The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Salzburg to Venice is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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|Distance||166 miles (268 km)|
|Average train duration||5 h 40 min|
|Average train ticket price||$96 (€83)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train providers||ÖBB, ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | Regionalzug, Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Salzburg to Venice cover the 166 miles (268 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 40 min with our travel partners like ÖBB, ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | Regionalzug, Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $96 (€83), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $88 (€77). Travelers depart most frequently from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Venezia Mestre.
Find the best trains from Salzburg to Venice with Omio's travel partners ÖBB, Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB Nightjet from $88 (€77). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.
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Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train to Venice from Salzburg. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Traveling by train between the cities of Salzburg and Venice can take as little as 5 hours and 40 minutes. However, some journeys could be 7 hours or longer. The morning's first train leaves soon after 8:00 a.m., while following departures are at intervals of 1 to 2 hours until late afternoon. There are also trains leaving in the evening and in the early hours. These include a direct sleeper service which leaves after 1:00 a.m. and takes between 6 and 7 hours. Other overnight journeys from Salzburg to Venice may involve lengthy changes. Trains are operated by ÖBB (Austrian Railways) Inter City, and can include changes at Villach, Innsbruck and Verona.
Return trains from Venice to Salzburg are also available.
Trains depart from the central station, Salzburg Hauptbahnhof, which is on Südtiroler Platz. The station is around 15 minutes from the city center by foot, and is served by frequent buses, electric trolley-buses and suburban trains. Late-night bus taxi services are available, while another alternative is to arrive by taxi.
Historic Venice is famed as a city of islands, linked by a network of waterways. Its landmarks include the Piazzo San Marco, a square dominated by Saint Mark's Basilica, and the Grand Canal, where visitors can take a romantic ride by gondola. Next to the famous canal is one of the city's two main train stations, Venezia Santa Lucia. Travelers arriving here can take a water bus or water taxi into the city. Most trains from Salzburg stop at both Santa Lucia and the other main station, Venezia Mestre, which is on the mainland and served by regular buses.
Travel between Salzburg, Austria and Venice, Italy by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Italy, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 3/8/23. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Salzburg to Venice before traveling.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Venice to Salzburg is: Unrestricted
Reentry to Austria is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
What are the requirements?
The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 3/8/23. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Salzburg from Venice here.
When taking a train from Salzburg, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Salzburg Hbf, Salzburg Aigen and Salzburg Aiglhof. When you arrive in Venice, your train can arrive in train stations including Venezia Mestre, Venezia Santa Lucia and Venice.
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Salzburg Hbf to Venezia Mestre.
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 Venezia Mestre, located 5.6 miles (9.1 km) away from the city center.
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