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from Munich to Salzburg

You can get from Munich to Salzburg by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Munich to Salzburg on Jan 23 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:29AMMunich Hbf1h29 10:58AMSalzburg Hbf
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$311One-way
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11:00PMMünchen, ZOB2h15 01:15AMSalzburg, Hbf
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$171One-way
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07:17PMMunich Hbf1h43 09:00PMSalzburg Hbf
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$291One-way
06:55PMMunich Hbf1h47 08:42PMSalzburg Hbf
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$291One-way
08:17AMMunich Hbf1h42 09:59AMSalzburg Hbf
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$311One-way

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Sun
Jan 23
$25Deutsche Bahn
$10Flixbus
Mon
Jan 24
$24Deutsche Bahn
$10Flixbus
Tue
Jan 25
$24Deutsche Bahn
$10Flixbus
Wed
Jan 26
$22Deutsche Bahn
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Thu
Jan 27
$22Deutsche Bahn
$18Flixbus
Fri
Jan 28
$22Deutsche Bahn
$10Flixbus
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Jan 29
$22Deutsche Bahn
$15Union Ivkoni International
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Jan 30
$22Deutsche Bahn
$12Flixbus
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Jan 31
$22Deutsche Bahn
$10Flixbus
Tue
Feb 1
$22Deutsche Bahn
$6Flixbus
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Feb 2
$22Deutsche Bahn
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Feb 3
$22Deutsche Bahn
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Feb 4
$22Deutsche Bahn
$6Flixbus
Sat
Feb 5
$22Deutsche Bahn
$6Flixbus
Sun
Feb 6
$22Deutsche Bahn
$10Flixbus
Mon
Feb 7
$22Deutsche Bahn
$13Union Ivkoni International
Tue
Feb 8
$22Deutsche Bahn
$6Flixbus
Wed
Feb 9
$22Deutsche Bahn
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Thu
Feb 10
$22Deutsche Bahn
$16Flixbus
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Feb 11
$22Deutsche Bahn
$6Flixbus

Travel Information to Salzburg from Munich

distanceDistance71 miles (115 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$10 - $22
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $10 (€8) • 1 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $22 (€18) • 1 h 28 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus or train to travel 71 miles (115 km) to Salzburg from Munich. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 28 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $10 (€8). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Munich to Salzburg.

How to travel from Munich to Salzburg?

Commuters who travel from Munich to Salzburg enjoy the convenience of connecting the two cities by bus or train. There are more than 25 buses and almost an equal number of trains that transfer commuters to Salzburg from Munich each day. The two cities are 72 miles apart, a journey that both trains and buses take an average of two hours to complete.

 What is the cheapest way to get from Munich to Salzburg?

Passengers who opt for a bus to travel from Munich to Salzburg enjoy the cheapest means for the journey. Buses plying this route are mainly direct, evading the hassles associated with interstation changes. The fastest coach covers the 72-mile distance between the two cities in about one hour and 50 minutes, with the average travel time being roughly two hours and 10 minutes. The primary bus operators serving the Munich to Salzburg route include Flixbus, Union Ivkoni International, Nomago, Semitimes, and Infobus. There are around 20 coaches that leave Munich for Salzburg every day, allowing travelers to catch a bus almost every hour at the departure station. Commuters leave from Munich central bus station, and their journey terminates at Salzburg South Bus station.

 What is the fastest way to travel from Munich to Salzburg?

Taking a train remains the fastest way to reach Salzburg from Munich. Commuters who travel from Munich to Salzburg by train should prepare for a journey that lasts one hour and 50 minutes on average. The fastest train completes the journey in about one and a half hours to conveniently drop off passengers in Salzburg. The key operators providing train services along this route include Deutsche Bahn, Meridian, and Railjet. The firms collectively have more than 25 trains departing Munich for Salzburg daily. The trips are evenly spaced to ensure that travelers can get a train every hour at the departure station. Travelers take off from the Hauptbahnhof Train station situated in the west of Munich city center. On arrival, trains drop off passengers at Salzburg Hauptbahnhof located north of the Austrian town.

