How to get from Salzburg to Munich

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from Salzburg to Munich

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

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

20:39Salzburg Hbf1h28 22:07Munich Hbf
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Travel Information to Munich from Salzburg

distanceDistance71 miles (115 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£14 - £22
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £14 • 2 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £22 • 1 h 34 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Bayerische Regiobahn

Travel 71 miles (115 km) by coach or train to Munich from Salzburg. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 34 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £14. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Bayerische Regiobahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Salzburg to Munich.

Travel Tips: Travel from Salzburg to Munich

Travel to Munich 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 Salzburg to Munich.

Travel between Salzburg, Austria and Munich, Germany is: Fully open.

Can travellers from Austria enter Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 27/06/2022. 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 to Munich from Salzburg.

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

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

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

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: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 27/06/2022. 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 Munich here.

There are 2 ways to travel to Munich from Salzburg including taking a coach or train.

The cheapest way from Salzburg to Munich is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £14 compared to other travel options to Munich:

A coach is about £7 less than a train, which costs on average £22 for this journey.

The quickest way to travel from Salzburg to Munich is by train, which takes on average 1 h 34 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 2 h 5 min   of travel time.

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

The average frequency per day from Salzburg to Munich is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Salzburg and Munich 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 Salzburg to Munich:

  • Most travellers who purchase a coach ticket from Salzburg to Munich depart from Salzburg, Hbf Bahnsteig to München, ZOB.
  • Most travellers board their train from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in München Hbf.

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Munich by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Salzburg to Munich for £14.
  • Travel with Bayerische Regiobahn for trains to Munich. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Bayerische Regiobahn Salzburg to Munich tickets on Omio for £22.

Yes, there are direct services available to Munich from Salzburg with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct coach with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar with direct coaches per day.
  • You can find around 25 direct trains per day and book this direct train with Deutsche Bahn, Westbahn, ÖBB or Bayerische Regiobahn.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Munich as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Munich from Salzburg.

Your journey from Salzburg to Munich doesn't have to end in Munich. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Prague or Paris. If you’d like to add Berlin, Prague or Paris to your Salzburg to Munich trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Munich today!

When planning your trip between Salzburg and Munich, 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 £14 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £22 one way.

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

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