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Travel Information between Augsburg and Salzburg

distanceDistance107 miles (172 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$12 - $21
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $12 (€10) • 3 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $21 (€18) • 2 h 17 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 107 miles (172 km) by bus or train to Salzburg from Augsburg. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 17 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $12 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Augsburg to Salzburg.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Salzburg, Austria if I’m coming from Augsburg, Germany?

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

Is international entry into Salzburg from Augsburg 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 Augsburg?

  • 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 12/1/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Salzburg from Augsburg closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Augsburg, Germany from Salzburg, Austria?

The current restriction level for returning to Augsburg, Germany from Austria is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Augsburg, Germany from Salzburg, Austria?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Augsburg from Salzburg?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

Which rules do I need to follow in Augsburg, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 12/3/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Augsburg from Salzburg here.

What are the ways to get from Augsburg to Salzburg?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Augsburg and Salzburg. You can take a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Augsburg to Salzburg?

The cheapest way to travel between Augsburg and Salzburg is by taking a bus with an average price of $12 (€10).

This is compared to other travel options to Salzburg:

A bus is $9 (€8) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Augsburg to Salzburg costing on average $21 (€18).

What is the fastest way to get from Augsburg to Salzburg?

The fastest way from Augsburg to Salzburg is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 17 min.

There are alternative travel options to Salzburg that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 3 h 10 min.

What is the distance between Augsburg and Salzburg?

Salzburg is approximately 107 miles (172 km) away from Augsburg.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Augsburg to Salzburg:

  • Buses from Augsburg to Salzburg most often leave from Augsburg and arrive in Salzburg, Lastenstrasse / Weiserhofstraße.
  • Trains from Augsburg to Salzburg most often leave from Augsburg Hbf and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Augsburg to Salzburg?

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Salzburg by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Augsburg to Salzburg for $12 (€10).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Salzburg by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Augsburg to Salzburg tickets on Omio for $21 (€18).
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Augsburg to Salzburg?
Omio customers who travel from Augsburg to Salzburg often also extend their vacation to go to Vienna, Munich or Prague. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Salzburg and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I purchase Augsburg to Salzburg tickets online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Augsburg to Salzburg, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $12 (€10) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket costs $21 (€18) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Augsburg to Salzburg tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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