There are 4 ways to get from Salzburg to Graz by bus, train, rideshare or car

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Bus  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Salzburg to Graz, Graz central train station 362

$15 - $25

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Graz Hbf Ic / ...

$40 - $65

Rideshare  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Salzburg to Graz 175.6 miles

$17

Drive  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Graz 176.6 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Graz is to rideshare which costs 15€ and takes 3 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salzburg to Graz is to drive which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 51 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Salzburg and arriving at Graz, Graz central train station station. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at Graz Hbf. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 59 min.

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The distance between Salzburg and Graz is 198 km. The road distance is 282.5 km.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Graz without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 50 min and costs 12€ - 22€.

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The bus from Salzburg to Graz, Graz central train station takes 3 h 50 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Salzburg to Graz bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Salzburg station.

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Salzburg to Graz train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Salzburg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Graz is to bus which takes 3 h 50 min and costs 12€ - 22€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 3 h 59 min.

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Salzburg to Graz bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Graz, Graz central train station.

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Salzburg to Graz train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Graz Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Salzburg to Graz.
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  • Distance: 124 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 50 min

What companies run services between Salzburg, Austria and Graz, Austria?

FlixBus operates a bus from Salzburg to Graz 4 times a day. Tickets cost $15 - $25 and the journey takes 3 h 50 min. Alternatively, Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Salzburg to Graz every 4 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 3 h 59 min.

Train operators
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 Salzburg Hbf to Graz Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Salzburg to Graz, Graz central train station
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Salzburg to Graz
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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