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 Milan to Salzburg will cost around $ 114 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 92.
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It's difficult to get from Milan to Salzburg without transferring at least 3 times.
|Distance||243 miles (392 km)|
|Average train duration||8 h 35 min|
|Average train ticket price||$88 (€71)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train companies||ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB, Trenitalia or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Milan to Salzburg cover the 243 miles (392 km) long journey taking on average 8 h 35 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB, Trenitalia or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $63 (€51), but the average price of train tickets is $88 (€71). Travelers depart most frequently from Milano Centrale and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.
For as little as $63 (€51) you can travel by train from Milan to Salzburg with Trenitalia and ÖBB. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.
Enjoy the train ride from Milan to Salzburg with Trenitalia, Italy’s main provider of train services throughout the country with an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The company's flagship trains are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca that can travel at speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh). Trenitalia also operates intercity, regional and night trains. Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In many cases, Trenitalia trains also provide barrier-free access.
Trenitalia tickets from Milan to Salzburg are available on Omio, and you can find the best deals for them in just a few steps. Trenitalia offers three different ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. Trenitalia also has discount and loyalty cards for qualified travelers, which you can use on Omio. When traveling on a Trenitalia train between Milan and Salzburg, you can expect to travel 243 miles (392 km). Check Trenitalia’s train times and tickets for the Milan to Salzburg trip and buy your cheap ticket on Omio today!
These are Trenitalia's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from Milan to Salzburg:
Although there are no direct rail links between Milan and Salzburg, a combination of very frequent trains operated by Trenitalia and ÖBB allows you to easily reach Austria. These are Regional, Frecciabianca, Eurocity, Euronight and Railjet trains. The routes can follow two routes: through Switzerland with change in Lugano, Zurich, Chiasso, or via Verona and Brennero to reach Innsbruck and then Salzburg. The journey takes an average of eight hours and the first train leaves Milan around 07:03, the last around 23:18. During public holidays, although the number of connections remains very high, there are slight changes in the timetable.
Train departures from Milan to Salzburg take place from Milano Centrale station, which from Milano Porta Garibaldi is perfectly connected with the other stations of the city and with public transport services: buses, trams (lines 5 and 9 to Centrale and 33 to Garibaldi) and underground (M2, M3 and M5 to Garibaldi) which also provide night service during the weekends. In addition, at the stations, there are direct bus stops to Milan airports.
The train connections from Milan to Salzburg reach the central station of the Austrian city, the Hauptbahnhof, the main railway junction of Western Austria. It is located about 15 minutes walk from the historic center. The station is served by an efficient urban public transport service, from here there are lines 1, 2, 3, 5 and 6 of the city buses, while the new underground railway allows you to reach the different suburbs in a few minutes. However, the services are not available at night.
In Salzburg, whose historic centre, in German Baroque style, is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, there are many tourist attractions from the three castles: the Fortress of Hohensalzuburg on the hill overlooking the town, Hellbrunn and Mirabell. Also worth a visit are Mozart's birthplace, the beautiful Nonnberg Monastery, the churches of St. Francis, St. Peter and the Cathedral.
Travel between Milan, Italy and Salzburg, Austria by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Austria, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 9/15/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Milan to Salzburg before traveling.
The restriction level for your return train to Milan, Italy from Salzburg is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/17/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Milan from Salzburg closer to your date of departure here here.
When departing from Milan, you have various train station options to start your route from including Milano Centrale, Milano Rogoredo and Milano Porta Garibaldi. When arriving in Salzburg, you can end your journey in train stations like Salzburg Hbf, Salzburg Aigen and Salzburg Aiglhof.
Omio customers book a train from Milano Centrale to Salzburg Hbf most frequently for this route.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Milano Centrale and travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city center to this train station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Salzburg Hbf and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city center in Salzburg.
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