How to travel from Salzburg to Rome

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Travel Information between Salzburg and Rome

distanceDistance408 miles (658 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$33 - $102
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $33 (€29) • 11 h 8 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $102 (€89) • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Lufthansa Cityline (2) or ÖBB Nightjet

Travel 408 miles (658 km) by train, bus or flight between Salzburg and Rome. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are FlixBus, Lufthansa Cityline (2) or ÖBB Nightjet among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Salzburg to Rome.

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from Salzburg to Rome

How to get from Salzburg to Rome by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
bus

The best way to travel from Salzburg to Rome is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

FlixBus
01:40PM17h10
Salzburg
06:50AMRome
$1301One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
FlixBus
01:40PM17h10
Salzburg
06:50AMRome
$1301One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
ÖBB | Railjet
09:11AM13h29
Salzburg Hbf
10:40PMRome Termini
$4671One-way
3 transfers
Other options
FlixBus
01:40PM16h30
Salzburg
06:10AMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
$1451One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
06:30AM16h30
Salzburg
11:00PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
$1441One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
11:20PM20h25
Salzburg
07:45PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
$1311One-way
2 transfers
ÖBB | S-Bahn
08:34AM14h29
Salzburg Hbf
11:03PMRome Termini
$4531One-way
5 transfers
ÖBB | S-Bahn
08:34AM15h14
Salzburg Hbf
11:48PMRome Termini
$4531One-way
5 transfers
ÖBB | Railjet
09:11AM13h52
Salzburg Hbf
11:03PMRome Termini
$4591One-way
4 transfers

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Travel to Rome from Salzburg on ÖBB Nightjet, FlixBus and Frecciarossa travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of travel services in Germany, making on average 40,000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your travel between Salzburg and Rome. DB uses different types of travel such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain travel.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      FAQs: Travel from Salzburg to Rome

      FAQs: Travel to Rome 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 Rome.
      FAQs

      There are 3 travel options from Salzburg to Rome: train, bus or flight.

      The cheapest way to go to Rome from Salzburg is by taking a train, which costs on average $33 (€29).

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Salzburg to Rome:

      A train is $12 (€10) less than a bus with an average ticket price of $45 (€39) from Salzburg to Rome.

      Taking a train costs $69 (€60) less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of $102 (€89).

      The fastest way from Salzburg to Rome is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 25 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Rome that take longer:

      Getting to Rome by bus takes 14 h 20 min on average.

      Taking a train requires on average 11 h 8 min of travel time.

      You should expect to travel around 408 miles (658 km) between Salzburg and Rome.

      The average frequency per day from Salzburg to Rome is:

      • Around 1 bus per day.
      • 1 train a day.

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

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

      • Buses mostly depart from Salzburg, Rainerstraße (Austria Trend Hotel Europa) and arrive in Rome, Termini (G).
      • Flights most often depart from Salzburg at Salzburg Airport and arrive in Rome at Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport.
      • Trains mostly depart from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Rome Termini.

      The following travel companies offer services from Salzburg to Rome:

      • Travel with FlixBus or BlaBlaCar for buses to Rome. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for FlixBus Salzburg to Rome tickets on Omio for $45 (€39).
      • Travel with Lufthansa Cityline (2) or Lufthansa to go to Rome by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Lufthansa Salzburg to Rome tickets on Omio for $112 (€97).
      • Travel with ÖBB Nightjet, Frecciarossa, Intercity, Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or Intercity Notte to go to Rome by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find ÖBB Nightjet Salzburg to Rome tickets on Omio for $33 (€29).

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

      • You can find 1 direct train per day to take to Rome with ÖBB Nightjet.

      Direct services to Rome 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 Rome doesn't have to end in Rome. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Florence, Naples, Milan, Venice or Paris. If you’d like to add Florence, Naples, Milan, Venice or Paris to your Salzburg to Rome tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Rome today!
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