There are 3 ways to get from Salzburg to Krems by train, car or bus

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Train  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Spittal-Millstättersee Ec / ...

$93 - $120

Cheapest option

Line 170 bus, train, drive  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the line 170 bus from Rathaus, Rudolfskai, Altstadt, Salzburg, 5020, Österreich to Hallein Bahnhof 170 / ...
  2. Take the train from Hallein to Bischofshofen Rex / ...
  3. Drive from Bischofshofen to Krems

$18 - $28

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Krems 78.6 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Krems is to drive which costs 12€ - 18€ and takes 1 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salzburg to Krems is to drive which costs 12€ - 18€ and takes 1 h 23 min.

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The distance between Salzburg and Krems is 103 km. The road distance is 125.8 km.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Krems without a car is to train which takes 2 h 29 min and costs 75€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to get from Salzburg to Krems, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salzburg to Krems is 126 km. It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to drive from Salzburg to Krems.

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There are 1103+ hotels available in Krems. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 64.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 29 min

What companies run services between Salzburg, Austria and Krems, Kärnten, Austria?

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Salzburg to Krems every 2 hours. Tickets cost $22 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 6 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.

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Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Spittal-Millstättersee
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Hallein to Bischofshofen
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Salzburg Verkehr Gmbh
Phone
0662 632900
Email
office@salzburg-verkehr.at
Website
salzburg-verkehr.at
Bus from Rathaus, Rudolfskai, Altstadt, Salzburg, 5020, Österreich to Hallein Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Schedules at
salzburg-verkehr.at

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