The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Munich to Salzburg will cost around £ 24 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 19.
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Of the 38 train that leave Munich for Salzburg every day 37 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 116 km distance in an average of 1h 50m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 1h 28m .
The slowest train will take 5h 51m 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.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
2 hours 37 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||£19|
|Trains depart from:||Munich|
|Trains arrive in:||Salzburg|
|Train Companies:||Deutsche Bahn|
The first train from Munich to Salzburg departs at 5:46 a.m., with the last service departing at 11:56 p.m. Services tend to run around three times an hour, though exact service times can vary. This schedule is consistent seven days a week. Most services run direct with Deutsche Bahn, though some require a change.
Trains from Munich to Salzburg depart from Munchen Marienplatz station. This station is in a convenient city centre location, being less than a five minute walk from anywhere in the city centre. If you are travelling from outside the city centre, suburban rail lines S1 through to S8 and underground lines U3 and U6 all serve Munich Marienplatz, with services running seven days a week around every ten minutes until late. Taxi services are also available and should take less than two minutes if you are travelling from within the city centre.
Salzburg's architecture is an intriguing juxtaposition of modern buildings with Baroque-style churches and squares. The birthplace of Mozart, Salzburg is also renowned for its rich musical culture. The Salzburg Festival has been running since 1920 and draws over 250,000 guests a year. Trains from Munich to Salzburg arrive at Salzburg Hauptbahnhof station, which is located just over a mile north-west of the city centre. Bus services run every ten minutes from outside the station, with lines 2 and 120 serving the city centre., the journey time tends to be around nine minutes. Alternatively, you can walk from Salzburg Hauptbahnhof to the city centre in under fifteen minutes.