Brussels to Salzburg by train

  • First train
    05:56
  • Last train
    19:56
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    8hr 33m
  • Distance
    715 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    9
  • Avg. journey time
    12hr 43m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Brussels to Salzburg by train

Fast trains from Brussels to Salzburg take around 8 hours and 33 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 715 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Brussels and Salzburg.

1. Are there direct trains from Brussels to Salzburg?

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

We usually find around 12 departures on the route from Brussels 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 15 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Brussels to Salzburg?

The Brussels to Salzburg train travel time is normally about 8 hours and 33 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Brussels to Salzburg train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Salzburg is usually scheduled to depart Brussels around 05:56 and the last train is around 19:56. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Brussels around 05:56, and the last at 22:56.

When to book Brussels 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 Brussels to Salzburg by train.

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Which train companies operate between Brussels and Salzburg?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • ICE
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Meridian
  • RJX
  • Railjet
  • Railjet Express
  • Regional-Express
  • S-Bahn
  • TGV
  • Thalys

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

Salzburg to Brussels by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and 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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