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from Munich to Salzburg

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

Our recommendation

To get from Munich to Salzburg on 9 Dec we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

18:17Munich Hbf1h42 19:59Salzburg Hbf
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£201One-way
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13:57München Hbf (tief)1h57 15:54Salzburg Hbf
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£181One-way
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19:17Munich Hbf1h43 21:00Salzburg Hbf
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£201One-way
18:55Munich Hbf1h47 20:42Salzburg Hbf
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£211One-way
09:29Munich Hbf1h29 10:58Salzburg Hbf
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£231One-way

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Wed
8 Dec
£16Deutsche Bahn
£14Flixbus
Thu
9 Dec
£18Deutsche Bahn
£14Flixbus
Fri
10 Dec
£18Deutsche Bahn
£7Flixbus
Sat
11 Dec
£18Deutsche Bahn
£12Union Ivkoni International
Sun
12 Dec
£16Deutsche Bahn
£7Flixbus
Mon
13 Dec
£16Deutsche Bahn
£9Flixbus
Tue
14 Dec
£16Deutsche Bahn
£9Flixbus
Wed
15 Dec
£16Deutsche Bahn
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Thu
16 Dec
£16Deutsche Bahn
£9Flixbus
Fri
17 Dec
£16Deutsche Bahn
£9Flixbus
Sat
18 Dec
£16Deutsche Bahn
£12Union Ivkoni International
Sun
19 Dec
£16Deutsche Bahn
£7Arda Tur
Mon
20 Dec
£16Deutsche Bahn
£9Flixbus
Tue
21 Dec
£16Deutsche Bahn
£12Union Ivkoni International
Wed
22 Dec
£16Deutsche Bahn
£9Flixbus
Thu
23 Dec
£16Deutsche Bahn
£12Flixbus
Fri
24 Dec
£16Deutsche Bahn
£9Flixbus
Sat
25 Dec
£16Deutsche Bahn
£9Flixbus
Sun
26 Dec
£16Deutsche Bahn
£7Arda Tur
Mon
27 Dec
£16Deutsche Bahn
£10Union Ivkoni International
Tue
28 Dec
£16Deutsche Bahn
£12Flixbus

Travel Information between Munich and Salzburg

distanceDistance71 miles (115 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£5 - £16
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £5 • 1 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £16 • 1 h 28 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 71 miles (115 km) by coach or train to Salzburg from Munich. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 28 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £5. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Munich to Salzburg.

How to Travel from Munich to Salzburg

Salzburg lies about 150 km south of Munich, in the Austrian Alps. This makes the journey from Munich to Salzburg a pleasant and picturesque one, whatever the mode of transport. Travel between the two cities takes between one and two hours, whether by train or by bus. The trains leave from Munich main train station and Munich Marienplatz. The coaches leave from Munich ZOB, which is near the train station. The trains arrive at Salzburg main train station and the coaches arrive at Lastenstrasse.

What is the best way to travel from Munich to Salzburg?

Cheapest way to travel from Munich to Salzburg

Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Munich to Salzburg. Coaches traveling from Munich to Prague depart from Munich Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof and take at least 1:50 h to arrive in Salzburg. Over 20 coaches travel from Munich to Salzburg every day with the first bus departing Munich at 7:00 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Munich to Salzburg include Postbus, Flixbus, and Hellö.

Fastest way to travel from Munich to Salzburg

Taking the train is the fastest way to travel from Munich to Salzburg. Trains traveling from Munich to Salzburg depart from Munich Hauptbahnhof and take an hour and a half to arrive at Salzburg Hauptbahnhof. Over 30 trains travel from Munich to Salzburg every day, with the first train departing Salzburg at 5:53 a.m. Both Deutsche Bahn and Meridian travel frequently from Munich to Salzburg every day of the week.

Most popular way to travel from Munich to Salzburg

Taking the bus is the most popular way to travel from Munich to Salzburg. Taking a bus is £10 cheaper than taking the train on average while only being approximately a half hour slower. However, travelers who prefer to travel from Munich to Salzburg in the comfort of a train will find it an affordable alternative.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Salzburg, Austria from Munich, Germany currently allowed?

Travel between Munich, 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 Munich?

Conditions of entry into Austria:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

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 07/12/2021. 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 Munich to Salzburg.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Munich, Germany from Salzburg, Austria?

Return travel to Munich, 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 or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • 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 Munich, Germany was last verified on 07/12/2021. 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 Munich from Salzburg.

How do I go from Munich to Salzburg?

You can travel to Salzburg from Munich 2 different ways: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Munich to Salzburg?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Munich to Salzburg, which costs on average £5.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Salzburg:

A coach is £11 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Munich to Salzburg costing on average £16.

What is the fastest way from Munich to Salzburg?

The fastest way to get to Salzburg from Munich is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 28 min.

There are alternative travel options to Salzburg that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Salzburg by coach can take on average 1 h 55 min.

How many miles are between Munich and Salzburg

The Munich to Salzburg distance is approximately 71 miles (115 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Munich to Salzburg?

The average frequency per day from Munich to Salzburg is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Munich to Salzburg as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Munich? Where do I arrive in Salzburg?

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

  • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Munich to Salzburg depart from München, ZOB to Salzburg, Lastenstrasse / Weiserhofstraße.
  • Most travellers who buy a train ticket from Munich to Salzburg depart from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf.
Which travel operators can get me from Munich to Salzburg?

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Salzburg by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Munich to Salzburg for £5 on Omio.
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Salzburg by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Munich to Salzburg for £16 on Omio.
Is there a way to travel directly from Munich to Salzburg?

Yes, there are direct routes from Munich to Salzburg with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct coach services to Salzburg with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Salzburg tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this trip.

Where should I go next after I travel to Salzburg from Munich?
Omio customers who travel from Munich to Salzburg often also extend their holiday to go to Vienna, Prague or Budapest. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Salzburg and these popular destinations at a great price.
When should I book a ticket from Munich to Salzburg online to score the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £5 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £16 one way.

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