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You can get from Munich to Salzburg by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Munich to Salzburg on Jan 28 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:55PMMunich Hbf1h47 08:42PMSalzburg Hbf
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01:57PMMünchen Hbf (tief)1h57 03:54PMSalzburg Hbf
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09:29AMMunich Hbf1h29 10:58AMSalzburg Hbf
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Jan 28
24Deutsche Bahn
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Jan 29
21Deutsche Bahn
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Jan 30
21Deutsche Bahn
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Mon
Jan 31
18Deutsche Bahn
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Feb 1
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Feb 2
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Feb 3
18Deutsche Bahn
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Feb 4
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Feb 5
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Feb 6
18Deutsche Bahn
13Union Ivkoni International
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Feb 7
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Feb 8
18Deutsche Bahn
11Union Ivkoni International
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Feb 9
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Feb 10
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Feb 11
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Feb 12
18Deutsche Bahn
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Feb 13
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11Union Ivkoni International
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Feb 14
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Travel Information to Salzburg from Munich

distanceDistance71 miles (115 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range€8 - €18
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • €8 • 1 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • €18 • 1 h 28 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a coach or train to travel 71 miles (115 km) from Munich to Salzburg. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 28 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as €8. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Munich to Salzburg.

How to Travel from Munich to Salzburg

Salzburg lies about 150 km south of Munich, in the Austrian Alps. This makes the journey from Munich to Salzburg a pleasant and picturesque one, whatever the mode of transport. Travel between the two cities takes between one and two hours, whether by train or by bus. The trains leave from Munich main train station and Munich Marienplatz. The coaches leave from Munich ZOB, which is near the train station. The trains arrive at Salzburg main train station and the coaches arrive at Lastenstrasse.

What is the best way to travel from Munich to Salzburg?

Cheapest way to travel from Munich to Salzburg

Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Munich to Salzburg. Coaches traveling from Munich to Prague depart from Munich Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof and take at least 1:50 h to arrive in Salzburg. Over 20 coaches travel from Munich to Salzburg every day with the first bus departing Munich at 7:00 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Munich to Salzburg include Postbus, Flixbus, and Hellö.

Fastest way to travel from Munich to Salzburg

Taking the train is the fastest way to travel from Munich to Salzburg. Trains traveling from Munich to Salzburg depart from Munich Hauptbahnhof and take an hour and a half to arrive at Salzburg Hauptbahnhof. Over 30 trains travel from Munich to Salzburg every day, with the first train departing Salzburg at 5:53 a.m. Both Deutsche Bahn and Meridian travel frequently from Munich to Salzburg every day of the week.

Most popular way to travel from Munich to Salzburg

Taking the bus is the most popular way to travel from Munich to Salzburg. Taking a bus is £10 cheaper than taking the train on average while only being approximately a half hour slower. However, travelers who prefer to travel from Munich to Salzburg in the comfort of a train will find it an affordable alternative.

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FAQs

What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Salzburg, Austria from Munich, Germany?

International travel from Munich, Germany to Salzburg, Austria is: Partially open.

Can I enter Austria if coming from Germany?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Salzburg if travelling from Munich?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • 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)

What measures do I need to follow in Salzburg, Austria due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Austria must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/25/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Salzburg from Munich.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Munich, Germany from Salzburg, Austria?

The restriction level for your return to Munich, Germany from Austria is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Munich from Salzburg restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Munich from Salzburg?

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Munich, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany 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 Germany was last checked on 1/26/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Munich from Salzburg closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Munich to Salzburg?

There are 2 travel options from Munich to Salzburg: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Munich to Salzburg?

The cheapest way from Munich to Salzburg is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around €8 compared to other travel options to Salzburg:

A coach is generally €10 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average €18 from Munich to Salzburg.

What is the fastest way from Munich to Salzburg?

The fastest way from Munich to Salzburg is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 28 min.

Other travel options between Munich and Salzburg can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 1 h 55 min.

How many miles are between Munich and Salzburg

You should expect to travel around 71 miles (115 km) from Munich to Salzburg.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Munich to Salzburg?

The average frequency per day from Munich to Salzburg is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Munich to Salzburg?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Munich to Salzburg:

  • Coaches most often depart from Munich at München, ZOB and arrive in Salzburg at Salzburg, Lastenstrasse / Weiserhofstraße.
  • Trains most often depart from Munich at München Hbf and arrive in Salzburg at Salzburg Hbf.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Munich to Salzburg?

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

  • You can go to Salzburg from Munich by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for €8 with Flixbus from Munich to Salzburg on Omio.
  • You can travel by train to Salzburg from Munich with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Munich to Salzburg tickets for €18 on Omio.

Can I find a direct route to Salzburg from Munich?

Yes, there are direct services available from Munich to Salzburg with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by coach with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar with direct coaches per day.
  • You can travel directly by train with Deutsche Bahn or Bayerische Regiobahn with 25 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Salzburg as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Salzburg from Munich.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Salzburg from Munich?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Munich to Salzburg often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Vienna, Prague or Budapest. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Munich and Salzburg itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Salzburg and any of these top destinations today!

When should I buy a ticket to Salzburg from Munich online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip between Munich and Salzburg, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing on average €8 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average €18 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Munich and Salzburg online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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