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from Rome to Salzburg

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

Our recommendation

To get from Rome to Salzburg on Jan 21 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:17PMRome Termini10h32 06:49AMSalzburg Hbf
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$1081One-way
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08:17PMRome Termini10h32 06:49AMSalzburg Hbf
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Fri
Jan 21
$108ÖBB | Nightjet
$84Flixbus
Sat
Jan 22
$60ÖBB | Nightjet
$58Flixbus
Sun
Jan 23
$84ÖBB | Nightjet
$79Flixbus
Mon
Jan 24
$48ÖBB | Nightjet
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Wed
Jan 26
$36ÖBB | Nightjet
$40Flixbus
Thu
Jan 27
$36ÖBB | Nightjet
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Fri
Jan 28
$72ÖBB | Nightjet
$64Flixbus
Sat
Jan 29
$48ÖBB | Nightjet
$58Flixbus
Sun
Jan 30
$36ÖBB | Nightjet
$62Flixbus
Tue
Feb 1
$48ÖBB | Nightjet
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Travel Information from Rome to Salzburg

distanceDistance408 miles (658 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$48 - $79
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $48 (€40) • 10 h 32 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $48 (€40) • 10 h 32 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or ÖBB | Nightjet

Travel 408 miles (658 km) by bus or train between Rome and Salzburg. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 10 h 32 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $48 (€40). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or ÖBB | Nightjet among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Rome to Salzburg.

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FAQs

What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Salzburg, Austria from Rome, Italy?

International travel from Rome, Italy to Salzburg, Austria is: Partially open.

Can I enter Austria if coming from Italy?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Salzburg if traveling from Rome?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 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 1/20/22; 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 Rome.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Rome, Italy from Salzburg, Austria due to COVID-19?

The restriction level for your return to Rome, Italy from Austria is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Rome from Salzburg restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Italy:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Rome, Italy?

You should observe these safety measures in Italy 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 Italy was last checked on 1/20/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Rome from Salzburg closer to your date of departure here.

How do I reach Salzburg from Rome?

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

What is the cheapest way to travel to Salzburg from Rome?

The cheapest way to get from Rome to Salzburg is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $48 (€40) compared to other travel options to Salzburg:

A train is $31 (€26) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Rome to Salzburg costing on average $79 (€66).

What is the quickest way from Rome to Salzburg?

The quickest way to travel between Rome and Salzburg is by train, which takes on average 10 h 32 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 16 h   on average.

How far is Salzburg from Rome?

Salzburg is approximately 408 miles (658 km) away from Rome.

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

The average frequency per day from Rome to Salzburg is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

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

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

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Rome, Termini (G) and tend to arrive in Salzburg, Lastenstrasse / Weiserhofstraße.
  • Trains from Rome to Salzburg most often leave from Roma Termini and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.

Which travel companies can get me from Rome to Salzburg?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Rome 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 Rome to Salzburg tickets on Omio for $79 (€66).
  • Travel with ÖBB | Nightjet for trains to Salzburg. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for ÖBB | Nightjet Rome to Salzburg tickets on Omio for $48 (€40).

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Salzburg from Rome ends?

Your trip from Rome 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 Rome 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 book Rome to Salzburg tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $79 (€66) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $48 (€40) one way on average.

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