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Munich-Salzburg Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Munich to Salzburg?

Lowest Price$20.50
Fastest Train1h 44m
Trains Per Day24
Train Lines5

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Munich to Salzburg right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

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

In the last month, $22.44 was the average price of a train ticket from Munich, BY to Salzburg,, This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 13 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $12.16 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Munich to Salzburg?

The distance between Munich and Salzburg is approximately 72 miles, or 115 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 22 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 44 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 Munich to Salzburg are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Thursday 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 Munich at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00pm. 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 Munich to Salzburg?

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 Salzburg to Munich. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Munich to Salzburg for $5.80.

Which train should you take from Munich to Salzburg?

There are 5 train lines with service from Munich, Bavaria to Salzburg,, Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 19 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Eurocity31h 59m$27.36
DB Intercity11h 57m$22.90
Deutsche Bahn192h 21m$27.71
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company42h 33m$28.40
Railjet11h 57m$40.40

Where is the train station in Munich?

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

  • München Train Station
  • München Flughafen Besucherpark
  • München Flughafen Terminal

Where is the train station in Salzburg?

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

  • Salzburg Liefering
  • Salzburg Taxham Europark

Price trends for trains from Munich to Salzburg

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