The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Salzburg Hauptbahnhof to Vienna Westbahnhof is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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2 h 30 m
2 h 30 m
Trains per day
Of the 5 trains that leave Salzburg Hauptbahnhof for Vienna Westbahnhof every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||154 miles (248 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 40 min|
|Average train ticket price||$46 (€41)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 14 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Westbahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), FlixTrain, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | ICE or ÖBB|
Trains from Salzburg Hauptbahnhof to Vienna Westbahnhof cover the 154 miles (248 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 40 min with our travel partners like Westbahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), FlixTrain, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | ICE or ÖBB. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $46 (€41), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $22 (€20). Travelers depart most frequently from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Wien Westbahnhof.
You can travel by train from Salzburg Hauptbahnhof to Vienna Westbahnhof with Westbahn and ÖBB for as low as $22 (€20). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
ÖBB is the national railway company of Austria, providing a comprehensive network of services throughout the country including trains between Salzburg Hauptbahnhof and Vienna Westbahnhof. It operates a wide range of trains, including InterCity Express (ICE) trains, EuroCity (EC) trains, InterCity (IC) trains, and Regional Express (REX) trains. ICE trains are the fastest, offering the most comfortable and luxurious travel experience, while EC trains are slightly slower but still offer a comfortable journey. IC trains are the most common, providing a reliable and affordable service, and REX trains are the slowest but offer the most frequent stops. ÖBB offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, return tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, and a range of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for ÖBB include Vienna to Salzburg, Vienna to Innsbruck, and Vienna to Graz.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Salzburg Hbf, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Wien Westbahnhof, located 4.4 miles (7.1 km) away from the city centre.
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