Visitors disembarking from the train in Salzburg will touch upon ground steeped in history. The opening of the Train Station in Salzburg in 1860 ushered in the connection to the world for the secluded crown land. In the meantime Salzburg Train Station has become an important border train station to Germany and has outstanding Eurocity, Intercity and ICE connections.
Suburban railway and local line
The suburban railway in Salzburg connects the city with the surrounding towns. Salzburg's local line is one of the oldest and most important modes of transport in Salzburg's Flachgau region. Nearly 15,000 people are transported on the 35-kilometer line between the city of Salzburg and the northern Flachgau region each day.
Near Salzburg Central Train Station
Salzburg's Central Train Station is only a 15-minute walk from Salzburg's historic city center. The distance to the Mirabell Gardens, to St. Andrew's District or one of the many coffeehouses or to the Salzach River is even shorter.
The station forecourt was remodeled in 1996. A large Shopping center, the Forum1, offering a wide range of shops, restaurants and a supermarket, is located in close proximity to the Central Train Station. Several hotels are also within walking distance, e.g. the Hotel Europa, Hotel Ramada or the Salzburger Hof.
Travelers arriving on the suburban railway or the Austrian or German local or long-distance trains can transfer to the city buses or post buses (to the surrounding communities or Bavaria) on Südtiroler Platz directly in front of the train station.
Salzburg's Central Train Station has 110 Park+Ride spaces, a travel agency and luggage lockers. The taxi stand is located to the right of the main exit.
Important bus lines
Salzburg Central Train Station - Salzburg Congress: city bus lines 1, 2, 3, 5, 6 - travel time: 3 minutes
Salzburg Central Train Station - Salzburg Exhibition Center: city bus line 1 - travel time: 12 minutes
Salzburg Central Train Station - Salzburg Airport: city bus line 2 - travel time: 19 minutes