Train from Munich to Salzburg

Cheap train tickets from Munich to Salzburg

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The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Munich to Salzburg is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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Train schedule from Munich to Salzburg

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Fastest train times from Munich to Salzburg

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Fastest Journey

1 h 22 m

Average

1 h 39 m

Trains per day

46

Distance

116 km

Of the 46 trains that leave Munich for Salzburg every day 45 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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Overview: Train from Munich to Salzburg

distanceDistance71 miles (115 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 32 min
priceAverage train ticket price$20 (€17)
frequencyTrain frequency35 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 34 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | InterCity, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Bayerische Regiobahn, Meridian, ÖBB, ÖBB | Nightjet, Westbahn or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Munich to Salzburg cover the 71 miles (115 km) long route taking on average 1 h 32 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | InterCity, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Bayerische Regiobahn, Meridian, ÖBB, ÖBB | Nightjet, Westbahn or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 35 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $20 (€17), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $1 (€1). Travelers depart most frequently from München Hbf and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.

Train providers: ÖBB, Deutsche Bahn and Westbahn from Munich to Salzburg trains

You can travel by train between Munich and Salzburg with ÖBB, Deutsche Bahn and Westbahn. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

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Find cheap tickets for Westbahn trains between Munich and Salzburg on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Munich to Salzburg train schedule from Westbahn, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 71 miles (115 km) trip to Salzburg from Munich, including information on baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains from Munich to Salzburg in the Omio app, you can check to see if the Westbahn trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. Check the Westbahn train schedule for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Salzburg from Munich and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train from Munich to Salzburg with Westbahn!

Train information from Munich to Salzburg with Westbahn:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 32 min
  • Westbahn frequency: 5 a day

ÖBB is Austria's main train company and offers the following different ticket types for your next trip between Munich and Salzburg by train: Standard Ticket, Comfort-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene Comfort-Ticket.

One of the best ways to travel between Munich and Salzburg is by taking a train with ÖBB. Omio helps you find the ideal ÖBB train between Munich and Salzburg by showing you ÖBB current train schedules and timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like baggage allowance) and the best prices for this Munich to Salzburg journey. You can expect to travel 71 miles (115 km) to Salzburg from Munich on a train with ÖBB. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains to Salzburg from Munich, you can check straight away if the ÖBB ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your ÖBB train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip to Salzburg from Munich!

    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 to Salzburg from Munich. 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.

    Munich to Salzburg train information with Deutsche Bahn:

    • Average Duration: 1 h 37 min
    • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 15 a day

    Trains from Munich to Salzburg

    Most trains traveling from Munich to Salzburg take about 1h 40min if they are direct and around 1h 57min if they include a stop en route. The slower trains from Munich to Salzburg usually have one or two transfers along the way. Passengers can book their tickets for any time of the day because there are morning, mid-day, afternoon, and night trains traveling from Munich to Salzburg. Deutsche Bahn (DB), Bayerische Regiobahn, and OBB are the main providers of trains from Munich to Salzburg. Deutsche Bahn offers about 15 options, Bayerische Regiobahn has around 15 options, and OBB provides around 20 options, with at least one train departing from Munich every hour.

    Munich to Salzburg Train Time: Daily Departures

    Around 45 trains operate daily from Munich to Salzburg, including direct and connecting services. Trains leave Munich Hauptbahnhof Station for Salzburg Hauptbahnhof from the break of dawn until late at night. The numerous departure times provide passengers with many options to find the most convenient train and ideal time to travel. The first train departs early in the morning around 6:55 a.m., while the last to depart leaves late at night, around 11:50 p.m.

    How long is the journey by train from Munich to Salzburg?

    Trains departing from Munich to Salzburg take around 1h 40min to complete the journey, which is about 71 miles (115 km). The route is served by direct high-speed trains and a couple of connecting trains. The fastest train from Munich to Salzburg takes about 1h 28min, and the slowest, which includes at least two transfers en route, takes about 1h 57min. Download the Omio app to see all available trains from Munich to Salzburg and their corresponding travel times.

