Salzburg to Munich Train

​In order to reach Munich from Austria's beautiful Salzburg, the modern trains that run on the Salzburg-Munich route cover the distance in less than two hours.
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Train from Salzburg to Munich

147 km
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1 h 28 m

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Salzburg to Munich Railway Map

Without a doubt, traveling from Salzburg to Munich by train is the best way to explore breathtaking landscapes of magnificent Austria and wonderful Germany. The modern Railjet train provides three travel classes onboard, so every buyer can find the price-quality ratio that is most suitable for him.

​Be sure, that your journey from Salzburg to Munich will seem like a real relaxation. Thanks to Railjet train facilities, such as comfy seats, big panoramic windows, and Wi-Fi, 1 hrs 30 min that you spend on board will fly by.

Train Information for Salzburg to Munich

The following information about train stations will help you plan your journey smoothly from Salzburg to Munich

Salzburg Hauptbahnhof
Südtiroler Pl. 7, 5020, Salzburg, Austria
Munich Central Station
Bayerstraße 10A, 80335, Munich, Germany
Salzburg to Munich Railjet Train Coach Classes
In general, economy (2nd class) is enough for most travelers. First class might not be much more expensive than 2nd class, but you should see what prices you get because 1st class might not be much more expensive. In the 2nd class section, the seats are arranged 2+2 across the car width, mostly unidirectional with a couple of tables for 4 people, perfect for families. Refreshment trolleys can be found in most trains, or you can dine in the restaurant cars.
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In first class, leather seats are arranged as 2+1 across the car's width, rather than 2+2 in economy. Solo seats are available on one side of the aisle, while tables-for-2 are available on the other side. There is no food or drink included, but orders are placed at your seat and food is brought to you, so you do not need to visit the restaurant car.
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Business class is the most luxurious class. The Czech Railjets have just six luxurious leather cradle seats arranged 1+1 across the car width in a small area at one end. Several semi-compartments are available in the Austrian Railjets, which have 16 leather cradle seats. Food is not included, but stewards will take your orders from the restaurant car menu and deliver them to your seats.
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FAQ: What to Know About Salzburg - Munich Train

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Tips on the Salzburg to Munich Train Route
  • Train boarding
    Check-in is not required, just be on board when the doors close a minute before departure time.
  • Luggage
    There are no weights or measurements on luggage, so you can take it in with you and put it on any suitable rack near your seat.
  • Food & drink
    ÖBB Railjets have a restaurant car and 1st class customers can order food and drink directly from the restaurant car menu and pick them up at their seat. There is, of course, no restriction on you bringing food and drinks along, even a bottle of beer or wine.
  • Power sockets and WiFi
    In all classes of Railjets trains, WiFi and power sockets are available for free

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