|Distance||166 miles (268 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, ferry, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$44 - $97|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $44 (€40) • 9 h|
|Fastest mode||Train • $97 (€89) • 5 h 40 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or ÖBB|
Travel 166 miles (268 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Salzburg and Venice. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 5 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $44 (€40). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or ÖBB among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Salzburg to Venice.
If you want to experience the magic of Venice, traveling from Salzburg is easy. However, there are no direct connections between the two cities, so a transfer will be needed. The fastest journey is by air, which gets you to Marco Polo airport in around 3 to 4 hours. The train and bus combination provided by OBB takes about 6 hours, which is similar to flying when journeys to and from the airports are factored in.
Return trips from Venice to Salzburg are also available.
It is possible to travel by bus from Salzburg to Venice, but travelers need to make a change in Verona. Regiojet provides a single daily bus from Salzburg to Verona, which leaves from the P+R Süd in the southern part of the city at 4:40 a.m and takes 6 hours. There are plenty of buses between Verona and Venice. All are operated by Flixbus, and take 2 hours. Given transfer times, the total journey time will be around 16 hours.
Half of the journey to Venice can be covered by train. To do so, Salzburg residents need to catch an OBB service to Villach (2 hours 30 minutes, 5 trains per day). From Villach, OBB operates an Intercity bus service which runs 6 times every day and takes 3 hours 29 minutes.
Booking a flight is probably the quickest way to travel from Salzburg to Venice. However, as with buses and trains, there are no direct Salzburg to Venice flights. Instead, you can take an Austrian Airlines service via Vienna. This route adds a short transit period in Vienna, but the total journey time can be as short as 2 hour 55 minutes.
International travel from Salzburg, Austria to Venice, Italy is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Italy is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Italy must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 11/17/22; 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 Venice.
The restriction level for your return to Salzburg, Austria from Italy is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Austria is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.
Conditions of reentry into Austria:
You should observe these safety measures in Austria as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Austria was last checked on 11/17/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Salzburg from Venice closer to your date of departure here.
There are 4 ways to travel to Venice from Salzburg including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.
The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Venice is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $44 (€40) compared to other travel options to Venice:
Taking a bus is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a flight to Venice, which costs on average $44 (€40) for the same trip.
A bus is $54 (€49) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Salzburg to Venice costing on average $97 (€89).
The fastest way to get to Venice from Salzburg is by train with an average travel time of 5 h 40 min.
Other travel options to Venice can usually take longer:
In comparison, going by bus can take 9 h on average.
In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 0 h 0 min.
You should expect to travel around 166 miles (268 km) between Salzburg and Venice.
The average frequency per day from Salzburg to Venice is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Salzburg and Venice 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 Venice:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Salzburg to Venice, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Salzburg to Venice with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Venice 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 trip.
Before traveling from Salzburg to Venice, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Salzburg to Venice 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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