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from Aachen to Salzburg

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Tue
Sep 21
$30Deutsche Bahn with connection
$43Flixbus
$168Eurowings Europe
Thu
Sep 23
$30Deutsche Bahn with connection
$43Flixbus
$106Eurowings Europe
Fri
Sep 24
$30Deutsche Bahn with connection
$43Flixbus
$193Eurowings Europe
Sat
Sep 25
$43Deutsche Bahn with connection
$43Flixbus
$208Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Sep 26
$38Deutsche Bahn with connection
$43Flixbus
$93Eurowings Europe

Travel Information between Aachen and Salzburg

distanceDistance374 miles (603 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$30 - $139
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $30 (€24) • 9 h 46 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $139 (€111) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 374 miles (603 km) from Aachen to Salzburg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $30 (€24). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from Aachen to Salzburg.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from Aachen, Germany to Salzburg, Austria?

Travel from Aachen, Germany to Salzburg, Austria is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Salzburg from Aachen restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Salzburg, Austria from Aachen?

  • 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Salzburg, Austria?

The government of Austria has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 9/19/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Aachen and Salzburg closer to your planned date of departure here.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Aachen, Germany from Salzburg, Austria?

The restriction level for your return to Aachen, Germany from Austria is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Aachen from Salzburg restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Aachen from Salzburg?

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Aachen, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 9/20/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Aachen from Salzburg closer to your date of departure here.

How do I get from Aachen to Salzburg?

There are 3 ways to get from Aachen to Salzburg: bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Aachen to Salzburg?

The cheapest way to travel to Salzburg from Aachen is by taking a train with an average price of $30 (€24).

This is compared to other travel options to Salzburg:

Taking a train is about $14 (€11) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $44 (€35) for this route.

Taking a train is about $109 (€87) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $139 (€111) for this route.

What is the fastest way from Aachen to Salzburg?

The fastest way to get to Salzburg from Aachen is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Salzburg can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 11 h 45 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 9 h 46 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Aachen to Salzburg would I travel?

The Aachen to Salzburg distance is around 374 miles (603 km).

How many services a day are there between Aachen and Salzburg?

The average frequency per day from Aachen to Salzburg is:

  • Around 9 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Aachen and Salzburg as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Aachen to Salzburg?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Aachen to Salzburg:

  • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Aachen to Salzburg depart from Aachen, Hauptbahnhof (Bahnhofplatz) to Salzburg, Lastenstrasse.
  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Aachen to Salzburg depart from Aachen Hbf to Salzburg Hbf.
Which travel companies can take me from Aachen to Salzburg?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Aachen to Salzburg, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Salzburg by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Aachen to Salzburg tickets on Omio for $44 (€35).
  • Lufthansa Cityline can take you to Salzburg by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Lufthansa Cityline from Aachen to Salzburg for $139 (€111).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn with connection for trains to Salzburg. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn with connection Aachen to Salzburg tickets on Omio for $30 (€24).
Is it possible to travel directly from Aachen to Salzburg?

Yes, there are direct services available from Aachen to Salzburg with the following travel companies:

  • You can find around 9 direct trains per day and travel with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Salzburg as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Aachen and Salzburg.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Aachen to Salzburg?
Looking to extend your trip from Aachen to Salzburg? Many Omio customers who go from Aachen to Salzburg usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Vienna, Munich or Prague. If you're looking to explore Vienna, Munich or Prague from Salzburg, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I book Aachen to Salzburg tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Aachen to Salzburg, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $44 (€35) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $139 (€111) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $30 (€24) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Aachen to Salzburg online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Aachen
Salzburg
Aachen Hbf
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