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 Munich to Salzburg will cost around $ 32 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 25.
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1 h 57 m
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Of the 37 trains that leave Munich for Salzburg every day 34 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 116 km distance in an average of 1 h 57 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 28 m .
The slowest trains will take 5 h 57 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||71 miles (115 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 29 min|
|Average train ticket price||$23 (€19)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn, Meridian, ÖBB, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Bayerische Regiobahn or ÖBB | Nightjet|
Trains from Munich to Salzburg cover the 71 miles (115 km) long route taking on average 1 h 29 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Meridian, ÖBB, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Bayerische Regiobahn or ÖBB | Nightjet. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $23 (€19), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $22 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from München Hbf and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.
You can travel by train between Munich and Salzburg with Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB for as low as $22 (€18). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
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 Munich 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.
Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Deutsche Bahn train ticket between Munich and Salzburg:
Visiting Mozart's hometown from Munich could hardly be easier. Every day, there are 26-28 direct connections to Salzburg, covering the 90-mile distance in as little as 1 hour and 29 minutes. Departures also leave Munich's Hauptbahnhof from the break of dawn until evening, so finding the ideal time to travel shouldn't be a problem.
A couple of companies operate services between Munich and Salzburg. For starters, Deutsche Bahn (DB) provides 8-9 options. However, the major operator is Meridian, who offer 19 services every day, scheduling at least one train every hour during the day.
The fastest journey time between Munich and Salzburg is one hour and 29 minutes. However, most trains take around 1 hour and 50 minutes to complete the journey. There may also be a couple of daily services that take just over 2 hours, so anyone in a hurry should make sure they pick the quickest journey.
Travelers can expect a choice of 26-28 trains to Salzburg from Munich every day, with little difference between weekend and weekday schedules. Trains start early, with a 5:47 a.m. departure, and generally finish the day with a 11:50 p.m. service.
Departure station: Both Deutsche Bahn and Meridian trains from Munich to Salzburg depart from Munich's Hauptbahnhof, which is located on Arnulfstraße, just west of the city center. The best way to get there from the center is either by walking or catching the S-Bahn to Rosenheimer Platz station, situated underneath the Hauptbahnhof. Travelers can also take the S-Bahn rail service directly from Munich Airport if they are transferring to Salzburg from a flight.
Arrival station: Trains to Salzburg all arrive at Salzburg Hauptbahnhof. The station is a 12-minute walk north of the historic center, so it is possible to walk into town. Alternatively, a host of buses leave the station for the center. Just look for buses marked ""Zentrum"". Bus number 2 will also take passengers from the station to Salzburg Airport in around 20 minutes.
Travel between Munich, Germany and Salzburg, Austria by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Austria, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 9/26/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Salzburg from Munich before traveling.
The restriction level for your return train to Munich, Germany 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 Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/26/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Munich from Salzburg closer to your date of departure here here.
Some of the Munich train stations to Salzburg you can start your journey from include München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Salzburg include Salzburg Hbf, Salzburg Aigen and Salzburg Aiglhof.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from München Hbf and arriving in Salzburg Hbf.
Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from München Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 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.
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