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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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Mannheim to Salzburg by train

from £22.00

Avg 0 changes 4hr 46m

Paris to Salzburg by train

from £51.50

Avg 1 change 7hr 42m

Frankfurt am Main to Salzburg by train

from £26.00

Avg 0 changes 5hr 37m

Aachen to Salzburg by train

from £84.00

Avg 2 changes 7hr 31m

Venice to Salzburg by train

from £44.00

Avg 1 change 7hr 9m

Budapest to Salzburg by train

from £87.00

Avg 0 changes 4hr 57m

Heidelberg to Salzburg by train

from £26.00

Avg 0 changes 4hr 42m

Berchtesgaden to Salzburg by train

from £9.50

Avg 1 change 1hr 6m

Freising to Salzburg by train

from £17.50

Avg 1 change 2hr 14m

Brussels to Salzburg by train

from £42.50

Avg 2 changes 8hr 33m

Kufstein to Salzburg by train

from £24.00

Avg 0 changes 1hr 10m

Nuremberg to Salzburg by train

from £25.50

Avg 1 change 2hr 39m

Wörgl to Salzburg by train

from £22.00

Avg 1 change 1hr 44m

Zurich to Salzburg by train

from £34.00

Avg 0 changes 5hr 23m

Munich to Salzburg by train

from £16.00

Avg 0 changes 1hr 28m

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Lucerne to Salzburg by train

from £35.00

Avg 1 change 6hr 28m

Stuttgart to Salzburg by train

from £22.00

Avg 0 changes 4hr

Rosenheim to Salzburg by train

from £17.00

Avg 0 changes 55m

Cologne to Salzburg by train

from £26.00

Avg 0 changes 7hr 41m

Amsterdam to Salzburg by train

from £109.00

Avg 2 changes 9hr 22m

Vienna to Salzburg by train

from £51.50

Avg 0 changes 2hr 15m

Basel to Salzburg by train

from £45.00

Avg 1 change 6hr 30m

Utrecht to Salzburg by train

from £126.50

Avg 2 changes 8hr 55m

Venlo to Salzburg by train

from £123.00

Avg 2 changes 7hr 53m

London to Salzburg by train

from £73.00

Avg 3 changes 11hr 1m

London to Salzburg by train

from £73.00

Avg 3 changes 11hr 1m

Innsbruck to Salzburg by train

from £17.50

Avg 0 changes 1hr 41m

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