The cheapest trains from Munich to Salzburg

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Cheapest

$25

Average

$32

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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04:17PMMunich Hbf1h42 05:59PMSalzburg Hbf
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06:23AMMunich Hbf1h35 07:58AMSalzburg Hbf
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06:17PMMunich Hbf1h42 07:59PMSalzburg Hbf
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12:17PMMunich Hbf1h42 01:59PMSalzburg Hbf
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02:17PMMunich Hbf1h42 03:59PMSalzburg Hbf
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$251One-way

Timetable Munich to Salzburg

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12:43AMMunich Hbf5h57 06:40AMSalzburg Hbf
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12:49AMMunich Hbf5h40 06:29AMSalzburg Hbf
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05:48AMMunich Hbf2h04 07:52AMSalzburg Hbf
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06:23AMMunich Hbf1h35 07:58AMSalzburg Hbf
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06:55AMMunich Hbf1h47 08:42AMSalzburg Hbf
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07:23AMMunich Hbf1h35 08:58AMSalzburg Hbf
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07:55AMMunich Hbf1h47 09:42AMSalzburg Hbf
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08:17AMMunich Hbf1h42 09:59AMSalzburg Hbf
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08:56AMMunich Hbf1h46 10:42AMSalzburg Hbf
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09:29AMMunich Hbf1h29 10:58AMSalzburg Hbf
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09:55AMMunich Hbf1h47 11:42AMSalzburg Hbf
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10:17AMMunich Hbf1h42 11:59AMSalzburg Hbf
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10:55AMMunich Hbf1h47 12:42PMSalzburg Hbf
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11:29AMMunich Hbf1h29 12:58PMSalzburg Hbf
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11:55AMMunich Hbf1h47 01:42PMSalzburg Hbf
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12:17PMMunich Hbf1h42 01:59PMSalzburg Hbf
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12:55PMMunich Hbf1h47 02:42PMSalzburg Hbf
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01:29PMMunich Hbf1h29 02:58PMSalzburg Hbf
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01:55PMMunich Hbf1h47 03:42PMSalzburg Hbf
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01:57PMMünchen Hbf (tief)1h57 03:54PMSalzburg Hbf
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02:17PMMunich Hbf1h42 03:59PMSalzburg Hbf
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02:55PMMunich Hbf1h47 04:42PMSalzburg Hbf
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03:29PMMunich Hbf1h29 04:58PMSalzburg Hbf
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03:55PMMunich Hbf1h47 05:42PMSalzburg Hbf
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04:17PMMunich Hbf1h42 05:59PMSalzburg Hbf
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04:55PMMunich Hbf1h47 06:42PMSalzburg Hbf
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05:30PMMunich Hbf1h28 06:58PMSalzburg Hbf
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05:55PMMunich Hbf1h47 07:42PMSalzburg Hbf
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06:17PMMunich Hbf1h42 07:59PMSalzburg Hbf
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06:55PMMunich Hbf1h47 08:42PMSalzburg Hbf
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07:17PMMunich Hbf1h43 09:00PMSalzburg Hbf
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07:55PMMunich Hbf1h47 09:42PMSalzburg Hbf
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08:17PMMunich Hbf1h45 10:02PMSalzburg Hbf
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08:43PMMunich Hbf1h54 10:37PMSalzburg Hbf
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09:43PMMunich Hbf1h54 11:37PMSalzburg Hbf
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10:43PMMunich Hbf1h54 12:37AMSalzburg Hbf
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11:50PMMunich Hbf1h55 01:45AMSalzburg Hbf
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Mon
Sep 27
$29Bayerische Regiobahn
$10Flixbus
Tue
Sep 28
$22Deutsche Bahn
$10Flixbus
Wed
Sep 29
$22Deutsche Bahn
$7Flixbus
Thu
Sep 30
$22Deutsche Bahn
$16Union Ivkoni International
Fri
Oct 1
$25Deutsche Bahn
$7Flixbus
Sat
Oct 2
$22Deutsche Bahn
$12Flixbus
Sun
Oct 3
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$13Union Ivkoni International
Mon
Oct 4
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$13Union Ivkoni International
Tue
Oct 5
$22Deutsche Bahn
$13Union Ivkoni International
Wed
Oct 6
$22Deutsche Bahn
$10Flixbus
Thu
Oct 7
$22Deutsche Bahn
$10Flixbus
Fri
Oct 8
$22Deutsche Bahn
$7Flixbus
Sat
Oct 9
$22Deutsche Bahn
$7Flixbus
Sun
Oct 10
$22Deutsche Bahn
$15Union Ivkoni International
Mon
Oct 11
$22Deutsche Bahn
$13Union Ivkoni International
Tue
Oct 12
$22Deutsche Bahn
$7Flixbus
Wed
Oct 13
$22Deutsche Bahn
$10Flixbus
Thu
Oct 14
$22Deutsche Bahn
$7Flixbus
Fri
Oct 15
$22Deutsche Bahn
$7Flixbus
Sat
Oct 16
$22Deutsche Bahn
$7Flixbus
Sun
Oct 17
$22Deutsche Bahn
$8Flixbus

