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from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main

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Fri
Jan 28
$28Deutsche Bahn with connection
$33Flixbus
$289Lufthansa
Sat
Jan 29
$28Deutsche Bahn
$27Flixbus
$282Lufthansa
Sun
Jan 30
$41Deutsche Bahn with connection
$31Flixbus
$431Lufthansa
Mon
Jan 31
$28Deutsche Bahn with connection
$36Flixbus
$282Lufthansa
Tue
Feb 1
$21Deutsche Bahn
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$238Lufthansa
Wed
Feb 2
$21Deutsche Bahn
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$348Lufthansa
Thu
Feb 3
$28Deutsche Bahn with connection
$27Flixbus
$282Lufthansa
Fri
Feb 4
$28Deutsche Bahn with connection
$27Flixbus
$348Lufthansa
Sat
Feb 5
$28Deutsche Bahn with connection
$29Union Ivkoni International
$238Lufthansa
Sun
Feb 6
$28Deutsche Bahn with connection
$27Flixbus
$359Lufthansa
Mon
Feb 7
$21Deutsche Bahn
$36Flixbus
$282Lufthansa
Tue
Feb 8
$21Deutsche Bahn
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$238Lufthansa
Thu
Feb 10
$21Deutsche Bahn
$27Flixbus
$238Lufthansa
Fri
Feb 11
$28Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$289Lufthansa
Sat
Feb 12
$21Deutsche Bahn
$29Union Ivkoni International
$289Lufthansa
Sun
Feb 13
$21Deutsche Bahn
$27Flixbus
$238Lufthansa
Wed
Feb 16
$21Deutsche Bahn
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$231Lufthansa

Travel Information to Frankfurt am Main from Salzburg

distanceDistance254 miles (409 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$22 - $208
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $22 (€18) • 5 h 3 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $208 (€171) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 254 miles (409 km) by flight, bus or train from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $22 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Lufthansa, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main.

How to get from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main, 100,00% 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 Frankfurt am Main 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

What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Frankfurt am Main, Germany if I’m coming from Salzburg, Austria?

Travel from Salzburg, Austria to Frankfurt am Main, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Salzburg?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Frankfurt am Main, 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 1/26/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Frankfurt am Main from Salzburg closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Salzburg, Austria from Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

Return travel to Salzburg, Austria from Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Austria from Germany?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Austria:

  • 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 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: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Salzburg, Austria was last verified on 1/25/22. 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 Frankfurt am Main.

How do I reach Frankfurt am Main from Salzburg?

There are 3 ways to travel between Salzburg and Frankfurt am Main including taking a flight, bus or train.

How do I get from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to go to Frankfurt am Main from Salzburg is by taking a train, which costs on average $22 (€18).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Frankfurt am Main:

A train is $186 (€153) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main costing on average $208 (€171).

A train is $10 (€8) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main costing on average $32 (€26).

What is the quickest way from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main?

The fastest way from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.

There are alternative travel options to Frankfurt am Main that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 8 h   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 5 h 3 min.

What is the distance from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main?

You should expect to travel around 254 miles (409 km) between Salzburg and Frankfurt am Main.

How many services a day are there between Salzburg and Frankfurt am Main?

The average frequency per day from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main is:

  • Around 16 trains per day.

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

When traveling from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main, what are the departure and arrival points in Salzburg and Frankfurt am Main?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main:

  • Flights most often depart from Salzburg at Salzburg Airport and arrive in Frankfurt am Main at Frankfurt am Main Airport.
  • Buses mostly depart from Salzburg, Lastenstrasse / Weiserhofstraße and arrive in Frankfurt am Main, Hbf.
  • Trains mostly leave from Salzburg Hbf and tend to arrive in Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main?

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

  • You can take a flight from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main with Lufthansa. Cheap tickets can be found for $208 (€171) with Lufthansa from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main.
  • You can go to Frankfurt am Main from Salzburg by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $32 (€26) with Flixbus from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main on Omio.
  • You can travel between Salzburg and Frankfurt am Main by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $22 (€18) with Deutsche Bahn from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main.

Can I find a direct route to Frankfurt am Main from Salzburg?

Yes, there are direct routes from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 16 direct trains per day to take to Frankfurt am Main with Deutsche Bahn.

Direct services to Frankfurt am Main 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 is another destination I should add to my tour from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main?

Omio customers who travel from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Paris or Munich. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Frankfurt am Main and these popular destinations at a great price.

How early should I purchase Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost on average $208 (€171) one way.
  • Bus tickets cost $32 (€26) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $22 (€18) one way on average.

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