How to travel from Venice to Salzburg

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from Venice to Salzburg

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

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To get from Venice to Salzburg on Dec 06 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

01:35PMVenice Santa Lucia7h25 09:00PMSalzburg Hbf
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10:08AMVenice Mestre5h40 03:48PMSalzburg Hbf
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09:56AMVenice Santa Lucia5h52 03:48PMSalzburg Hbf
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09:56AMVenice Santa Lucia5h52 03:48PMSalzburg Hbf
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Travel Information to Salzburg from Venice

distanceDistance166 miles (268 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$33 - $98
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $33 (€30) • 7 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $98 (€89) • 5 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or ÖBB | Euro City (EC)

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 166 miles (268 km) from Venice to Salzburg. 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 $33 (€30). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or ÖBB | Euro City (EC) among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Venice to Salzburg.

Travel from Venice to Salzburg: Journey Details

Getting from Venice to Salzburg is simple, but travelers need to be aware that however they choose to travel, at least one change will be needed. The fastest route is probably by air. You can fly straight to Munich and then catch a train or bus to Salzburg, and be there in around 4 hours. Otherwise, trains take at least 6 hours 30 minutes, and buses much longer.

Return trips from Salzburg to Venice are also available.

How to get from Venice to Salzburg

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Venice to Salzburg, 89,54% 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 Venice to Salzburg 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 Venice to Salzburg

The best way to travel from Venice to Salzburg by bus is by taking a Flixbus service to Verona and then changing onto a Student Agency service to Salzburg. However, be aware that there are only two buses every week from Verona to Salzburg - one on Tuesday and one on Saturday. Both leave at 6:15 p.m. and take 6 hours to reach Salzburg. This means that, in total, the journey from Venice takes between 9 and 12 hours.

Trains from Venice to Salzburg

No direct trains are available from Venice to Salzburg, but you can catch an OBB Intercity bus from Venice to Villach, and an OBB train from there to Salzburg. Buses run every day from Venice's Tronchetto, Maestre and Santa Lucia bus-stops and take 3 hours 30 minutes. The train from Villach to Salzburg takes 2 hours 30 minutes and trains depart every 2 hours throughout the day.

Flights from Venice to Salzburg

There are no direct flights between Venice and Salzburg's major airport, but you can fly from Marco Polo Airport directly into nearby Munich Airport, a short distance across the German border. Transavia and Air Dolomiti provide daily connections (but check seasonal schedules as they may offer a restricted service during the winter). Getting from Munich to Salzburg adds two hours onto the journey, resulting in a total journey time of 4 hours, which rises to around 6 hours when travel to Venice Marco Polo airport is included.

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FAQs

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

Can I enter Austria if coming from Italy?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: Recommended

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 Venice and Salzburg.

The restriction level for your return to Venice, Italy from Austria is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Venice from Salzburg restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Venice from Salzburg?

Conditions of reentry into Italy:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Venice, Italy?

You should observe these safety measures in Italy as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information about your return travel to Italy was last checked on 11/17/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Venice from Salzburg closer to your date of departure here.

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

The cheapest way to get from Venice to Salzburg is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $33 (€30) compared to other travel options to Salzburg:

Taking a bus is about $63 (€57) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $96 (€87) for this trip.

A bus is generally $65 (€59) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $98 (€89) from Venice to Salzburg.

The fastest way from Venice to Salzburg is by train with an average journey time of 5 h 40 min.

There are alternative travel options to Salzburg that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Salzburg by bus can take on average 7 h 20 min.

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

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

The average frequency per day from Venice to Salzburg is:

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

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Salzburg from 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 Venice to Salzburg:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Venice, Port San Basilio and arrive in Salzburg, Hbf Bahnsteig.
  • Most travelers board their plane from Venice Marco Polo Airport and arrive in Salzburg Airport.
  • Most travelers board their train from Venezia Mestre and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Salzburg. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Venice to Salzburg tickets on Omio for $33 (€30).
  • Travel with ÖBB | Euro City (EC) to go to Salzburg by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find ÖBB | Euro City (EC) Venice to Salzburg tickets on Omio for $98 (€89).

Yes, there are direct services available from Venice to Salzburg with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by train with with 1 direct train per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Salzburg as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Venice to Salzburg.

Looking to extend your trip from Venice to Salzburg? Many Omio customers who go from Venice to Salzburg usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Vienna, Munich or Prague. If you're looking to explore Vienna, Munich or Prague from Salzburg, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before traveling from Venice 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 for this route is costing $33 (€30) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket for this trip is costing $96 (€87) one way on average.
  • A train ticket costs $98 (€89) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Venice 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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