You can get from Munich to Salzburg by train, bus or flight.
To get from Munich to Salzburg on 9 Dec we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||71 miles (115 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£5 - £16|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £5 • 1 h 55 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £16 • 1 h 28 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Travel between Munich, Germany and Salzburg, Austria is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.
Conditions of entry into Austria:
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Austria has imposed the following measures:
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.
Return travel to Munich, Germany from Austria is: Partially open.
Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.
Requirements for reentering Germany:
All travellers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:
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.
You can travel to Salzburg from Munich 2 different ways: coach or train.
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.
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.
The Munich to Salzburg distance is approximately 71 miles (115 km).
The average frequency per day from Munich to Salzburg is:
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.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling 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:
Yes, there are direct routes from Munich to Salzburg with the following travel companies:
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.
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:
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.
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