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Overview: Train from Salzburg to Bad Gastein

distanceDistance47 miles (76 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 29 min
priceAverage train ticket price$20 (€16)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | InterCity or ÖBB | REX

Trains from Salzburg to Bad Gastein cover the 47 miles (76 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 29 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | InterCity or ÖBB | REX. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $20 (€16), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $20 (€16). Travelers depart most frequently from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Badgastein, Böckstein Bahnhof (Vorplatz).

Trains from Salzburg to Bad Gastein

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.

Salzburg to Bad Gastein train times: daily departures

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.

How long is the journey by train from Salzburg to Bad Gastein?

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.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Salzburg to Bad Gastein?

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.

Which train companies travel from Salzburg to Bad Gastein?

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.

ÖBB Salzburg to Bad Gastein

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.

Salzburg to Bad Gastein trains: services on board

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.

How to find cheap train tickets from Salzburg to Bad Gastein?

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.

Travel Tips: Trains from Salzburg to Bad Gastein

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FAQs

How much are cheap trains from Salzburg to Bad Gastein?

Train tickets from Salzburg to Bad Gastein for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $20 (€16)  one way in the next 7 days.

How much does it cost to take a train between Salzburg and Bad Gastein?

In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $20 (€16)  for a train ticket from Salzburg to Bad Gastein.

How many miles is it from Salzburg to Bad Gastein by train?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Bad Gastein from Salzburg by train to be approximately 47 miles (76 km).

What is the Salzburg to Bad Gastein train travel time?

The train time between Salzburg and Bad Gastein is on average 1 h 29 min  for the 47 miles (76 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Salzburg and Bad Gastein by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What station does the train from Salzburg to Bad Gastein depart from? Which Bad Gastein train station do I come into from Salzburg?

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Salzburg Hbf   and arriving in Badgastein, Böckstein Bahnhof (Vorplatz).

Where is the Salzburg train station located? Where is the Bad Gastein train station located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Salzburg Hbf, is located 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the city center of Salzburg.

The most popular arrival train station, Badgastein, Böckstein Bahnhof (Vorplatz), is located 2.4 miles (3.9 km) away from the city center of Bad Gastein.

What train providers go from Salzburg to Bad Gastein?

For the best Salzburg to Bad Gastein train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | InterCity or ÖBB | REX. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Salzburg to Bad Gastein to compare what amenities they may offer.

How many trains are there between Salzburg and Bad Gastein a day?

On average, there are 8 trains a day from Salzburg to Bad Gastein. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

What time is the earliest train from Salzburg to Bad Gastein? What time is the last train from Salzburg to Bad Gastein?

The earliest train for this route departs from Salzburg at 6: 59 AM. The last train leaves from Salzburg at 8: 12 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Salzburg to Bad Gastein and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How early should I buy train tickets to Bad Gastein from Salzburg to score the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you buy train tickets between Salzburg and Bad Gastein within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $20 (€16) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Salzburg to Bad Gastein a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Salzburg
Bad Gastein
The major railway station for departures from Salzburg is Salzburg Hbf. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Salzburg Hbf for your journey between Salzburg and Bad Gastein.