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 Salzburg to Munich will cost around £ 22 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 18.
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1 h 30 m
1 h 54 m
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Of the 39 trains that leave Salzburg for Munich every day 36 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 54 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 30 m .
The slowest trains will take 6 h 25 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 30 min|
|Average train ticket price||£17 (€19)|
|Train frequency||16 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn, Meridian, ÖBB, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Bayerische Regiobahn or ÖBB | Nightjet|
Trains from Salzburg to Munich cover the 71 miles (115 km) long route taking on average 1 h 30 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Meridian, ÖBB, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Bayerische Regiobahn or ÖBB | Nightjet. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £16, but the average price of train tickets is £17. Travellers depart most frequently from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in München Hbf.
Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB trains will get you from Salzburg to Munich 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 from Salzburg to Munich. 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 from Salzburg to Munich train information:
When purchasing your Deutsche Bahn train tickets between Salzburg and Munich, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:
Trains from Salzburg to Munich run very frequently each day including at weekends. The journey takes around 1.5 to 2 hours and trains depart from the very early hours until late in the evening. The service is operated by DB Bahn German railways and some trains are the high-speed OBB rail jet service.
Those taking trains from Salzburg to Munich will depart from Salzburg Hauptbahnhof - the city's main railway station. The station is in the New Town of Salzburg just to the north of the Salzach River. Passengers travelling from the Oberndorf and Lamprechtshausen areas can take a the Lokalbahn train service while those travelling from other areas can take bus services to the station such as the Postbus or Statdtbus.
Munich has something to appeal to everyone and its annual Oktoberfest beer festival attracts visitors from all over the world. Impressive buildings like the Neues Rathaus and the Frauenkirche dominate the city centre and there excellent shopping and entertainment suit all tastes. Trains from Salzburg to Munich arrive at the main railway station in the centre of the city. The station is within walking distance of most city centre hotels and attractions. It is just west of Marienplatz where 2 S-Bahn stations take passengers to all parts of the city. There are also U-Bahn and Tram stops nearby and local buses are also available. Visitors to the city should note that there is no U-Bahn service between 2.00 am 5.00 am and buses and trams run less frequently. The last S-Bahn train each day is at around 2.30 am to 3.30 am from any of the city's stations. Taxis are also available close to the concourse and can take passengers to any part of the city.
Travel between Salzburg, Austria and Munich, Germany by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 23/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Salzburg and Munich as this information can change.
Return travel from Germany to Austria is: Partially open.
Entry into Austria is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 20/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Salzburg from Munich.
When taking the train to Munich from Salzburg, you can choose to depart from train stations like Salzburg Hbf, Salzburg Aigen and Salzburg Aiglhof. Your route can end in train stations such as München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in München Hbf.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Salzburg Hbf, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Salzburg. The most popular arrival train station in Munich, called München Hbf, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city centre.
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