Travel options
from Heidelberg to Salzburg

You can get from Heidelberg to Salzburg by train, bus or flight.

No journeys found

We couldn’t find any journeys for this date. Click below and try searching for another date.

More than 1,000 travel companies trust us to sell their tickets all in one place.

Trenitalia
Easyjet
Deutsche Bahn
SNCF

Travel Information to Salzburg from Heidelberg

distanceDistance227 miles (366 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£37 - £91
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £37 • 9 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £91 • 2 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEurowings, Flixbus or ÖBB | Railjet

Travel 227 miles (366 km) by flight, coach or train between Heidelberg and Salzburg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £37. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Eurowings, Flixbus or ÖBB | Railjet among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Heidelberg to Salzburg.

Travel Tips: Travel from Heidelberg to Salzburg

Travel 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 Heidelberg to Salzburg.
FAQs

What are the international travel restrictions for Austria due to COVID-19 if I’m travelling between Heidelberg and Salzburg?

Travel between Heidelberg, Germany and Salzburg, Austria is: Partially open.

Can travellers from Germany enter Austria?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Salzburg from Heidelberg?

Conditions of entry into Austria:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Travellers vaccinated with the booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from providing a COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers who are vaccinated with a booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Salzburg, Austria?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Austria has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 20/01/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip from Heidelberg to Salzburg.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Germany from Salzburg, Austria?

Return travel to Heidelberg, Germany from Austria is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Austria?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from Austria?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Heidelberg, Germany was last verified on 22/01/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Heidelberg from Salzburg.

What are my Heidelberg to Salzburg travel options?

There are 3 ways to travel from Heidelberg to Salzburg including taking a flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Salzburg from Heidelberg?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Heidelberg to Salzburg, which costs on average £37.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Salzburg:

A coach is generally £54 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average £91 from Heidelberg to Salzburg.

A coach is generally £32 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £70 from Heidelberg to Salzburg.

What is the fastest way to get to Salzburg from Heidelberg?

The fastest way from Heidelberg to Salzburg is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 55 min.

Other travel options to Salzburg from Heidelberg can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 9 h 25 min   on average.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 4 h 46 min.

How many miles are between Heidelberg and Salzburg

The distance from Heidelberg to Salzburg is approximately 227 miles (366 km).

How many services a day are there between Heidelberg and Salzburg?

The average frequency per day from Heidelberg to Salzburg is:

  • Around 6 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Heidelberg and Salzburg as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Heidelberg to Salzburg?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Heidelberg to Salzburg:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Heidelberg, HD Hauptbahnhof Ost to Salzburg, Lastenstrasse / Weiserhofstraße.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Heidelberg Hbf and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.

Which travel companies can take me from Heidelberg to Salzburg?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Heidelberg to Salzburg, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Eurowings can get you to Salzburg by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Eurowings from Heidelberg to Salzburg for £91 on Omio.
  • Flixbus can take you to Salzburg by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Heidelberg to Salzburg for £37.
  • ÖBB | Railjet can get you to Salzburg by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with ÖBB | Railjet from Heidelberg to Salzburg for £70 on Omio.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Salzburg from Heidelberg?

Many of our customers travelling from Heidelberg to Salzburg don't make Salzburg their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Vienna, Munich or Prague, either of which you could add to your Heidelberg and Salzburg trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Salzburg to any of these top destinations today!

How early should I buy tickets from Heidelberg to Salzburg online for the best deals?

When planning your trip between Heidelberg and Salzburg, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost £91 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets cost on average £37 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £70 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Heidelberg to Salzburg online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

Travelling from Heidelberg to Salzburg: related information

Here are some other resources that might have the information you need