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

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Train  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Wels Hbf Wb / ...
  2. Take the train from Wels Hbf to Schärding R / ...

$17 - $46

Cheapest option

Train via Attnang-Puchheim  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim Wb / ...
  2. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Schärding R

$16 - $40

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Salzburg, Salzburg to Attnang-Puchheim K485
  2. Take the train from Wels Hbf to Schärding R / ...

$18 - $40

Drive  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Schärding 58.2 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Schärding is to drive which costs 9€ - 14€ and takes 1 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salzburg to Schärding is to drive which costs 9€ - 14€ and takes 1 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Salzburg to Schärding. However, there are services departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at Schärding via Wels Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 24 min.

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The distance between Salzburg and Schärding is 79 km. The road distance is 93.2 km.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Schärding without a car is to train which takes 2 h 24 min and costs 14€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 24 min to get from Salzburg to Schärding, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Salzburg to Schärding is 93 km. It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to drive from Salzburg to Schärding.

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  • Distance: 49.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 24 min

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

You can take a train from Salzburg to Schärding via Wels Hbf in around 2 h 24 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.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wels Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wels Hbf to Schärding
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Attnang-Puchheim to Schärding
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Salzburg, Hbf to Wels, Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Salzburg, Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
regiojet.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Salzburg, Salzburg to Attnang-Puchheim
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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