The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Vienna Central Station to Salzburg Hauptbahnhof is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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2 h 25 m
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Of the 12 trains that leave Vienna Central Station for Salzburg Hauptbahnhof every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||156 miles (251 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 54 min|
|Average train ticket price||$60 (€52)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 23 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | REX, ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | Regionalzug, ÖBB or ÖBB | S-Bahn|
Trains from Vienna Central Station to Salzburg Hauptbahnhof cover the 156 miles (251 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 54 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | REX, ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | Regionalzug, ÖBB or ÖBB | S-Bahn. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $60 (€52), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $46 (€40). Travelers depart most frequently from Wien Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.
Find the best trains to Salzburg Hauptbahnhof from Vienna Central Station with Omio's travel partners ÖBB Nightjet and ÖBB from $46 (€40). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.
ÖBB Nightjet is an Austrian train company that offers overnight services across Europe. It has a range of train types, including the EuroNight, CityNightLine and Nightjet, which all offer comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. The EuroNight is the most luxurious option, with private compartments and a restaurant car. The CityNightLine is a more affordable option, with compartments and couchettes, while the Nightjet is the most basic option, with couchettes and reclining seats. Ticket types include Economy, Comfort and Business, with the latter offering the most luxurious experience. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power sockets, a restaurant car and a bar. The most popular routes for ÖBB Nightjet are from Vienna to Munich, Berlin, Zurich, Amsterdam, Prague and Budapest.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Wien Hauptbahnhof, which is located around 2.9 miles (4.6 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Salzburg Hbf, located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre.
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