There are 5 ways to get from Vienna to Bad Gastein by train, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 46m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bad Gastein Rj / ...

70€ - 95€

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Train via Salzburg  •  5h 22m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Bad Gastein Ec / ...

23€ - 97€

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Train via Salzburg #2  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the train from Vienna, Vienna Europaplatz to Salzburg, Salzburg K485 / ...
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Bad Gastein Ec / ...

32€ - 55€

Drive  •  4h 4m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Bad Gastein 400.2 km

40€ - 60€

Fly, train  •  4h 50m

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

78€ - 301€

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Bad Gastein is to train via Salzburg which costs 23€ - 100€ and takes 5h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Bad Gastein is to drive which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 4h 4m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Bad Gastein. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 46m.

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The distance between Vienna and Bad Gastein is 271 km. The road distance is 400.2 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Bad Gastein without a car is to train which takes 4h 46m and costs 70€ - 95€.

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The train from Wien Hbf to Bad Gastein takes 4h 46m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Vienna to Bad Gastein train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Hbf station.

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

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Vienna to Bad Gastein train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Bad Gastein station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Bad Gastein is 400 km. It takes approximately 4h 4m to drive from Vienna to Bad Gastein.

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  • Distance: 271.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 46m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Bad Gastein, Austria?

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Wien Hbf to Bad Gastein twice daily. Tickets cost 70€ - 95€ and the journey takes 4h 46m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 340€
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bad Gastein
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
70€ - 95€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Bad Gastein
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 22€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Vienna, Hbf to Salzburg, Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 28€
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
1st Class
18€ - 28€
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Bad Gastein
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Bad Gastein
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 26€
Website
Railjet
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Vienna, Vienna Europaplatz to Salzburg, Salzburg
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 21€
Website
Flixtrain
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Wien Westbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
26€ - 30€
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh

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