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Bus Tour of Salzburg
Activities in Salzburg

Bus Tour of Salzburg

  • English English
  • 24 hours

Discover the best sights around the beautiful old town of Salzburg when you take our brilliant sightseeing bus tour. You can hop on and off as many times as you want for an entire day.

Routes and stops

This Salzburg tourist bus follows two different routes around the Austrian city:

Route around Salzburg

Some of the most important monuments included on this route are the Mirabell Palace, the Fountain of the Horses, Salzburg Cathedral, Mozart SquareChurch of the Holy Trinity. During the journey, you will listen to an English language audioguide with fascinating facts about the city's main landmarks and the places which played an important role in the life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

The bus route also takes us past some of the locations which featured in the famous film The Sound of Music.

You can consult the route map and all the stops via the following link:

Route around the Salzkammergut lakes

This bus route crosses the Austrian region of Salzkammergut which is characterized by huge lakes nestled between spectacular maintain ranges. During the journey of just over two hours, you will also see beautiful glacial lakes, such as Fuschl. You will also see Gilgen - Mozart's home town - the church of St. Micheal, Schloss Hüttenstein castle, and Lake Wolfgang.

You can consult the bus route and stops via the following link:

How it works

Your ticket will be activated when you access the Salzburg tourist bus service for the first time. You can then hop on and off as many times as you want for a period of 24 hours.

The bus begins its journey at Mirabell Square, although you can access it any of the designated stops.

Times and frequency

  • The tourist bus through the center of Salzburg lasts for approximately one hour. The service operates every day between 9:15 am and 4:45 pm. Between 1 April and 31 December, the bus departs every 30 minutes and between 1 January and 31 March every 45 minutes.
  • The tourist bus around the Salzkammergut lakes operates every day between 8:10 am and 5:10 pm and departs every one hour and a half. The total journey around the lakes and mountains of this region lasts around 2 hours and 20 minutes.


Adults Children from 4 to 14 years old Children under 4 years old
Salzburg route
US$ 21
US$ 10
Salzkammergut lakes route
US$ 33.10
US$ 17.70

Salzburg route

  • Adults

    US$ 21
  • Children from 4 to 14 years old

    US$ 10
  • Children under 4 years old


Salzkammergut lakes route

  • Adults

    US$ 33.1
  • Children from 4 to 14 years old

    US$ 17.7
  • Children under 4 years old


More Information


24 hours

Language English

The tour is carried out with an audio guide in English.


Unlimited use of the Salzburg tourist bus for a period of 24 hours (on selected route).

English and multilanguage audio guide.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up to 2 days before (Salzburg local time) if there are still places available.


Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

US$ 21
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 3 days before

Meeting point

Mirabellplatz Square


Free! Free cancellation up to 3 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.