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.
The average ticket from Milan to Salzburg will cost around £ 48 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 26.
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9 h 11 m
9 h 25 m
Trains per day
Of the 4 trains that leave Milan for Salzburg every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 392 km distance in an average of 9 h 25 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 9 h 11 m .
The slowest trains will take 9 h 39 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||243 miles (392 km)|
|Average train duration||9 h 11 min|
|Average train ticket price||£75 (€85)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train companies||ÖBB | S-Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | Nightjet, Deutsche Bahn, Trenitalia or Frecciarossa|
Trains from Milan to Salzburg cover the 243 miles (392 km) long journey taking on average 9 h 11 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | S-Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | Nightjet, Deutsche Bahn, Trenitalia or Frecciarossa. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £62, but the average price of train tickets is £75. Travellers depart most frequently from Milano Centrale and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.
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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 to Salzburg from Milan. 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.
Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train from Milan to Salzburg:
Travel between Milan, Italy and Salzburg, Austria by train is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Austria must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 16/05/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Milan and Salzburg as this information can change.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Salzburg to Milan is: Partially open
Reentry to Italy is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
What are the entry requirements?
The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last verified on 19/05/2022. 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 Milan train here.
When departing from Milan, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Milano Centrale, Milano Rogoredo and Milano Porta Garibaldi. When arriving in Salzburg, you can end your route in train stations like Salzburg Hbf, Salzburg Aigen and Salzburg Aiglhof.
Omio customers book a train from Milano Centrale to Salzburg Hbf most frequently for this route.
Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Milano Centrale and need to travel around 2.3 miles (3.7 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Salzburg most often arrive at Salzburg Hbf and need to travel around 1.2 miles (1.9 km) from this train station to the city centre.
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