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The cheapest trains

from Salzburg
to Vienna

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Cheapest

$44

Average

$49

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Salzburg to Vienna will cost around $ 49 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 44.

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09:52Salzburg Hbf2h2512:17Vienna Westbahnhof
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$441One-way
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16:52Salzburg Hbf2h2519:17Vienna Westbahnhof
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$441One-way
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06:22Salzburg Hbf2h2408:46Wien Meidling
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$441One-way
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10:52Salzburg Hbf2h2513:17Vienna Westbahnhof
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$441One-way
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08:52Salzburg Hbf2h2511:17Vienna Westbahnhof
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Train Times

Salzburg to Vienna

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05:52Salzburg Hbf2h2508:17Vienna Westbahnhof
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06:22Salzburg Hbf2h2408:46Wien Meidling
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06:22Salzburg Hbf2h3008:52Vienna Central Station
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06:52Salzburg Hbf2h2509:17Vienna Westbahnhof
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07:22Salzburg Hbf2h2409:46Wien Meidling
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07:22Salzburg Hbf2h3009:52Vienna Central Station
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07:52Salzburg Hbf2h2510:17Vienna Westbahnhof
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08:08Salzburg Hbf2h2210:30Vienna Central Station
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08:24Salzburg Hbf4h2112:45Vienna Central Station
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08:52Salzburg Hbf2h2511:17Vienna Westbahnhof
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09:08Salzburg Hbf2h2211:30Vienna Central Station
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09:52Salzburg Hbf2h2512:17Vienna Westbahnhof
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10:08Salzburg Hbf2h2212:30Vienna Central Station
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10:24Salzburg Hbf4h2114:45Vienna Central Station
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10:52Salzburg Hbf2h2513:17Vienna Westbahnhof
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11:08Salzburg Hbf2h2213:30Vienna Central Station
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11:52Salzburg Hbf2h2514:17Vienna Westbahnhof
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12:52Salzburg Hbf2h2515:17Vienna Westbahnhof
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13:52Salzburg Hbf2h2516:17Vienna Westbahnhof
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14:52Salzburg Hbf2h2517:17Vienna Westbahnhof
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15:52Salzburg Hbf2h2518:17Vienna Westbahnhof
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16:52Salzburg Hbf2h2519:17Vienna Westbahnhof
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17:52Salzburg Hbf2h2520:17Vienna Westbahnhof
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18:52Salzburg Hbf2h2521:17Vienna Westbahnhof
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19:52Salzburg Hbf2h2522:17Vienna Westbahnhof
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Flight
Sun
Aug 25
$40Westbahn
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Mon
Aug 26
$31FlixTrain
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$225Austrian Airlines
Tue
Aug 27
$29ÖBB | S-Bahn
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$193Austrian Airlines
Wed
Aug 28
$31FlixTrain
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$132Austrian Airlines
Thu
Aug 29
$31FlixTrain
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$132Austrian Airlines
Fri
Aug 30
$40Westbahn
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$132Austrian Airlines
Sat
Aug 31
$40Westbahn
$49Flixbus
$132Austrian Airlines
Sun
Sep 1
$22ÖBB | Railjet
$47Flixbus
$193Austrian Airlines
Mon
Sep 2
$31FlixTrain
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$132Austrian Airlines
Tue
Sep 3
$31FlixTrain
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$132Austrian Airlines
Wed
Sep 4
$22ÖBB | S-Bahn
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$132Austrian Airlines
Thu
Sep 5
$22ÖBB | S-Bahn
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$132Austrian Airlines
Fri
Sep 6
$35ÖBB | S-Bahn
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$132Austrian Airlines
Sat
Sep 7
$22ÖBB | S-Bahn
$37Flixbus
$132Austrian Airlines
Sun
Sep 8
$22ÖBB
$47Flixbus
$132Austrian Airlines
Mon
Sep 9
$29ÖBB | S-Bahn
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$132Austrian Airlines
Tue
Sep 10
$22ÖBB | S-Bahn
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$132Austrian Airlines
Wed
Sep 11
$22ÖBB | Railjet
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$132Austrian Airlines
Thu
Sep 12
$29ÖBB | S-Bahn
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$132Austrian Airlines
Fri
Sep 13
$29ÖBB | Railjet
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$132Austrian Airlines
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Sep 14
$29ÖBB | S-Bahn
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The fastest trains

