There are 5 ways to get from Salzburg to Vienna by train, night train, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf (Bahnsteige 1-2) Rj / ...

$7 - $70

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Night train  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the night train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf En / ...

$23 - $70

Rideshare  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Salzburg to Vienna 186.3 miles

$17

Drive  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Vienna 185.9 miles

$30 - $50

Fly  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Vienna (VIE) SZG - VIE

$93 - $322

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Vienna is to rideshare which costs 15€ and takes 3 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salzburg to Vienna is to fly which takes 2 h 26 min and costs 80€ - 280€.

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The distance between Salzburg and Vienna is 252 km. The road distance is 298 km.

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The train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf (Bahnsteige 1-2) takes 2 h 30 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at Wien Hbf (Bahnsteige 1-2). Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

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

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Salzburg to Vienna every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $40 - $70 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Austrian Airlines flies from Salzburg to Vienna 3 times a day.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Salzburg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf (Bahnsteige 1-2)
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Night train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Vienna, Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hauptbahnhof Bstg 1-2
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $35
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$7 - $9
Business
$16 - $18
Premium
$26 - $35
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Salzburg Hbf. to Wien HBF
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$40 - $50
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Salzburg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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