How to travel from Salzburg to Berchtesgaden

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from Salzburg to Berchtesgaden

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

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To get from Salzburg to Berchtesgaden on Oct 08 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information between Salzburg and Berchtesgaden

distanceDistance11 miles (18 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$9 - $10
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $9 (€8) • 34 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $10 (€9) • 1 h 1 min
carriersPopular travel companiesÖBB or ÖBB

Travel 11 miles (18 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Salzburg to Berchtesgaden. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 1 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $9 (€8). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are ÖBB or ÖBB among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Salzburg to Berchtesgaden.

How to get from Salzburg to Berchtesgaden

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Salzburg to Berchtesgaden, 64,71% 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 Salzburg to Berchtesgaden 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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Travel Tips: Travel from Salzburg to Berchtesgaden

Travel Tips: Travel to Berchtesgaden 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 Berchtesgaden.
FAQs

Travel between Salzburg, Austria and Berchtesgaden, 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 Berchtesgaden 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 Berchtesgaden, 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 10/6/22. 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 Berchtesgaden from Salzburg.

Return travel to Salzburg, Austria from Germany is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Austria from Germany?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Austria:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Austria?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Austria to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Salzburg, Austria was last verified on 10/3/22. 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 Salzburg from Berchtesgaden.

You can travel from Salzburg to Berchtesgaden 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Berchtesgaden is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $9 (€8) compared to other travel options to Berchtesgaden:

A bus is $1 (€1) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Salzburg to Berchtesgaden costing on average $10 (€9).

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

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 34 min.

The distance from Salzburg to Berchtesgaden is approximately 11 miles (18 km).

The average frequency per day from Salzburg to Berchtesgaden is:

  • 10 buses a day.
  • Around 19 trains per day.

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

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

  • Buses from Salzburg to Berchtesgaden most often leave from Salzburg, Hbf Bahnsteig and arrive in Berchtesgaden.
  • Trains mostly leave from Salzburg Hbf and tend to arrive in Berchtesgaden Hbf.

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

  • Travel with ÖBB for buses to Berchtesgaden. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for ÖBB Salzburg to Berchtesgaden tickets on Omio for $9 (€8).
  • Travel with ÖBB to go to Berchtesgaden by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find ÖBB Salzburg to Berchtesgaden tickets on Omio for $10 (€9).

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

  • You'll find direct trains with.

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

Many of our customers who book a trip from Salzburg to Berchtesgaden often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Munich, Berlin or Vienna. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Salzburg and Berchtesgaden itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Berchtesgaden and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • A bus ticket costs $9 (€8) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $10 (€9) one way.

But we recommend booking Salzburg to Berchtesgaden 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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