There are 4 ways to get from Salzburg to Kranj by train, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Kranj D / ...

$37 - $57

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Night train  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the night train from Salzburg Hbf to Kranj En

$26 - $40

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Kranj 158.4 miles

$30 - $50

Fly  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Klagenfurt (KLU) SZG - KLU

$191 - $790

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The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Kranj is to night train which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 3 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salzburg to Kranj is to drive which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 38 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at Kranj. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 56 min.

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The distance between Salzburg and Kranj is 200 km. The road distance is 253.5 km.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Kranj without a car is to train which takes 4 h 48 min and costs 30€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 48 min to get from Salzburg to Kranj, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Kranj is to train which takes 4 h 48 min and costs 30€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 160€ - 700€ and takes 5 h 22 min.

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There is no direct flight from Salzburg Airport to Klagenfurt Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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

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  • Distance: 125 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 48 min

What companies run services between Salzburg, Austria and Kranj, Slovenia?

You can take a train from Salzburg to Kranj via Villach Hbf in around 4 h 48 min. Alternatively, Austrian Airlines flies from Salzburg to Kranj 3 times a day.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Salzburg to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
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.

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Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Villach Hbf to Kranj
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Night train from Salzburg Hbf to Kranj
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Salzburg to Kranj is 253 km. It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to drive from Salzburg to Kranj.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Salzburg Airport to Klagenfurt Airport.

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There are 1176+ hotels available in Kranj. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Salzburg Airport is to line 2 shuttle which takes 7 min and costs .

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