How to travel from Salzburg to Villach

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Travel Information between Salzburg and Villach

distanceDistance90 miles (145 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$11 - $38
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $11 (€10) • 2 h 17 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $11 (€10) • 2 h 17 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or ÖBB | Railjet

Travel 90 miles (145 km) by train or bus between Salzburg and Villach. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are BlaBlaCar or ÖBB | Railjet among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Salzburg to Villach.

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from Salzburg to Villach

How to get from Salzburg to Villach by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Salzburg to Villach is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Find the best journey from Salzburg to Villach with ÖBB Nightjet and ÖBB. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most convenient trip has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

ÖBB is the national railway company of Austria, providing a comprehensive network of services throughout the country including trains between Salzburg and Villach. It operates a wide range of trains, including InterCity Express (ICE) trains, EuroCity (EC) trains, InterCity (IC) trains, and Regional Express (REX) trains. ICE trains are the fastest, offering the most comfortable and luxurious travel experience, while EC trains are slightly slower but still offer a comfortable journey. IC trains are the most common, providing a reliable and affordable service, and REX trains are the slowest but offer the most frequent stops. ÖBB offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, return tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, and a range of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for ÖBB include Vienna to Salzburg, Vienna to Innsbruck, and Vienna to Graz.

    FAQs: Travel from Salzburg to Villach

    FAQs: Travel to Villach 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 Villach.

    There are 2 options to travel to Villach from Salzburg including taking a train or bus.

    The cheapest way to go to Villach from Salzburg is by taking a train, which costs on average $11 (€10).

    This is compared to other ways of getting from Salzburg to Villach:

    Taking a train costs $26 (€23) less than taking a bus, which average ticket prices of $38 (€33).

    The fastest way to get to Villach from Salzburg is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 17 min.

    Other travel options to Villach take longer:

    Bus takes on average 2 h 35 min.

    The distance from Salzburg to Villach is approximately 90 miles (145 km).

    The average frequency per day from Salzburg to Villach is:

    • 2 buses a day.
    • Around 11 trains per day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Villach from Salzburg as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Salzburg to Villach:

    • Buses from Salzburg to Villach most often leave from Salzburg, Rainerstraße (Austria Trend Hotel Europa) and arrive in Villach, Egg/faaker See Ort.
    • Trains from Salzburg to Villach most often leave from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Villach Hbf.

    The following travel companies offer services from Salzburg to Villach:

    • BlaBlaCar or FlixBus can take you to Villach by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for FlixBus from Salzburg to Villach for $38 (€33).
    • Travel with ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB Nightjet, ÖBB | ICE or ÖBB to go to Villach by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find ÖBB | Railjet Salzburg to Villach tickets on Omio for $11 (€10).

    Yes, there are direct services available from Salzburg to Villach with the following travel companies:

    • Direct bus available with FlixBus 2 direct buses per day.
    • Direct train available with ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB Nightjet or ÖBB | ICE 11 direct trains per day.

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

    Your trip from Salzburg to Villach doesn't have to end in Villach. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Venice, Vienna, Ljubljana, Udine or Munich. If you’d like to add Venice, Vienna, Ljubljana, Udine or Munich to your Salzburg to Villach tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Villach today!

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