Rotterdam to Salzburg by train

  • First train
    05:02
  • Last train
    00:05
  • Avg changes
    3
  • Fastest journey
    9hr 39m
  • Distance
    766 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    21
  • Avg. journey time
    12hr 2m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Rotterdam to Salzburg by train

Fast trains from Rotterdam to Salzburg take around 9 hours and 39 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 766 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Rotterdam and Salzburg.

1. Are there direct trains from Rotterdam to Salzburg?

Journeys between Rotterdam and Salzburg usually involve 3 changes of train.

We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Rotterdam 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 25 departures.

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

The Rotterdam to Salzburg train travel time is normally about 9 hours and 39 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Salzburg is usually scheduled to depart Rotterdam around 06:05 and the last train is around 00:05. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Rotterdam around 05:00, and the last at 23:25.

When to book Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam to Salzburg by train.

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Which train companies operate between Rotterdam and Salzburg?

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

  • Euro City
  • Eurobahn
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • IC Direct
  • Inter City
  • Inter City Express
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Meridian
  • Railjet
  • Railjet Express
  • Regional-Express

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.