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There are 5 ways to get from Buchs to Salzburg by train, car, bus or night train

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Train  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Buchs SG to Salzburg Hbf Rj

$55 - $90

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Buchs SG to St. Gallen 87-Y / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sankt Gallen to Salzburg

$41 - $86

3 alternative options

Drive, train  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Buchs to Landeck-Zams
  2. Take the train from Landeck-Zams to Salzburg Hbf Rj

$49 - $80

Night train  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the night train from Buchs SG to Salzburg Hbf En / ...

$60 - $100

Drive  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Buchs to Salzburg 234.3 miles

$45 - $75

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Buchs to Salzburg is to train and bus which costs SFr 40 - SFr 90 and takes 6 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Buchs to Salzburg is to drive which costs SFr 45 - SFr 75 and takes 3 h 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Buchs SG and arriving at Salzburg Hbf. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 9 min.

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The distance between Buchs and Salzburg is 277 km. The road distance is 374.8 km.

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The best way to get from Buchs to Salzburg without a car is to train which takes 4 h 9 min and costs SFr 55 - SFr 90.

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The train from Buchs SG to Salzburg Hbf takes 4 h 9 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Buchs to Salzburg train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Buchs SG station.

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Buchs to Salzburg train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Salzburg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Buchs to Salzburg is 375 km. It takes approximately 3 h 37 min to drive from Buchs to Salzburg.

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There are 1218+ hotels available in Salzburg. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Buchs to Salzburg.
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  • Distance: 173.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 9 min

What companies run services between Buchs, Canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland and Salzburg, Austria?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Buchs to Salzburg every 4 hours. Tickets cost $55 - $90 and the journey takes 4 h 9 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Buchs SG to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Buchs SG to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Landeck-Zams to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Südostbahn
Website
sob.ch
Train from Buchs SG to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sob.ch
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from Buchs SG to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
thurbo.ch
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Sankt Gallen to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Book at
eurolines.ch

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