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Train Information between Salzburg and Wels

distanceDistance52 miles (84 km)
durationAverage train duration57 min
priceAverage train ticket price$7 (€6)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesWestbahn or ÖBB | Railjet

Trains from Salzburg to Wels cover the 52 miles (84 km) long route taking on average 57 min with our travel partners like Westbahn or ÖBB | Railjet. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $7 (€6), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $6 (€5). Travelers depart most frequently from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Wels Hbf.

Travel Tips

Trains from Salzburg to Wels
Travel by train to Wels 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 Wels.
How much does a cheap train to Wels from Salzburg cost?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Salzburg and Wels for the next 7 days starting from $6 (€5)  one way.
What is the price of a train ticket between Salzburg and Wels?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Salzburg to Wels train to cost on average $7 (€6)  one way.
What is the distance to Wels from Salzburg by train?
The Salzburg to Wels train distance is approximately 52 miles (84 km).
How long is the train ride to Wels from Salzburg?
While the time it takes to travel 52 miles (84 km) from Salzburg to Wels can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Salzburg to Wels train journey time is on average 57 min.
What is the departure train station in Salzburg and arrival train station in Wels?

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 Wels, your train can arrive in train stations including Wels Hbf, Wels Lokalbahn Bahnhof and Wels, Doktor-Schauer-Straße (Busterminal).

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Salzburg Hbf   to Wels Hbf.

Where is the train station in Salzburg? Where is the train station in Wels?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Salzburg Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Wels most often arrive at Wels Hbf and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city center.

Which train providers can take me between Salzburg and Wels?
If you're looking for trains from Salzburg to Wels, you can rely on Westbahn or ÖBB | Railjet to get you to Wels. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Salzburg to Wels trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any nonstop train services from Salzburg to Wels?
Yes, there are 25 direct trains per day from Salzburg to Wels with Westbahn, ÖBB, ÖBB | S-Bahn, ÖBB | REX, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | Nightjet or FlixTrain, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your train ticket.
How many train services per day are there from Salzburg to Wels?
The average number of trains departing Salzburg for Wels is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from Salzburg to Wels? When does the last train depart from Salzburg to Wels?
The earliest train departing from Salzburg to Wels leaves at 12: 52 PM. The last train departing from Salzburg to Wels leaves at 3: 52 PM. You can find the latest Salzburg to Wels train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I buy train tickets from Salzburg to Wels for the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Salzburg to Wels is on average $7 (€6) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets between Salzburg and Wels available a few months in advance.

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 Wels.