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Duration 2h 26m
Distance 297.5 km
Average price 28€
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Salzburg and Vienna takes 2h 26m and the fastest train takes 2h 15m. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Salzburg to Vienna. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Salzburg Hbf
  2. Vienna
2h 26m
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8€ - 75€

Frequently asked questions

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at Wien Westbahnhof. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 26m.

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The distance between Salzburg and Vienna is 252 km. The road distance is 297.5 km.

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Salzburg to Vienna train services, operated by WESTbahn Gmbh, depart from Salzburg Hbf station.

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Salzburg to Vienna train services, operated by WESTbahn Gmbh, arrive at Wien Westbahnhof station.

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What companies run services between Salzburg and Vienna?

WESTbahn Gmbh operates a train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Westbahnhof hourly. Tickets cost 25€ - 29€ and the journey takes 2h 26m. Five other operators also service this route.
Train operators
WESTbahn Gmbh
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
25€ - 29€
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Westbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
25€ - 29€
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 75€

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
RegioJet
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 27€
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Salzburg, Hbf to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 27€
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
1st Class
18€ - 27€
Railjet
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Railjet
Flixtrain
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 21€
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Vienna, Vienna Europaplatz
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 21€
Website
Flixtrain
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
85€ - 160€

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
85€ - 160€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Night train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
90€ - 160€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Nightjet
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Nightjet

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