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There are 5 ways to get from Vienna to St. Gilgen by train, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Mitte to Salzburg Hbf Wb / ...

$100 - $166

Cheapest option

Train via Attnang-Puchheim  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Mitte to Attnang-Puchheim Wb / ...
  2. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Bad Ischl R / ...

$83 - $142

3 alternative options

Train Flixtrain  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Vienna, Vienna Meidling to Attnang-Puchheim K485
  2. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Bad Ischl R / ...

$85 - $111

Drive  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to St. Gilgen 178.8 miles

$30 - $50

Fly  •  2 h 39 min

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

$198 - $463

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to St. Gilgen is to drive which costs 28€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to St. Gilgen is to fly which costs 170€ - 410€ and takes 2 h 39 min.

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The distance between Vienna and St. Gilgen is 229 km. The road distance is 286 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to St. Gilgen without a car is to train which takes 3 h 8 min and costs 85€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to get from Vienna to St. Gilgen, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Vienna to St. Gilgen is to train which takes 3 h 8 min and costs 85€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 170€ - 410€ and takes 2 h 39 min.

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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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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to St. Gilgen is 286 km. It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to drive from Vienna to St. Gilgen.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Vienna Airport to Salzburg Airport.

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There are 1015+ hotels available in St. Gilgen. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to St. Gilgen.
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  • Distance: 143.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 8 min

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and St. Gilgen, Austria?

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Vienna to St. Gilgen hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $70 and the journey takes 2 h 39 min. Flixtrain also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Austrian Airlines flies from Vienna to St. Gilgen 3 times a day.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
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 Wien Mitte to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Mitte to Attnang-Puchheim
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Attnang-Puchheim to Bad Ischl
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Vienna, Vienna Mitte to Salzburg, Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Vienna, Vienna Mitte to Attnang-Puchheim
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Vienna, Vienna Meidling to Attnang-Puchheim
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
flixtrain.com

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 11€.

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