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Cheap train tickets and times from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main

Showing times and prices for May 29

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

5 h 3 m

Average

5 h 58 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

409 km

Cheap train tickets from Salzburg to start from $35 with an average ticket price of $65.

The fastest train from Salzburg to takes 5h 3m in comparison to an average duration of 5h 58m and covers a distance of 409 km.

9 trains that leave Salzburg for every day with 9 travelling directly.

Deutsche Bahn
09:00AM5h40
Salzburg
02:40PMFrankfurt am Main
$351One-way
0 transfers
ÖBB | ICE
10:42AM5h22
Salzburg
04:04PMFrankfurt am Main
$411One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
07:00AM5h40
Salzburg
12:40PMFrankfurt am Main
$421One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn with connection
08:05AM5h59
Salzburg
02:04PMFrankfurt am Main
$1021One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:00AM5h06
Salzburg
01:06PMFrankfurt am Main
$1041One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance254 miles (409 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 3 min
priceAverage train ticket price$112 (€97)
frequencyTrain frequency13 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB Nightjet, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB, Westbahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or ÖBB | InterCity

Trains from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main cover the 254 miles (409 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 3 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB Nightjet, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB, Westbahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or ÖBB | InterCity. Normally, there are 13 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $112 (€97), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $28 (€24). Travelers depart most frequently from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Frankfurt am Main Flughafen.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE and ÖBB Nightjet from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main trains

For as little as $23 (€20) you can travel by train from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main with Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE and ÖBB Nightjet. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

ÖBB Railjet is a high-speed train service operated by the Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB). It is one of the most popular train services in Austria, offering fast and comfortable journeys between major cities. The Railjet trains are modern and spacious, with comfortable seating, air-conditioning, and power sockets. There are three types of Railjet trains: the Railjet Comfort, the Railjet Business, and the Railjet First Class. The Comfort class offers standard seating, while the Business class offers more spacious seating and complimentary drinks and snacks. The First Class offers the most luxurious experience, with extra-wide seats, complimentary meals, and access to a private lounge. The Railjet service operates on several popular routes, including Vienna to Salzburg, Vienna to Innsbruck, and Vienna to Graz. Tickets can be purchased online or at the station, and there are several types of tickets available, including single tickets, return tickets, and group tickets. With its modern trains, comfortable seating, and convenient ticketing options, ÖBB Railjet is the perfect way to explore Austria.

ÖBB | Railjet from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main train information:

  • Average Duration: 10 h 52 min
  • Cheapest Price: $122
  • ÖBB | Railjet frequency: 5 a day

Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB) classes from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main

Check and compare train options, travel classes, and amenities for trains from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main with Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB)

Inter City Express (ICE)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 89 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat and restaurant
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Inter City Express (ICE)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 80 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at the restaurant
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Intercity (IC)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Intercity (IC)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Regional Express (RE)

1st class & 2nd class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

Regionalbahn (RB)

1st class & 2nd class
  • No Wi-Fi
  • Power sockets on some trains
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

Train tickets from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 33 €
2 weeks earlier 33 €0%
3 weeks earlier 32 €3%
1 month before 26 €27%
2 months earlier 32 €3%
3 months earlier 31 €6%


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  • Buying your train ticket from Salzburg - Frankfurt am Main 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 3% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Salzburg - Frankfurt am Main with 2 months in advance you save up to about 3% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 6%.
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FAQs: Trains from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main

FAQs: Travel by train from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main 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 Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main can start from as little as $28 (€24) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main is $112 (€97); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between Salzburg and Frankfurt am Main is on average 5 h 3 min   for the 254 mile (409 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main leaves at 6: 00 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main leaves at 9: 50 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main without having to change trains with Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | Euro City (EC). There are 3 direct trains from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Yes, you can take a high-speed train from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main with ÖBB | ICE or ÖBB | Railjet. Overall you can travel with the following companies: Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB Nightjet, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB, Westbahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or ÖBB | InterCity.
When taking a train from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main, you can count on Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB Nightjet, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB, Westbahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or ÖBB | InterCity for the best way to get you to Frankfurt am Main. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Frankfurt am Main from Salzburg and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Yes, you can take a night train from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main with ÖBB Nightjet. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

When departing from Salzburg, you have various train station options to start your route from including Salzburg Hbf, Salzburg, Hauptbahnhof (Südtiroler Platz) and Salzburg Mülln-Altstadt. When arriving in Frankfurt am Main, you can end your trip in train stations like Frankfurt am Main Flughafen, Frankfurt Stadion station and Frankfurt Messe station.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Salzburg Hbf, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Frankfurt am Main Flughafen, located 9.2 miles (14.8 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main by train is May.
You have options as you can travel to Frankfurt am Main from Salzburg 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Salzburg and Frankfurt am Main

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Frankfurt am Main
Salzburg Hbf is the most popular Salzburg 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 Salzburg for your trip to Frankfurt am Main.
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