You can get from Venice to Salzburg by train, bus or flight.
To get from Venice to Salzburg on Dec 06 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||166 miles (268 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, ferry, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$33 - $98|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $33 (€30) • 7 h 20 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • $98 (€89) • 5 h 40 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
International travel from Venice, Italy to Salzburg, Austria is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Austria is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Austria must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
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.
Entry into Italy is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.
Conditions of reentry into Italy:
You should observe these safety measures in Italy as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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:
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:
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:
Yes, there are direct services available from Venice to Salzburg with the following travel companies:
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.
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:
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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