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from Salzburg to Dortmund

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

Our recommendation

To get from Salzburg to Dortmund on 17 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

22:58Salzburg Hbf10h24 09:22Dortmund Hbf
2 changes
£611One-way
Cheapest
22:58Salzburg Hbf10h24 09:22Dortmund Hbf
2 changes
£611One-way
Other options
21:15Salzburg Hbf11h04 08:19Dortmund Hbf
3 changes
£701One-way
08:00Salzburg Hbf10h01 18:01Dortmund Hbf
1 changes
£851One-way
21:15Salzburg Hbf12h07 09:22Dortmund Hbf
3 changes
£661One-way

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Travel Information from Salzburg to Dortmund

distanceDistance357 miles (575 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£25 - £39
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £25 • 8 h 2 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £25 • 8 h 2 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a coach or train to travel 357 miles (575 km) between Salzburg and Dortmund. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 8 h 2 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £25. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Salzburg to Dortmund.

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FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for Germany due to COVID-19 if I’m travelling from Salzburg to Dortmund?

International travel from Salzburg, Austria to Dortmund, Germany is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Austria?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Dortmund if travelling from Salzburg?

Conditions of entry:

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

What measures do I need to follow in Dortmund, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 15/10/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Salzburg and Dortmund.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Salzburg, Austria from Dortmund, Germany due to COVID-19?

The current restriction level for returning to Salzburg, Austria from Germany is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Salzburg, Austria from Dortmund, Germany?

Reentering Austria is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Salzburg from Dortmund?

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Salzburg, Austria regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Austria must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 13/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Salzburg from Dortmund here.

What are my Salzburg to Dortmund travel options?

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

What is the cheapest way to travel between Salzburg and Dortmund?

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Dortmund. Tickets for a train cost on average £25.

This is compared to other travel options to Dortmund:

A train journey is usually £14 less than a journey to Dortmund by coach, which costs on average £39 for the same trip.

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

The quickest way to travel between Salzburg and Dortmund is by train, which takes on average 8 h 2 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Dortmund by coach can take on average 11 h 50 min.

What is the distance from Salzburg to Dortmund?

You should expect to travel around 357 miles (575 km) from Salzburg to Dortmund.

How many services a day are there from Salzburg to Dortmund?

The average frequency per day from Salzburg to Dortmund is:

  • 12 trains per day.

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

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Salzburg to Dortmund:

  • Coaches most often depart from Salzburg at Salzburg, Lastenstrasse and arrive in Dortmund at Dortmund, Hauptbahnhof.
  • Trains mostly leave from Salzburg Hbf and tend to arrive in Dortmund Hbf.
Who can get me from Salzburg to Dortmund?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Dortmund by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Salzburg to Dortmund tickets on Omio for £39.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Dortmund by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Salzburg to Dortmund tickets on Omio for £25.
Where else should I travel to after my journey from Salzburg to Dortmund ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Salzburg to Dortmund often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Paris or Amsterdam. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Salzburg and Dortmund itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Dortmund and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy my Salzburg to Dortmund ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip between Salzburg and Dortmund, 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 £39 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £25 one way.

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

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