How to travel from Magdeburg to Salzburg

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Travel Information between Magdeburg and Salzburg

distanceDistance304 miles (491 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$62 - $275
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $62 (€54) • 6 h 42 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $275 (€240) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings Europe or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Travel 304 miles (491 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Salzburg from Magdeburg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $62 (€54). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Eurowings Europe or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Magdeburg to Salzburg.

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International travel from Magdeburg, Germany to Salzburg, Austria is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Austria if coming from Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 1/9/23; 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 from Magdeburg to Salzburg.

Return travel to Magdeburg, Germany from Austria is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Austria?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from Austria?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Magdeburg, Germany was last verified on 1/24/23. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Magdeburg from Salzburg.

You can travel from Magdeburg to Salzburg 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Salzburg from Magdeburg is by taking a train with an average price of $62 (€54).

This is compared to other travel options to Salzburg:

Taking a train is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a bus to Salzburg, which costs on average $63 (€55) for the same trip.

Taking a train is about $213 (€186) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $275 (€240) for this journey.

The fastest way from Magdeburg to Salzburg is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Salzburg by bus can take on average 15 h 45 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 6 h 42 min.

The Magdeburg to Salzburg distance is around 304 miles (491 km).

The average frequency per day from Magdeburg to Salzburg is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • 7 trains a day.

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

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Magdeburg, ZOB and arrive in Salzburg, Hbf Bahnsteig.
  • Most travelers take a train from Magdeburg Hbf to Salzburg Hbf.

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

  • You can take a bus from Magdeburg to Salzburg with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $63 (€55) with Flixbus from Magdeburg to Salzburg.
  • You can travel by plane from Magdeburg to Salzburg with Eurowings Europe, and you can find Eurowings Europe Magdeburg to Salzburg tickets for $275 (€240) on Omio.
  • You can travel by train to Salzburg from Magdeburg with Deutsche Bahn with connection, and you can find Deutsche Bahn with connection Magdeburg to Salzburg tickets for $62 (€54) on Omio.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Magdeburg 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 Magdeburg and Salzburg itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Salzburg and any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Magdeburg 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 is costing on average $63 (€55) one way for this trip.
  • A plane ticket for this route costs on average $275 (€240) one way.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $62 (€54) one way.

But we recommend booking Magdeburg 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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