    Sant Johann church in Munich. Source: Shutterstock

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

    Departure train stationMunich Hauptbahnhof: All trains from Munich to Salzburg depart from Munich Hauptbahnhof. To get to the this railway station from the center of Munich, you can take the train, which will take you a shorter time, or walk, which takes approximately 25 minutes. You’ll find various restaurants, including Ratskeller Munchen, at the station where you can enjoy a good meal.

    Arrival train stationSalzburg Hauptbahnhof: Trains to Salzburg arrive at Salzburg Hauptbahnhof. There are two ways to get to this railway station from the city center. Buses labeled as Zentrum will make the trip in just a few minutes. Some passengers prefer walking to the train station, which takes approximately 20 minutes. There are several hotels and restaurants near the station.

    Which train companies travel from Munich to Salzburg?

    Bayerische Regiobahn, OBB, and Deutsche Bahn are the three main train providers operating between Munich and Salzburg. OBB operates most trains on this route, with at least 20 trains available every day. Deutsche Bahn and Bayerische Regiobahn each provide around 15 departures every day. The fastest train on this route, taking about 1h 28min, is operated by Deutsche Bahn. They are also the only provider with a connecting train on this route. Most trains from Munich to Salzburg are high-speed, and all trains offer both first- and second-class seats. You can read more about train providers and train travel in the Omio magazine, Window Seat.

    Night trains from Munich

    The route from Munich to Salzburg is served by several night trains. Departures go late into the night, with the last train departing Munich Hauptbahnhof around 11:50 p.m. About 15 trains from OBB, Deutsche Bahn, and Bayerische Regiobahn travel from Munich to Salzburg past 6:00 p.m. All night trains from Munich to Salzburg are direct.

    OBB Trains from Munich to Salzburg

    OBB is the main provider of trains from Munich to Salzburg. OBB has around 20 trains on this route every day, with at least one train departing every hour. Trains are available from early morning to late in the evening, and these trains take, on average, 1h 45min for this journey.

    Deutsche Bahn trains from Munich to Salzburg

    Deutsche Bahn is the second-biggest provider for trains from Munich to Salzburg, offering both direct and connecting services on this route. Deutsche Bahn has about 15 trains serving this route daily. These trains take an average of 1h 40m direct journeys and 1h 54m for connecting trains.

    Bayerische Regiobahn trains from Munich to Salzburg

    Bayerische Regiobahn is another reliable train provider for this journey. Bayerische Regiobahn has about 15 trains traveling from Munich to Salzburg every day. Most Bayerische Regiobahn trains are direct trains and take about 1h 47min to get to Salzburg. They have trains from early morning until late at night.

    Trains from Munich to Salzburg: Sustainability travel

    Over the years, train travel has steadily grown to be one of the most eco-friendly ways of getting from one point to another. If you’re looking for a sustainable way of getting from Munich to Salzburg, consider taking the train. Trains are very eco-friendly because they use clean, renewable energy for propulsion. They are also streamlined, meaning they face less resistance during travel and are very efficient. Most trains have also taken up regenerative braking technologies, which allow them to store the energy used during braking to be used on other train functions, making them even more efficient.

    Trains from Munich to Salzburg: Services on Board

    OBB trains offer both first- and second-class seats. Passengers will be allowed a maximum of four bags on the train. Pets in their carriers are welcome onboard, and so are wheelchairs. Accessible services are available on the train as well as at the departure and arrival train stations. Amenities on the train include comfy recliner seats, free Wi-Fi, power outlets, onboard restrooms, and extra legroom (first-class only). On Deutsche Bahn trains, you can either travel first- or second-class. Each passenger is allowed a maximum of four bags on the train, and you can also bring bikes and special gear onboard.

