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Trains from Vienna to Salzburg

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Fri 23 Feb

15:50 18:08
26 €
02:18 hrs

Sat 24 Feb

09:43 12:08
26 €
02:25 hrs

Sun 25 Feb

15:50 18:08
26 €
02:18 hrs

Mon 26 Feb

15:50 18:08
26 €
02:18 hrs

Tue 27 Feb

09:30 11:52
19 €
02:22 hrs

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Vienna to Salzburg Train Information

Avg. Train Duration2h 39m
Trains arrive inSalzburg
Trains depart fromVienna
Train Ticket Price 21.31 €
Distance252 km
Train Companies
  • ÖBB | Railjet
  • Westbahn

What train companies travel from Vienna to Salzburg

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


    This ticket cannot be refunded or exchanged.


What's on board ÖBB | Nightjet 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 | Nightjet trains?

    Komfort-ticket nightjet


    Sparschiene nightjet ticket


    Komfort-ticket nightjet


    This ticket is 100% refundable when requested more than 15 days before the train departs. This ticket is also refundable for either a 50% fee or for a €15 fee (whichever is larger) when requested between 15 days and 24 hours before the train departs. For round-trip journeys, only the complete journey is refundable. This ticket becomes non-refundable once it has been downloaded from the confirmation email.


    Sparschiene nightjet ticket


    This ticket cannot be refunded or 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


Train from Vienna to Salzburg

Trains from Vienna to Salzburg depart from either Wien Hauptbahnhof, Wien Westbahnhof, or Hütteldorf and arrive at Salzburg Hauptbahnhof. All trains from Vienna to Salzburg are direct. The first train from Vienna to Salzburg departs at 8:30 a.m. while the last train leaves at 10:30 a.m. All Vienna to Salzburg trains are operated by either ÖBB or Westbahn.


Vienna to Salzburg trains: Route Summary

  • The Vienna to Salzburg train usually takes between 2½-3 hours to complete, with the fastest services taking only 2 hours and 21 minutes to reach Salzburg.
  • There are approximately 60 trains from Vienna to Salzburg per day.
  • Trains from Vienna to Salzburg are operated by either ÖBB or Westbahn.
  • No seat reservation is required on Vienna to Salzburg trains.

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Vienna to Salzburg Train Cost

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

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€27

1 Day in Advance

€27

1 Week in Advance

€25

2 Weeks in Advance

€24

1 Month in Advance

€23

3 Months in Advance

€23

Vienna to Salzburg Trains: General Information


Trains in Austria are an efficient way of traveling between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international train routes.

  • autobus All Vienna to Salzburg trains are run by either ÖBB or Westbahn.
  • autobus All Vienna to Salzburg trains are direct, depart from either Wien Hbf or Westbahnhof train stations and arrive at Salzburg Hbf.
  • autobus The Vienna to Salzburg train journey takes as little as 2 hours and 19 minutes to arrive in Salzburg.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Vienna to Salzburg 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 Vienna to Salzburg trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 11% cheaper to book a Vienna to Salzburg train ticket 1 week in advanced as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • Vienna to Salzburg train costs are 18% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket at the station.

Taking the Train from Vienna

Trains from Vienna to Salzburg depart from the busy Wien Meidling station, located near Philadelphiabrucke, just South West of central Vienna. Wien Meidling is well linked to the city center, suburbs and airport by an efficient network of public transport, made up of Metro trains, light railways, local buses and over 20 tram lines. Numerous night bus routes operate and taxis are available at Wien Meidling Station.

Getting into Salzburg by Train

Salzburg has two major claims to fame, as the birthplace of Mozart and the setting for the Sound of Music. This large Austrian city has one of the best preserved Germanic city centers and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Popular attractions are the Schloss Hellbrunn, with its pretty gardens and terraces and the Hohensalzburg Fortress, which gives breath-taking views of the city and surrounding mountains. Trains from Vienna to Salzburg arrive at Salzburg Hauptbahnhof, conveniently located just north of the River Salzach. It is in the city's New Town and within easy reach of historic and tourist attractions. Salzburg is a compact city, easy to explore on foot, with a public transport network of Stadtbus diesel and trolley buses, and Postbuses which cover the city center. Lokalbahn trains run to surrounding suburbs and towns, such as Oberndorf and Lamprechtshausen. Bicycle rental is also popular in the city. Night Express buses operate on weekends and holidays and taxi ranks are located outside the train station.

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