Salzburg to Aarau train

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Overview: Train from Salzburg to Aarau

distanceDistance234 miles (377 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 5 min
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersÖBB or Railjet

Trains from Salzburg to Aarau cover the 234 miles (377 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 5 min with our travel partners like ÖBB or Railjet. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Aarau.

Train companies: ÖBB from Salzburg to Aarau trains

Find the best route between Salzburg and Aarau with ÖBB. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most affordable journey has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.


ÖBB is Austria's main train company and offers the following different ticket types for your next trip between Salzburg and Aarau by train: Standard Ticket, Comfort-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene Comfort-Ticket.

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    Travel Tips: Trains from Salzburg to Aarau

    Travel by train to Aarau easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Salzburg to Aarau.

    Travel between Salzburg, Austria and Aarau, Switzerland by train is: Fully open.

    Can I enter Switzerland from Austria?

    International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Salzburg?

    Conditions of entry:

    • There are no current restrictions

    What are the safety rules to follow in Aarau, Switzerland?

    All travelers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

    • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
    • Face mask: Regional advice

    The information above was last checked on 6/25/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Salzburg and Aarau as this information can change.

    Return travel from Switzerland to Austria is: Fully open.

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Salzburg from Aarau?

    Entry into Austria is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Austria from Aarau?

    Requirements for reentering:

    • There are no current restrictions

    What are the safety rules to follow in Salzburg, Austria?

    The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Recommended

    Last checked on 6/27/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Salzburg from Aarau.

    When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Salzburg to Aarau by train to be approximately 234 miles (377 km).
    On average the Salzburg to Aarau train time is 6 h 5 min  covering the 234 miles (377 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    When departing from Salzburg, you have various train station options to start your route from including Salzburg Hbf, Salzburg Aigen and Salzburg Aiglhof. When arriving in Aarau, you can end your journey in train stations like Aarau, Aarau, Rathaus and Aarau, Bahnhof.

    Omio customers book a train from Salzburg Hbf   to Aarau   most frequently for this route.

    Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Salzburg Hbf and need to travel around 1.2 miles (1.9 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

    Passengers arriving in Aarau most often arrive at Aarau and need to travel around 0.3 miles (546 m) from this train station to the city center.

    For the route from Salzburg to Aarau you can take a train with ÖBB or Railjet. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Salzburg to Aarau on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    On average, there are 6 trains a day from Salzburg to Aarau. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    The first Salzburg to Aarau train departs at 11: 00 AM   and the last train from Salzburg to Aarau leaves at 11: 00 AM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Salzburg to Aarau on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Salzburg Hbf is the most popular Salzburg railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Salzburg for your trip to Aarau.

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