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Duration 2h 40m
Distance 298.1 km
Average price €28
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Vienna and Salzburg takes 2h 40m and the fastest train takes 2h 25m. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Vienna 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

  1. Wien Westbahnhof
  2. Salzburg
2h 26m
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€8 - €75

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

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The distance between Vienna and Salzburg is 252 km. The road distance is 298.1 km.

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

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

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What companies run services between Vienna and Salzburg?

WESTbahn Gmbh operates a train from Wien Westbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf hourly. Tickets cost €25 - €30 and the journey takes 2h 26m. Three other operators also service this route.
Train operators
WESTbahn Gmbh
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€25 - €30
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Wien Westbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€25 - €30
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
Railjet
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€40 - €65

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 Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€40 - €65
Website
Railjet
RegioJet
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €28
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Vienna, Hbf to Salzburg, Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €28
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€18 - €28
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
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 Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Austrian Railways
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Nightjet
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Nightjet

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