Salzburg to Munich Train

Salzburg to Munich train boasts magnificent views you'll never forget. Furthermore, you can check the extensive timetable and cost for the train below. Start your journey today!

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147 km

Travel time

Travel Time

1h 30 min

Trains per day

Daily Departures


Ticket Cost


Salzburg to Munich Rail Route Map

The Salzburg to Munich trains depart from Salzburg Hauptbahnhof and arrive at Munich Hauptbahnhof. Taking the train from Salzburg to Munich is the best option since trains depart every morning at 5:43 a.m., and it takes approximately 1.5 hours to reach Munich. Additionally, weekend trains run as frequently as weekday trains.

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Train Information & Route Details

Salzburg to Munich high-speed train run by OBB: Austrian Federal Railway is surely one of the most comfortable and scenic ways to travel between this two beautiful cities. Whether you choose Railjet high-speed train, EuroCity express train, comfortable Nightjet train or Intercity train, you’ll be taken from Salzburg Hauptbahnhof right to Munich Hauptbahnhof in about 2 hours. High-speed Railjet train covers the distance of 147 km (91 mi) in 1 hour 30 minutes while others arrive in Munich only 10 minutes later.

All trains feature free WiFi, WCs, onboard entertainment, food, and drinks as well as lovely views in your window. As an additional advantage, the ticket prices are almost the same for each type of train, though you should remember that ticket cost depends on several factors such as seat class you choose. With 15 daily departures, you won’t miss any. The earliest departure is at 05:43 am and the latest one is at 21:00 pm. Just check Salzburg to Munich trains timetable using our services to book the best tickets.​

Salzburg-Munich 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 Salzburg-Munich 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.​

Salzburg-Munich Train Stations

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

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

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