|Avg. Train Duration:|
2 hours 43 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$23|
|Trains depart from:||Munich|
|Trains arrive in:||Salzburg|
|Train Companies:||Deutsche Bahn|
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.