|Distance||254 miles (409 km)|
|Average train duration||6 h 44 min|
|Average train ticket price||$28 (€22)|
|Train frequency||16 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main cover the 254 miles (409 km) long route taking on average 6 h 44 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $22 (€18), but the average price of train tickets is $28 (€22). Travelers depart most frequently from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen.
Travel between Salzburg and Frankfurt am Main from $22 (€18) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.
Travel 254 miles (409 km) in comfort with Deutsche Bahn (DB) from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main. Check the DB train schedule for your trip from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main on Omio and then book DB tickets online quickly, easily and safely. For a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main you can pay as low as $22 (€18).
Deutsche Bahn is the main provider of Germany’s train services and makes an average of 40, 000 train journeys domestically and internationally every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn includes its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.
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, bathrooms are standard amenities, but other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Deutsche Bahn has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Deutsche Bahn tickets from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main and when traveling by train:
Taking the train is a great way to travel from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main. DB offers 4-5 direct rail connections between the two cities during the week, and 3-5 departures at weekends, while indirect services with 1-2 stops are also good options. Journey times will typically range between 5 hours 5 minutes and 9 hours.
Trains between Salzburg and Frankfurt are provided by Deutsche Bahn (DB), and there are no other operators on the route. DB offers a mix of direct and indirect services.
Passengers can expect direct trains from Salzburg to get to Frankfurt am Main in around 5 hours 40 minutes. However, these services may not be the fastest available. Indirect journey times vary from 5 hours 5 minutes to over 9 hours, and many are faster than direct trains.
There's no shortage of trains to Frankfurt from Salzburg. Passengers can choose from 3-5 direct options every day of the week, with services leaving around breakfast, mid-morning, and mid-afternoon. 10-15 indirect services leave daily as well, offering a wider range of departure times. A change in Munich will usually be needed.
Departure train station: Trains to Frankfurt will depart from Salzburg's Hauptbahnhof. The main station lies at the intersection of Salzburg's three S-Bahn lines, providing easy access from all directions. Local trolley buses are a good alternative for those coming from the city center. Numerous buses serve the station, including the 23, 25, and 27. Leave 10 minutes to travel from Hanuschplatz Zentrum. The station hosts plenty of stores and cafes, as well as free wifi for all passengers.
Arrival train station: Trains from Salzburg will arrive at Frankfurt's Hauptbahnhof. From there, the best route into town is probably via the U-Bahn, which runs almost 24/7 (there's a 90-minute gap in the middle of the night). U5 (Green) and U4 (Pink) are good options, stopping at numerous popular spots. Those wishing to continue to the airport can transfer to S-Bahn lines S8 and S9. They take just 11 minutes to reach the airport and leave every 15 minutes.
The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:
Travel by train between Salzburg, Austria and Frankfurt am Main, Germany is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 9/25/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Frankfurt am Main from Salzburg closer to your date of departure here
The restriction level for your return train to Salzburg, Austria from Frankfurt am Main is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/22/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Salzburg from Frankfurt am Main closer to your date of departure here here.
When departing from Salzburg, you have various train station options to start your route from including Salzburg Hbf, Salzburg Aigen and Salzburg Aiglhof. When arriving in Frankfurt am Main, you can end your route in train stations like Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion.
Omio customers book a train from Salzburg Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen most frequently for this route.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Salzburg Hbf, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Salzburg.
The most popular arrival train station, Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, is located 6 mile (s) / 10 km away from the city center of Frankfurt am Main.
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