How to travel from Zermatt to Salzburg

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Travel Information between Zermatt and Salzburg

distanceDistance278 miles (448 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$3 - $79
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $3 (€3) • 7 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $3 (€3) • 7 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesÖBB

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 278 miles (448 km) from Zermatt to Salzburg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 7 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $3 (€3). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are ÖBB among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from Zermatt to Salzburg.

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Travel between Zermatt, Switzerland and Salzburg, Austria is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Switzerland enter Austria?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Salzburg from Zermatt?

Conditions of entry into Austria:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Salzburg, Austria?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Austria has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information was last checked on 3/8/23. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Salzburg from Zermatt.

Return travel to Zermatt, Switzerland from Austria is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Austria?

Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

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

Requirements for reentering Switzerland:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to Zermatt, Switzerland was last verified on 3/22/23. 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 Zermatt from Salzburg.

There are 3 travel options from Zermatt to Salzburg: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Salzburg from Zermatt is by taking a flight, which costs on average $3 (€3).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Salzburg:

Taking a flight is usually $31 (€27) less than taking a bus to Salzburg, which costs on average $34 (€30) for the same trip.

A flight is generally $76 (€67) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $79 (€70) from Zermatt to Salzburg.

The fastest way from Zermatt to Salzburg is by flight with an average journey time of 7 h 45 min.

There are alternative travel options to Salzburg that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 9 h 18 min   of travel time.

The Zermatt to Salzburg distance is around 278 miles (448 km).

The average frequency per day from Zermatt to Salzburg is:

  • Around 5 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers take a train from Zermatt, Bahnhof to Salzburg Hbf.

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

  • You can travel between Zermatt and Salzburg by train with ÖBB. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $79 (€70) with ÖBB from Zermatt to Salzburg.

Yes, there are direct services available from Zermatt to Salzburg with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by plane with.
  • You can book a direct train with.

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 between Zermatt and Salzburg.

Many of our customers traveling from Zermatt 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!

Before traveling from Zermatt to Salzburg, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $34 (€30) one way.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $3 (€3) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $79 (€70) one way.

But we recommend booking Zermatt 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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