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Travel Information to Salzburg from Dortmund

distanceDistance357 miles (575 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$38 - $63
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $38 (€31) • 8 h 14 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $38 (€31) • 8 h 14 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Travel 357 miles (575 km) by bus or train from Dortmund to Salzburg. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 8 h 14 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $38 (€31). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Dortmund to Salzburg.

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FAQs
Is international travel between Dortmund, Germany and Salzburg, Austria allowed?

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

Is international entry into Salzburg from Dortmund 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 Dortmund?

  • 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 10/20/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Salzburg from Dortmund closer to your planned date of departure here.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Dortmund, Germany from Salzburg, Austria?

The restriction level for your return to Dortmund, Germany from Austria is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Dortmund from Salzburg restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • 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

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Dortmund, Germany?

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

How do I travel from Dortmund to Salzburg?

There are 2 ways to get from Dortmund to Salzburg: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Dortmund to Salzburg?

The cheapest way to get from Dortmund to Salzburg is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $38 (€31) compared to other travel options to Salzburg:

A train is generally $26 (€21) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $63 (€52) from Dortmund to Salzburg.

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

The quickest way to travel to Salzburg from Dortmund is by train, which takes on average 8 h 14 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 11 h 30 min.

How far is Salzburg from Dortmund?

The distance is approximately 357 miles (575 km) from Dortmund to Salzburg.

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

The average frequency per day from Dortmund to Salzburg is:

  • 8 trains a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Dortmund and in Salzburg?

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

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Dortmund to Salzburg depart from Dortmund, Hauptbahnhof to Salzburg, Lastenstrasse.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Dortmund Hbf and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.
Which travel companies can take me from Dortmund to Salzburg?

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

  • You can go to Salzburg from Dortmund by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $63 (€52) with Flixbus from Dortmund to Salzburg on Omio.
  • You can go to Salzburg from Dortmund by train with Deutsche Bahn with connection. You'll see cheap train tickets for $38 (€31) with Deutsche Bahn with connection from Dortmund to Salzburg on Omio.
Where should I go next after I travel to Salzburg from Dortmund?
Omio customers who travel from Dortmund 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.
When should I book a ticket from Dortmund to Salzburg online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Dortmund 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 on average $63 (€52) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $38 (€31) one way.

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

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