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There are 4 daily trains from Dachau to Salzburg. Traveling by train from Dachau to Salzburg usually takes around 6 hours, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.
|Distance||81 mi (131 km)|
|Fastest train||6h 0m|
|Most frequent service||Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company|
Which train should you take from Dachau to Salzburg?
2 train services operate from Dachau, Bavaria to Salzburg,, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company usually has more trains scheduled, with 3 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Deutsche Bahn||1||6h 59m||€33.56|
|Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company||3||5h 45m||€22.87|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Dachau to Salzburg 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 Dachau to Salzburg?
The distance between Dachau and Salzburg is approximately 81 miles, or 131 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours,
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 Dachau to Salzburg 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 Dachau at 23:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 23:00. 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 Dachau to Salzburg?
There are 4 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 Salzburg to Dachau.
Where is the train station in Dachau?
There are two stations in Dachau where you can board the train to Salzburg.
Train stations in Dachau:
Where is the train station in Salzburg?
There are more train stations and stops in Salzburg than most cities. Most trains from Dachau will stop at one (or more) of the 3 following stations in Salzburg:
Train stations in Salzburg:
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