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 Munich to Salzburg will cost around £ 24 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 18.
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1 h 28 m
1 h 57 m
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Of the 37 trains that leave Munich for Salzburg every day 34 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 116 km distance in an average of 1 h 57 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 28 m .
The slowest trains will take 5 h 57 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||71 miles (115 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 35 min|
|Average train ticket price||£17 (€19)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn, Meridian, ÖBB, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Bayerische Regiobahn or ÖBB | Nightjet|
Trains from Munich to Salzburg cover the 71 miles (115 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 35 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Meridian, ÖBB, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Bayerische Regiobahn or ÖBB | Nightjet. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £17, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £16. Travellers depart most frequently from München Hbf and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.
Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB trains will get you from Munich to Salzburg from £16. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
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 Munich 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.
Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train between Munich and Salzburg:
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.
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