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from Vienna to Salzburg

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To get from Vienna to Salzburg on Sep 27 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:55PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)2h53 09:48PMSalzburg Hbf
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$251One-way
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06:55PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)2h53 09:48PMSalzburg Hbf
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$251One-way
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05:55PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)2h53 08:48PMSalzburg Hbf
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$311One-way
08:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)2h24 10:54PMSalzburg Hbf
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$311One-way
08:55PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)2h53 11:48PMSalzburg Hbf
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$251One-way

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Sep 26
$30Westbahn
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Sep 27
$24Westbahn
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Sep 28
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Sep 29
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Sep 30
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Oct 1
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Oct 2
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Oct 3
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Oct 4
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Oct 5
$17Westbahn
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Oct 6
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Oct 7
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Oct 8
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Oct 9
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Oct 10
$17Westbahn
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Oct 11
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Oct 12
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Oct 13
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Oct 14
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Oct 15
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Travel Information to Salzburg from Vienna

distanceDistance156 miles (251 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • $17 (€14) • 2 h 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesWestbahn

Take a train to travel 156 miles (251 km) between Vienna and Salzburg. Westbahn is the main travel company operating this route. Travelers can even take a direct train from Vienna to Salzburg.

How to Travel from Vienna to Salzburg

It's simple to travel from Vienna to Salzburg - one of Europe's great musical centers and a beautiful destination for those traveling in Europe. Both buses and trains travel from Vienna to Salzburg multiple times per day. Buses and trains are approximately the same price and require the same amount of travel time.

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

Vienna to Salzburg Travel Comparison

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Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€23

2:21 h

1 Week Ahead

trains

€23

2:22 h

1 Month Ahead



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

Cheapest way to travel from Vienna to Salzburg


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Taking the bus is usually the cheapest way to travel from Vienna to Salzburg; 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 Vienna to Salzburg depart from Vienna's Hütteldorf bus station and take approximately 2:22 h to arrive at Salzburg's Lastenstrasse bus station. Over 30 buses travel from Vienna to Salzburg every day, with the earliest bus departing Vienna at 5:40 a.m. Flixbus is the main bus company that travels from Vienna to Salzburg.


Fastest way to travel from Vienna to Salzburg


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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. Trains traveling from Vienna to Salzburg depart from Vienna Hbf and arrive at Salzburg Hbf. Buses depart from Vienna's Hütteldorf bus station and arrive at Salzburg's Lastenstrasse bus station. Both ÖBB and Westbahn operate trains from Vienna to Salzburg, while Flixbus is the main bus company traveling this route.


Most popular way to travel from Vienna to Salzburg


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Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Vienna to Salzburg. Since buses and trains take the same amount of time to travel from Vienna to Salzburg and are approximately the same price, most people choose the comfort of traveling from Vienna to Salzburg by train. Both ÖBB and Westbahn travel from Vienna to Salzburg multiple times per day, with the first train departing Vienna Hbf at 8:30 a.m.


How to get from Vienna to Salzburg

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Vienna to Salzburg, 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 Vienna to Salzburg 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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Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Vienna
Salzburg
Wien Hbf
Amenities
Wien Westbahnhof
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