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from Salzburg to Venice

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

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To get from Salzburg to Venice on Jan 30 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

02:12PMSalzburg Hbf5h40 07:52PMVenice Mestre
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02:12PMSalzburg Hbf5h52 08:04PMVenice Santa Lucia
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08:12AMSalzburg Hbf6h02 02:14PMVenice Santa Lucia
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Sun
Jan 30
$41ÖBB | Railjet
$47Flixbus
Mon
Jan 31
$26ÖBB | Railjet
$40Flixbus
Tue
Feb 1
$96Deutsche Bahn
$35Flixbus
Wed
Feb 2
$26ÖBB | Railjet
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Feb 3
$26ÖBB | Railjet
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Fri
Feb 4
$29ÖBB | Railjet
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Feb 5
$26ÖBB | Railjet
$40Flixbus
Sun
Feb 6
$26ÖBB | Railjet
$38Flixbus
Mon
Feb 7
$26ÖBB | Railjet
$31Flixbus
Tue
Feb 8
$26ÖBB | Railjet
$41Flixbus
Wed
Feb 9
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Thu
Feb 10
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Fri
Feb 11
$26ÖBB | Railjet
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Feb 12
$26ÖBB | Railjet
$40Flixbus
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Feb 13
$26ÖBB | Railjet
$35Flixbus
Mon
Feb 14
$26ÖBB | Railjet
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Feb 15
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Feb 16
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Feb 17
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Feb 18
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Travel Information to Venice from Salzburg

distanceDistance166 miles (268 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$23 - $26
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $23 (€19) • 9 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $26 (€22) • 5 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or ÖBB | Railjet

Take a bus or train to travel 166 miles (268 km) 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 $23 (€19). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or ÖBB | Railjet among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Salzburg to Venice.

Travel from Salzburg to Venice: Journey Details

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.

How to get from Salzburg to Venice

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Salzburg to Venice, 93,19% 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 Venice 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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Buses from Salzburg to Venice

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.

Trains from Salzburg to Venice

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.

Flights from Salzburg to Venice

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.

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FAQs

Is international travel between Salzburg, Austria and Venice, Italy allowed?

International travel from Salzburg, Austria to Venice, Italy is: Partially open.

Can I enter Italy if coming from Austria?

Entry into Italy is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What measures do I need to follow in Venice, Italy due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Italy 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 1/28/22; 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 to Venice from Salzburg.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Austria from Venice, Italy?

The current restriction level for returning to Salzburg, Austria from Italy is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Salzburg, Austria from Venice, Italy?

Reentering Austria is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Salzburg from Venice?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • Travellers vaccinated with the booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from providing a COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers who are vaccinated with a booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)

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: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 1/27/22. 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 Venice here.

What are the ways to get from Salzburg to Venice?

You can travel from Salzburg to Venice 2 different ways: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Venice from Salzburg?

The cheapest way to travel from Salzburg to Venice is by taking a bus with an average price of $23 (€19).

This is compared to other travel options to Venice:

Taking a bus is about $4 (€3) less than taking a train, which costs on average $26 (€22) for this trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Salzburg to Venice?

The quickest way to travel to Venice from Salzburg is by train, which takes on average 5 h 40 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Venice by bus can take on average 9 h 25 min.

How far is it from Salzburg to Venice?

The distance is approximately 166 miles (268 km) from Salzburg to Venice.

How many services a day are there from Salzburg to Venice?

The average frequency per day from Salzburg to Venice is:

  • 1 bus a day.

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

When traveling from Salzburg to Venice, what are the departure and arrival points in Salzburg and Venice?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Salzburg to Venice:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Salzburg, Lastenstrasse / Weiserhofstraße and arrive in Venezia, Aeroporto internazionale Marco Polo di Venezia.
  • Most travelers board their train from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Venezia Mestre.

Who can get me 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:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Venice by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Salzburg to Venice tickets on Omio for $23 (€19).
  • Travel with ÖBB | Railjet to go to Venice by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find ÖBB | Railjet Salzburg to Venice tickets on Omio for $26 (€22).

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Salzburg to Venice?

Many of our customers traveling from Salzburg to Venice don't make Venice their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Venice are Rome, Milan or Florence, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Venice to any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I book my Salzburg to Venice one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost $23 (€19) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $26 (€22) one way.

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