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Munich to Salzburg by train
Fastest journey1hr 25m
Trains per day61
Avg. journey time1hr 44m
Travelling from Munich to Salzburg by train
Fast trains from Munich to Salzburg take around 1 hour and 25 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 117 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Munich and Salzburg.
1. Are there direct trains from Munich to Salzburg?
Direct trains from Munich to Salzburg have been found.
We usually find around 60 direct trains on the route from Munich to Salzburg every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 64 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Munich to Salzburg?
The Munich to Salzburg train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 25 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Munich to Salzburg train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Salzburg is usually scheduled to depart Munich around 05:47 and the last train is around 23:59. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Munich around 05:46, and the last at 23:59.
What's the Munich to Salzburg train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Munich to Salzburg are $15.62.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $16 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $22. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Munich to Salzburg train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Munich to Salzburg by train.
Which train companies operate between Munich and Salzburg?
More than one train company operates on the route from Munich to Salzburg, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Euro City
- Euro Night
- Eurocity (EC)
- Inter City
- Night Jet
- Night train
- Railjet Express
- Railjet Xpress
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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Regional Train or Railjet or EuroCity
For many travellers from Britain (and elsewhere in northern Europe), this short train ride is a common first taste of Austria. It has exceptional scenery.
Munich to Salzburg
Trains for Salzburg all run to the Hauptbahnof in Salzburg. Most of the trains running on this route are Regional Express trains (branded as Meridian services). They make about a dozen stops along the way. There are also a number of Railjet and EuroCity services on the Munich to Salzburg route.
There is a feast of fine scenery on this short ride from Munich to Salzburg. Sit on the right side of the train for the best views of the Alps.
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