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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Buchs Sg

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Train via Munich

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 to St. Margrethen

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Salzburg South to Munich central bus station
  2. Take the bus from Zob to Bregenz bus station

Drive

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Oberriet

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The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Oberriet is to train which costs €17 - €21 and takes 4h 50m.

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The fastest way to get from Salzburg to Oberriet is to drive which takes 3h 17m and costs €40 - €65.

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No, there is no direct train from Salzburg to Oberriet. However, there are services departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at Oberriet SG via Buchs SG. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 50m.

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The distance between Salzburg and Oberriet is 266 km. The road distance is 358.1 km.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Oberriet without a car is to train which takes 4h 50m and costs €17 - €21.

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It takes approximately 4h 50m to get from Salzburg to Oberriet, including transfers.

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Salzburg to Oberriet train services, operated by Railjet, depart from Salzburg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Oberriet is to train which takes 4h 50m and costs €17 - €21. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €23 - €65 and takes 6h 54m.

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Salzburg to Oberriet train services, operated by Railjet, arrive at Buchs Sg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salzburg to Oberriet is 358 km. It takes approximately 3h 17m to drive from Salzburg to Oberriet.

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Map of how to get from Salzburg to Oberriet.
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  • Distance: 266.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 50m

What companies run services between Salzburg, Austria and Oberriet, Canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland?

Railjet operates a train from Salzburg Hbf to Buchs Sg 5 times a day. Tickets cost SFr 45 - SFr 75 and the journey takes 4h 3m. Hungarian Railways (MÁV) also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Salzburg to Oberriet via Zob, Bregenz bus station, Bregenz, and St. Margrethen SG in around 6h 54m.

Train operators
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Buchs Sg
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 75
Website
Railjet
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Phone
+49 8024 997171
Email
kontakt@bayerischeoberlandbahn.de
Website
brb.de
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 to St. Margrethen
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 25 - SFr 35
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Salzburg South to Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zob to Bregenz bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 12 - SFr 15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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