|Distance||348 miles (561 km)|
|Average train duration||8 h 25 min|
|Average train ticket price||$35 (€28)|
|Train frequency||17 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 17 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or ÖBB|
Trains from Salzburg to Cologne cover the 348 miles (561 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 25 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or ÖBB. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $30 (€24), but the average price of train tickets is $35 (€28). Travelers depart most frequently from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Köln Hbf.
Find the best trains between Salzburg and Cologne with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $30 (€24). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.
Official Deutsche Bahn tickets from Salzburg to Cologne are available on Omio! Germany's largest rail company offers high-quality services between Salzburg and Cologne to cover the 348 miles (561 km) journey, and Omio shows you the best deals for DB trains from Salzburg to Cologne on offer. Simply choose the best times and tickets (including Super Saver, Saver and Flexible fares) available for you to make the journey between Salzburg and Cologne with DB. You can also find Deutsche Bahn’s discount cards, such as the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, and use these to purchase DB tickets on Omio.
Deutsche Bahn offers a wide range of train types with different levels of comfort, amenities on offer and time needed to travel. You'll be sure to find the perfect train type to suit your needs, such as: InterCity Express (ICE) for high-speed trains, Intercity (IC) and Eurocity (EC) for express domestic and international trains, and more local Regional Express (RE) and Regional (RB) trains.
Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Deutsche Bahn train ticket between Salzburg and Cologne:
Travel between Salzburg, Austria and Cologne, Germany by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Germany, 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 between Salzburg and Cologne before traveling.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Cologne to Salzburg is: Partially open
Reentry to Austria is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
What are the requirements?
The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/26/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Salzburg from Cologne here.
When taking a train from Salzburg, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Salzburg Hbf, Salzburg Aigen and Salzburg Aiglhof. When you arrive in Cologne, your train can arrive in train stations including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen.
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Salzburg Hbf to Köln Hbf.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Salzburg Hbf, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Köln Hbf, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center.
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