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from Venice to Salzburg

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Sep 19
$111ÖBB | Railjet
$52Flixbus
Mon
Sep 20
$99Deutsche Bahn
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Sep 21
$47Deutsche Bahn
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Wed
Sep 22
$87Deutsche Bahn
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Sep 23
$74Deutsche Bahn
$30Flixbus
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Sep 24
$62Deutsche Bahn
$30Flixbus
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Sep 25
$74ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
$32Flixbus
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Sep 26
$111ÖBB | Railjet
$42Flixbus
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Sep 27
$74Deutsche Bahn
$50Flixbus
Tue
Sep 28
$27ÖBB | Railjet
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Wed
Sep 29
$27ÖBB | Railjet
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Thu
Sep 30
$62Deutsche Bahn
$30Flixbus
Fri
Oct 1
$74Deutsche Bahn
$32Flixbus
Sat
Oct 2
$62ÖBB | Railjet
$30Flixbus
Sun
Oct 3
$99ÖBB | Railjet
$35Flixbus
Mon
Oct 4
$27ÖBB | Railjet
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Oct 5
$50ÖBB | Railjet
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Oct 6
$62Deutsche Bahn
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Oct 7
$43ÖBB | Railjet
$46Flixbus
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Oct 9
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Travel Information between Venice and Salzburg

distanceDistance166 miles (268 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$35 - $131
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $35 (€28) • 7 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $131 (€104) • 5 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 166 miles (268 km) by bus or train between Venice and 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 $35 (€28). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct 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
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Salzburg, Austria from Venice, Italy?

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

Can I enter Austria if coming from Italy?

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

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

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 9/15/21; 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 from Venice to Salzburg.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Venice, Italy from Salzburg, Austria?

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

Is my journey back to Venice from Salzburg restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Italy:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Italy was last checked on 9/17/21. 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.

How do I reach Salzburg from Venice?

There are 2 travel options from Venice to Salzburg: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Venice to Salzburg?

The cheapest way to get from Venice to Salzburg is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $35 (€28) compared to other travel options to Salzburg:

Taking a bus is about $96 (€76) less than taking a train, which costs on average $131 (€104) for this trip.

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

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

Other travel options to Salzburg can usually take longer:

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

How far is it from Venice to Salzburg?

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

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

The average frequency per day from Venice to Salzburg is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.

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

When traveling between Venice and Salzburg, where do I depart from Venice and where do I arrive in Salzburg?

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Venezia, Aeroporto internazionale Marco Polo di Venezia and arrive in Salzburg, Lastenstrasse.
  • Trains mostly depart from Venezia Mestre and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.
Who can get me from Venice to Salzburg?

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

  • You can travel by bus from Venice to Salzburg with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Venice to Salzburg tickets for $35 (€28) on Omio.
  • You can travel to Salzburg from Venice by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $131 (€104) with Deutsche Bahn from Venice to Salzburg.
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Venice to Salzburg?
Many of our customers traveling from Venice to Salzburg don't make Salzburg their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Salzburg are Vienna, Munich or Prague, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Salzburg to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy my Venice to Salzburg one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $35 (€28) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $131 (€104) one way on average.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Venice
Salzburg
Venezia
Amenities
Venezia Santa Lucia
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