The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Salzburg to Munich will cost around $ 30 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 23.
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Trains per day
Of the 40 train that leave Salzburg for Munich every day 31 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 116 km distance in an average of 1h 55m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 1h 30m .
The slowest train will take 6h 25m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
2 hours 46 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$23|
|Trains depart from:||Salzburg|
|Trains arrive in:||Munich|
|Train Companies:||Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn|
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.