Zurich to Salzburg train

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Cheap train tickets from Zurich to Salzburg

Showing times and prices for 25 Jun

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Zurich to Salzburg is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
08:405h23
Zürich Hbf
14:03Salzburg Hbf
£1011One-way
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
09:336h26
Zürich Hbf
15:59Salzburg Hbf
£1021One-way
2 changes
ÖBB
10:405h23
Zürich Hbf
16:03Salzburg Hbf
£1071One-way
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn with connection
09:336h09
Zürich Hbf
15:42Salzburg Hbf
£1151One-way
3 changes
ÖBB
09:336h09
Zürich Hbf
15:42Salzburg Hbf
£1391One-way
3 changes

Train timetableZurich to Salzburg

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 25 June
ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
08:405h23
Zürich Hbf
14:03Salzburg Hbf
1 change
ÖBB | ICE
09:336h26
Zürich Hbf
15:59Salzburg Hbf
2 changes
ÖBB
09:336h09
Zürich Hbf
15:42Salzburg Hbf
3 changes
Deutsche Bahn with connection
09:336h09
Zürich Hbf
15:42Salzburg Hbf
3 changes
Deutsche Bahn
09:336h26
Zürich Hbf
15:59Salzburg Hbf
2 changes
ÖBB
10:405h23
Zürich Hbf
16:03Salzburg Hbf
0 changes

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Train times from Zurich to Salzburg

Showing times and prices for 25 Jun

Fastest Journey

5 h 23 m

Average

5 h 59 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

340 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Zurich for Salzburg every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
08:405h23
Zürich Hbf
14:03Salzburg Hbf
£1011One-way
1 change
Fastest
ÖBB
10:405h23
Zürich Hbf
16:03Salzburg Hbf
£1071One-way
0 changes
ÖBB
09:336h09
Zürich Hbf
15:42Salzburg Hbf
£1391One-way
3 changes
Deutsche Bahn with connection
09:336h09
Zürich Hbf
15:42Salzburg Hbf
£1151One-way
3 changes
ÖBB | ICE
09:336h26
Zürich Hbf
15:59Salzburg Hbf
£1431One-way
2 changes

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Overview: Train from Zurich to Salzburg

distanceDistance211 miles
durationAverage train duration5 h 23 min
priceAverage train ticket price£81 (€91)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesÖBB, Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), EuroNight or ÖBB Nightjet

Trains from Zurich to Salzburg cover the 211 miles long journey taking on average 5 h 23 min with our travel partners like ÖBB, Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), EuroNight or ÖBB Nightjet. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £81, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £40. Travellers depart most frequently from Zürich Hbf and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.

Train providers: ÖBB, Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB | Euro City (EC) trains Zurich to Salzburg

Find the best trains between Zurich and Salzburg with Omio's travel partners ÖBB, Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB | Euro City (EC) from £40. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

ÖBB is the national railway company of Austria, providing a comprehensive network of services throughout the country including trains to Salzburg from Zurich. It operates a wide range of trains, including InterCity Express (ICE) trains, EuroCity (EC) trains, InterCity (IC) trains, and Regional Express (REX) trains. ICE trains are the fastest, offering the most comfortable and luxurious travel experience, while EC trains are slightly slower but still offer a comfortable journey. IC trains are the most common, providing a reliable and affordable service, and REX trains are the slowest but offer the most frequent stops. ÖBB offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, return tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, and a range of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for ÖBB include Vienna to Salzburg, Vienna to Innsbruck, and Vienna to Graz.

Zurich to Salzburg train information with ÖBB:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 23 min
  • Cheapest Price: £40

FAQs: Zurich to Salzburg train

FAQs: Travel by train from Zurich 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 Zurich to Salzburg.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Zurich to Salzburg can start from as little as £40 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Zurich to Salzburg is £81; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Zurich to Salzburg train travel time is 5 h 23 min   for the 211 mile long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Zurich to Salzburg leaves at 04: 40. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Zurich to Salzburg leaves at 22: 07.
Take the Zurich to Salzburg train with ÖBB, Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), EuroNight or ÖBB Nightjet. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey to Salzburg from Zurich as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are night trains available from Zurich to Salzburg with EuroNight or ÖBB Nightjet. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

When departing from Zurich, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Zürich Hbf, Zurich Airport and Zürich Stadelhofen. When arriving in Salzburg, you can end your journey in train stations like Salzburg Hbf, Salzburg, Hauptbahnhof (Südtiroler Platz) and Salzburg Mülln-Altstadt.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Zürich Hbf, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Salzburg Hbf, located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Zurich to Salzburg is June.
You have options as you can travel between Zurich and Salzburg 3 different ways: coach, train or flight.

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