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Salzburg-Altötting Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 35 daily trains from Salzburg to Altötting. Traveling by train from Salzburg to Altötting usually takes around one hour and 49 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in one hour and 23 minutes.

Distance34 mi (54 km)
Fastest train1h 23m
Lowest price$22.77
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Salzburg to Altötting?

2 train services operate from Salzburg, to Altötting, Bavaria. Deutsche Bahn usually has more trains scheduled, with 32 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn321h 50m$23.05
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company21h 50m$22.77

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Salzburg to Altötting during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Salzburg to Altötting?

The distance between Salzburg and Altötting is approximately 34 miles, or 54 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 49 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 23 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Salzburg to Altötting are the most crowded on Saturday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Friday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Salzburg at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 10:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Salzburg to Altötting?

There are 35 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Altötting to Salzburg.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Salzburg?

Departure stations

There are two stations in Salzburg where you can board the train to Altötting.

Train stations in Salzburg:

  • Salzburg Liefering

Where is the train station in Altötting?

Arrival stations

Altötting has one train station.

Need a return trip from Altötting to Salzburg?

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