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Salzburg-Gotha Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Salzburg to Gotha?

Lowest Price$112.93
Fastest Train5h 0m
Trains Per Day24
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Salzburg to Gotha 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.

What is the price of a train ticket from Salzburg to Gotha?

In the last month, $161.92 was the average price of a train ticket from Salzburg, to Gotha, TH. Tickets are generally somewhat expensive for this particular train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Salzburg to Gotha?

The distance between Salzburg and Gotha is approximately 241 miles, or 388 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 7 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Salzburg to Gotha 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 Saturday 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 12:00pm 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 Gotha?

There are 24 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 Gotha to Salzburg. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Salzburg to Gotha for $108.31.

Which train should you take from Salzburg to Gotha?

2 train services operate from Salzburg, to Gotha, Free State of Thuringia. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company usually has more trains scheduled, with 18 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn66h 25m$183.74
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company188h 3m$154.65

Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Salzburg to Gotha start from $184, and on average cost $184. Daily there are 6 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Gotha. Deutsche Bahn in Salzburg leaves from Salzburg Liefering and 2 other stations. And in Gotha trains arrive at Gotha Ost and one other train station. From Salzburg to Gotha train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 6 hours and 25 minutes. If you are looking to get to Gotha faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 0 minutes.

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Salzburg to Gotha start from $113, and on average cost $155. Daily there are 18 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Gotha. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Salzburg leaves from Salzburg Liefering and 2 other stations. And in Gotha trains arrive at Train Station and one other train station. From Salzburg to Gotha train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 8 hours and 3 minutes. If you are looking to get to Gotha faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 0 minutes.

Where is the train station in Salzburg?

Salzburg has 3 stations where passengers can board the train to Gotha:

  • Salzburg Liefering
  • Salzburg Taxham Europark
  • Salzburg Aiglhof

Where is the train station in Gotha?

Gotha receives travelers from Salzburg at its two active train stations:

  • Gotha Ost
  • Train Station

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