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Duration 5h 29m
Distance 369.4 km
Average price 130€
Frequency 6/day

Trip overview

The average train between St. Gallen and Salzburg takes 5h 29m and the fastest train takes 4h 52m. The train service runs several times per day from St. Gallen to Salzburg. 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 via Munich

  1. St. Gallen(Ch)
  2. Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10
  3. Salzburg
5h 6m
89€ - 193€

St. Gallen to Salzburg train times

Trains run every four hours between St. Gallen and Salzburg. The earliest departure is at 08:06 in the morning, and the last departure from St. Gallen is at 20:06 which arrives into Salzburg at 01:45. All services require a transfer at MUENCHEN HBF GL.27-36 and take an average of 5h 29m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from St. Gallen to Salzburg? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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No, there is no direct train from St. Gallen to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from St. Gallen(Ch) and arriving at Salzburg Hbf via Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 6m.

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The distance between St. Gallen and Salzburg is 279 km. The road distance is 369.4 km.

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St. Gallen to Salzburg train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from St. Gallen(Ch) station.

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St. Gallen to Salzburg train services, operated by Transdev, arrive at Salzburg Hbf station.

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There are 536+ hotels available in Salzburg. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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What companies run services between St. Gallen and Salzburg?

You can take a train from St. Gallen to Salzburg via Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 and Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 in around 5h 6m.
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
65€ - 90€

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
05 17 17
Train from Bregenz to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
65€ - 90€
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass

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