Bus and train travel in Salzburg

The city of Salzburg has a  very well-developed bus network made up of trolley and regular busses for local and regional connections. The rail network in and around Salzburg is equally good and gets passengers to their desired destination quickly and stress-free.

Bus routes in Salzburg

Environmentally friendly trolleybuses, which run on electricity, have been operating in the city of Salzburg since 1940. The trolleybus network is constantly being expanded and improved, and there are now 12 lines covering the entire city of Salzburg. All university locations are easily reached by bus.

Obus in Salzburg

Trains in Salzburg

The  Salzburger Lokalbahn connects the city of Salzburg with the Innviertel (in neighbouring Upper Austria) and is a good alternative to driving. Trains run every half hour, at peak times there are also additional express trains, these run every 15 minutes.

In addition to the Lokalbahn and buses, there are also two S-Bahn lines (S2 and S3). The  S-Bahn is a rail service in Salzburg’s central zone with connections to inner-city and regional buses.

Tip: myRegio student card

For €150 per semester, the myRegio student card can be used throughout the province of Salzburg and in Freilassing (Germany). The ticket is also valid during the semester and summer holidays.

All information about the myRegio student card can be found in on the  SVV website.

You can  apply for the card through the SVV website.

Please note: you can download the confirmation of enrollment in  PLUSonline after the University has confirmed the receipt of your tuition fee.

Photo: © Kay Müller