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Munich to Salzburg Train Tickets

Munich to Salzburg Train Tickets

When you think of travel from Munich to Salzburg by train, think Deutsche Bahn. Every day, the German railway company employs both Eurocity and ÖBB Railjet high-speed trains to shuttle passengers comfortably and smoothly between the two cities, and in as little as 1 hour and 28 minutes time! Both commuters offer Standard and First Class seating, as well as an array of convenient onboard services and amenities designed to enhance your travel experience.

Located near the German border, the Austrian city of Salzburg was the birthplace of Mozart and the setting for the 1965 classic film “The Sound Of Music”. Here, you’ll enjoy a spectacular view of the surrounding Alpine mountains as you explore Salzburg’s many Baroque-era landmarks and historic city center. Key points of interest include the Salzburg Zoo, Hohensalzburg Castle, Mirabell Palace and St. Peter’s Abbey.

Purchase your Munich to Salzburg “Paper Ticket and Reservation” here and your seat reservation is included. Because this type of ticket requires shipping, it will be delivered to your home address shortly after your order has been processed. Simply present the physical ticket at the station and you’re ready to travel from Munich to Salzburg by train!

Journey details

Trains depart every hour on average, with approximately 18 direct-route departures daily

Travel time
1 hour and 28 minutes (fastest time)

Train stations
Munich Hauptbahnhof (Hbf) and Salzburg Hauptbahnhof (Hbf)

Train features
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity and Austrian Railways (ÖBB) Railjet high speed trains, reaching a maximum speed of 200km/h and 230km/h respectively

Munich to Salzburg ticket fares

Your “Paper Ticket and Reservation” gives you two fare options: Standard Class or First Class seating (see details below). Tickets are valid for single or return trips.

Munich to Salzburg ticket classes

  • DB Eurocity trains:
    • Standard Class
      • Quality comfortable seats
      • Access to the restaurant and/or bistro car
      • At-seat food and drink trolley service
    • First Class
      • Spacious, premium-quality seats for added comfort and legroom
      • Access to the restaurant and/or bistro car
      • “Quiet Zone” seating
      • Designated mobile phone areas
      • Complimentary refreshments and daily newspaper
      • Courtesy lighting at each seat
      • Power outlet access
  • ÖBB Railjet trains:
    • Standard Class
      • Double seat / aisle / double seat layout
      • Comfortable, quality modern seats
      • Handy, multi-functional tables and power outlets at each seat
      • Access to the restaurant and bistro car
      • At-seat coffee trolley service
    • First Class
      • Single seat / aisle / double seat layout with added legroom
      • Deluxe adjustable leather seats designed for premium-level comfort
      • Extra-wide, multi-functional tables, reading lights and power outlets at each seat
      • Food and beverages from the restaurant menu served directly to your seat
      • Complimentary “welcome aboard” fruit juice drink
      • Newspaper service

Munich to Salzburg ticket discounts

  • Child discount
    Children under the age of 4 travel for free when not occupying their own seat. Passengers between the ages of 4 and 11 receive a discount off the adult ticket price.

Services aboard Eurocity trains

  • Open area or small compartment seating (for 6 to 8 passengers)
  • Comfortable, ergonomic seats
  • Air-conditioned coaches
  • Mobile mini-bar catering, offering snacks and drinks at your seat
  • Overhead and below-seat hand luggage storage areas
  • Designated storage areas for larger luggage
  • Wheelchair-accessible seats and facilities

Services aboard Railjet trains

  • Comfortable, ergonomic seats
  • Air-conditioned coaches
  • Restaurant and bistro food service
  • Informational video screens
  • Wheelchair-accessible facilities
  • Designated seating for the disabled
  • Generous-sized luggage racks and compartments
  • Children’s cinema corner
  • Power outlets

More info

Seat reservations
Your Munich to Salzburg ticket includes travel in a specific seat.

Ticket delivery
The Paper Ticket and Reservation is a physical ticket that we ship to you. Once in hand, your ticket is valid for your journey from Munich to Salzburg by train.

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