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Bayreuth to Salzburg by train

  • First train
    05:00
  • Last train
    22:27
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 55m
  • Distance
    261 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    28
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 49m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Bayreuth to Salzburg by train

Fast trains from Bayreuth to Salzburg take around 3 hours and 55 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 261 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bayreuth and Salzburg.

1. Are there direct trains from Bayreuth to Salzburg?

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

We usually find around 30 departures on the route from Bayreuth 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 22 departures.

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

The Bayreuth to Salzburg train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 55 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Salzburg is usually scheduled to depart Bayreuth around 05:00 and the last train is around 22:27. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Bayreuth to Salzburg train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 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 Bayreuth to Salzburg by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bayreuth and Salzburg?

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

  • Alex
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Inter City Express
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Meridian
  • Railjet
  • Railjet Express
  • Regional Express
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • agilis

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

Salzburg to Bayreuth 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.