Salzburg to Bamberg by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:15
  • Last train
    23:00
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 38m

Travelling from Salzburg to Bamberg by train

Fast trains from Salzburg to Bamberg take around 3 hours and 38 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 280 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Salzburg and Bamberg.

Are there direct trains from Salzburg to Bamberg?

Journeys between Salzburg and Bamberg usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 28 departures on the route from Salzburg to Bamberg 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 20 departures.

How long is the train journey from Salzburg to Bamberg?

The Salzburg to Bamberg train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 38 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Salzburg to Bamberg train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Bamberg is usually scheduled to depart Salzburg around 05:15 and the last train is around 23:00. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Salzburg to Bamberg train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 and a half 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 Salzburg to Bamberg by train.

Which train companies operate between Salzburg and Bamberg?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Meridian
  • Railjet
  • Regional-Express
  • RegionalExpress
  • Regionalbahn
  • 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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