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from Salzburg to Berchtesgaden

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Travel Information to Berchtesgaden from Salzburg

distanceDistance11 miles (18 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$11 - $14
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $11 (€9) • 1 h 1 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $11 (€9) • 1 h 1 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn with connection or ÖBB

Take a bus or train to travel 11 miles (18 km) between Salzburg and 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 train is the best option with prices starting as low as $11 (€9). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Deutsche Bahn with connection or ÖBB among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or 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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FAQs
Does Germany have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling from Salzburg to Berchtesgaden?

Travel from Salzburg, Austria to Berchtesgaden, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Berchtesgaden from Salzburg restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Berchtesgaden, Germany from Salzburg?

  • 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Berchtesgaden, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 10/15/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Salzburg and Berchtesgaden closer to your planned date of departure here.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Austria from Berchtesgaden, Germany?

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

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

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

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

  • 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

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: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 10/13/21. 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 Berchtesgaden here.

How do I reach Berchtesgaden from Salzburg?

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

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

The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Berchtesgaden is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $11 (€9) compared to other travel options to Berchtesgaden:

Taking a train is usually $3 (€2) less than taking a bus to Berchtesgaden, which costs on average $14 (€12) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to travel from Salzburg to Berchtesgaden?

The quickest way to travel from Salzburg to Berchtesgaden is by train, which takes on average 1 h 1 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 1 h 5 min.

What is the distance between Salzburg and Berchtesgaden?

You should expect to travel around 11 miles (18 km) between Salzburg and Berchtesgaden.

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

The average frequency per day from Salzburg to Berchtesgaden is:

  • 10 buses per day.

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

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

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

  • Trains most often depart from Salzburg at Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Berchtesgaden at Berchtesgaden Hbf.
Which travel operators can get me to Berchtesgaden from Salzburg?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Salzburg to Berchtesgaden:

  • You can take a bus from Salzburg to Berchtesgaden with Deutsche Bahn with connection. Cheap tickets can be found for $14 (€12) with Deutsche Bahn with connection from Salzburg to Berchtesgaden.
  • You can take a train from Salzburg to Berchtesgaden with ÖBB. Cheap tickets can be found for $11 (€9) with ÖBB from Salzburg to Berchtesgaden.
Is there a direct service between Salzburg and Berchtesgaden?

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

  • You can find 10 direct buses per day to take to Berchtesgaden with.

Direct services to Berchtesgaden 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 route.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Salzburg to Berchtesgaden?
Your trip from Salzburg to Berchtesgaden doesn't have to end in Berchtesgaden. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Munich, Berlin or Vienna. If you’d like to add Munich, Berlin or Vienna to your Salzburg to Berchtesgaden tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Berchtesgaden today!
How early should I buy tickets between Salzburg and Berchtesgaden online for the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $14 (€12) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $11 (€9) one way on average.

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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