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Taking the train from München Marienplatz to Salzburg Hbf in 1 hour 37 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from München Marienplatz to Salzburg Hbf? We’ve got you covered.

It usually takes around 1 hour 49 minutes to travel the 72 miles (115 km) from München Marienplatz to Salzburg Hbf by train, although you can get there in as little as 1 hour 37 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll normally find around 43 trains per day running on this route. You’ll need to make 1 change along the way as there aren't any direct services on this line. You can travel on this route with either ÖBB and WESTbahn trains. Both train companies run modern comfortable services with plenty of room for luggage.

Train tickets from München Marienplatz to Salzburg Hbf are usually cheaper when you book in advance compared to buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.

Keen to book your train tickets to Salzburg Hbf? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train timetable below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.

München Marienplatz to Salzburg Hbf by train

First train

00:50

Last train

23:50

Departure station

München Marienplatz

Arrival station

Salzburg Hbf

Journey time

From 1h 37m

Distance

72 miles (115 km)

Frequency

43 trains per day

Changes

1 change

Train and bus operators

Meridian, ÖBB, Flixbus, Westbahn

München Marienplatz to Salzburg Hbf train times

Check out the next trains departing from München Marienplatz to Salzburg Hbf for Tuesday 30th April 2024. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
11:13 12:59 1h 46m, 1 change
11:50 13:42 1h 52m, 1 change
12:16 13:58 1h 42m, 1 change
12:50 14:42 1h 52m, 1 change
13:01 14:55 1h 54m, 2 changes
13:13 14:59 1h 46m, 1 change
13:50 15:42 1h 52m, 1 change
14:16 15:58 1h 42m, 1 change
14:44 16:21 1h 37m, 1 change
14:50 16:42 1h 52m, 1 change

ÖBB and WESTbahn trains from München Marienplatz to Salzburg Hbf

You can travel from München Marienplatz to Salzburg Hbf on ÖBB and WESTbahn trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

ÖBB is the major railway company for Austria, subdivided into several subsidiaries, responsible for certain areas of transport, such as long distance and local transport, the operation of postal buses and the transport of goods. Railjet is ÖBB's high-speed train, which travels at speeds of up to 143 mph (230 km/h) and connects the main Austrian cities with Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Italy.

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WESTbahn is Austria's first private long-distance rail company with trains running from Vienna to Salzburg via St. Pölten, Amstetten, Linz, Wels and Attnang-Puchheim. This route is one of the most important in Austria, covering a distance of around 155 miles (250 km) and a duration of about 2h 30m. The company offers many discounted fares, allows travel with pets and bicycles and has no baggage restrictions.

Eurocity and WESTbahn classes from München Marienplatz to Salzburg Hbf

Compare the different travel classes offered by Eurocity and WESTbahn when travelling from München Marienplatz to Salzburg Hbf.

Onboard services on Eurocity and WESTbahn

Discover more about the onboard services offered on trains from München Marienplatz to Salzburg Hbf.

LuggageLuggageLuggage

You can take your luggage free of charge onboard all ÖBB Eurocity trains, provided that it is stowed in the luggage racks above or below your seat or in the areas provided for hand luggage.

The pieces of luggage must not exceed the maximum dimensions of 90 x 60 x 40cm. These dimensions can only be exceeded if you’re travelling with skis and snowboards, ski and hiking poles, wind, string or plucked instruments, wheelchairs, or strollers.

RestaurantRestaurantFood and drink

A restaurant carriage is available on most ÖBB Eurocity trains and offers a wide range of snacks and drinks. Vegan and vegetarian options are available too. If you upgrade to First Class, your meal of choice will be served straight to your seat.

WiFiWiFiEntertainment

Unfortunately, ÖBB Eurocity trains do not offer an entertainment portal on board. Also, WiFi is not always available.

ChildPassengerChildPassengerTravel with children

If you’re travelling with your child, you’ll get a discounted ticket. Children aged 0-5 travel for free on ÖBB Eurocity trains, while those aged 6-14 get a half-price ticket. Kids aged 15 or over need a full-price ticket.

Many ÖBB Eurocity trains offer special compartments for children in Economy Class – they come with 6 seats and can be booked for any route. Breastfeeding compartments are available too – they have curtains that block the view for more privacy. These seats can’t be booked.

ModeOfTransportBikeModeOfTransportBikeBikes

You can travel with your bike for free on all ÖBB Eurocity trains, provided that it can be folded and is not larger than 90 cm x 60 cm x 40 cm. You won’t need to book a space for your bike.

