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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.

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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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FAQs
How do I reach Salzburg from Vienna?

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

What is the distance between Vienna and Salzburg?

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

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

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

  • Trains from Vienna to Salzburg most often leave from Wien Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.
Which travel companies can get me from Vienna to Salzburg?

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

  • You can take a train from Vienna to Salzburg with Westbahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $43 (€34) with Westbahn from Vienna to Salzburg.
Can I find a direct route between Vienna and Salzburg?

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

  • You can check for a direct train to Salzburg with Westbahn.

Direct services to Salzburg 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 journey.

Where should I go next after I travel to Salzburg from Vienna?
Looking to extend your trip from Vienna to Salzburg? Many Omio customers who go from Vienna to Salzburg usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Munich, Prague or Budapest. If you're looking to explore Munich, Prague or Budapest from Salzburg, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I purchase Vienna to Salzburg tickets online to score the best deals?

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

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

However, we recommend buying tickets from Vienna to Salzburg 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 Vienna to Salzburg?

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

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Vienna
Salzburg
Wien Hbf
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Wien Westbahnhof
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