How to travel from Magdeburg to Salzburg

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Travel Information between Magdeburg and Salzburg

distanceDistance304 miles (491 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$27 - $69
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $27 (€24) • 5 h 58 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $69 (€60) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn

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

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How to get from Magdeburg to Salzburg by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Magdeburg to Salzburg is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Deutsche Bahn

All travel companies: Train from Magdeburg to Salzburg

Find the best route to Salzburg from Magdeburg with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains to Salzburg from Magdeburg. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains, regional trains, and night trains. ICE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more frequent stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save time and money, with comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. Deutsche Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for Deutsche Bahn are between major cities such as Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt. Other popular routes include Cologne to Stuttgart, Berlin to Dresden, and Hamburg to Cologne.

    FAQs: Travel from Magdeburg to Salzburg

    FAQs: Travel to Salzburg easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Magdeburg to Salzburg.

    There are 3 travel options from Magdeburg to Salzburg. You can take a train, bus or flight.

    The cheapest way to travel from Magdeburg to Salzburg is a train with an average price of $27 (€24).

    This is compared to other travel options from Magdeburg to Salzburg:

    A train is $7 (€6) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Magdeburg to Salzburg costing on average $34 (€30).

    A train is $41 (€36) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Magdeburg to Salzburg costing on average $69 (€60).

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

    Other travel options to Salzburg take longer:

    Getting to Salzburg by bus takes 11 h 25 min on average.

    Train takes on average 5 h 58 min.

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

    The average frequency per day from Magdeburg to Salzburg is:

    • Around 4 trains per day.

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

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

    • Buses mostly leave from Magdeburg, ZOB and tend to arrive in Salzburg, Rainerstraße (Austria Trend Hotel Europa).
    • Trains mostly leave from Magdeburg Hbf and tend to arrive in Salzburg Hbf.

    The following travel companies offer services from Magdeburg to Salzburg:

    • 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 $43 (€38).

    Yes, there are direct routes from Magdeburg to Salzburg with the following travel companies:

    • You can travel directly by bus with.
    • You can book a direct flight with.
    • You can take a direct train with.

    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.

    Omio customers who travel from Magdeburg to Salzburg often also extend their vacation to go to Vienna, Hallstatt, Munich, Prague or Innsbruck. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Salzburg and these popular destinations at a great price.

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