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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.

Travel Tips

Travel from Venice to Salzburg
Travel to Salzburg easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Venice to Salzburg.
Is cross-border travel to Salzburg, Austria from Venice, Italy currently allowed?

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:

  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival

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: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 6/9/21; 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.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Venice, Italy from Salzburg, Austria?

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Italy from Austria?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Italy from Austria?

Requirements for reentering Italy:

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Italy?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Italy to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Venice, Italy was last verified on 6/11/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Venice from Salzburg.

How do I get from Venice to Salzburg?

You can go from Venice to Salzburg by train.

How far is it from Venice to Salzburg?

Salzburg is approximately 166 miles (268 km) away from Venice.

Where do I depart from Venice? Where do I arrive in Salzburg?

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

  • Most travelers board their train from Venezia Mestre and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Venice to Salzburg?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with from Venice to Salzburg:

  • You can go to Salzburg from Venice by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $129 (€100) with Deutsche Bahn from Venice to Salzburg on Omio.
Where should I go next after I travel to Salzburg from Venice?
Omio customers who travel from Venice to Salzburg often also extend their vacation to go to Vienna, Munich or Prague. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Salzburg and these popular destinations at a great price.
When should I purchase a ticket from Venice to Salzburg online to score 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:

  • Train tickets cost $129 (€100) 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.

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

The fastest way to travel between Venice and Salzburg is by train, which requires on average 5 h 52 min  of travel time.


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Venezia Santa Lucia