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from Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg

You can get from Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg on Oct 25 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:15PMFrankfurt am Main, Hbf. Südseite, Pforzheimer Straße8h35 11:50PMSalzburg, Hbf
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$361One-way
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03:15PMFrankfurt am Main, Hbf. Südseite, Pforzheimer Straße8h35 11:50PMSalzburg, Hbf
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$361One-way
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04:21PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf7h01 11:22PMSalzburg Hbf
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$1361One-way
09:25AMFrankfurt am Main Airport1h00 10:25AMSalzburg Airport
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$7701One-way
05:00PMFrankfurt am Main Airport1h00 06:00PMSalzburg Airport
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$7701One-way

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Mon
Oct 25
$22FlixTrain
$32Flixbus
$770Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Oct 26
$29Deutsche Bahn with connection
$32Flixbus
$533Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Oct 28
$29Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$385Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Oct 29
$29Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$385Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Oct 30
$30FlixTrain
$30Union Ivkoni International
$770Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Oct 31
$25FlixTrain
$32Flixbus
$316Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Nov 1
$29Deutsche Bahn with connection
$30Union Ivkoni International
$316Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Nov 2
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$32Flixbus
$316Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Nov 3
$29Deutsche Bahn with connection
$32Flixbus
$316Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Nov 4
$29Deutsche Bahn with connection
$32Flixbus
$257Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Nov 5
$22FlixTrain
$32Flixbus
$316Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Nov 6
$34Deutsche Bahn
$32Flixbus
$385Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Nov 7
$22FlixTrain
$32Flixbus
$257Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Nov 8
$22Deutsche Bahn
$30Union Ivkoni International
$316Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Nov 9
$22Deutsche Bahn
$32Flixbus
$316Lufthansa
Wed
Nov 10
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$32Flixbus
$257Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Nov 11
$22Deutsche Bahn
$32Flixbus
$257Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Nov 12
$22Deutsche Bahn
$32Flixbus
$257Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Nov 13
$22Deutsche Bahn
$30Union Ivkoni International
$316Lufthansa Cityline

Travel Information from Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg

distanceDistance254 miles (409 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$24 - $238
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $24 (€20) • 7 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $238 (€194) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa Cityline, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Travel 254 miles (409 km) by flight, bus or train between Frankfurt am Main 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 bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $24 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Lufthansa Cityline, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg.

How to get from Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg, 84,72% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for Austria due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling between Frankfurt am Main and Salzburg?

Travel from Frankfurt am Main, Germany to Salzburg, Austria is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Salzburg from Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main?

  • 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 Frankfurt am Main and Salzburg 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 Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Salzburg, Austria?

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

Am I allowed to reenter Frankfurt am Main, 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 Frankfurt am Main from Salzburg?

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Frankfurt am Main, 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 10/23/21. 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 Frankfurt am Main from Salzburg here.

How do I get from Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg?

There are 3 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg: flight, bus or train.

How do I get from Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to go to Salzburg from Frankfurt am Main is by taking a bus, which costs on average $24 (€20).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Salzburg:

A bus is $214 (€174) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg costing on average $238 (€194).

Taking a bus is about $5 (€4) less than taking a train, which costs on average $29 (€24) for this route.

What is the fastest way to travel to Salzburg from Frankfurt am Main?

The fastest way to get to Salzburg from Frankfurt am Main is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h.

Other travel options to Salzburg can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Salzburg by bus can take on average 7 h 30 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 5 h 4 min   on average.

What is the distance from Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg?

Salzburg is approximately 254 miles (409 km) away from Frankfurt am Main.

How many services a day are there to Salzburg from Frankfurt am Main?

The average frequency per day from Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg is:

  • 16 trains a day.

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

Where do I depart from Frankfurt am Main? Where do I arrive in Salzburg?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg:

  • Flights mostly leave from Frankfurt am Main Airport and tend to arrive in Salzburg Airport.
  • Buses mostly leave from Frankfurt am Main, Hbf and tend to arrive in Salzburg, Lastenstrasse.
  • Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg most often leave from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg?

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

  • Lufthansa Cityline can get you to Salzburg by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Lufthansa Cityline from Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg for $238 (€194) on Omio.
  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Salzburg by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg tickets on Omio for $24 (€20).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn with connection to go to Salzburg by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn with connection Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg tickets on Omio for $29 (€24).
Is it possible to travel directly from Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg?

Yes, there are direct routes from Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 16 direct trains per day to Salzburg with Deutsche Bahn.

Direct services to Salzburg tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main and Salzburg itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Salzburg and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy my Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket for this route is costing $238 (€194) one way on average.
  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $24 (€20) one way.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $29 (€24) one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Frankfurt am Main 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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