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from Berchtesgaden to Salzburg

You can get from Berchtesgaden to Salzburg by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Berchtesgaden to Salzburg on Oct 21 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Wed
Oct 20
$11ÖBB
$14Deutsche Bahn
Thu
Oct 21
$11ÖBB
$14Deutsche Bahn
Sat
Oct 23
$11ÖBB
$14Deutsche Bahn
Tue
Oct 26
$11ÖBB
$11ÖBB

Travel Information between Berchtesgaden and Salzburg

distanceDistance11 miles (18 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$11 - $14
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $11 (€9) • 1 h 4 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $11 (€9) • 1 h 4 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn or ÖBB

Travel 11 miles (18 km) by bus or train between Berchtesgaden and Salzburg. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 4 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $11 (€9). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Berchtesgaden to Salzburg.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Salzburg, Austria from Berchtesgaden, Germany currently allowed?

Travel between Berchtesgaden, Germany and Salzburg, Austria is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Germany enter Austria?

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

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Salzburg from Berchtesgaden?

Conditions of entry into Austria:

  • 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Salzburg, Austria?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Austria has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 10/17/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Berchtesgaden to Salzburg.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Germany from Salzburg, Austria?

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

Am I allowed to reenter Berchtesgaden, 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 Berchtesgaden from Salzburg?

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Berchtesgaden, 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 10/19/21. 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 Berchtesgaden from Salzburg here.

How do I get from Berchtesgaden to Salzburg?

You can travel from Berchtesgaden to Salzburg 2 different ways: bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to get from Berchtesgaden to Salzburg is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $11 (€9) compared to other travel options to Salzburg:

A train is generally $3 (€2) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $14 (€12) from Berchtesgaden to Salzburg.

What is the fastest way to travel from Berchtesgaden to Salzburg?

The fastest way from Berchtesgaden to Salzburg is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 4 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 1 h 13 min.

How many miles from Berchtesgaden to Salzburg would I travel?

The distance from Berchtesgaden to Salzburg is approximately 11 miles (18 km).

How many services a day are there from Berchtesgaden to Salzburg?

The average frequency per day from Berchtesgaden to Salzburg is:

  • 12 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Salzburg from Berchtesgaden as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling from Berchtesgaden to Salzburg, where do I depart from Berchtesgaden and where do I arrive in Salzburg?

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

  • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Berchtesgaden to Salzburg depart from Berchtesgaden Hbf to Salzburg Hbf.
Who can get me from Berchtesgaden to Salzburg?

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

  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Salzburg by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Berchtesgaden to Salzburg tickets on Omio for $14 (€12).
  • ÖBB can get you to Salzburg by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with ÖBB from Berchtesgaden to Salzburg for $11 (€9) on Omio.
Can I find a direct route from Berchtesgaden to Salzburg?

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

  • You can travel directly by bus 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 to Salzburg from Berchtesgaden.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Berchtesgaden and Salzburg ends?
Omio customers who travel from Berchtesgaden 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 far in advance should I book my Berchtesgaden to Salzburg one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $14 (€12) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $11 (€9) one way on average.

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

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