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from Munich to Salzburg

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To get from Munich to Salzburg on Jun 15 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:30PMMunich2h00 10:30PMSalzburg, Hbf
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$281One-way
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08:30PMMunich2h00 10:30PMSalzburg, Hbf
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$281One-way

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Mon
Jun 14
$30Bayerische Regiobahn
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Tue
Jun 15
$23Deutsche Bahn
$25Union Ivkoni International
Wed
Jun 16
$23Deutsche Bahn
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Thu
Jun 17
$23Deutsche Bahn
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Fri
Jun 18
$23Deutsche Bahn
$13Flixbus
Sat
Jun 19
$23Deutsche Bahn
$24Union Ivkoni International
Sun
Jun 20
$23Deutsche Bahn
$25Union Ivkoni International
Mon
Jun 21
$23Deutsche Bahn
$20Union Ivkoni International
Tue
Jun 22
$23Deutsche Bahn
$24Union Ivkoni International
Wed
Jun 23
$23Deutsche Bahn
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Thu
Jun 24
$23Deutsche Bahn
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Fri
Jun 25
$23Deutsche Bahn
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Sat
Jun 26
$23Deutsche Bahn
$8Flixbus
Sun
Jun 27
$23Deutsche Bahn
$25Union Ivkoni International
Mon
Jun 28
$23Deutsche Bahn
$20Union Ivkoni International
Tue
Jun 29
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$24Union Ivkoni International
Wed
Jun 30
$23Deutsche Bahn
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Thu
Jul 1
$23Deutsche Bahn
$8Flixbus
Fri
Jul 2
$23Deutsche Bahn
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Sat
Jul 3
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$22Union Ivkoni International
Sun
Jul 4
$23Deutsche Bahn
$6Flixbus

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
Am I allowed to travel from Munich, Germany to Salzburg, Austria?

International travel from Munich, 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 Munich?

Conditions of entry:

  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival

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: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 6/9/21; 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 between Munich and Salzburg.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Munich, Germany from Salzburg, Austria?

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

Is my journey back to Munich from Salzburg restricted?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is restricted 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 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)

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 6/13/21. 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 reach Salzburg from Munich?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Munich and Salzburg. You can take a bus or train.

What is the distance from Munich to Salzburg?

You should expect to travel around 71 miles (115 km) between Munich and Salzburg.

What are the departure and arrival points in Munich and 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.
  • Trains most often depart from Munich at München Hbf and arrive in Salzburg at Salzburg Hbf.
Which travel operators can get me to Salzburg from Munich?

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Salzburg by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Munich to Salzburg for $13 (€10).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Salzburg by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Munich to Salzburg tickets on Omio for $23 (€18).
Can I find a direct route from Munich to Salzburg?

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

  • You'll find direct train services to Salzburg with Deutsche Bahn or Bayerische Regiobahn.

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.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Munich to Salzburg?
Many of our customers traveling from Munich to Salzburg don't make Salzburg their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Salzburg are Vienna, Prague or Budapest, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Salzburg to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy tickets from Munich to Salzburg online for the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $13 (€10) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $23 (€18) one way on average.

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

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

The cheapest way to go to Salzburg from Munich is by taking a bus, which costs on average $13 (€10).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Salzburg:

A bus is generally $10 (€8) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $23 (€18) from Munich to Salzburg.

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, taking a bus requires on average 2 h  of travel time.

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Salzburg
München ZOB Hackerbrücke
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München Hbf
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines U1, U2, U4, U5, U7, U8<br>Bus lines 58<br>Tram lines 16, 17, 20, 21, 22
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
München Ost
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