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There are 8 ways to get from Salzburg to Semmering Pass by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Meidling Wb
  2. Take the train from Wien Meidling to Semmering Rj / ...

$58 - $90

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Bus, train  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Salzburg to Graz, Graz central train station 362
  2. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Semmering Rj

$33 - $54

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Train Flixtrain  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Vienna, Vienna Meidling K485
  2. Take the train from Wien Meidling to Semmering

$35 - $49

Train #2  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Leoben Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Bruck/Mur to Semmering Rj

$48 - $78

Drive  •  3 h

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Semmering Pass 193.3 miles

$35 - $55

Fly Salzburg to Vienna, train  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Vienna (VIE) SZG - VIE
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Semmering

$102 - $346

Fly Salzburg to Graz, train  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Graz (GRZ) SZG - GRZ
  2. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Semmering

$173 - $590

Train to Innsbruck, fly to Vienna, train  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
  2. Fly from Innsbruck (INN) to Vienna (VIE) INN - VIE
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Semmering

$165 - $445

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The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Semmering Pass is to train which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 4 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salzburg to Semmering Pass is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 3 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Salzburg to Semmering Pass. However, there are services departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at Semmering via Wien Meidling. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 33 min.

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The distance between Salzburg and Semmering Pass is 209 km. The road distance is 309.3 km.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Semmering Pass without a car is to train which takes 4 h 33 min and costs 50€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from Salzburg to Semmering Pass, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Salzburg Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Salzburg to Semmering Pass is 309 km. It takes approximately 3 h to drive from Salzburg to Semmering Pass.

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  • Distance: 130.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 33 min

What companies run services between Salzburg, Austria and Semmering Pass, Styria, Austria?

You can take a train from Salzburg to Semmering Pass via Wien Meidling in around 4 h 33 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Salzburg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Salzburg to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Salzburg to Graz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Salzburg to Graz via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Innsbruck to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Salzburg to Graz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Salzburg to Graz via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
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 Wien Meidling
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Meidling to Semmering
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Graz Hbf to Semmering
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Leoben Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Bruck/Mur to Semmering
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Semmering
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Vienna, Vienna Meidling
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
flixtrain.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 to Graz, Graz central train station
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Salzburg Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 108+ hotels available in Semmering Pass. Prices start at $55 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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