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Train Information from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance254 miles (409 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 44 min
priceAverage train ticket price$28 (€22)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche 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.

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Travel with Deutsche Bahn from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main

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.

Deutsche Bahn

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:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Trains from Salzburg to Frankfurt 

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.

Which train companies travel from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main?

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.

How long is the train from Salzburg to Frankfurt?

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.

How many trains are there from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main?

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.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main?

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.

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%


Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Salzburg - Frankfurt am Main. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

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:

  • 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%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

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Trains from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main
Travel by train 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
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main?

Travel by train between Salzburg, Austria and Frankfurt am Main, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Frankfurt am Main from Salzburg restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

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

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Frankfurt am Main, Germany to Salzburg, Austria?

The restriction level for your return train to Salzburg, Austria from Frankfurt am Main is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Salzburg from Frankfurt am Main restricted?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Austria from Frankfurt am Main?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

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:

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

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.

How much are cheap trains to Frankfurt am Main from Salzburg?
Train tickets to Frankfurt am Main from Salzburg for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $22 (€18)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket between Salzburg and Frankfurt am Main?
The train price from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main is on average $28 (€22)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
How many miles is it from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main by train?
The distance between Salzburg and Frankfurt am Main by train is approximately 254 miles (409 km).
How many hours is the train time from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main?
On average the Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main train time is 6 h 44 min  covering the 254 miles (409 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Salzburg and arrival train station in Frankfurt am Main?

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.

Where do I find the Salzburg train station to Frankfurt am Main? Where is the Frankfurt am Main train station?

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.

What train companies go from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main?
For the route from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Salzburg and Frankfurt am Main on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many trains are there from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main a day?
On average, there are 16 trains a day from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When does the first train depart from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main? When does the last train depart from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main?
The earliest train for this route departs from Salzburg at 4: 46 AM. The last train leaves from Salzburg at 9: 45 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I purchase Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main train tickets to get the best deals?
If you purchase a train ticket from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $28 (€22) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Frankfurt am Main
Frankfurt(Main) Hbf
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