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The cheapest trains

from Vienna
to Salzburg

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Cheapest

$40

Average

$45

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 Vienna to Salzburg will cost around $ 45 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 40.

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05:43Vienna Westbahnhof2h2508:08Salzburg Hbf
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12:43Vienna Westbahnhof2h2515:08Salzburg Hbf
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17:43Vienna Westbahnhof2h2520:08Salzburg Hbf
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08:43Vienna Westbahnhof2h2511:08Salzburg Hbf
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14:43Vienna Westbahnhof2h2517:08Salzburg Hbf
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Train Times

Vienna to Salzburg

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05:43Vienna Westbahnhof2h2508:08Salzburg Hbf
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06:43Vienna Westbahnhof2h2509:08Salzburg Hbf
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07:43Vienna Westbahnhof2h2510:08Salzburg Hbf
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08:30Vienna Central Station2h2210:52Salzburg Hbf
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08:43Vienna Westbahnhof2h2511:08Salzburg Hbf
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09:30Vienna Central Station2h2211:52Salzburg Hbf
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09:43Vienna Westbahnhof2h2512:08Salzburg Hbf
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10:15Vienna Central Station4h0714:22Salzburg Hbf
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10:30Vienna Central Station2h2212:52Salzburg Hbf
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10:43Vienna Westbahnhof2h2513:08Salzburg Hbf
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11:15Vienna Central Station4h0715:22Salzburg Hbf
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11:30Vienna Central Station2h2213:52Salzburg Hbf
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11:43Vienna Westbahnhof2h2514:08Salzburg Hbf
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12:43Vienna Westbahnhof2h2515:08Salzburg Hbf
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13:43Vienna Westbahnhof2h2516:08Salzburg Hbf
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14:43Vienna Westbahnhof2h2517:08Salzburg Hbf
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15:43Vienna Westbahnhof2h2518:08Salzburg Hbf
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16:43Vienna Westbahnhof2h2519:08Salzburg Hbf
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17:06Vienna Central Station2h3219:38Salzburg Hbf
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17:14Wien Meidling2h2419:38Salzburg Hbf
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17:43Vienna Westbahnhof2h2520:08Salzburg Hbf
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18:06Vienna Central Station2h3220:38Salzburg Hbf
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18:14Wien Meidling2h2420:38Salzburg Hbf
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18:43Vienna Westbahnhof2h2521:08Salzburg Hbf
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19:06Vienna Central Station2h3221:38Salzburg Hbf
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19:14Wien Meidling2h2421:38Salzburg Hbf
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19:43Vienna Westbahnhof2h2522:08Salzburg Hbf
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Prices across different modes

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Flight
Sun
Aug 25
$40FlixTrain
$224Austrian Airlines
Mon
Aug 26
$31FlixTrain
$224Austrian Airlines
Tue
Aug 27
$31FlixTrain
$192Austrian Airlines
Wed
Aug 28
$31FlixTrain
$132Austrian Airlines
Thu
Aug 29
$31FlixTrain
$132Austrian Airlines
Fri
Aug 30
$40FlixTrain
$132Austrian Airlines
Sat
Aug 31
$35ÖBB | ICE
$132Austrian Airlines
Sun
Sep 1
$31FlixTrain
$132Austrian Airlines
Mon
Sep 2
$31FlixTrain
$132Austrian Airlines
Tue
Sep 3
$29ÖBB | ICE
$132Austrian Airlines
Wed
Sep 4
$29ÖBB | ICE
$127openskies
Thu
Sep 5
$29ÖBB | ICE
$132Austrian Airlines
Fri
Sep 6
$40FlixTrain
$132Austrian Airlines
Sat
Sep 7
$29ÖBB | ICE
$132Austrian Airlines
Sun
Sep 8
$31FlixTrain
$132Austrian Airlines
Mon
Sep 9
$31FlixTrain
$132Austrian Airlines
Tue
Sep 10
$29ÖBB | ICE
$132Austrian Airlines
Wed
Sep 11
$22ÖBB | ICE
$132Austrian Airlines
Thu
Sep 12
$22ÖBB | ICE
$132Austrian Airlines
Fri
Sep 13
$22ÖBB | ICE
$132Austrian Airlines
Sat
Sep 14
$22ÖBB | ICE
$132Austrian Airlines

The fastest trains

from Vienna
to Salzburg

Showing times and prices for Aug 26

Fastest Journey

2h 22m

Average

2h 32m

Trains per day

27

Distance

252 km

Of the 27 train that leave Vienna for Salzburg every day 25 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 32m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 2h 22m .

