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

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Train  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Spittal-Millstättersee Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Spittal-Millstättersee to Lienz in Osttirol Ic / ...

$36 - $56

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Drive  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Lienz 131.8 miles

$24 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Lienz is to drive which costs 20€ - 30€ and takes 2 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salzburg to Lienz is to drive which costs 20€ - 30€ and takes 2 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Salzburg to Lienz. However, there are services departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at Lienz in Osttirol via Spittal-Millstättersee. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 56 min.

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The distance between Salzburg and Lienz is 110 km. The road distance is 210.8 km.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Lienz without a car is to train which takes 3 h 56 min and costs 30€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to get from Salzburg to Lienz, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Salzburg to Lienz is 211 km. It takes approximately 2 h 27 min to drive from Salzburg to Lienz.

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  • Distance: 68.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 56 min

What companies run services between Salzburg, Austria and Lienz, Tirol, Austria?

You can take a train from Salzburg to Lienz via Spittal-Millstättersee in around 3 h 56 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 Spittal-Millstättersee to Lienz in Osttirol
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com

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