You can get from Basel to Salzburg by train, bus or flight.
To get from Basel to Salzburg on Jun 08 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||254 miles (410 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$45 - $411|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $45 (€39) • 10 h 23 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $411 (€356) • 3 h 30 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Travel 254 miles (410 km) by bus, flight or train from Basel to Salzburg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $45 (€39). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Basel to Salzburg.
Travel from Basel, Switzerland to Salzburg, Austria is: Unrestricted.
International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.
The government of Austria has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last verified on 5/17/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Salzburg from Basel closer to your planned date of departure here.
The current restriction level for returning to Basel, Switzerland from Austria is: Unrestricted.
Reentering Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
All travelers returning to Switzerland must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:
The information above was last checked on 5/25/23. 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 Basel from Salzburg here.
There are 3 travel options from Basel to Salzburg: bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to get from Basel to Salzburg is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $45 (€39) compared to other travel options to Salzburg:
A bus is generally $366 (€317) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $411 (€356) from Basel to Salzburg.
Taking a bus is usually $36 (€31) less than taking a train to Salzburg, which costs on average $81 (€70) for the same trip.
The quickest way to travel to Salzburg from Basel is by flight, which takes on average 3 h 30 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 10 h 23 min.
In comparison, getting to Salzburg by train can take on average 6 h 30 min.
The distance is approximately 254 miles (410 km) from Basel to Salzburg.
The average frequency per day from Basel to Salzburg is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Basel to Salzburg as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Basel to Salzburg:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Basel to Salzburg, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Basel to Salzburg with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Salzburg tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.
Before traveling from Basel to Salzburg, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Basel 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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