The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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1 h 16 m
1 h 47 m
Trains per day
Of the 45 trains that leave Salzburg for Munich every day 42 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||71 miles (115 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 30 min|
|Average train ticket price||$15 (€15)|
|Train frequency||38 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 38 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | Nightjet, Meridian, Bayerische Regiobahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), Westbahn or ÖBB|
Trains from Salzburg to Munich cover the 71 miles (115 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 30 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | Nightjet, Meridian, Bayerische Regiobahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), Westbahn or ÖBB. Normally, there are 38 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $9 (€9), but the average price of train tickets is $15 (€15). Travelers depart most frequently from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in München Hbf.
Travel between Salzburg and Munich from $9 (€9) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB Nightjet and Westbahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Salzburg to Munich train.
Train information from Salzburg to Munich with Deutsche Bahn:
One of the best ways to travel between Salzburg and Munich is by taking a train with ÖBB Nightjet. Omio helps you find the ideal ÖBB Nightjet train to Munich from Salzburg by showing you ÖBB Nightjet 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 Salzburg to Munich trip. You can expect to travel 71 miles (115 km) between Salzburg and Munich on a train with ÖBB Nightjet. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains from Salzburg to Munich, you can check straight away if the ÖBB Nightjet 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 Nightjet train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip between Salzburg and Munich!
It’s easy to book your Westbahn train ticket to Munich from Salzburg online with Omio! Simply check the current Westbahn train schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route to Munich from Salzburg as well as relevant travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap Westbahn train tickets online. Prices for Westbahn trains between Salzburg and Munich start at $9 (€9) one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 71 miles (115 km). If you search for Westbahn trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the Westbahn tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when traveling by train from Salzburg to Munich. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Salzburg to Munich Westbahn train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!
Trains in Europe are a popular way to travel between cities, with a number of train companies offering domestic and international routes. Trains from Salzburg to Munich run very frequently each day including weekends. The journey takes around 1½ to 2 hours and trains depart from the very early hours until late in the evening. The first train from Salzburg to Munich departs at 4:00 a.m., while the last leaves Salzburg at 11:00 p.m. Most trains traveling from Salzburg to Munich are direct and are operated by Deutsche Bahn or Meridian.
Arrival Station: Those taking trains from Salzburg to Munich will depart from Salzburg Hauptbahnhof - the city's main railway station. The station is in the New Town of Salzburg just to the north of the Salzach River. Passengers traveling from the Oberndorf and Lamprechtshausen areas can take a the Lokalbahn train service while those traveling from other areas can take buses to the station such as the Postbus or Statdtbus. Furthermore, several S-Bahn lines are connected to the station meaning its easy to get to from all over the city.
Departure Station:Munich has something to appeal to everyone and its annual Oktoberfest beer festival attracts visitors from all over the world. Impressive buildings like the Neues Rathaus and the Frauenkirche dominate the city center and there excellent shopping and entertainment suit all tastes. Trains from Salzburg to Munich arrive at the main railway station in the center of the city. The station is within walking distance of most city center hotels and attractions. It is just west of Marienplatz where 2 S-Bahn stations take passengers to all parts of the city. There are also U-Bahn and Tram stops nearby and local buses are also available. Visitors to the city should note that there is no U-Bahn service between 2:00 a.m. 5:00 a.m. and buses and trams run less frequently. The last S-Bahn train each day is at around 2:30 a.m. to 3:30 a.m. from any of the city's stations. Taxis are also available close to the concourse and can take passengers to any part of the city.
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 between Salzburg, Austria and Munich, Germany by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted 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 10/2/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Salzburg and Munich before traveling.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Munich to Salzburg is: Unrestricted
Reentry to Austria is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted 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 9/12/22. 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 Munich here.
When taking the train between Salzburg and Munich, you can choose to depart from train stations like Salzburg Hbf, Salzburg Aigen and Salzburg Aiglhof. Your route can end in train stations such as München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in München Hbf.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Salzburg Hbf, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at München Hbf, located 2.3 miles (3.7 km) away from the city center.
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