Trains from Salzburg to Vienna

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Fri 19 Jan

12:52 15:10
26 €
02:18 hrs

Sat 20 Jan

12:52 15:17
26 €
02:25 hrs

Sun 21 Jan

07:08 09:30
19 €
02:22 hrs

Mon 22 Jan

07:08 09:30
19 €
02:22 hrs

Tue 23 Jan

07:08 09:30
19 €
02:22 hrs

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Salzburg to Vienna Train Information

Avg. Train Duration2h 34m
Trains arrive inVienna
Trains depart fromSalzburg
Train Ticket Price 22.13 €
Distance252 km
Train Companies
  • ÖBB | Railjet
  • Westbahn

What train companies travel from Salzburg to Vienna

Many companies operate modern fleets with comfortable, reclining seats, wifi and air-conditioning. Compare the services available.

What's on board ÖBB | Railjet trains?

  • Power Outlet

  • Wifi

  • Refreshments

  • Mobile Tickets

  • Pets

  • WC

  • Seat Reservation

  • ID Required

  • Allows Bicycles

Further facilities and services may vary according to the transport company and country of operation.

What do I need to know about travelling on ÖBB | Railjet trains?

    Infant 0-5 without a seat (Free)


    Standard-Ticket 1st class


    Standard-Ticket 1st class inbound


    Standard-Ticket 1st class outbound


    Standard-Ticket 2nd class


    Standard-Ticket 2nd class inbound


    Standard-Ticket 2nd class outbound


    Sparschiene 1st Class


    Sparschiene 2nd Class


    Ticket is valid for the chosen route.


    Standard-Ticket 1st class


    Complete refund available free of charge, if requested before the first day of the ticket's validity.


    Standard-Ticket 2nd class


    Complete refund available free of charge, if requested before the first day of the ticket's validity.


    Sparschiene 1st Class


    Sparschiene 2nd Class


    Ticket is nonrefundable and cannot be exchanged.


What's on board Westbahn trains?

  • Power Outlet

  • Wifi

  • Refreshments

  • Mobile Tickets

  • Pets

  • WC

  • Seat Reservation

  • ID Required

  • Allows Bicycles

Further facilities and services may vary according to the transport company and country of operation.

What do I need to know about travelling on Westbahn trains?

    Standard


    Inbound


    WESTbahn PLUS


Quick Guide: Trains from Salzburg to Vienna

Average Price: $28
Trains per day: ~30
Transfers: Direct
Average Time: 2:22
Fastest Route: 2:10
Slowest Route: 2:53


Trains from Salzburg to Vienna

Trains in Austria are an effective way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international train routes. Trains from Salzburg to Vienna take between 2 and 3 hours in journey time. The first trains depart before dawn and the last train departs late evening. ÖBB Intercity trains between these two major cities depart hourly. Passengers can save money on fares however by boarding a Westbahn train which takes 3 hours via Linz.

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Salzburg to Vienna Train Cost

Average prices for trains from Salzburg to Vienna when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

$30.19

1 Day in Advance

$30.19

1 Week in Advance

$27.96

2 Weeks in Advance

$25.72

1 Month in Advance

$25.72

3 Months in Advance

$24.60

Salzburg to Vienna Trains: General Information

Travelers can usually offset some of cost of Salzburg to Vienna train tickets by planning ahead and checking the prices befrore booking.


  • autobus All Salzburg to Vienna trains are run by either ÖBB or Westbahn.
  • autobus All Salzburg to Vienna trains are direct, depart from Salzburg Hbf train stations and arrive at either Wien Hbf or Westbanhof.
  • autobus Journey Time: The Salzburg to Vienna train journey takes as little as 2 hours and 10 minutes to arrive in Vienna.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Salzburg to Vienna train tickets 1 day in advance of the travel date.




Based on GoEuro's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Salzburg to Vienna trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 7% cheaper to book a Salzburg to Vienna train ticket 1 week in advanced as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • Salzburg to Vienna train costs are 15% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket at the station.

Taking the Train from Salzburg

Trains to Vienna from Salzburg depart from the city's main train station, the Hauptbahnhof. The station is located to the north of the Salzach River in the New Town area of Salzburg. Given the size of central Salzburg its possible to walk to the station from most central locations. A number of trams and buses serve the city with many routes stopping at the main station. Public transport services do not run through the night so those wishing to reach Salzburg Station during the early hours should book a taxi.

Arriving in Vienna by Train

Vienna, the beautiful capital city of Austria, boasts a UNESCO protected city centre which is bursting with imperial grandeur. The city is also a mecca for culture, both traditionally in the form of opera and ballet, but also thanks to its the minute music and arts scene. Trains from Vienna arrive at the main Hauptbahnhof station which is found to the south of central Vienna. The station is well connected via metro and tram services which run all over the city until around 1:00 a.m. After this time visitors can use the night bus services to reach their destination or alternatively get a taxi from outside Hauptbahnhof.

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