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from Dresden to Salzburg

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

Our recommendation

To get from Dresden to Salzburg on Oct 26 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

12:30PMDresden, Hauptbahnhof13h00 01:30AMSalzburg, PR Süd
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$471One-way
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12:30PMDresden, Hauptbahnhof13h00 01:30AMSalzburg, PR Süd
1 changes
$471One-way

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Tue
Oct 26
$148ÖBB | InterCity
$47Flixbus
Wed
Oct 27
$29Deutsche Bahn with connection
$43Flixbus
Thu
Oct 28
$43Deutsche Bahn with connection
$47Flixbus
Fri
Oct 29
$47Deutsche Bahn
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Sun
Oct 31
$47Deutsche Bahn
$47Flixbus
Mon
Nov 1
$47Deutsche Bahn
$49Flixbus
Wed
Nov 3
$22Deutsche Bahn
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Thu
Nov 4
$29Deutsche Bahn with connection
$41Flixbus
Fri
Nov 5
$43Deutsche Bahn
$41Flixbus
Sat
Nov 6
$138ÖBB | ICE
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Tue
Nov 9
$22Deutsche Bahn
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Thu
Nov 11
$22Deutsche Bahn
$47Flixbus
Fri
Nov 12
$22Deutsche Bahn
$47Flixbus
Sat
Nov 13
$29Deutsche Bahn with connection
$47Flixbus

Travel Information between Dresden and Salzburg

distanceDistance226 miles (365 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$29 - $122
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $29 (€24) • 11 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $122 (€100) • 6 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or ÖBB | InterCity

Travel 226 miles (365 km) by bus or train between Dresden and Salzburg. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 6 h 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $29 (€24). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or ÖBB | InterCity among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Dresden to Salzburg.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from Dresden, Germany to Salzburg, Austria?

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

Is international entry into Salzburg from Dresden 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 Dresden?

  • 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 10/24/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Dresden and Salzburg closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Dresden, Germany from Salzburg, Austria?

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

Is my journey back to Dresden 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 Dresden 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 Dresden, 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 10/24/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Dresden from Salzburg closer to your date of departure here.

How do I get from Dresden to Salzburg?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Dresden and Salzburg. You can take a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Dresden to Salzburg?

The cheapest way to get from Dresden to Salzburg is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $29 (€24) compared to other travel options to Salzburg:

Taking a bus is usually $93 (€76) less than taking a train to Salzburg, which costs on average $122 (€100) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Dresden to Salzburg?

The fastest way to get to Salzburg from Dresden is by train with an average travel time of 6 h 55 min.

Other travel options to Salzburg can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 11 h 45 min.

How far is Salzburg from Dresden?

Salzburg is approximately 226 miles (365 km) away from Dresden.

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

The average frequency per day from Dresden to Salzburg is:

  • 10 trains a day.

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

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

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Dresden, Hauptbahnhof to Salzburg, Lastenstrasse.
  • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Dresden to Salzburg depart from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf.
Which travel companies can get me from Dresden to Salzburg?

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

  • You can go to Salzburg from Dresden by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $29 (€24) with Flixbus from Dresden to Salzburg on Omio.
  • You can travel to Salzburg from Dresden by train with ÖBB | InterCity. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $122 (€100) with ÖBB | InterCity from Dresden to Salzburg.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Dresden to Salzburg?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Dresden to Salzburg often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Vienna, Munich or Prague. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Dresden and Salzburg itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Salzburg and any of these top destinations today!
When should I buy a ticket from Dresden to Salzburg online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket costs $29 (€24) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $122 (€100) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Dresden 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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