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Overview: Train from Salzburg to Passau

distanceDistance56 miles (90 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h
priceAverage train ticket price$12 (€10)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersÖBB | Railjet or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Salzburg to Passau cover the 56 miles (90 km) long trip taking on average 3 h with our travel partners like ÖBB | Railjet or Deutsche Bahn. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $12 (€10), but the average price of train tickets is $12 (€10). Travelers depart most frequently from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Passau Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Salzburg to Passau trains

Find the best trains to Passau from Salzburg with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $12 (€10). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train to Passau from Salzburg. 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, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant 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 between Salzburg and Passau and when traveling by train:

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

    Travel Tips: Trains from Salzburg to Passau

    Travel by train to Passau 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 Passau.
    FAQs

    Is travel by train currently allowed from Salzburg, Austria to Passau, Germany?

    Travel between Salzburg, Austria and Passau, Germany by train is: Partially open.

    What is the status of international entry into Germany from Austria?

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

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

    Conditions of entry:

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

    What are the safety rules to follow in Passau, Germany?

    When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

    The information above was last checked on 1/19/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Salzburg to Passau before traveling.

    What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Salzburg, Austria from Passau, Germany?

    Return travel from Germany to Austria is: Partially open.

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Salzburg from Passau?

    Entry into Austria is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Austria from Passau?

    Requirements for reentering:

    • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
    • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
    • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
    • Travellers vaccinated with the booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from providing a COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
    • Travellers who are vaccinated with a booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)

    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:

    • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

    Last checked on 1/16/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Salzburg from Passau.

    How much do cheap train tickets from Salzburg to Passau cost?

    Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Passau from Salzburg for as low as $12 (€10)  for the next 7 days.

    What is the price of a train ticket to Passau from Salzburg?

    The train price to Passau from Salzburg is on average $12 (€10)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.

    What is the distance between Salzburg and Passau by train?

    You should expect to travel around 56 miles (90 km)  between Salzburg and Passau by train.

    How long is the train ride to Passau from Salzburg?

    The Salzburg to Passau train duration is on average 3 h, which is to be expected when traveling 56 miles (90 km) from Salzburg to Passau. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

    What train station in Salzburg goes to Passau? What train station do I come into Passau from Salzburg?

    When taking a train from Salzburg, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Salzburg Hbf, Salzburg Aigen and Salzburg Aiglhof. When you arrive in Passau, your train can arrive in train stations including Passau Hbf, Neustift (b Passau) and Passau, Hauptbahnhof.

    Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Salzburg Hbf   to Passau Hbf.

    Where do I find the Salzburg train station to Passau? Where is the Passau train station?

    Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Salzburg Hbf and need to travel around 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

    Passengers arriving in Passau most often arrive at Passau Hbf and need to travel around 0.2 miles (305 m) from this train station to the city center.

    Which train providers can take me between Salzburg and Passau?

    If you're looking for trains from Salzburg to Passau, you can rely on ÖBB | Railjet or Deutsche Bahn to get you to Passau. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Salzburg to Passau trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

    What time is the earliest train from Salzburg to Passau? What time is the last train from Salzburg to Passau?

    You can take the first train from Salzburg to Passau at 3: 34 PM. The last train from Salzburg to Passau that you can take departs at 3: 34 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Salzburg to Passau schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.

    How early should I purchase train tickets from Salzburg to Passau to score the best deals?

    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this trip and save money. If you buy train tickets between Salzburg and Passau within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $12 (€10) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Salzburg to Passau a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Salzburg
    Passau
    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 Passau.