The slowest train will take 4h 7m 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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11:30Vienna Central Station2h2213:52Salzburg Hbf
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$661One-way
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10:30Vienna Central Station2h2212:52Salzburg Hbf
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$661One-way
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09:30Vienna Central Station2h2211:52Salzburg Hbf
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08:30Vienna Central Station2h2210:52Salzburg Hbf
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19:14Wien Meidling2h2421:38Salzburg Hbf
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$401One-way

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Journey Summary

Vienna to Salzburg Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
3 hours 6 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $27
Trains depart from:Vienna
Trains arrive in:Salzburg
Distance:252 km
TrainTrain Companies:ÖBB, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | Railjet, FlixTrain

Train from Vienna to Salzburg

Trains from Vienna to Salzburg depart from either Wien Hauptbahnhof, Wien Westbahnhof, or Hütteldorf and arrive at Salzburg Hauptbahnhof. All trains from Vienna to Salzburg are direct. The first train from Vienna to Salzburg departs at 8:30 a.m. while the last train leaves at 10:30 a.m. All Vienna to Salzburg trains are operated by either ÖBB or Westbahn.


Vienna to Salzburg trains: Route Summary

  • The Vienna to Salzburg train usually takes between 2½-3 hours to complete, with the fastest services taking only 2 hours and 21 minutes to reach Salzburg.
  • There are approximately 60 trains from Vienna to Salzburg per day.
  • Trains from Vienna to Salzburg are operated by either ÖBB or Westbahn.
  • No seat reservation is required on Vienna to Salzburg trains.

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Vienna to Salzburg Train Cost

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

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€27

1 Day in Advance

€27

1 Week in Advance

€25

2 Weeks in Advance

€24

1 Month in Advance

€23

3 Months in Advance

€23

Vienna to Salzburg Trains: General Information


Trains in Austria are an efficient way of traveling between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international train routes.

  • autobus All Vienna to Salzburg trains are run by either ÖBB or Westbahn.
  • autobus All Vienna to Salzburg trains are direct, depart from either Wien Hbf or Westbahnhof train stations and arrive at Salzburg Hbf.
  • autobus The Vienna to Salzburg train journey takes as little as 2 hours and 19 minutes to arrive in Salzburg.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Vienna to Salzburg 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 Vienna to Salzburg trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 11% cheaper to book a Vienna to Salzburg train ticket 1 week in advanced as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • Vienna to Salzburg train costs are 18% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket at the station.

Taking the Train from Vienna

Trains from Vienna to Salzburg depart from the busy Wien Meidling station, located near Philadelphiabrucke, just South West of central Vienna. Wien Meidling is well linked to the city center, suburbs and airport by an efficient network of public transport, made up of Metro trains, light railways, local buses and over 20 tram lines. Numerous night bus routes operate and taxis are available at Wien Meidling Station.

Getting into Salzburg by Train

Salzburg has two major claims to fame, as the birthplace of Mozart and the setting for the Sound of Music. This large Austrian city has one of the best preserved Germanic city centers and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Popular attractions are the Schloss Hellbrunn, with its pretty gardens and terraces and the Hohensalzburg Fortress, which gives breath-taking views of the city and surrounding mountains. Trains from Vienna to Salzburg arrive at Salzburg Hauptbahnhof, conveniently located just north of the River Salzach. It is in the city's New Town and within easy reach of historic and tourist attractions. Salzburg is a compact city, easy to explore on foot, with a public transport network of Stadtbus diesel and trolley buses, and Postbuses which cover the city center. Lokalbahn trains run to surrounding suburbs and towns, such as Oberndorf and Lamprechtshausen. Bicycle rental is also popular in the city. Night Express buses operate on weekends and holidays and taxi ranks are located outside the train station.

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Vienna
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Amenities

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