How to travel from Salzburg to Hamburg

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from Salzburg to Hamburg

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

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To get from Salzburg to Hamburg on Jan 31 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:00PMSalzburg Hbf10h54 09:54AMHamburg Hbf
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10:15AMSalzburg Hbf7h40 05:55PMHamburg Hbf
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06:15AMSalzburg Hbf7h39 01:54PMHamburg Hbf
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Travel Information between Salzburg and Hamburg

distanceDistance419 miles (676 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$51 - $91
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $51 (€45) • 8 h 23 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $91 (€80) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, bringer air cargo taxi or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 419 miles (676 km) to Hamburg from Salzburg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $51 (€45). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, bringer air cargo taxi or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Salzburg to Hamburg.

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FAQs

Travel from Salzburg, Austria to Hamburg, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Hamburg from Salzburg restricted?

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Hamburg, 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 1/24/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Salzburg and Hamburg closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

Am I allowed to reenter Salzburg, Austria from Hamburg, 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 Hamburg?

  • 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 1/9/23. 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 Hamburg here.

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

The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Hamburg is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $51 (€45) compared to other travel options to Hamburg:

Taking a train is usually $2 (€2) less than taking a bus to Hamburg, which costs on average $54 (€47) for the same trip.

Taking a train is about $40 (€35) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $91 (€80) for this journey.

The fastest way from Salzburg to Hamburg is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 20 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Hamburg by bus can take on average 14 h 30 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 8 h 23 min   of travel time.

The distance is approximately 419 miles (676 km) from Salzburg to Hamburg.

The average frequency per day from Salzburg to Hamburg is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • Around 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Hamburg 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 when traveling from Salzburg to Hamburg:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Salzburg, Hbf Bahnsteig and arrive in Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14.
  • Most travelers board their plane from Salzburg Airport and arrive in Hamburg Airport.
  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Salzburg to Hamburg depart from Salzburg Hbf to Hamburg Hbf.

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

  • You can take a bus from Salzburg to Hamburg with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $54 (€47) with Flixbus from Salzburg to Hamburg.
  • You can go to Hamburg from Salzburg by plane with bringer air cargo taxi. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $91 (€80) with bringer air cargo taxi from Salzburg to Hamburg on Omio.
  • You can travel from Salzburg to Hamburg by train with Deutsche Bahn with connection. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $51 (€45) with Deutsche Bahn with connection from Salzburg to Hamburg.

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

  • You can check for a direct bus to Hamburg with with 1 direct bus per day.

Direct services to Hamburg 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 journey.

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

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $54 (€47) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $91 (€80) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $51 (€45) one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Salzburg to Hamburg 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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