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from Salzburg to Vienna

You can get from Salzburg to Vienna by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Salzburg to Vienna on Jun 14 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:52AMSalzburg Hbf2h26 09:18AMVienna Westbahnhof
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$431One-way
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06:52AMSalzburg Hbf2h26 09:18AMVienna Westbahnhof
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$431One-way
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07:12AMSalzburg Hbf2h46 09:58AMWien Meidling
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$431One-way
09:12AMSalzburg Hbf2h46 11:58AMWien Meidling
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11:12AMSalzburg Hbf2h46 01:58PMWien Meidling
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$43Westbahn
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$43Westbahn
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$43Westbahn
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Jun 26
$43Westbahn
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$43Westbahn
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Jun 28
$43Westbahn
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Jun 29
$43Westbahn
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Jun 30
$43Westbahn
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$43Westbahn
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$43Westbahn
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$43Westbahn

How to Travel from Salzburg to Vienna

Travelers journeying in Austria between Salzburg and Vienna have the choice of traveling via bus or train. Both buses and trains take approximately the same amount of time and are usually the same price. Traveling from Salzburg to Vienna should be fast, comfortable and convenient, no matter which option you choose.

Buses from Salzburg to Vienna | Trains from Salzburg to Vienna | Return trips from Vienna to Salzburg

Salzburg to Vienna Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€20

2:09 h

1 Day Ahead

trains

€20

2:22 h

1 Week Ahead



What is the best way to travel from Salzburg to Vienna?

Cheapest way to travel from Salzburg to Vienna


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Taking the bus is usually the cheapest way to travel from Salzburg to Vienna; however, taking the train is not significantly more expensive on average. Generally speaking, buses are cheaper than trains when booked close to the travel date. Buses traveling from Salzburg to Vienna depart from Salzburg's Lastenstrasse bus station and take approximately 2:22 h to arrive at Vienna's Hütteldorf bus station. Over 30 buses travel from Salzburg to Vienna every day, with the earliest bus departing Salzburg at 5:52 a.m. Flixbus is the main bus company that travels from Salzburg to Vienna.


Fastest way to travel from Salzburg to Vienna


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Both the bus and train take approximately 2 hours and 20 minutes to travel from Vienna to Salzburg. Both buses and trains travel directly from Vienna to Salzburg multiple times per day. The fastest bus traveling from Salzburg to Vienna is approximately 10 minutes faster than the fastest train. Trains traveling from Salzburg to Vienna depart from Salzburg Hbf and arrive at either Vienna's Westbahnhof or Hauptbahnhof. Buses depart from Salzburg's Lastenstrasse bus station and arrive at Vienna's Hütteldorf bus station. Both ÖBB and Westbahn operate trains from Sazlburg to Vienna, while Flixbus is the main bus company traveling this route.


Most popular way to travel from Salzburg to Vienna


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Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Salzburg to Vienna. Since buses and trains take the same amount of time to travel from Salzburg to Vienna and are approximately the same price, most people choose the comfort of traveling from Salzburg to Vienna by train. Both ÖBB and Westbahn travel from Salzburg to Vienna multiple times per day, with the first train departing Salzburg Hbf at 8:00 a.m. Usually, 7 trains travel from Salzburg to Vienna every day.


How to get from Salzburg to Vienna

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Salzburg to Vienna, 100,00% 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 Vienna 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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FAQs
How do I reach Vienna from Salzburg?

Travel Salzburg to Vienna by bus or train.

How far is it from Salzburg to Vienna?

The distance from Salzburg to Vienna is approximately 156 miles (251 km).

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Salzburg to Vienna?

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

  • Most travelers take a train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hauptbahnhof.
Who can get me from Salzburg to Vienna?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Salzburg to Vienna, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:

  • Westbahn can take you to Vienna by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Westbahn from Salzburg to Vienna for $43 (€34).
Can I travel directly between Salzburg and Vienna?

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

  • You can find a direct train to Vienna with Westbahn.

Direct services to Vienna 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 trip.

Where should I go next after I travel between Salzburg and Vienna?
Your trip from Salzburg to Vienna doesn't have to end in Vienna. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Prague, Budapest or Munich. If you’d like to add Prague, Budapest or Munich to your Salzburg to Vienna tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Vienna today!
When should I book a ticket from Salzburg to Vienna online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Salzburg to Vienna, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Train tickets are costing $43 (€34) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Salzburg to Vienna online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

What is the fastest way to get from Salzburg to Vienna?

Going by train is the quickest way from Salzburg to Vienna with an average travel time of 2 h 26 min.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Salzburg
Vienna
Salzburg
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Salzburg-W.A. Mozart
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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