You can get from Salzburg to Cologne by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||348 miles (561 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight, bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$30 - $94|
|Cheapest mode||Train • $30 (€24) • 6 h 16 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $94 (€75) • 1 h 15 min|
|Popular travel companies||Eurowings Europe, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Take a flight, bus or train to travel 348 miles (561 km) to Cologne from Salzburg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $30 (€24). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Eurowings Europe, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Salzburg to Cologne.
Travel from Salzburg, Austria to Cologne, Germany is: Partially open.
International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.
The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last verified on 9/25/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Salzburg to Cologne closer to your planned date of departure here.
The current restriction level for returning to Salzburg, Austria from Germany is: Partially open.
Reentering Austria is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
All travelers returning to Austria must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:
The information above was last checked on 9/22/21. 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 Cologne here.
You can travel between Salzburg and Cologne 3 different ways: flight, bus or train.
The cheapest way to travel to Cologne from Salzburg is by taking a train with an average price of $30 (€24).
This is compared to other travel options to Cologne:
Taking a train is usually $64 (€51) less than taking a flight to Cologne, which costs on average $94 (€75) for the same trip.
Taking a train is about $15 (€12) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $45 (€36) for this route.
The fastest way to get to Cologne from Salzburg is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.
Other travel options to Cologne can usually take longer:
In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 10 h 35 min.
In comparison, going by train can take 6 h 16 min on average.
Cologne is approximately 348 miles (561 km) away from Salzburg.
The average frequency per day from Salzburg to Cologne is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Cologne from Salzburg as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Salzburg to Cologne:
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