Shortest travel time:
1 h 37 m
Longest travel time:
2 h 11 m
Lowest train ticket cost:
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Latest departure:
Munich train station
Munich Hauptbahnhof
Bayerstraße 10A, 80335, Munich, Germany
147 km
Salzburg train station
Salzburg Hauptbahnhof
Südtiroler Pl. 7, 5020, Salzburg, Austria

Munich to Salzburg Train Information

Choosing in favor of a train ride for a connection from the Bavarian city of Munich to Austria's beautiful Salzburg is a wise choice as the modern trains, running on the Munich-Salzburg route, cover the distance in less than two hours. What is more, the modern and fast trains are well equipped and offer comfortable seats, ample luggage space, and plenty of departures to select from.

How long does it take to get from Munich to Salzburg by train?

The total Munich to Salzburg train time is approximately 2 and a half hours. Plus, all the direct high-speed Munich to Salzburg trains run on a very scenic railway route, so on your way to Austria from Germany you can sit back, relax, and enjoy the amazing views, passing by outside the window.

How much is the train ticket from Munich to Salzburg?

Unfortunately, it’s impossible to answer this question right away. The ticket prices are formed, depending on several vital factors, such as which class you prefer for the journey, where you buy your tickets, and whether you need a “last-minute” ticket or not. As a rule, be prepared to pay something in the range of 65-100 USD per ticket.

How much is a round-trip train ticket from Munich to Salzburg (Austria)?

Planning a roundtrip is always more challenging, as you need to make sure that the Munich to Salzburg train schedule works for you and that the tickets for both dates are still available. Allowing Rail Ninja to help you organize the train tickets for your trip, you avoid hours of research for clarifying details. All you need to get your tickets is a couple of minutes to select your travel dates, fill out several forms, and “voila”! The cost of your tickets depends on the same factors as mentioned above (chosen class, proximity to the departure date, availability, among others), thus, round trip tickets for this route will cost something around 130 - 250 USD per person.

How do I get from Munich Airport to Salzburg by train?

Sadly, there is no direct Munich Airport to Salzburg train. If you’ve decided to use the railway for your travel, first you need to catch a train going from the Munich Flughafen Airport Terminal to the Muenchen Ost Station that’s set in the city center, offering departures every 20 minutes. Upon arrival, you can board a bullet train, going straight to Salzburg, such trains leave the Muenchen Ost every hour.

Munich to Salzburg Train Timetable

Train type
Fastest trip
Longest trip
Morning trains
1 hrs 37 min
1 hrs 56 min
Afternoon trains
1 hrs 41 min
2 hrs 11 min
Evening trains
1 hrs 43 min
1 hrs 45 min

Trains on Munich - Salzburg Route

Brand name
Train type
Travel time
Price from
High-speed train
1 hrs 43 min
Express train
1 hrs 41 min
High-speed train
1 hrs 37 min
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Munich to Salzburg Train Review & Rating

The whole trip took something around an hour and a half, very time-saving.

Keith Y. about traveling from Munich to Salzburg