The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Salzburg to Bad Gastein is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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1 h 29 m
1 h 29 m
Trains per day
Of the 5 trains that leave Salzburg for Bad Gastein every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||47 miles (76 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 29 min|
|Average train ticket price||$15 (€14)|
|Train frequency||8 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 8 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | S-Bahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | REX, ÖBB or ÖBB | InterCity|
Trains from Salzburg to Bad Gastein cover the 47 miles (76 km) long route taking on average 1 h 29 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | S-Bahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | REX, ÖBB or ÖBB | InterCity. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $1 (€1), but the average price of train tickets is $15 (€14). Travelers depart most frequently from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Badgastein, Böckstein Bahnhof (Vorplatz).
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There are plenty of trains from Salzburg to Bad Gastein to choose from every day. The majority require at least one transfer, but there are also 8 direct trains available each day. The direct journey takes around 1.5 hours, while the ones that require transfers last between 2 and 5.5 hours.
Trains from Salzburg to Bad Gastein run day and night, with the earliest daily train departing around 6:00 a.m. and the latest daily train around 8:00 p.m. There are also additional trains available that run outside these times, but are not daily.
Direct trains are the fastest and reach Bad Gastein after only 1.5 hours. The travel time on those trains that require at least one transfer varies greatly and is between 2 and 5.5 hours.
Departure station: Trains leave at Salzburg Hauptbahnhof, the city's main railway station in the center, which is well connected to the rest of the city by public transit such as S-Bahn and busses. It was voted as the most beautiful Austrian railway station in 2016 and is fully equipped with everything a traveler needs.
Arrival station: Bad Gastein's railway station is a beautifully preserved building from the time of Emperor Franz Joseph and is located at the west side of the town. To walk into the center will take you around 20 minutes, but there are also buses available that take visitors to different destinations in town. The small railway station offers nevertheless the basic travel services like luggage storage and ticket sales as well as a beer garden.
ÖBB, Austria's national train company runs the line between Salzburg and Bad Gastein. They employ a variety of trains on this route, from regional trains that let you enjoy the landscape at a leisurely pace to high-speed IC trains that bring you to your destination quickly.
Many trains offer the possibility to choose between first- and second-class, and around half of them offer snacks for purchase or have an onboard restaurant. The faster IC trains also offer air-conditioning and dedicated compartments for women only.
Depending on the type of train you choose, services on board will vary. Generally speaking, the faster IC trains offer more services than the slower regional trains. For example, only the former offer the option to travel first class and purchase food on the train. There is no limit to the amount of luggage you can bring with you on any of the trains and if you travel with a pet you can do so if you have purchased a ticket for it and keep it safely confined in a carrier or on a leash. Assistance for travelers with reduced mobility, or other disabilities, is available on all trains but you need to make your needs known at least 12 hours before you wish to travel.
There are several ways to save money when traveling on trains from Salzburg to Bad Gastein. Early online booking is a good way to do that but to get the maximum benefit you might also consider downloading the dedicated travel app by Omio and to subscribe to their newsletter to get alerts about the latest deals. Bad Gastein is a major destination for weekend visitors, and in general, traveling there during the week and not during typical holiday times such as Christmas can also result in cheaper tickets.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Badgastein, Böckstein Bahnhof (Vorplatz).
Passengers board the train most frequently from Salzburg Hbf, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Badgastein, Böckstein Bahnhof (Vorplatz), located 7.8 miles (12.6 km) away from the city center.
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