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 Travel from Munich to Salzburg by train

Traveling from Munich to Salzburg by train is the most convenient option for commuters who are looking for the fastest travel means along this route. Passengers can enjoy choosing from more than 25 trains that ply the route daily. As such, there is a train leaving the departure station in Munich for Salzburg every hour from early in the morning to a few minutes to midnight. Direct trains cover the distance between the two cities in about one hour and 30 minutes. Connecting trains, on the other hand, take a little longer, completing the journey in slightly more than two hours. The major train service providers on this route are Deutsche Bahn, Railjet, and Meridian. Trains leave Munich Hauptbahnhof (main train station) and drop off commuters at Salzburg Hauptbahnhof (main train station). Once in Salzburg Hbf, passengers can easily access the city center via a taxi, take the S-Bahn (intercity trains) to various destinations around the city, or progress to Südtiroler Platz to catch a 15-minute bus ride to the town center.

 Travel from Munich to Salzburg by bus

Taking a bus is the most efficient way to travel from Munich to Salzburg for passengers who prioritize travel comfort and affordability. Commuters can choose from over 25 buses that operate on this route every day, with an assurance of catching a coach after every hour. Passengers traveling from Munich to Salzburg via bus depart from Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof München (ZOB), which is the central bus station in Munich, located next to Hackerbrücke station within Ludwigvorstadt-Isarvorstadt. The major bus companies that serve travelers here include Infobus, Flixbus, Semitimes, Nomago, and Union Ivkoni International. These providers mainly offer direct trips to the Austrian city, with just a few connecting coaches plying the route. Upon arrival, commuters alight at Salzburg Hauptbahnhof located along Lastenstrasse. Passengers can easily access the city center with a taxi ride or a 15-minute walk to explore the town. They can also board a bus on line 130 at the station next to Südtiroler Platz. Passenger opting for a bus to the town center will spend an average of seven minutes before being dropped off right in the heart of the city. There are also a couple of local trains that include line 25707 train, which commuters can utilize to explore the city once they exit Hbf coach station. A train from Hbf to the Salzburg city center takes passengers roughly 11 minutes.

How to get from Munich to Salzburg

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Munich to Salzburg, 95,13% 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 Munich 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 from Munich to Salzburg?

Travel from Munich, Germany to Salzburg, Austria is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Salzburg from Munich 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 Munich?

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Travellers vaccinated with the booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from providing a COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers who are vaccinated with a booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)

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 1/20/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Salzburg from Munich 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 Munich, Germany from Salzburg, Austria?

The restriction level for your return to Munich, Germany from Austria is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Munich from Salzburg restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Munich, Germany?

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

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

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 1/21/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Munich from Salzburg closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Munich to Salzburg?

You can travel from Munich to Salzburg 2 different ways: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Munich and Salzburg?

The cheapest way to go to Salzburg from Munich is by taking a bus, which costs on average $10 (€8).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Salzburg:

Taking a bus is about $12 (€10) less than taking a train, which costs on average $22 (€18) for this route.

What is the fastest way to get from Munich to Salzburg?

The fastest way from Munich to Salzburg is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 28 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Salzburg by bus can take on average 1 h 55 min.

How far is it from Munich to Salzburg?

The Munich to Salzburg distance is around 71 miles (115 km).

How many services a day are there between Munich and Salzburg?

The average frequency per day from Munich to Salzburg is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Munich? Where do I arrive in Salzburg?

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

  • Buses mostly leave from München, ZOB and tend to arrive in Salzburg, Lastenstrasse / Weiserhofstraße.
  • Trains most often depart from Munich at München Hbf and arrive in Salzburg at Salzburg Hbf.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Munich to Salzburg?

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

  • You can travel to Salzburg from Munich by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $10 (€8) with Flixbus from Munich to Salzburg.
  • You can go to Salzburg from Munich by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $22 (€18) with Deutsche Bahn from Munich to Salzburg on Omio.

Is there a way to travel directly from Munich to Salzburg?

Yes, there are direct services available from Munich to Salzburg with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct train with Deutsche Bahn or Bayerische Regiobahn with 25 direct trains per day.

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

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Munich to Salzburg?

Your trip from Munich 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, Prague or Budapest. If you’d like to add Vienna, Prague or Budapest to your Munich to Salzburg tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Salzburg today!

How early should I purchase Munich to Salzburg tickets online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Munich 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 costs $10 (€8) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket costs $22 (€18) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Munich to Salzburg tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.