You can get from Venice to Salzburg by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||166 miles (268 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$35 - $131|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $35 (€28) • 7 h 20 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • $131 (€104) • 5 h 40 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus 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.
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: Partially open.
Entry into Austria is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open 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 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.
The restriction level for your return to Venice, Italy from Austria is: Partially open.
Entry into Italy is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open 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 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.
There are 2 travel options from Venice to Salzburg: bus or train.
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.
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.
The distance is approximately 166 miles (268 km) from Venice to Salzburg.
The average frequency per day from Venice to Salzburg is:
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.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Venice to Salzburg:
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