    Deutsche Bahn trains are wheelchair accessible, and disabled passengers will get assistance from the train crew. Small pets are welcome on the train, and amenities offered include comfy recliner seats, free Wi-Fi, power outlets, onboard restrooms, and extra legroom (first-class only). Bayerische Regiobahn trains have first- and second-class seats. Passengers can bring two carry-ons and two checked bags. The trains are wheelchair-accessible, and wheelchairs travel for free. Pets, sports gear, and bikes can also travel on these trains. Amenities offered include power outlets, reclining seats, onboard restrooms, free Wi-Fi, luggage compartments, and extra legroom in first-class.

    How to find cheap train tickets from Munich to Salzburg

    There are three ways to travel cheaply from Munich to Salzburg. First, buy your train tickets in advance. Using the Omio app, you can buy your train tickets up to several weeks prior to your trip. Second, be flexible. Only flexibility will allow you to compare fares on different dates to get the cheapest tickets. Last, choose the slower trains, which are much cheaper than high-speed trains.

    Funicular railway in Salzburg. Source: Shutterstock

    To Salzburg by train—travel tips

    Salzburg is a charming historical city with lots of activities to enjoy. One of the most popular places to visit is the Fortress Hohensalzburg, an 11th-century castle with amazing views of the city. The fortress is an eye-catcher, strategically located above the Baroque towers of downtown Salzburg. Another popular place to visit near Salzburg is Hallstatt, a charming village near the beautiful Lake Hallstatt with tourist attractions such as the Muhlbach Waterfall and the “Bone House” in the Church of St. Michael. The fun doesn’t end there, as there are many other fun places to explore, such as:

    • Salzburger Altstadt
    • Untersberg
    • Casino Restaurant Salzburg
    • The Glass Garden Restaurant\
    • Weiherwirt
    • Red bull Hangar

    Travel Tips: Trains from Munich to Salzburg

    Travel Tips: 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

    Travel by train between Munich, Germany and Salzburg, Austria is: Unrestricted.

    Is international entry into Salzburg from Munich restricted?

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

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

    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: Recommended

    The above information was last checked on 11/17/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Munich and Salzburg closer to your date of departure here

    Return travel from Austria to Germany is: Unrestricted.

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Munich from Salzburg?

    Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Salzburg?

    Requirements for reentering:

    • There are no current restrictions

    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:

    • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

    Last checked on 11/6/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Munich from Salzburg.

    Train tickets from Munich to Salzburg for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $1 (€1)  one way in the next 7 days.
    The Munich to Salzburg train ticket price is on average $20 (€17)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.
    You should expect to travel around 71 miles (115 km)  between Munich and Salzburg by train.
    The Munich to Salzburg train duration is on average 1 h 32 min, which is to be expected when traveling 71 miles (115 km) from Munich to Salzburg. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

    When departing from Munich, you have various train station options to start your trip from including München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz. 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 München Hbf   to Salzburg Hbf   most frequently for this route.

    Passengers board the train most frequently from München Hbf, which is located around 2.3 miles (3.7 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Salzburg Hbf, located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city center.

    When taking a train from Munich to Salzburg, you can count on ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | InterCity, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Bayerische Regiobahn, Meridian, ÖBB, ÖBB | Nightjet, Westbahn or Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Salzburg. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Salzburg from Munich and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
    Yes, there are 34 direct trains per day from Munich to Salzburg, and you can find a direct train for this route with Deutsche Bahn, Westbahn, ÖBB or Bayerische Regiobahn  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
    The average number of trains departing Munich for Salzburg is 35 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    The first Munich to Salzburg train departs at 8: 43 PM   and the last train from Munich to Salzburg leaves at 8: 43 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.
    You can find trains between Munich and Salzburg to cost on average $20 (€17) 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 route. You’ll see tickets for the Munich to Salzburg train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

    Important Stations and Airports in Munich and Salzburg

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    München Hbf is the most popular Munich 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 Munich for your trip to Salzburg.
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    Bus lines: 68, X98
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