How to travel from Villach to Salzburg

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Travel Information to Salzburg from Villach

distanceDistance90 miles (145 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$11 - $33
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $11 (€10) • 2 h 32 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $33 (€29) • 2 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or ÖBB | InterCity

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

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from Villach to Salzburg

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

Our recommendation

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

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Travel on ÖBB Nightjet and ÖBB travel between Villach and Salzburg at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

ÖBB is the national railway company of Austria, providing a comprehensive network of services throughout the country including trains from Villach to Salzburg. 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 Villach to Salzburg

    FAQs: Travel to Salzburg 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 Villach to Salzburg.

    There are 2 travel options from Villach to Salzburg: train or bus.

    The cheapest way to get from Villach to Salzburg is by taking a train with average ticket prices of $11 (€10) compared to other travel options to Salzburg:

    A train is $22 (€19) less than a bus with an average ticket price of $33 (€29) from Villach to Salzburg.

    Taking a train costs () less than taking a ferry, which average ticket prices of ().

    Taking a train costs () less than taking a flight, which costs on average () for the same trip.

    The fastest way from Villach to Salzburg is by bus with an average journey time of 2 h 25 min.

    There are alternative travel options to Salzburg that take longer:

    Train takes on average 2 h 32 min.

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

    The average frequency per day from Villach to Salzburg is:

    • 2 buses per day.
    • Around 8 trains per day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Villach and 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 Villach to Salzburg:

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

    The following travel companies offer services from Villach to Salzburg:

    • Travel with BlaBlaCar or FlixBus for buses to Salzburg. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for FlixBus Villach to Salzburg tickets on Omio for $33 (€29).
    • ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB Nightjet, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB or EuroNight can get you to Salzburg by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with ÖBB | InterCity from Villach to Salzburg for $11 (€10) on Omio.

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

    • You can check for a direct bus to Salzburg with FlixBus with 2 direct buses per day.
    • You'll find 8 direct trains a day to Salzburg with ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | Railjet or ÖBB Nightjet.

    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 route.

    Many of our customers traveling from Villach to Salzburg don't make Salzburg their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Salzburg are Vienna, Hallstatt, Munich, Prague or Innsbruck, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Salzburg to any of these top destinations today!

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