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from Bern to Salzburg

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Fri
Oct 29
$97Deutsche Bahn with connection
$68Flixbus
$424Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Oct 30
$45Deutsche Bahn with connection
$55Union Ivkoni International
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Sun
Oct 31
$45Deutsche Bahn
$39Flixbus
$229Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Nov 1
$23Deutsche Bahn
$28Flixbus
$159Lufthansa Cityline
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Nov 2
$23Deutsche Bahn
$39Flixbus
$229Lufthansa Cityline

Travel Information between Bern and Salzburg

distanceDistance267 miles (431 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$48 - $478
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $48 (€39) • 9 h 56 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $478 (€390) • 4 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa Cityline, Union Ivkoni International or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 267 miles (431 km) to Salzburg from Bern. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $48 (€39). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Lufthansa Cityline, Union Ivkoni International or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Bern to Salzburg.

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FAQs
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Salzburg, Austria from Bern, Switzerland?

International travel from Bern, Switzerland to Salzburg, Austria is: Partially open.

Can I enter Austria if coming from Switzerland?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Salzburg if traveling from Bern?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 measures do I need to follow in Salzburg, Austria due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Austria must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/24/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip to Salzburg from Bern.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Bern, Switzerland from Salzburg, Austria due to COVID-19?

The restriction level for your return to Bern, Switzerland from Austria is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Bern from Salzburg restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • 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
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Bern, Switzerland?

You should observe these safety measures in Switzerland 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 Switzerland was last checked on 10/23/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Bern from Salzburg closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Bern to Salzburg?

There are 3 travel options from Bern to Salzburg: flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Bern to Salzburg?

The cheapest way to travel between Bern and Salzburg is by taking a train with an average price of $48 (€39).

This is compared to other travel options to Salzburg:

Taking a train is usually $430 (€351) less than taking a flight to Salzburg, which costs on average $478 (€390) for the same trip.

A train is generally $1 (€1) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $49 (€40) from Bern to Salzburg.

What is the quickest way to get from Bern to Salzburg?

The fastest way from Bern to Salzburg is by flight with an average journey time of 4 h 25 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 10 h 35 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 9 h 56 min.

What is the distance between Bern and Salzburg?

Salzburg is approximately 267 miles (431 km) away from Bern.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Bern to Salzburg?

The average frequency per day from Bern to Salzburg is:

  • Around 6 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Bern, Schutzenmatte Hbf and tend to arrive in Salzburg, Lastenstrasse.
  • Trains mostly leave from Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation and tend to arrive in Salzburg Hbf.
Which travel companies can take me from Bern to Salzburg?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Bern to Salzburg:

  • You can go to Salzburg from Bern by plane with Lufthansa Cityline. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $478 (€390) with Lufthansa Cityline from Bern to Salzburg on Omio.
  • You can travel by bus between Bern and Salzburg with Union Ivkoni International, and you can find Union Ivkoni International Bern to Salzburg tickets for $49 (€40) on Omio.
  • You can go to Salzburg from Bern by train with Deutsche Bahn with connection. You'll see cheap train tickets for $48 (€39) with Deutsche Bahn with connection from Bern to Salzburg on Omio.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Bern to Salzburg?
Your trip from Bern to Salzburg doesn't have to end in Salzburg. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Vienna, Munich or Prague. If you’d like to add Vienna, Munich or Prague to your Bern to Salzburg tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Salzburg today!
When should I buy a ticket from Bern to Salzburg online to score the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket for this route costs on average $478 (€390) one way.
  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $49 (€40) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $48 (€39) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Bern 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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