Duration 2h 36m
Distance 297.5 km
Average price 65€
Possible routes 7 found

Salzburg to Vienna

Rome2rio has found 7 ways to get from Salzburg to Vienna by train, bus, car and flight. We recommend taking the train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf, which takes around 2h 53m.
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Train

  1. Salzburg Hbf
  2. Vienna
2h 53m
Bookable on Rome2rio
10€ - 75€
Alternative routes

Bus

  1. Salzburg, Lastenstr. 12
  2. Vienna
4h 41m
12€ - 180€

Night train

  1. Salzburg Hbf
  2. Vienna
2h 45m
25€ - 75€

Rideshare

  1. Salzburg
  2. Vienna
3h 48m
Cheapest
15€

Drive

  1. Salzburg
  2. Vienna
2h 53m
30€ - 45€

Fly from Salzburg

  1. Salzburg
  2. Vienna
Fastest
2h 36m
84€ - 295€

Train to Innsbruck, fly

  1. Salzburg Hbf
  2. Innsbruck
  3. Vienna
4h 47m
127€ - 360€

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Salzburg to Vienna? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as "What is the cheapest mode of transport?", "What is the quickest option?", "How much do tickets usually cost?" and many more.

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

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The quickest way to get from Salzburg to Vienna is to fly which costs 80€ - 300€ and takes 2h 36m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Salzburg, Lastenstr. 12 and arriving at Vienna VIB Erdberg. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4h 41m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at Wien Hbf. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 53m.

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The distance between Salzburg and Vienna is 252 km. The road distance is 297.5 km.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Vienna without a car is to train which takes 2h 53m and costs 10€ - 75€.

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The train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf takes 2h 53m including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Salzburg to Vienna bus services, operated by Eurobus SK, depart from Salzburg, Lastenstr. 12 station.

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

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Vienna is to train which takes 2h 53m and costs 10€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 12€ - 180€ and takes 4h 41m, you could also fly, which costs 80€ - 300€ and takes 2h 36m.

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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 Vienna bus services, operated by Eurobus SK, arrive at Vienna VIB Erdberg station.

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Salzburg to Vienna train services, operated by Railjet, arrive at Wien Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salzburg to Vienna is 298 km. It takes approximately 2h 53m to drive from Salzburg to Vienna.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Salzburg Airport to Vienna Airport.

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Book your Salzburg to Vienna train tickets online with Distribusion and FlixBus.

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There are 1481+ hotels available in Vienna. Prices start at 59€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Salzburg and Vienna. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Salzburg Airport is to line 180 bus which takes 10 min and costs 2€ - 3€.

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How to travel from Salzburg to Vienna

Find all the possible transport options for your trip from Salzburg to Vienna right here. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an informed decision about which option will suit you best. Click the map below to see more travel options.

What companies run services between Salzburg and Vienna?

Railjet operates a train from Salzburg to Vienna every 30 minutes. Tickets cost 40€ - 65€ and the journey takes 2h 53m. Five other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Eurobus SK operates a bus from Salzburg to Vienna 3 times a week. Tickets cost 12€ - 15€ and the journey takes 4h 41m. FlixBus also services this route 6 times a week.
Airlines
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 380€
Train operators
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 21€
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
26€ - 30€
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
85€ - 160€
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Bus operators
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
14€ - 180€
Other operators
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
15€

Vienna, Austria

The hub of Vienna’s art and culture scene is up there amongst the world’s best. The Austrian capital is best known for its many balls (including the world famous Vienna Opera Ball), the graceful Viennese waltz, its famed coffeehouse culture, and superb architecture from yesteryear. Visit the Schloss Schönbrunn, the former imperial summer residence, and the Hofburg (Imperial Palace), the base of the Habsburgs, one of the most influential European royal houses. Take in the brilliance of the Baroque Belvedere Palace, the Gothic St Stephen’s Cathedral and the giant ferris wheel in the Prater, Vienna’s old recreational park.

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