Freiburg to Salzburg by train

  • First train
    04:47
  • Last train
    00:18
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 1m
  • Distance
    385 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    21
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 14m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Freiburg to Salzburg by train

Fast trains from Freiburg to Salzburg take around 6 hours and 1 minute, covering a distance of approximately 385 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Freiburg and Salzburg.

1. Are there direct trains from Freiburg to Salzburg?

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

We usually find around 20 departures on the route from Freiburg to Salzburg every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 24 departures.

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

The Freiburg to Salzburg train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 1 minute, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Salzburg is usually scheduled to depart Freiburg around 04:47 and the last train is around 00:05. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Freiburg around 05:46, and the last at 00:18.

When to book Freiburg 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 Freiburg to Salzburg by train.

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Which train companies operate between Freiburg and Salzburg?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Eurocity-Express
  • GA
  • Inter City
  • Inter City Express
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Interregio-Express
  • Meridian
  • RJX
  • Railjet
  • Railjet Express
  • Railjet Xpress
  • Regional-Express
  • S-Bahn
  • TGV

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.