Traveling by train from Salzburg to Munich is an easy way to get from Austria to Germany when you are visiting Europe.
Rail services on this route are run by OBB, the Austrian rail company. Their trains leave up to four times an hour, so you can travel whenever you need to.
Trains depart from the Salzburg Hauptbahnhof (main train station) and arrive at the Munich Hauptbahnhof. Almost all trains are direct and require no connections.
The travel time on trains from Salzburg to Munich ranges from 1.5 to 2 hours, making the trip quick and easy.
The cost of a train ticket varies by time and date. Tickets can cost from 19 euros in second class and 33 euros in first class if you book online well in advance.
You can also get discounts on trains to Munich if you travel with 2 to 5 people. If you plan to travel extensively in the Bavaria region, you can buy a Bayern Ticket, which is a Deutsche Bahn (DB) train pass for Bavaria. The Bayern Ticket covers Regional-Express trains from Salzburg to Munich. It can be purchased at the station or online for 22 euros plus 4 euros per additional person after the first.