There are 5 ways to get from Vienna to Salzburg by train, night train, rideshare, car or plane
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Salzburg is to rideshare which costs 15€ and takes 3 h 49 min.
The quickest way to get from Vienna to Salzburg is to fly which costs 75€ - 280€ and takes 2 h 20 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Salzburg Hbf. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 22 min.
The distance between Vienna and Salzburg is 252 km. The road distance is 298.4 km.
The best way to get from Vienna to Salzburg without a car is to train which takes 2 h 22 min and costs 6€ - 60€.
The train from Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf takes 2 h 22 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.
Vienna to Salzburg train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Hbf station.
The best way to get from Vienna to Salzburg is to train which takes 2 h 22 min and costs 6€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 75€ - 280€ and takes 2 h 20 min.
The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Salzburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.
Vienna to Salzburg train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Salzburg Hbf station.
Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Salzburg is 298 km. It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to drive from Vienna to Salzburg.
Austrian Airlines offers flights from Vienna Airport to Salzburg Airport.
What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Salzburg, Austria?
Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Vienna to Salzburg every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $40 - $70 and the journey takes 2 h 22 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Austrian Airlines flies from Vienna to Salzburg 3 times a day.
Flights from Vienna to Salzburg
- Ave. Duration
- 50 min
- Every day
- Estimated price
- $100 - $420
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.
Train from Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.
Rideshare from Vienna to Salzburg
- Ave. Duration
- 3 h 49 min
- Every 3 hours
- Estimated price
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