The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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7 h 43 m
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Berlin to Salzburg without changing at least once.
|Distance||326 miles (526 km)|
|Average train duration||6 h 28 min|
|Average train ticket price||£80 (€91)|
|Train frequency||2 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 2 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||ÖBB | ICE, Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | InterCity, Deutsche Bahn with connection or FlixTrain|
Trains from Berlin to Salzburg cover the 326 miles (526 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 28 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | ICE, Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | InterCity, Deutsche Bahn with connection or FlixTrain. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £55, but the average price of train tickets is £80. Travellers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.
Travel to Salzburg from Berlin from £55 with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train between Berlin and Salzburg. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Germany's national train company, Deutsche Bahn, provides regular services between Berlin and Salzburg in Austria. Trains depart from Berlin Hauptbahnhof roughly every hour between the hours of 4 a.m. and 4 p.m. on weekdays and Saturdays and from around 7 a.m. on Sundays. There are also several overnight trains which depart later in the evening. The journey involves at least 1 change at Munich Hauptbahnhof and takes between 8 and 9 hours, or 12 to 14 hours for overnight services. Passengers arrive at Salzburg Hauptbahnhof, which is conveniently located in the city centre.
Travel by train between Berlin, Germany and Salzburg, Austria is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 16/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Berlin to Salzburg closer to your date of departure here.
Return travel from Austria to Germany is: Partially open.
Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 21/05/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Berlin from Salzburg.
When departing from Berlin, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz. When arriving in Salzburg, you can end your trip in train stations like Salzburg Hbf, Salzburg Aigen and Salzburg Aiglhof.
Omio customers book a train from Berlin Hbf to Salzburg Hbf most frequently for this route.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Berlin Hbf, which is located around 3.5 miles (5.6 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Salzburg Hbf, located 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city centre.
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