Munich to Salzburg Train

Munich to Salzburg is a short and easy trip for travelers who want to experience the best of modern Germany and the rich history of Austria. You can check the timetable & book your tickets from Munich to Salzburg just in a few clicks.

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212 km

Travel time

Travel Time

2h 20 min

Trains per day

Daily Departures


Ticket Cost

28 $

Munich - Salzburg Rail Route Map

The Vienna to Budapest trains depart from Vienna Hauptbahnhof and arrive at Budapest Keleti bus station. Most trains from Vienna to Budapest run directly. Vienna to Budapest trains depart from Vienna at 7:42 a.m. and the last train leaves at 9:40 p.m.EuroCity and Railjet Xpress operate all trains between Vienna and Budapest.

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Train Information & Route Details

Munich to Salzburg high-speed train is a gate to the beautiful views of the Eastern Alps. Having departed from Munich Hauptbahnhof, 147 km (91 mi) of picturesque German downcountry will show you around, towards the magnificent Eastern Alps closer to Salzburg.

Whether you take OBB Railjet or OBB EuroCity train, the travel time is quite short. Railjet high-speed train will carry you to Salzburg in 1 hour 28 minutes while EuroCity express train does the same in about 1 hour 42 minutes.

OBB: Austrian Federal Railway guarantees a premium-quality service, convenience, and comfort of each customer.

You can choose between 3 different seat-classes with all conveniences. All trains boast free WiFi, wonderful onboard entertainment, food and drinks for those who are hungry. In addition, there are quiet and family zones for your ultimate comfort.

There are up to 13 departures depending on the passenger traffic on weekends and holidays. The earliest departure is at 06:23 am and the latest train departs at 18:17 pm. So check the detailed Munich to Salzburg train schedule in our service to book the best tickets.

Munich - Salzburg Train Providers

ÖBB offers high-speed rail services in Austria with the Railjet trains. Since they were introduced a few years ago, these trains are comfortable, modern, and will take you wherever you need to go. Travel between the major cities of Austria on Prague to Vienna train, or venture further afield to neighboring countries like Germany, the Czech Republic, Hungary, etc.
Get around Central Europe in style with RegioJet trains! In addition to being a delight to look at, these bright trains offer an impressive display of high performance and hard-to-match speed. The top speed of the Regional Jets is 200 km/h (124 mph), making them very fast. The RegioJet trains provide six types of travel classes, each offering different levels of comfort during the journey.

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Travel Classes Onboard Munich to Salzburg Train

Economy Class Seat
Railjet train's simplest seating class is Economy. The coaches in this category are equipped with comfortable seats, folding tables, and footrests. Additionally, you will be offered free newspapers and WiFi. Other amenities include a playground for kids and amenities for travelers with special needs. You can buy food and drinks from the snack trolley or the restaurant cars. During the ticket purchase process, you can choose either a silent car or transport a bike.
1st Class Seat
In this travel class onboard the high-speed Prague to Vienna train you will find individually adjustable leather seats (2 by 1 configuration) with lots of legroom and folding tables. Wi-Fi, electric outlets, and newspaper service onboard Railjet trains are also at your disposal. Food and drinks from the restaurant menu are available for purchase and can be served at your seat as per your request. Facilities for passengers with special needs are provided.
​Business Class Seat
In this class of coach, passengers travel in modern coaches equipped with leather-covered adjustable seats, electrical outlets, and reading lights. There is free Wi-Fi as well as a newspaper service aboard Prague - Vienna trains. Customers can choose food and beverages from the restaurant menu to be served at their seats as they wish.​

Munich to Salzburg Train Stations

The following information about train stations will help you plan your journey smoothly from Munich to Salzburg

Munich Hauptbahnhof
Bayerstraße 10A, 80335, Munich, Germany​
Salzburg Hauptbahnhof
Südtiroler Pl. 7, 5020, Salzburg, Austria

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