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Salzburg to Aachen by train

  • First train
    04:00
  • Last train
    23:08
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    7hr 16m
  • Distance
    602 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    23
  • Avg. journey time
    8hr 59m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Salzburg to Aachen by train

Fast trains from Salzburg to Aachen take around 7 hours and 16 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 602 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Salzburg and Aachen.

1. Are there direct trains from Salzburg to Aachen?

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

We usually find around 27 departures on the route from Salzburg to Aachen 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 32 departures.

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

The Salzburg to Aachen train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 16 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Aachen is usually scheduled to depart Salzburg around 04:00 and the last train is around 23:08. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Salzburg around 05:15, and the last at 23:00.

When to book Salzburg to Aachen 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 Salzburg to Aachen by train.

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Which train companies operate between Salzburg and Aachen?

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

  • ABELLIO Rail NRW
  • Euro City
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Inter City
  • Inter City Express
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Meridian
  • Railjet
  • Railjet Express
  • Railjet Xpress
  • Regional Express
  • Regional-Express
  • S-Bahn

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

Aachen to Salzburg 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.