Salzburg Card

The Salzburg Card allows you to visit around 30 sights in the city, travel for free on the city's public transport system and get discounts on many other activities.

The Salzburg Card is the official tourist card of the city of Salzburg, allowing you to visit the main attractions with ease. The Salzburg Card not only saves you money on entrance fees to museums, but also allows you to skip the queue at certain sites and travel free of charge on Salzburg’s public transport. In addition to this, the Card entitles you to offers and discounts at numerous attractions, museums and concerts. Thanks to this card, you can try out different types of activities at discounted prices, such as guided city tours and entrance to sights around Salzburg, but also access to wellness centres and adventure parks.

What the Salzburg Card includes

The Salzburg Card includes free admission to more than 30 sites of interest in the city of Salzburg. In particular, you can visit the Mozart House, Mozart’s Birthplace, the Domquartier, the Catacombs and the Hohensalzburg Fortress, which is one of the best-preserved fortresses in central Europe. At Hohensalzburg Fortress, not only the entrance fee is included, but also the funicular railway ride you have to take to reach it.

In addition to these sites, it is also possible to travel free of charge by public transport and take a scenic fast boat cruise to admire the city from the water. Discounted prices are also available for events and concerts such as those organised by the Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra and the Salzburg Advent Serenades.

Also discounted are tickets for a tour of the city via the Hop On – Hop Off buses and tickets for access to the summer toboggan run. The card is available in three denominations with validity for 1, 2 or 3 days.

What is not included in the Salzburg Card

The Salzburg Card does not include admission to Salzburg Cathedral, which is considered one of the symbols of the city. Card holders, however, can enter at a discounted price.

How the Salzburg Card works

The Salzburg Card can be purchased online before you travel, or at the reception desks of major hotels, at all tourist offices in the city or at the airport.

If you buy it online, you will receive the Card by email in digital format to print out or keep on your smartphone.

The Card is available in 24, 48 or 72-hour versions. The card is activated on your first visit to a museum or attraction included in the package and is valid from that moment on for the amount of hours for which you purchased it.

How much does the Salzburg Card cost

The cost of the Salzburg Card depends on the time of year you decide to visit the city. In particular, there are two periods: the first is the ‘low season‘ which runs from 1st January to 30th April and 1st November to 31st December, the second is the ‘high season‘ which runs from 1st May to 31st October.

The Card has a different cost for adults and for children and young people aged 6 to 15.

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Planning your sightseeing in Salzburg? Grab a Salzburg Card for 24, 48 or 72 hours and get into all your attractions and museums, no problems. Some will even let you skip the long lines! Free public transport is also included.

Salzburg Card valid from 1 January to 30 April and from 1 November to 31 December.

The cost of the Salzburg Card in the low season for the three different denominations is as follows:

Salzburg Card valid from 1st May to 31st October

The cost of the Salzburg Card in the high season for the three different denominations is as follows

To whom the Salzburg Card is worthwhile

The Salzburg Card is especially convenient for families who decide to stay in Salzburg for more than one day and include several museums and places of interest in their visit.

The Card is especially advantageous for those who decide to travel by public transport to visit areas outside the city centre or for those who want to attend musical events.

Buy the ticket from 31,00 €