There are 7 ways to get from Salzburg to Venice by train, bus, night train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Venezia Santa Lucia Rj / ...

$48 - $107

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Night train Trenitalia  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the night train from Salzburg Hbf. to Padova En

$37 - $72

5 alternative options

Bus  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Salzburg to Innsbruck
  2. Take the bus from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Venice, Venice 277 / ...

$44 - $65

Night train Austrian Railways (ÖBB)  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the night train from Salzburg Hbf to Venezia Santa Lucia Nj

$35 - $75

Drive  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Venice 276.7 miles

$65 - $100

Fly from Salzburg  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Venice (VCE) SZG - VCE

$149 - $606

Train to Munich, fly  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Venice (VCE) MUC - VCE

$99 - $357

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Venice is to night train which costs 30€ - 65€ and takes 6 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salzburg to Venice is to drive which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 4 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Salzburg to Venice. However, there are services departing from Salzburg and arriving at Venice, Venice via Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 17 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at Venezia Santa Lucia. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 44 min.

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The distance between Salzburg and Venice is 268 km. The road distance is 442.7 km.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Venice without a car is to train which takes 6 h 46 min and costs 40€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 46 min to get from Salzburg to Venice, including transfers.

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Salzburg to Venice bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Salzburg station.

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

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Venice is to train which takes 6 h 46 min and costs 40€ - 95€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 9 h 17 min, you could also fly, which costs 120€ - 550€ and takes 5 h 29 min.

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Map of how to get from Salzburg to Venice.
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  • Distance: 167.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 46 min

What companies run services between Salzburg, Austria and Venice, Italy?

You can take a train from Salzburg to Venice via Villach Hbf in around 6 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Salzburg to Venice via Innsbruck and Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße in around 9 h 17 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Salzburg to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,600
Flights from Munich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Munich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Salzburg to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Salzburg to Venice via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Salzburg to Venice via Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Salzburg to Venice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $2,500
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Salzburg to Venice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
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 Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Villach Hbf to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Night train from Salzburg Hbf to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Villach Hbf to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Salzburg Hbf. to Padova
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$55 - $70
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Salzburg to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Book at
eurolines.ch
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 Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Venice, Venice
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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