How to travel from Salzburg to Bamberg

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from Salzburg to Bamberg

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

Our recommendation

To get from Salzburg to Bamberg on Dec 09 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:00PMSalzburg Hbf7h16 06:16AMBamberg, Bahnhofsvorplatz/Ludwigstraße
3 transfers
11:00PMSalzburg Hbf7h52 06:52AMBamberg, Bahnhofsvorplatz/Ludwigstraße
2 transfers
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08:00AMSalzburg Hbf3h39 11:39AMBamberg, Bahnhofsvorplatz/Ludwigstraße
1 transfer
03:56AMSalzburg Hbf3h43 07:39AMBamberg, Bahnhofsvorplatz/Ludwigstraße
2 transfers
05:15AMSalzburg Hbf4h05 09:20AMBamberg, Bahnhofsvorplatz/Ludwigstraße
2 transfers

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Travel Information from Salzburg to Bamberg

distanceDistance174 miles (281 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$27 - $85
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $27 (€24) • 4 h 21 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $27 (€24) • 4 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 174 miles (281 km) between Salzburg and Bamberg. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Salzburg to Bamberg.

Travel Tips: Travel from Salzburg to Bamberg

Travel Tips: Travel to Bamberg 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 Salzburg to Bamberg.

Travel between Salzburg, Austria and Bamberg, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Austria enter Germany?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Bamberg from Salzburg?

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Bamberg, Germany?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 11/6/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Bamberg from Salzburg.

The current restriction level for returning to Salzburg, Austria from Germany is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Salzburg, Austria from Bamberg, Germany?

Reentering Austria is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Salzburg from Bamberg?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Salzburg, Austria regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Austria must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 11/17/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Salzburg from Bamberg here.

You can travel between Salzburg and Bamberg 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

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

This is compared to other travel options to Bamberg:

Taking a train is usually $21 (€19) less than taking a bus to Bamberg, which costs on average $48 (€43) for the same trip.

A train is $58 (€52) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Salzburg to Bamberg costing on average $85 (€76).

The fastest way from Salzburg to Bamberg is by train with an average journey time of 4 h 5 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Bamberg by bus can take on average 9 h 40 min.

In comparison, getting to Bamberg by flight can take on average 0 h 0 min.

The distance from Salzburg to Bamberg is approximately 174 miles (281 km).

The average frequency per day from Salzburg to Bamberg is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • 9 trains a day.

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

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

  • Buses from Salzburg to Bamberg most often leave from Salzburg, Hbf Bahnsteig and arrive in Bamberg, Bahnhof (Brennerstraße).
  • Trains mostly depart from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Bamberg, Bahnhof.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Bamberg by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Salzburg to Bamberg tickets on Omio for $48 (€43).
  • Deutsche Bahn with connection can take you to Bamberg by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn with connection from Salzburg to Bamberg for $27 (€24).
Many of our customers traveling from Salzburg to Bamberg don't make Bamberg their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Bamberg are Nuremberg, Munich or Berlin, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Bamberg to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $48 (€43) one way for this trip.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $85 (€76) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $27 (€24) one way for this route.

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

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