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from Munich to Salzburg

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

Our recommendation

To get from Munich to Salzburg on Sep 20 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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$251One-way
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09:30PMMünchen, ZOB2h20 11:50PMSalzburg, Hbf
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$131One-way
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08:17AMMunich Hbf1h42 09:59AMSalzburg Hbf
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$221One-way
06:17PMMunich Hbf1h42 07:59PMSalzburg Hbf
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$221One-way
07:17PMMunich Hbf1h43 09:00PMSalzburg Hbf
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$221One-way

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Sun
Sep 19
$22Deutsche Bahn
$10Flixbus
Mon
Sep 20
$22Deutsche Bahn
$12Flixbus
Tue
Sep 21
$22Deutsche Bahn
$13Union Ivkoni International
Wed
Sep 22
$22Deutsche Bahn
$12Flixbus
Thu
Sep 23
$22Deutsche Bahn
$13Union Ivkoni International
Fri
Sep 24
$22Deutsche Bahn
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Sat
Sep 25
$22Deutsche Bahn
$14Union Ivkoni International
Sun
Sep 26
$22Deutsche Bahn
$14Union Ivkoni International
Mon
Sep 27
$22Deutsche Bahn
$13Union Ivkoni International
Tue
Sep 28
$22Deutsche Bahn
$13Union Ivkoni International
Wed
Sep 29
$22Deutsche Bahn
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Thu
Sep 30
$22Deutsche Bahn
$13Union Ivkoni International
Fri
Oct 1
$22Deutsche Bahn
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Sat
Oct 2
$22Deutsche Bahn
$7Flixbus
Sun
Oct 3
$22Deutsche Bahn
$7Flixbus
Mon
Oct 4
$22Deutsche Bahn
$13Union Ivkoni International
Tue
Oct 5
$22Deutsche Bahn
$6Flixbus
Wed
Oct 6
$22Deutsche Bahn
$10Flixbus
Thu
Oct 7
$22Deutsche Bahn
$7Flixbus
Fri
Oct 8
$22Deutsche Bahn
$7Flixbus
Sat
Oct 9
$22Deutsche Bahn
$13Union Ivkoni International

Travel Information from Munich to Salzburg

distanceDistance71 miles (115 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$8 - $22
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $8 (€6) • 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) from Munich to Salzburg. 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 $8 (€6). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus 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
Is international travel between Munich, Germany and Salzburg, Austria allowed?

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?

  • 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 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 9/15/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Munich and Salzburg closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

Return travel to Munich, Germany from Austria is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Austria?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • 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

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 Munich, Germany was last verified on 9/18/21. 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 Munich from Salzburg.

How do I travel from Munich to Salzburg?

There are 2 ways to travel from Munich to Salzburg including taking a bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to go to Salzburg from Munich is by taking a bus, which costs on average $8 (€6).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Salzburg:

A bus is $15 (€12) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Munich to Salzburg costing on average $22 (€18).

What is the quickest way from Munich to Salzburg?

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

Other travel options to Salzburg can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 1 h 55 min.

How far is Salzburg from Munich?

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

How many services a day are there to Salzburg from Munich?

The average frequency per day from Munich to Salzburg is:

  • 25 trains per day.

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

When traveling to Salzburg from Munich, where do I depart from Munich and where do I arrive in Salzburg?

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

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Munich to Salzburg depart from München, ZOB to Salzburg, Lastenstrasse.
  • Most travelers board their train from München Hbf and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.
Which travel companies can take me from Munich to Salzburg?

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:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Salzburg by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Munich to Salzburg tickets on Omio for $8 (€6).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Salzburg. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Munich to Salzburg tickets on Omio for $22 (€18).
Can I travel directly from Munich to Salzburg?

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

  • You can travel directly by bus with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar.

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 is another destination I should add to my tour from Munich to Salzburg?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Munich to Salzburg often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Vienna, Prague or Budapest. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Munich and Salzburg itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Salzburg and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy tickets from Munich to Salzburg online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Munich to Salzburg, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $8 (€6) one way.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $22 (€18) one way for this trip.

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.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Munich
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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