How to travel from Salzburg to Heilbronn

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Travel Information to Heilbronn from Salzburg

distanceDistance197 miles (318 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$27 - $244
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $27 (€24) • 5 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $244 (€219) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 197 miles (318 km) by bus, flight or train to Heilbronn from Salzburg. 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 $27 (€24). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Salzburg to Heilbronn.

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Travel between Salzburg, Austria and Heilbronn, Germany is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Austria enter Germany?

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

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Heilbronn from Salzburg?

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Heilbronn, 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 5/26/22. 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 from Salzburg to Heilbronn.

The restriction level for your return to Salzburg, Austria from Germany is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Salzburg from Heilbronn restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Salzburg from Heilbronn?

Conditions of reentry into Austria:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Salzburg, Austria?

You should observe these safety measures in Austria as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Austria was last checked on 5/23/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Salzburg from Heilbronn closer to your date of departure here.

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

The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Heilbronn is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $27 (€24) compared to other travel options to Heilbronn:

Taking a train is about $9 (€8) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $36 (€32) for this journey.

Taking a train is about $218 (€195) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $244 (€219) for this trip.

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

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

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In comparison, taking a train requires on average 5 h 30 min   of travel time.

The distance is approximately 197 miles (318 km) from Salzburg to Heilbronn.

The average frequency per day from Salzburg to Heilbronn is:

  • Around 7 trains per day.

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

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Salzburg, PR Süd and tend to arrive in Heilbronn, Hbf (Central station).
  • Trains from Salzburg to Heilbronn most often leave from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Heilbronn Hbf.

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

  • You can take a bus from Salzburg to Heilbronn with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $36 (€32) with Flixbus from Salzburg to Heilbronn.
  • You can travel by plane between Salzburg and Heilbronn with Lufthansa, and you can find Lufthansa Salzburg to Heilbronn tickets for $244 (€219) on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Salzburg to Heilbronn with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $27 (€24) with Deutsche Bahn from Salzburg to Heilbronn.
Many of our customers traveling from Salzburg to Heilbronn don't make Heilbronn their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Heilbronn are Stuttgart, Berlin or Frankfurt am Main, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Heilbronn to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $36 (€32) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost $244 (€219) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $27 (€24) one way on average.

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

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