How to travel from Salzburg to Munich

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from Salzburg to Munich

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

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To get from Salzburg to Munich on Oct 04 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information between Salzburg and Munich

distanceDistance71 miles (115 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$9 - $14
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $9 (€9) • 1 h 16 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $9 (€9) • 1 h 16 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Westbahn

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 71 miles (115 km) between Salzburg and Munich. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 16 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $9 (€9). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Westbahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Salzburg to Munich.

How to get from Salzburg to Munich

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Salzburg to Munich, 95,90% 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 Munich 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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Travel Tips: Travel from Salzburg to Munich

Travel Tips: Travel to Munich easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Salzburg to Munich.

International travel from Salzburg, Austria to Munich, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Austria?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Munich if traveling from Salzburg?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Munich, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/1/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Salzburg and Munich.

Return travel to Salzburg, Austria from Germany is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Austria from Germany?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Austria:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: Recommended

The above information about your return travel to Salzburg, Austria was last verified on 9/12/22. 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 Munich.

There are 4 ways that you can travel from Salzburg to Munich. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

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

Taking a train is about $4 (€4) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $14 (€13) for this trip.

The quickest way to travel between Salzburg and Munich is by train, which takes on average 1 h 16 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Munich by bus can take on average 2 h 5 min.

The Salzburg to Munich distance is around 71 miles (115 km).

The average frequency per day from Salzburg to Munich is:

  • 5 buses per day.
  • Around 38 trains per day.

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

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

  • Buses most often depart from Salzburg at Salzburg, Hbf Bahnsteig and arrive in Munich at München, ZOB.
  • Trains mostly leave from Salzburg Hbf and tend to arrive in München Hbf.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Salzburg to Munich, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Munich by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Salzburg to Munich tickets on Omio for $14 (€13).
  • Travel with Westbahn for trains to Munich. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Westbahn Salzburg to Munich tickets on Omio for $9 (€9).

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

  • You can check for a direct bus to Munich with Flixbus or Union Ivkoni International with 5 direct buses per day.
  • You can find 38 direct trains per day to Munich with Deutsche Bahn, Westbahn, ÖBB or Bayerische Regiobahn.

Direct services to Munich 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.

Your trip from Salzburg to Munich doesn't have to end in Munich. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Prague or Paris. If you’d like to add Berlin, Prague or Paris to your Salzburg to Munich tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Munich today!

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

  • Bus tickets cost $14 (€13) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $9 (€9) one way.

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

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