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Train Information from Berlin to Salzburg

distanceDistance326 miles (526 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 29 min
priceAverage train ticket price£39 (€44)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | ICE or ÖBB

Trains from Berlin to Salzburg cover the 326 miles (526 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 29 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | ICE or ÖBB. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £39, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £21. Travellers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.

Train companies

Travel with Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB between Berlin and Salzburg

Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB trains will get you between Berlin and Salzburg from £21. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn
ÖBB

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Berlin to Salzburg train.

  • Average Price: £21

Deutsche Bahn has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Deutsche Bahn tickets from Berlin to Salzburg and when travelling by train:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Trains from Berlin to Salzburg, Austria

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 Tips

Trains from Berlin to Salzburg
Travel by train to Salzburg easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Berlin to Salzburg.
FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Berlin, Germany to Salzburg, Austria?

Travel by train between Berlin, Germany and Salzburg, Austria is: Restricted.

Is international entry into Salzburg from Berlin restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Austria from Berlin?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

What are the safety rules to follow in Salzburg, Austria?

The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last checked on 29/11/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Berlin and Salzburg closer to your date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Germany from Salzburg, Austria?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Salzburg to Berlin is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Germany from Austria?

Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Salzburg?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Berlin, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last verified on 28/11/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Salzburg to Berlin train here.

How much do cheap trains to Salzburg from Berlin cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Salzburg from Berlin to cost as little as £21  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Berlin to Salzburg on average?
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Berlin to Salzburg train price to come in at an average of £39  one way.
What is the distance by train from Berlin to Salzburg?
The distance between Berlin and Salzburg by train is approximately 326 miles (526 km).
How many hours does it take from Berlin to Salzburg by train?
On average the Berlin to Salzburg train time is 7 h 29 min  covering the 326 miles (526 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
When travelling by train from Berlin to Salzburg, which train station in Berlin do I depart from and which train station in Salzburg do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Berlin to start your trip from including Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz. In Salzburg you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Salzburg Hbf, Salzburg Aigen and Salzburg Aiglhof.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf   and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.

Where is the departure train station in Berlin located? Where is the arrival train station in Salzburg located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Berlin Hbf and travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Salzburg Hbf and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city centre in Salzburg.

What train companies offer a service from Berlin to Salzburg?
If you're looking for trains from Berlin to Salzburg, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | ICE or ÖBB to get you to Salzburg. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Berlin to Salzburg journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains are there between Berlin and Salzburg a day?
On average, there are 2 trains a day from Berlin to Salzburg. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from Berlin to Salzburg? When is the last train from Berlin to Salzburg?
You can take the first train from Berlin to Salzburg at 04: 34   or take the last train from Berlin to Salzburg leaving at 23: 42. Look for the latest Berlin Salzburg train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
How early should I book train tickets between Berlin and Salzburg to score the best deals?
You can find a train between Berlin and Salzburg to cost on average £39 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Berlin to Salzburg train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Berlin
Salzburg
Berlin Hbf is the most popular Berlin railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Berlin for your journey to Salzburg.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+49 302971055
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 07: 00 - 22: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 00
Public transport options for Berlin Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U5
S-Bahn lines: S3, S5, S7, S9
Bus lines: 120, 123, 142, 147, 245, M41, M85, N20, N40, N5
Tram lines: M5, M6, M8, M10
Train lines: ICE, EC, IC, FEX, HBX, IRE, RB10, RB14, RB21, RB22, RE1, RE2, RE3, RE4, RE5, RE7