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$64ÖBB | Railjet
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$28ÖBB | Railjet
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Travel from Salzburg to Venice: Journey Details

If you want to experience the magic of Venice, traveling from Salzburg is easy. However, there are no direct connections between the two cities, so a transfer will be needed. The fastest journey is by air, which gets you to Marco Polo airport in around 3 to 4 hours. The train and bus combination provided by OBB takes about 6 hours, which is similar to flying when journeys to and from the airports are factored in.

Return trips from Venice to Salzburg are also available.

How to get from Salzburg to Venice

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Salzburg to Venice, 93,19% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Salzburg to Venice and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Buses from Salzburg to Venice

It is possible to travel by bus from Salzburg to Venice, but travelers need to make a change in Verona. Regiojet provides a single daily bus from Salzburg to Verona, which leaves from the P+R Süd in the southern part of the city at 4:40 a.m and takes 6 hours. There are plenty of buses between Verona and Venice. All are operated by Flixbus, and take 2 hours. Given transfer times, the total journey time will be around 16 hours.

Trains from Salzburg to Venice

Half of the journey to Venice can be covered by train. To do so, Salzburg residents need to catch an OBB service to Villach (2 hours 30 minutes, 5 trains per day). From Villach, OBB operates an Intercity bus service which runs 6 times every day and takes 3 hours 29 minutes.

Flights from Salzburg to Venice

Booking a flight is probably the quickest way to travel from Salzburg to Venice. However, as with buses and trains, there are no direct Salzburg to Venice flights. Instead, you can take an Austrian Airlines service via Vienna. This route adds a short transit period in Vienna, but the total journey time can be as short as 2 hour 55 minutes.

Travel Tips

Travel from Salzburg to Venice
Travel to Venice 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 Venice.
Does Italy have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling from Salzburg to Venice?

International travel from Salzburg, Austria to Venice, Italy is: Partially open.

Can I enter Italy if coming from Austria?

Entry into Italy is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Venice if traveling from Salzburg?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine

What measures do I need to follow in Venice, Italy due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Italy must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 6/11/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Salzburg to Venice.

Are there restrictions on reentering Austria from Venice, Italy due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The restriction level for your return to Salzburg, Austria from Italy is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Salzburg from Venice restricted?

Entry into Austria is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Salzburg from Venice?

Conditions of reentry into Austria:

  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Salzburg, Austria?

You should observe these safety measures in Austria as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Austria was last checked on 6/9/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Salzburg from Venice closer to your date of departure here.

How do I reach Venice from Salzburg?

You can get from Salzburg to Venice by train.

How far is it from Salzburg to Venice?

The distance from Salzburg to Venice is approximately 166 miles (268 km).

When traveling from Salzburg to Venice, where do I depart from Salzburg and where do I arrive in Venice?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Salzburg to Venice:

  • Most travelers catch their train from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Venezia Mestre.
Which travel companies can get me from Salzburg to Venice?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with to Venice from Salzburg:

  • You can travel from Salzburg to Venice by train with ÖBB | Railjet. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $32 (€25) with ÖBB | Railjet from Salzburg to Venice.
Can I travel directly from Salzburg to Venice?

Yes, there is a direct service from Salzburg to Venice:

  • You'll find direct train services to Venice with.

Direct services to Venice tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Salzburg to Venice?
Many of our customers traveling from Salzburg to Venice don't make Venice their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Venice are Rome, Milan or Florence, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Venice to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy tickets from Salzburg to Venice online for the best deals?

Before traveling from Salzburg to Venice, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $32 (€25) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Salzburg to Venice tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Salzburg to Venice?

The fastest way to travel from Salzburg to Venice is by train with an average journey time of 5 h 52 min.


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Salzburg-W.A. Mozart

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the airport and what is the best way to get there?
Salzburg HBF is located in the city center. From here, Obus 2 runs to and from Salzburg Airport