The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Salzburg to Rothenburg ob der Tauber is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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4 h 36 m
4 h 51 m
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Of the 4 trains that leave Salzburg for Rothenburg ob der Tauber every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||169 miles (273 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 36 min|
|Average train ticket price||$21 (€18)|
|Train companies||ÖBB EuroCity, Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB Intercity, Deutsche Bahn with connection or WESTbahn Gmbh|
Trains from Salzburg to Rothenburg ob der Tauber cover the 169 miles (273 km) long route taking on average 4 h 36 min with our travel partners like ÖBB EuroCity, Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB Intercity, Deutsche Bahn with connection or WESTbahn Gmbh. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $15 (€13), but the average price of train tickets is $21 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Rothenburg ob der Tauber.
Find the best trains from Salzburg to Rothenburg ob der Tauber with Omio's travel partners Westbahn and Deutsche Bahn from $15 (€13). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.
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Westbahn from Salzburg to Rothenburg ob der Tauber train information:
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 Rothenburg ob der Tauber train.
Deutsche Bahn from Salzburg to Rothenburg ob der Tauber train information:
The average journey time by train from Salzburg to Rothenberg ob der Tauber is five hours 40 minutes and covers a distance of approximately 170 miles. But there're slower trains Salzburg Rothenburg ob der Tauber that take ten hours 20 minutes time to reach Rothenberg ob der, Tauber. With around 32 trains in operation every day, the rail route offers frequent train services, typically two trains per hour. However, time and services on trains Salzburg Rothenberg ob der Tauber vary and so does the number of trains.
The major train operator on Salzburg Rothenberg ob der Tauber is the Deutsche Bahn Group. It’s a German state-owned train company that controls most of the rail traffic in German and border regions of the country. Each year, Deutsche Bahn is responsible for transporting billions of passengers. Most stations in Germany are exclusively served by Deutsche Bahn, including the EC fleet, ICE and IC.
The fastest train covers the distance within an average time of five hours 40 minutes. However, the journey might be a little longer for slower trains from Salzburg to Rothenburg ob der Tauber or where there are numerous train changes. For instance, a journey from Salzburg to Rothenberg ob der Tauber with more than three train changes can take up to ten hours before getting Rothenberg ob der, Tauber.
Journeys from Salzburg to Rothenberg ob der Taube are serviced by frequently 32 trains per day. However, there’re no direct trains from Salzburg to Rothenburg ob der Tauber, and every trip requires at least three changes.
Departure train station: The departure station for the journey is Salzburg Hbf, which is located 15 minutes walking distance from the city center. The first train leaves at around 4: 00 a.m. while the last one takes off at about 11: 00 p.m. traveling through the night.
Arrival train station: Trains arriving Rothenberg ob der Tauber from Salzburg use Rothenberg ob der Tauber railway station. It is located a short walking from the city center, passenger can expect a journey time of about ten minutes by foot. Both departure and arrival stations feature facilities such as luggage storage, lost and found services, a police station, disabled facilities, and more. Also, there's a taxi stand at the main exit of each station.
Travel by train between Salzburg, Austria and Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted 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 2/21/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Salzburg to Rothenburg ob der Tauber closer to your date of departure here
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Rothenburg ob der Tauber 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 3/8/23. 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 Rothenburg ob der Tauber here.
Omio customers book a train from Salzburg Hbf to Rothenburg ob der Tauber most frequently for this route.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Salzburg Hbf, is located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city center of Salzburg.
The most popular arrival train station, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, is located 0.3 miles (464 m) away from the city center of Rothenburg ob der Tauber.
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