There are 4 ways to get from Vienna to Wels by train, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Vienna, Vienna Europaplatz to Wels K485 / ...

$5 - $50

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Night train  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Wels Hbf Nj

$30 - $50

Drive  •  2 h

  1. Drive from Vienna to Wels 123.5 miles

$22 - $35

Fly, train  •  3 h 39 min

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

$96 - $349

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Vienna, Vienna Europaplatz and arriving at Wels. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 28 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Wels is 173 km. The road distance is 197.6 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Wels without a car is to train which takes 1 h 28 min and costs .

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The train from Vienna, Vienna Europaplatz to Wels takes 1 h 28 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Vienna to Wels train services, operated by Flixtrain, depart from Vienna, Vienna Europaplatz 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 Wels train services, operated by Flixtrain, arrive at Wels station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Wels is 198 km. It takes approximately 2 h to drive from Vienna to Wels.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Vienna Airport to Salzburg Airport.

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  • Distance: 108.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 28 min

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

Flixtrain operates a train from Vienna to Wels hourly. Tickets cost $14 - $18 and the journey takes 1 h 28 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Train operators
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Vienna, Vienna Europaplatz to Wels
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Wels
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
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 Westbahnhof to Wels Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Wels Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wels Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Wien Hauptbahnhof Bstg 1-2 to Wels Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $24
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$5 - $7
Business
$11 - $13
Premium
$19 - $24

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