There are 2 ways to get from Salzburg to Klagenfurt by train or car

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Train  •  3 h 1 min

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

$30 - $50

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Drive  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Klagenfurt 138 miles

$25 - $40

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at Klagenfurt Hbf. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 1 min.

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The distance between Salzburg and Klagenfurt is 162 km. The road distance is 220.8 km.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Klagenfurt without a car is to train which takes 3 h 1 min and costs .

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The train from Salzburg Hbf to Klagenfurt Hbf takes 3 h 1 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Salzburg to Klagenfurt is 221 km. It takes approximately 2 h 16 min to drive from Salzburg to Klagenfurt.

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There are 605+ hotels available in Klagenfurt. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 101 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 1 min

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

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Salzburg to Klagenfurt every 2 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h 1 min.

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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.

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Train from Salzburg Hbf to Klagenfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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