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from Ulm to Salzburg

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Thu
Oct 21
$22Deutsche Bahn
$16Flixbus
$264Eurowings Europe
Fri
Oct 22
$28Deutsche Bahn
$16Flixbus
$166Eurowings
Sat
Oct 23
$22Deutsche Bahn
$16Flixbus
$216Lufthansa

Travel Information between Ulm and Salzburg

distanceDistance146 miles (236 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$20 - $165
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $20 (€16) • 4 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $28 (€23) • 3 h 16 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings Europe or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 146 miles (236 km) from Ulm to Salzburg. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 16 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $20 (€16). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Eurowings Europe or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Ulm to Salzburg.

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FAQs
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Salzburg, Austria from Ulm, Germany?

International travel from Ulm, Germany to Salzburg, Austria is: Partially open.

Can I enter Austria if coming from Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

What measures do I need to follow in Salzburg, Austria due to the pandemic?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 10/13/21; 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 Ulm and Salzburg.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Germany from Salzburg, Austria?

The current restriction level for returning to Ulm, Germany from Austria is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Ulm, Germany from Salzburg, Austria?

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

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

Which rules do I need to follow in Ulm, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 10/16/21. 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 Ulm from Salzburg here.

How do I reach Salzburg from Ulm?

There are 3 ways to travel from Ulm to Salzburg including taking a bus, flight or train.

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

The cheapest way to go to Salzburg from Ulm is by taking a bus, which costs on average $20 (€16).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Salzburg:

A bus is generally $146 (€119) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $165 (€135) from Ulm to Salzburg.

A bus is $9 (€7) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Ulm to Salzburg costing on average $28 (€23).

What is the fastest way from Ulm to Salzburg?

The quickest way to travel between Ulm and Salzburg is by train, which takes on average 3 h 16 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 4 h 10 min   on average.

In comparison, going by flight can take 5 h 5 min   on average.

How many miles from Ulm to Salzburg would I travel?

The distance from Ulm to Salzburg is approximately 146 miles (236 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Ulm to Salzburg is:

  • Around 5 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Ulm Bus Station and arrive in Salzburg, Lastenstrasse.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Ulm Hbf and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.
Which travel operators can get me to Salzburg from Ulm?

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

  • You can travel by bus from Ulm to Salzburg with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Ulm to Salzburg tickets for $20 (€16) on Omio.
  • You can travel between Ulm and Salzburg by flight with Eurowings Europe. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $165 (€135) with Eurowings Europe from Ulm to Salzburg.
  • You can travel to Salzburg from Ulm by train with Deutsche Bahn with connection. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $28 (€23) with Deutsche Bahn with connection from Ulm to Salzburg.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Ulm to Salzburg?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Ulm to Salzburg often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Vienna, Munich or Prague. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Ulm and Salzburg itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Salzburg and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book my Ulm to Salzburg one way ticket online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Ulm to Salzburg, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $20 (€16) one way for this route.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $165 (€135) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $28 (€23) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Ulm to Salzburg 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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