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from Düsseldorf to Salzburg

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Tue
Jan 25
$29Deutsche Bahn with connection
$46Flixbus
$192Eurowings
Wed
Jan 26
$29Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$216Eurowings Europe
Thu
Jan 27
$29Deutsche Bahn with connection
$67Flixbus
$192Eurowings
Fri
Jan 28
$29Deutsche Bahn with connection
$34Flixbus
$144Eurowings
Sat
Jan 29
$29Deutsche Bahn with connection
$31Flixbus
$84Eurowings
Tue
Feb 1
$22Deutsche Bahn
$46Flixbus
$84Eurowings
Fri
Feb 4
$22Deutsche Bahn
$34Flixbus
$96Eurowings
Sat
Feb 5
$22Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$120Eurowings
Sun
Feb 6
$22Deutsche Bahn
$30Flixbus
$84Eurowings Europe
Mon
Feb 7
$22Deutsche Bahn
$29Flixbus
$84Eurowings Europe
Wed
Feb 9
$22Deutsche Bahn
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$144Eurowings
Thu
Feb 10
$22Deutsche Bahn
$64Flixbus
$144Eurowings Europe
Fri
Feb 11
$22Deutsche Bahn
$30Flixbus
$96Eurowings Europe
Sat
Feb 12
$22Deutsche Bahn
$39Union Ivkoni International
$120Eurowings Europe

Travel Information between Düsseldorf and Salzburg

distanceDistance366 miles (590 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$22 - $176
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $22 (€18) • 6 h 51 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $176 (€146) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 366 miles (590 km) by bus, flight or train between Düsseldorf and Salzburg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $22 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Düsseldorf to Salzburg.

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FAQs

What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Salzburg, Austria if I’m coming from Düsseldorf, Germany?

International travel from Düsseldorf, Germany to Salzburg, Austria is: Partially open.

Can I enter Austria if coming from Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Travellers vaccinated with the booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from providing a COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers who are vaccinated with a booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)

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 1/20/22; 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 between Düsseldorf and Salzburg.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Düsseldorf, Germany from Salzburg, Austria?

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

Am I allowed to reenter Düsseldorf, 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 Düsseldorf from Salzburg?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

Which rules do I need to follow in Düsseldorf, 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 1/23/22. 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 Düsseldorf from Salzburg here.

How do I get from Düsseldorf to Salzburg?

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

What is the cheapest way from Düsseldorf to Salzburg?

The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Salzburg is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $22 (€18) compared to other travel options to Salzburg:

A train is generally $30 (€25) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $52 (€43) from Düsseldorf to Salzburg.

A train is $154 (€128) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Düsseldorf to Salzburg costing on average $176 (€146).

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

The fastest way from Düsseldorf to Salzburg is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 11 h 30 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 6 h 51 min   on average.

What is the distance from Düsseldorf to Salzburg?

The distance is approximately 366 miles (590 km) from Düsseldorf to Salzburg.

How many services a day are there between Düsseldorf and Salzburg?

The average frequency per day from Düsseldorf to Salzburg is:

  • 12 trains per day.

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

When traveling to Salzburg from Düsseldorf, what are the departure and arrival points in Düsseldorf and Salzburg?

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Düsseldorf, ZOB am Hbf and tend to arrive in Salzburg, Lastenstrasse / Weiserhofstraße.
  • Flights most often depart from Düsseldorf at Dusseldorf Airport and arrive in Salzburg at Salzburg Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Düsseldorf Hbf and tend to arrive in Salzburg Hbf.

Who can get me from Düsseldorf to Salzburg?

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Salzburg by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Düsseldorf to Salzburg for $52 (€43) on Omio.
  • Travel with Lufthansa to go to Salzburg by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Lufthansa Düsseldorf to Salzburg tickets on Omio for $176 (€146).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Salzburg. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Düsseldorf to Salzburg tickets on Omio for $22 (€18).

Is it possible to travel directly to Salzburg from Düsseldorf?

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

  • You'll find 12 direct trains per day with Deutsche Bahn.

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 between Düsseldorf and Salzburg.

Where should I go next after I travel from Düsseldorf to Salzburg?

Your trip from Düsseldorf 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 Düsseldorf to Salzburg tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Salzburg today!

How early should I purchase Düsseldorf to Salzburg tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost $52 (€43) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $176 (€146) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $22 (€18) one way on average.

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