from Salzburg
to Vienna

Showing times and prices for Aug 26

Fastest Journey

2h 22m

Average

2h 34m

Trains per day

25

Distance

252 km

Of the 25 train that leave Salzburg for Vienna every day 23 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct train cover the 252 km distance in an average of 2h 34m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 2h 22m .

The slowest train will take 4h 21m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

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10:08Salzburg Hbf2h2212:30Vienna Central Station
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$721One-way
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11:08Salzburg Hbf2h2213:30Vienna Central Station
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$721One-way
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08:08Salzburg Hbf2h2210:30Vienna Central Station
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09:08Salzburg Hbf2h2211:30Vienna Central Station
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$721One-way
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06:22Salzburg Hbf2h2408:46Wien Meidling
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$441One-way

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Journey Summary

Salzburg to Vienna Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
3 hours 5 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $27
Trains depart from:Salzburg
Trains arrive in:Vienna
Distance:252 km
TrainTrain Companies:ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | S-Bahn, ÖBB, ÖBB | Railjet, FlixTrain, Westbahn

Quick Guide: Trains from Salzburg to Vienna

Average Price: $28
Trains per day: ~30
Transfers: Direct
Average Time: 2:22
Fastest Route: 2:10
Slowest Route: 2:53


Trains from Salzburg to Vienna

Trains in Austria are an effective way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international train routes. Trains from Salzburg to Vienna take between 2 and 3 hours in journey time. The first trains depart before dawn and the last train departs late evening. ÖBB Intercity trains between these two major cities depart hourly. Passengers can save money on fares however by boarding a Westbahn train which takes 3 hours via Linz.

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Salzburg to Vienna Train Cost

Average prices for trains from Salzburg to Vienna when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

$30.19

1 Day in Advance

$30.19

1 Week in Advance

$27.96

2 Weeks in Advance

$25.72

1 Month in Advance

$25.72

3 Months in Advance

$24.60

Salzburg to Vienna Trains: General Information

Travelers can usually offset some of cost of Salzburg to Vienna train tickets by planning ahead and checking the prices befrore booking.


  • autobus All Salzburg to Vienna trains are run by either ÖBB or Westbahn.
  • autobus All Salzburg to Vienna trains are direct, depart from Salzburg Hbf train stations and arrive at either Wien Hbf or Westbanhof.
  • autobus Journey Time: The Salzburg to Vienna train journey takes as little as 2 hours and 10 minutes to arrive in Vienna.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Salzburg to Vienna train tickets 1 day in advance of the travel date.




Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Salzburg to Vienna trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 7% cheaper to book a Salzburg to Vienna train ticket 1 week in advanced as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • Salzburg to Vienna train costs are 15% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket at the station.

Taking the Train from Salzburg

Trains to Vienna from Salzburg depart from the city's main train station, the Hauptbahnhof. The station is located to the north of the Salzach River in the New Town area of Salzburg. Given the size of central Salzburg its possible to walk to the station from most central locations. A number of trams and buses serve the city with many routes stopping at the main station. Public transport services do not run through the night so those wishing to reach Salzburg Station during the early hours should book a taxi.

Arriving in Vienna by Train

Vienna, the beautiful capital city of Austria, boasts a UNESCO protected city centre which is bursting with imperial grandeur. The city is also a mecca for culture, both traditionally in the form of opera and ballet, but also thanks to its the minute music and arts scene. Trains from Vienna arrive at the main Hauptbahnhof station which is found to the south of central Vienna. The station is well connected via metro and tram services which run all over the city until around 1:00 a.m. After this time visitors can use the night bus services to reach their destination or alternatively get a taxi from outside Hauptbahnhof.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Vienna
TrainWien Hbf

Amenities

TrainWien Westbahnhof

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