Salzburg has a well-connected public transportation system that makes it easy for tourists to explore the city. Here are some transportation options and their costs:

  1. Bus: The local bus system is operated by Salzburg AG and covers most of the city. A single ticket costs €2.80 and is valid for a one-way journey. A 24-hour ticket costs €5.50 and allows unlimited travel on all city buses.
  2. Trolleybus: Salzburg also has a trolleybus system that covers certain parts of the city. The same ticket used for the bus system can be used on the trolleybus as well.
  3. S-Bahn: The S-Bahn is a commuter train system that connects Salzburg with its suburbs and neighboring towns. A single ticket for a short journey costs €2.40, while a day ticket costs €7.00 and allows unlimited travel on all S-Bahn trains.
  4. Bicycle: Salzburg is a bike-friendly city, and tourists can rent bicycles from various rental shops. Prices vary, but a typical daily rental rate is around €12-€15.
  5. Taxi: Taxis are available in Salzburg and can be hailed on the street or booked in advance. Fares vary depending on the distance traveled and time of day.

As a tourist, it’s advisable to get a Salzburg Card, which includes free public transportation and discounts on attractions, museums, and tours.