The fastest trains from Munich to Salzburg

Showing times and prices for Sep 28

Fastest Journey

1 h 28 m

Average

1 h 57 m

Trains per day

37

Distance

116 km

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.

Fastest
05:30PMMunich Hbf1h28 06:58PMSalzburg Hbf
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$251One-way
2nd Fastest
09:29AMMunich Hbf1h29 10:58AMSalzburg Hbf
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$311One-way
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03:29PMMunich Hbf1h29 04:58PMSalzburg Hbf
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$281One-way
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11:29AMMunich Hbf1h29 12:58PMSalzburg Hbf
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$281One-way
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01:29PMMunich Hbf1h29 02:58PMSalzburg Hbf
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$281One-way

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Train Information between Munich and Salzburg

distanceDistance71 miles (115 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 29 min
priceAverage train ticket price$23 (€19)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche 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.

Train companies

Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB Munich – Salzburg

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
ÖBB

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:

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

    Trains from Munich to 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.

    Which train companies travel from Munich to Salzburg?

    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.

    How long is the train from Munich to Salzburg?

    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.

    How many trains are there from Munich to Salzburg?

    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.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Munich to Salzburg?

    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.

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    Trains from Munich 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 Munich to Salzburg.
    FAQs
    Is travel by train currently allowed from Munich, Germany to Salzburg, Austria?

    Travel between Munich, 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 Munich?

    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 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.

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

    The restriction level for your return train to Munich, Germany from Salzburg is: Partially open.

    Is my return train into Munich from Salzburg restricted?

    International entry 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?

    Conditions of reentry:

    • 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 Munich, Germany?

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

    • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask required: Mandatory

    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.

    How much are cheap trains to Salzburg from Munich?
    Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Munich and Salzburg for the next 7 days starting from $22 (€18)  one way.
    What is the price of a train ticket between Munich and Salzburg?
    If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Munich to Salzburg train to cost on average $23 (€19)  one way.
    How far is Salzburg from Munich by train?
    The Munich to Salzburg train distance is approximately 71 miles (115 km).
    What is the Munich to Salzburg train travel time?
    While the time it takes to travel 71 miles (115 km) to Salzburg from Munich can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Munich to Salzburg train journey time is on average 1 h 29 min.
    Which train station from Munich to Salzburg do I depart from? Which Salzburg train station from Munich do I arrive in?

    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.

    Where is the train station in Munich? Where is the train station in Salzburg?

    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.

    What train companies offer a service to Salzburg from Munich?
    If you're looking for trains from Munich to Salzburg, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn, Meridian, ÖBB, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Bayerische Regiobahn or ÖBB | Nightjet to get you to Salzburg. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Munich to Salzburg trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    How many trains are there from Munich to Salzburg a day?
    The average number of trains departing Munich for Salzburg is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    When can I take the first train from Munich to Salzburg? When can I take the last train for the day?
    The first Munich to Salzburg train departs at 5: 23 AM   and the last train from Munich to Salzburg leaves at 6: 17 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Munich to Salzburg on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    When should I buy the Munich to Salzburg train for the best deals on tickets?
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets to Salzburg from Munich within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $23 (€19) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Munich to Salzburg a few months in advance.