How to travel from Madrid to Salzburg

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Travel Information between Madrid and Salzburg

distanceDistance969 miles (1563 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$7 - $409
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $7 (€6) • 33 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $409 (€362) • 4 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Lufthansa

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 969 miles (1563 km) from Madrid to Salzburg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $7 (€6). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Lufthansa among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Madrid to Salzburg.

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FAQs

Travel from Madrid, Spain to Salzburg, Austria is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Salzburg from Madrid restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Salzburg, Austria from Madrid?

  • There are no current restrictions

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: Recommended

The above information was last verified on 3/8/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Madrid to Salzburg closer to your planned date of departure here.

The restriction level for your return to Madrid, Spain from Austria is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Madrid from Salzburg restricted?

Entry into Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

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

Conditions of reentry into Spain:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Madrid, Spain?

You should observe these safety measures in Spain as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information about your return travel to Spain was last checked on 3/8/23. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Madrid from Salzburg closer to your date of departure here.

There are 3 ways to travel from Madrid to Salzburg including taking a bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Salzburg from Madrid is by taking a train, which costs on average $7 (€6).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Salzburg:

Taking a train is usually $139 (€123) less than taking a bus to Salzburg, which costs on average $146 (€129) for the same trip.

Taking a train is about $402 (€356) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $409 (€362) for this route.

The fastest way to get to Salzburg from Madrid is by flight with an average travel time of 4 h 45 min.

Other travel options to Salzburg can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 33 h 2 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 33 h 15 min.

Salzburg is approximately 969 miles (1563 km) away from Madrid.

The average frequency per day from Madrid to Salzburg is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • 3 trains per day.

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

  • Buses most often depart from Madrid at Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in Salzburg at Salzburg, Hbf Bahnsteig.
  • Flights from Madrid to Salzburg most often leave from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Salzburg Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Madrid at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes and arrive in Salzburg at Salzburg Hbf.

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

  • You can take a bus from Madrid to Salzburg with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $146 (€129) with Flixbus from Madrid to Salzburg.
  • You can take a flight from Madrid to Salzburg with Lufthansa. Cheap tickets can be found for $409 (€362) with Lufthansa from Madrid to Salzburg.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Madrid 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 Madrid and Salzburg itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Salzburg and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $146 (€129) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $409 (€362) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $7 (€6) one way.

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

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