (491 km) between Magdeburg and Salzburg can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Magdeburg to Salzburg train journey time is on average 5 h 59 min.

When departing from Magdeburg, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Magdeburg Hbf, Magdeburg-Neustadt and Magdeburg-Buckau. When arriving in Salzburg, you can end your trip in train stations like Salzburg Hbf, Salzburg Aigen and Salzburg Aiglhof.

Omio customers book a train from Magdeburg Hbf   to Salzburg Hbf   most frequently for this route.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Magdeburg Hbf, located approximately 0.2 miles (339 m) from the city center of Magdeburg. The most popular arrival train station in Salzburg, called Salzburg Hbf, is located around 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from its city center.

When taking a train from Magdeburg to Salzburg, you can count on Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Salzburg. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Salzburg from Magdeburg and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
On average, there is 1 train a day from Magdeburg to Salzburg. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the earliest train from Magdeburg to Salzburg at 5: 00 AM   or take the last train from Magdeburg to Salzburg leaving at 11: 49 PM. Look for the latest Magdeburg to Salzburg train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
You can find trains from Magdeburg to Salzburg to cost on average $42 (€38) 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 journey. You’ll see tickets for the Magdeburg to Salzburg train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Magdeburg Hbf is the most popular Magdeburg 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 Magdeburg for your trip to Salzburg.

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