How to travel from Darmstadt to Salzburg

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Travel Information from Darmstadt to Salzburg

distanceDistance245 miles (395 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$27 - $337
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $27 (€24) • 5 h 21 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $337 (€302) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 245 miles (395 km) between Darmstadt and Salzburg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $27 (€24). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Darmstadt to Salzburg.

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International travel from Darmstadt, Germany to Salzburg, Austria is: Fully open.

Can I enter Austria if coming from Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 5/16/22; 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 from Darmstadt to Salzburg.

Return travel to Darmstadt, Germany from Austria is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Austria?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from Austria?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Darmstadt, Germany was last verified on 5/20/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Darmstadt from Salzburg.

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

The cheapest way to go to Salzburg from Darmstadt is by taking a train, which costs on average $27 (€24).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Salzburg:

A train is $20 (€18) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Darmstadt to Salzburg costing on average $47 (€42).

A train is $310 (€278) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Darmstadt to Salzburg costing on average $337 (€302).

The quickest way to travel from Darmstadt to Salzburg is by flight, which takes on average 1 h   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 9 h 30 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 5 h 21 min   on average.

The Darmstadt to Salzburg distance is around 245 miles (395 km).

The average frequency per day from Darmstadt to Salzburg is:

  • Around 6 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Salzburg from Darmstadt 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 from Darmstadt to Salzburg:

  • Buses most often depart from Darmstadt at Darmstadt, Europaplatz and arrive in Salzburg at Salzburg, PR Süd.
  • Trains from Darmstadt to Salzburg most often leave from Darmstadt Hbf and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Darmstadt 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 Darmstadt to Salzburg for $47 (€42).
  • Lufthansa can get you to Salzburg by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Lufthansa from Darmstadt to Salzburg for $337 (€302) on Omio.
  • 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 Darmstadt to Salzburg tickets on Omio for $27 (€24).
Your trip from Darmstadt 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 Darmstadt to Salzburg tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Salzburg today!

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

  • Bus tickets cost $47 (€42) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $337 (€302) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $27 (€24) one way.

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

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