If you can’t fold your bike, you’ll need to buy a bike ticket to reserve your space. You can book your ticket up to 6 months in advance from ÖBB Ticketshop online. If possible, we recommend you print out your bike reservation and attach it to your bike where it is clearly visible for the ticket inspector.

PetPetPets

Small pets can travel for free on ÖBB Eurocity trains if they’re placed in a carrier or cage. If you can’t carry them in a carrier or cage, you’ll need to buy a ticket for them. They must also be kept on a leash and equipped with a muzzle.

Guide and assistance dogs are allowed on all trains at no additional cost and don’t need to wear a muzzle.

WheelchairWheelchairSpecial Assistance

ÖBB Eurocity trains come with accessible toilets. Depending on the type of coach, several wheelchair bays including one seat for an accompanying person can be booked free of charge.

On many trains, the wheelchair bays are in First Class. However, passengers with wheelchairs and the person accompanying them can travel in First Class with their Second Class tickets and can also make use of the at-seat meal service on offer there.

LuggageLuggageLuggage

In general, there is no limit to your luggage on WESTbahn trains. However, a member of staff is authorised to charge a €5 supplement for bulky luggage or starting from a third piece of luggage.

On WESTbahn trains, you'll find a luggage rack in the lower deck of each carriage, so that you can secure your suitcase or bag with a metal band. You can unlock the corresponding lock by using a €1 coin which will be returned to you at the end of your journey.

RestaurantRestaurantFood and drink

All WESTbahn trains have a bar carriage (WESTcafé) where you can buy hot and cold drinks, snacks, salads, and sandwiches. You can then eat or drink in the bar carriage or take your drink or snack back to your seat. Alternatively, you can buy snacks or drinks from the self-service vending machines available on board.

If you’re travelling in WESTbahn’s First Class, an at-seat catering service is available, meaning that your meal of choice will be served straight to your seat.

WiFiWiFiEntertainment

WESTbahn do not offer an entertainment portal on board. However, they do have free WiFi - simply log into WESTlan and use the internet uninterruptedly during your journey.

ChildPassengerChildPassengerTravel with children

Children under the age of 6 travel for free and don’t need a ticket. Children aged 6-14 years pay €2 if they're with a family member or get a half-price ticket if they're traveling alone.

ModeOfTransportBikeModeOfTransportBikeBikes

If your bike can’t be folded, you’ll need to pay a supplement of €4.90, €6.90 or €9.90 to take your bike on your WESTbahn train, depending on your chosen route. If you don’t book your bike space online prior to departure, you’ll need to pay an additional fee of €5.10.

Please note that trains with high passenger demand don’t always allow space for bikes and bike reservations are excluded from specific train services. Folding bikes and e-scooters can be stored free of charge.

PetPetPets

Small pets can travel on all WESTBahn trains free of charge, provided they’re in a carrier or cage. You’ll need to pay €2 for pets that are kept on a leash or are equipped with a muzzle.

WESTbahn staff can refuse entry to any dangerous pets without a leash and muzzle. Pets and pet carriers must not occupy seats, otherwise a full-priced ticket will be charged. Registered guide and assistance dogs are excluded from this regulation.

WheelchairWheelchairSpecial Assistance

WESTbahn trains have step-free access. If you travel with a wheelchair or a stroller, we recommend using coach 400 in the middle of the train. This coach is designed for the needs of people with reduced mobility – it offers a wider aisle than the other coaches, two bookable wheelchair spaces, and access to a PRM toilet with baby-changing facilities. Please note that WESTbahn’s wheelchair spaces cannot be reserved for strollers.

Cheap train tickets from München Marienplatz to Salzburg Hbf

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from München Marienplatz to Salzburg Hbf by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from München Marienplatz to Salzburg Hbf? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from München Marienplatz to Salzburg Hbf take?

The average journey time by train between München Marienplatz and Salzburg Hbf is 1 hour and 49 minutes, with around 43 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between München Marienplatz and Salzburg Hbf by train?

The fastest journey time by train from München Marienplatz to Salzburg Hbf is 1 hour and 37 minutes.

Is there a direct train from München Marienplatz to Salzburg Hbf?

No, there are no direct train services from München Marienplatz to Salzburg Hbf. Travelling from München Marienplatz to Salzburg Hbf by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from München Marienplatz to Salzburg Hbf leave?

The first train from München Marienplatz to Salzburg Hbf leaves at 00:50. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from München Marienplatz to Salzburg Hbf leave?

The last train from München Marienplatz to Salzburg Hbf leaves at 23:50. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between München Marienplatz and Salzburg Hbf by train?

Trains travelling from München Marienplatz to Salzburg Hbf cover a distance of around 72 miles (115 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Salzburg Hbf to München Marienplatz.

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