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from Magdeburg to Salzburg

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Travel Information from Magdeburg to Salzburg

distanceDistance304 miles (491 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range$29 - $556
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $29 (€24) • 6 h 2 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $556 (€455) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight or train to travel 304 miles (491 km) to Salzburg from Magdeburg. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Magdeburg to Salzburg.

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

International travel from Magdeburg, 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 Magdeburg?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 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 10/17/21; 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 to Salzburg from Magdeburg.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Germany from Salzburg, Austria?

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

Am I allowed to reenter Magdeburg, 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 Magdeburg 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 Magdeburg, 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 10/16/21. 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 Magdeburg from Salzburg here.

How do I reach Salzburg from Magdeburg?

There are 2 travel options from Magdeburg to Salzburg: flight or train.

How do I get from Magdeburg to Salzburg the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to travel to Salzburg from Magdeburg is by taking a train with an average price of $29 (€24).

This is compared to other travel options to Salzburg:

Taking a train is usually $527 (€431) less than taking a flight to Salzburg, which costs on average $556 (€455) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to travel between Magdeburg and Salzburg?

The fastest way from Magdeburg to Salzburg is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

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

In comparison, going by train can take 6 h 2 min   on average.

What is the distance from Magdeburg to Salzburg?

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

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

The average frequency per day from Magdeburg to Salzburg is:

  • 10 trains a day.

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

When traveling between Magdeburg and Salzburg, where do I depart from Magdeburg and where do I arrive in Salzburg?

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

  • Most travelers board their train from Magdeburg Hbf and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.
Which travel companies can take me from Magdeburg to Salzburg?

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

  • Travel with Lufthansa Cityline to go to Salzburg by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Lufthansa Cityline Magdeburg to Salzburg tickets on Omio for $556 (€455).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Salzburg. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Magdeburg to Salzburg tickets on Omio for $29 (€24).
Where should I go next after I travel to Salzburg from Magdeburg?
Your trip from Magdeburg 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 Magdeburg to Salzburg tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Salzburg today!
How far in advance should I buy tickets between Magdeburg and Salzburg online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost on average $556 (€455) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $29 (€24) one way.

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

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