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from Venice to Salzburg

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Travel Information to Salzburg from Venice

distanceDistance166 miles (268 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$26 - $34
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $26 (€22) • 5 h 41 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $26 (€22) • 5 h 41 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or ÖBB | Railjet

Take a bus 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 41 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $26 (€22). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or ÖBB | Railjet 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 are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Salzburg, Austria if I’m coming from Venice, Italy?

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

Is international entry into Salzburg from Venice restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Salzburg, Austria 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)

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Salzburg, Austria?

The government of Austria has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 1/27/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Venice to Salzburg closer to your planned date of departure here.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to 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:

  • 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 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 1/28/22. 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.

How do I go from Venice to Salzburg?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Venice and Salzburg. You can take a bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to go to Salzburg from Venice is by taking a train, which costs on average $26 (€22).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Salzburg:

A train is generally $7 (€6) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $34 (€28) from Venice to Salzburg.

What is the quickest way from Venice to Salzburg?

The fastest way to get to Salzburg from Venice is by train with an average travel time of 5 h 41 min.

Other travel options to Salzburg can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 7 h 20 min.

How far is it from Venice to Salzburg?

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

How many services a day are there between Venice and Salzburg?

The average frequency per day from Venice to Salzburg is:

  • 1 bus a day.

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

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

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

  • Buses from Venice to Salzburg most often leave from Venezia, Aeroporto internazionale Marco Polo di Venezia and arrive in Salzburg, Lastenstrasse / Weiserhofstraße.
  • Trains mostly leave from Venezia Mestre and tend to arrive in Salzburg Hbf.

Which travel companies can take me from Venice to Salzburg?

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:

  • Flixbus can get you to Salzburg by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Venice to Salzburg for $34 (€28) on Omio.
  • Travel with ÖBB | Railjet to go to Salzburg by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find ÖBB | Railjet Venice to Salzburg tickets on Omio for $26 (€22).

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Venice to Salzburg ends?

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.

How early should I purchase tickets to Salzburg from Venice online for 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 $34 (€28) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $26 (€22) 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.