Aachen to Salzburg by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:51
  • Last train
    00:51
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    7hr 19m

Travelling from Aachen to Salzburg by train

The fastest trains from Aachen to Salzburg take around 7 hours and 19 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 602 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Aachen and Salzburg.

Journeys between Aachen and Salzburg usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 19 departures on the route from Aachen to Salzburg every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 21 departures. The duration is normally about 7 hours and 19 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Salzburg is usually scheduled to depart Aachen around 04:51 and the last train is around 00:51. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Aachen around 05:51, and the last at 00:51.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Aachen to Salzburg train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Aachen to Salzburg by train.

Which trains operate between Aachen and Salzburg?

More than one type of train operates on the route from Aachen to Salzburg, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Meridian
  • Railjet
  • Regional-Express
  • S-Bahn

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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