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Maastricht to Salzburg by train

  • First train
    05:19
  • Last train
    00:38
  • Avg changes
    3
  • Fastest journey
    8hr 38m
  • Distance
    630 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    6
  • Avg. journey time
    12hr 3m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Maastricht to Salzburg by train

Fast trains from Maastricht to Salzburg take around 8 hours and 38 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 630 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Maastricht and Salzburg.

1. Are there direct trains from Maastricht to Salzburg?

Journeys between Maastricht and Salzburg usually involve 3 changes of train.

We usually find around 9 departures on the route from Maastricht to Salzburg every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 5 departures.

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

The Maastricht to Salzburg train travel time is normally about 8 hours and 38 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Salzburg is usually scheduled to depart Maastricht around 05:19 and the last train is around 00:38. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Maastricht around 06:08, and the last at 23:55.

When to book Maastricht 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 Maastricht to Salzburg by train.

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Which train companies operate between Maastricht and Salzburg?

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

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

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 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.