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The city of Salzburg often tops the ‘must see’ list for visitors to Austria. Lovers of music and mountains, devotees of snow and schnitzel flock to Salzburg to explore a city that enjoys a superb setting in the shadow of the Alps and just a stone’s throw from the border with Bavaria.

Salzburg is a natural hub for rail traffic, and thus offers excellent connections to the rest of Austria and further afield. Austrian Railways use their premium Railjet trains on daytime services to Zurich, Vienna and Budapest. There are direct EuroCity trains to the German cities of Stuttgart, Heidelberg, Frankfurt and Cologne. Frequent trains run from Salzburg to Munich and Innsbruck, both less than two hours away. For night owls, there are direct services each night from Salzburg to Zagreb, Ljubljana and Venice.

It is perfectly possible to reach Salzburg in a day from London, but it is a long day and you’ll need to make two or three changes of train along the way. Reckon on about 12 hours. Paris is about nine hours distant, usually with just one change of train (at either Stuttgart, Munich or Zurich).

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Vienna to Salzburg by train

from £51.50

Avg 0 changes 2hr 15m

Baden-Baden to Salzburg by train

from £59.00

Avg 1 change 5hr 9m

Kufstein to Salzburg by train

from £24.00

Avg 0 changes 1hr 10m

Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg by train

from £25.50

Avg 0 changes 5hr 37m

Aachen to Salzburg by train

from £84.00

Avg 2 changes 7hr 19m

Amsterdam to Salzburg by train

from £123.50

Avg 2 changes 9hr 22m

Brussels to Salzburg by train

from £42.50

Avg 2 changes 8hr 33m

Stuttgart to Salzburg by train

from £17.00

Avg 0 changes 4hr

Paris to Salzburg by train

from £51.50

Avg 1 change 7hr 42m

Mannheim to Salzburg by train

from £25.00

Avg 0 changes 4hr 46m

Budapest to Salzburg by train

from £87.00

Avg 0 changes 4hr 57m

Nuremberg to Salzburg by train

from £25.50

Avg 1 change 2hr 39m

Hanover to Salzburg by train

from £34.00

Avg 1 change 6hr 15m

Berlin to Salzburg by train

from £43.00

Avg 1 change 8hr 6m

Würzburg to Salzburg by train

from £25.50

Avg 1 change 3hr 54m

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Munich to Salzburg by train

from £16.00

Avg 0 changes 1hr 28m

Basel to Salzburg by train

from £34.50

Avg 1 change 6hr 30m

Karlsruhe to Salzburg by train

from £25.50

Avg 0 changes 4hr 54m

Wörgl to Salzburg by train

from £22.00

Avg 1 change 1hr 44m

Zell am See to Salzburg by train

from £46.00

Avg 0 changes 1hr 31m

Cologne to Salzburg by train

from £25.50

Avg 0 changes 7hr 41m

Venlo to Salzburg by train

from £123.00

Avg 2 changes 7hr 53m

Venice to Salzburg by train

from £44.00

Avg 1 change 7hr 9m

Freilassing to Salzburg by train

from £2.50

Avg 0 changes 6m

Heidelberg to Salzburg by train

from £26.00

Avg 0 changes 4hr 42m

Zurich to Salzburg by train

from £34.00

Avg 0 changes 5hr 23m

Lucerne to Salzburg by train

from £34.00

Avg 1 change 6hr 28m

London to Salzburg by train

from £74.50

Avg 3 changes 11hr 1m

London to Salzburg by train

from £74.50

Avg 3 changes 11hr 1m

Utrecht to Salzburg by train

from £126.50

Avg 2 changes 8hr 55m

Freising to Salzburg by train

from £16.50

Avg 1 change 2hr 14m

Berchtesgaden to Salzburg by train

from £9.50

Avg 1 change 1hr 6m

Rosenheim to Salzburg by train

from £17.00

Avg 0 changes 55m

Innsbruck to Salzburg by train

from £16.50

Avg 0 changes 1hr 41m

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