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from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main

You can get from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main on 29 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:56Salzburg Hbf6h44 10:40Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
2 changes
£611One-way
Cheapest
03:56Salzburg Hbf6h44 10:40Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
2 changes
£611One-way
Other options
19:00Salzburg Hbf5h06 00:06Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
1 changes
£791One-way
08:00Salzburg Hbf5h40 13:40Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
0 changes
£791One-way
05:43Salzburg Hbf5h21 11:04Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
1 changes
£791One-way

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Thu
28 Oct
£21Deutsche Bahn with connection
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Fri
29 Oct
£47FlixTrain
£27Flixbus
£262Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
30 Oct
£21Deutsche Bahn with connection
£26Union Ivkoni International
£210Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
2 Nov
£21Deutsche Bahn with connection
£44Flixbus
£172Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
4 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£22Union Ivkoni International
£172Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
5 Nov
£16FlixTrain
£20Flixbus
£172Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
6 Nov
£14FlixTrain
£21Flixbus
£172Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
8 Nov
£19FlixTrain
£23Flixbus
£172Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
10 Nov
£21Deutsche Bahn with connection
£23Flixbus
£172Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
11 Nov
£21Deutsche Bahn with connection
£22Union Ivkoni International
£172Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
13 Nov
£14FlixTrain
£21Flixbus
£172Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
14 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
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£172Lufthansa
Mon
15 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£20Flixbus
£172Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
16 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£23Flixbus
£172Lufthansa

Travel Information from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance254 miles (409 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£21 - £326
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £21 • 5 h 9 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £326 • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa Cityline, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 254 miles (409 km) between Salzburg and Frankfurt am Main. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £21. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Lufthansa Cityline, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main.

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FAQs
Is international travel between Salzburg, Austria and Frankfurt am Main, Germany allowed?

International travel from Salzburg, Austria to Frankfurt am Main, 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 Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main, 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 28/10/2021; 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 Frankfurt am Main.

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

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Austria from Germany?

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

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

Requirements for reentering 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

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

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

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

The above information about your return travel to Salzburg, Austria was last verified on 27/10/2021. 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 Salzburg from Frankfurt am Main.

How do I go from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main?

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Salzburg and Frankfurt am Main. You can take a flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Frankfurt am Main from Salzburg?

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main. Tickets for a train cost on average £21.

This is compared to other travel options to Frankfurt am Main:

A train is £305 less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main costing on average £326.

A train is about £2 less than a coach, which costs on average £23 for this route.

What is the fastest way to get to Frankfurt am Main from Salzburg?

The fastest way to get to Frankfurt am Main from Salzburg is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 5 min.

There are alternative travel options to Frankfurt am Main that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Frankfurt am Main by coach can take on average 8 h.

In comparison, going by train can take 5 h 9 min   on average.

How many miles from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main would I travel?

The distance from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main is approximately 254 miles (409 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main?

The average frequency per day from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main is:

  • 16 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Salzburg and Frankfurt am Main 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 Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main:

  • Flights most often depart from Salzburg at Salzburg Airport and arrive in Frankfurt am Main at Frankfurt am Main Airport.
  • Coaches mostly leave from Salzburg, Lastenstrasse and tend to arrive in Frankfurt am Main, Hbf.
  • Trains mostly leave from Salzburg Hbf and tend to arrive in Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main?

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

  • Travel with Lufthansa Cityline to go to Frankfurt am Main by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Lufthansa Cityline Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main tickets on Omio for £326.
  • Flixbus can get you to Frankfurt am Main by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main for £23 on Omio.
  • Deutsche Bahn with connection can get you to Frankfurt am Main by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn with connection from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main for £21 on Omio.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Frankfurt am Main from Salzburg?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Paris or Munich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Salzburg and Frankfurt am Main itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Frankfurt am Main and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy my Salzburg to Frankfurt am Main ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing £326 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets cost on average £23 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £21 one way.

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